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Procurement Systems Project Lead
San Diego, CA

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Job Description

* Work with suppliers, as well as SAP/Ariba, to integrate selected suppliers onto the Ariba supplier network
* Execute testing and troubleshoot issues related to the integration of new suppliers onto the Ariba supplier network
* Manage to a project timeline and provide management with status updates on a regular basis
* Monitor system performance as new suppliers are added to the Ariba supplier network
* Analyze and resolve system and process issues
* Work closely with the Ariba Business Systems Manager to implement process and system changes, related to the Ariba contract module and/or the Ariba procurement module
* Understand the end-to-end capabilities of the Ariba contract module
* Prepare and deliver training to contract module users
* Review and upload contracts
* Create and generate reports
* Conduct quality reviews of existing contracts to ensure compliance (e.g., owners are properly assigned, contracts have termination dates, etc.)
* Work closely with senior leadership team to ensure alignment to global policies and procedures
* Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively.


* Experience with MS Office and advanced Excel abilities.
* Hands on experience with top tier ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software and Supply Chain supporting systems, like SAP and Ariba.
* Master Data: Advanced understanding.
* Strong analytical skills with a focus on systems & process scalability.
* Has strong presentation skills.
* Has experience regarding project leadership, knowledge and application, best practices, and troubleshooting methods.
* Understanding of KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) related to supply chain.
* Demonstrates understanding and support of the organization's mission and strategies.
* Able to influence process change via interpersonal skills.
* Communicates and influences in a group setting across all levels.
* Guides others in tasks.
* Plans and implements projects, using project management best practices.
* Evaluates deliverables in terms of impact to customer experience.
* Delivers executive level complex dashboards.
* Determines needs for and organizes training activities around new processes.


* Typically requires a minimum of 6 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or equivalent experience.
* APICS certification a plus.

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