General Information

Position

Senior Consultant (m/w/d) P2P Process Excellence

Daily rate

By arrangement

Expenses

plus expenses

Project duration

as of now - 31.12.2021

Deployment country

Germany

Deployment city

NRW

Required availability

100 %

Industry

Engineering

Function

Purchasing, Logistics & SCM

Service

Project management

Tasks & Objectives

Tasks

  • Work with Procurement, Accounting & IT to define the future state of P2P business processes by data gathering, analysis, and problem solving.
  • Providing thought leadership regarding improvement initiative roadmaps through awareness of industry best practices, as-is performance gaps related to service delivery, cost structure, quality & efficiency.
  • Engaging with Procure to Pay Process Global & Local Owner (e.g. Accounting) & service delivery organizations to globally align metrics, scorecards, & performance measurements.
  • Analyzing performance gaps to identify wasteful and inefficient points in the process & diagnosing root cause problems. Recommending process, methods, system & capability solutions to sustain performance improvement that satisfies the business requirements and recognizes a return on investment.
  • Optimizing of existing tools (e.g. SAP, Brainware), evaluation and implementation support of new tools where necessary 
  • Update and maintain documentation on process improvements and performance.
  • Develop and execute project plans of overall process improvement activities including scope, goals, results, tasks, assignments, due dates, dependencies, anticipated needs, and accomplishments.
  • Monitor the progress of tasks and assignments to assure timely action, appropriate management support, and achievement of expected outcomes. Present reports on progress and recommendations to partners.  Developing governance & ensuring compliance along the P2P processes including the definition of a Flender P2P risk framework to avoid, monitor and mitigate compliance risks

Personnel accountability

Not specified

Budget accountability

Not specified

Requirements & Expertise

Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of Purchase-2-Pay process optimization projects
  • Source-to-Pay process and technology knowledge (e.g. SAP, Brainware, Coupa)
  • Ability to document processes and to analyze data by making use of process tools & analytical tools (e.g. Visio, Business Intelligence, Celonis)
  • Ability to identify process efficiency improvements and drive implementation cross-functionally
  • Demonstrates the ability to develop, document and maintain processes and methods
  • Self-confident with an ability to accept and respond to challenges in a positive manner
  • Strategic approach with strong skill to manage change, ambiguity, complexity and drive for results
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal and written communication skills, effectively presenting complex topics in a concise manner to audiences at various levels and in various sizes
  • Broad understanding of business issues, metrics, organizational linkages and customer value
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills in addition to project leadership and management skills
  • Proven track record to collaborate with local and overseas teams on projects
  • Ability to be a self-motivated individual and be adaptable to changing needs in terms of working extended hours, if required
  • Proven ability to work in a demanding & dynamic environment and able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Min experience required: 10+ years

Linguistic proficiency

English
Business fluent