• Procurement Manager; Source to Pay , Sourcing & Contract Implementation Jobs in United Kingdom - 25174800

  • BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATIONS PLC
  • United Kingdom, Uk, Ireland

Job Description:

Procurement Manager; Source to Pay, Sourcing & Contract Implementation
London

Our purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities We need you to help us do this

Why this role matters

As the Sourcing & Contract Lead within the Source to Pay Process Tower, you will define and own the end-to-end process and reporting requirements across functional, geographic and business unit boundaries In turn leveraging fit to standard SAP Hana templated solutions including Ariba to deliver improvements ultimately leading to achieving targeted spend savings, an enhanced user experience, efficient processes, effective financial controls and enhanced vendor relationship management
The outcome is to fundamentally transform our Sourcing and Contracts process for all internal and external stakeholders

What youll be doing

Accountable for Source & Contract process/decisions for the Design & Integration Authority to transform BTs global Sourcing and Contracts process, policy and control across all CFUs and CUs
Own the relationships necessary to implement the Sourcing & Contracting deliverables both across the business and with the Transformation partner teams where required, demonstrating understanding of the financial and operational consequences of performance
Lead, coach and mobilise other team members to define metrics and performance goals for the tower
Accountability for the standard process design for Sourcing & Contracts (with sign off from the Tower Transformation Lead);
o Lead on managing the business stakeholder input into detailed designs and requirements
o Manage sign off to policy changes required for overall design
o Ensure Data Governance, Data Quality and Master and Reference Data are embedded into the design and delivery
o Own validation process exceptions (eg tax, legal or statutory) with the Tower Transformation Lead and capture in agreed template such as RICEFW
o Ensure all necessary controls are embedded into the design, signed off by the controls team ready for deployment into BAU
o Support GPO with short term Sourcing & Contract initiatives
Lead the fit to standard workshops for Sourcing & Contract ensuring business requirements are fully reflected in the end to end design, exceptions to standard are minimised, best practices/use cases fully leveraged and implications for new ways of working are fully understood
Accountable for testing & quality management
o Steward, lead and partner in translating requirements and use cases into test conditions and expected results for product, performance, and user acceptance testing
o Participate in quality management reviews, in particular reviews of the designs, prototypes, and other requirements work products to ensure they fulfil the requirements
o Review and approval of test scripts and execution of testing to ensure requirements are met in the end solution
Steward, lead and partner with the business and external team (TP & SI) to ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with MFB governance, framework and ways of working
Identify and manage critical path dependencies as part of supporting the development of the overall Source to Pay roadmap
By working with the technical, change and business teams define and agree the cutover and business readiness plans
Accountable for sourcing & contract that the programme team and CFU/CU teams work together to transition processes into the business as part of deployment and ensure business adoption

Well also need to see these on your CV

MANDATORY
Demonstrable knowledge and expertise of developing Sourcing & Contracts strategies, processes and reporting best practices and improvement enablers
Experience implementing SAP Hana procurement modules in particular Ariba
Operational experience of delivering Sourcing & Contract services for multiple direct and indirect categories to multiple business units across multiple geographies
Experience of delivering successful transformation projects where activities are managed in a matrix structure
Experience leading and managing global teams
Culturally aligned

PREFERRED
Telco and/or experience of similar industry
Process improvement qualifications eg 6 sigma
Track record of delivering similar multi year programmes in multiple companies
Data testing and quality management expertise

Why choose us

Weve always been an organisation with purpose; to use the power of communications to make a better world You can trace this back to our beginning as pioneers of the worlds first telecommunications company At our heart were a technology company with research and innovation in our bones and a desire to be personal, simple, and brilliant for our customers - those are the values we live by whilst also creating an inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds can succeed

Our pursuit of progress over the past 180 years has established BT as a strong, successful brand, with huge scale capable of achieving great things From supporting emergency services, hospitals, banks and keeping economies around the world online, safe and secure, to delivering large scale technology infrastructure like the creation of BT Sport

Today in this fast changing, always on, digital world our purpose remains true Yet the market conditions, regulation and competition we face are tougher than ever before So if you have the drive, optimism and resilience to help propel us forward well offer unrivalled personal development, a wealth of opportunities to learn, experience new things and pursue new careers If thats you and what youre looking for, wed love you to be part of our future

We value different perspectives, skills and experiences Were creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed Thats why we welcome applications from all parts of the community

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking, Telecom
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Quality Assurance/Testing
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th May 2020

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