Source-to-pay Senior Consultant
Posted on Nov 22, 2020 by ITech Consult
Source-to-pay Senior Consultant - business processes in the functional area of Procurement/Finance, eg Request to pay, operational procurement and AP (Account payable)
For our client in the Pharma industry based in Kaiseraugst we are looking for a Source-to-pay Senior Consultant.
Client has initiated a global Business Process and ERP Program to globally harmonies' business processes and systems.
For the upcoming template design and subsequent pilot phases, we are looking for a Procurement Professional with relevant experience in the Life Science industry to support the process and solution design as well as Project organizations.
The role is a Full time role that requires onsite presence in Basel/Kaiseraugst as well as partially in Mannheim. The expected duration of the engagement is 12 - 18 months
Areas of responsibility:
* The role will be mainly responsible for aligning and consulting on process design as well as supporting overall project activities in the area of define/design and test.
* Collaborate with functional (eg Finance or Procurement) and other IT teams to realize solutions for cross-functional areas.
* Execute and/or support functional (exploratory and system) testing; coordinate testing activities, support defect resolution and support/coordinate user acceptance testing, deployment activities and data migration.
Professional and technical requirements:
* 5 - 8+ years of relevant procurement consulting experience in the Pharma industry, delivering ERP solutions in transformational projects in the Operational Procurement
* 1-3+ years of experience working in finance transformation projects/Interface Procurement/Finance experience
* Proven knowledge of process-based/cross-process IT systems (SAP ECC/S4 as well Ariba/Coupa/smart by GEP or non-SAP Purchase-to-Pay solutions) for the relevant functional area
* Ability to analyze, design, describe and test IT solutions from an E2E business process understanding
* Possesses an in-depth knowledge of respective business processes in the functional area of Procurement/Finance, eg Request to pay, operational procurement and AP (Account payable)
* Strong business process knowledge and experience in the respective functional area.
* Proven capability in negotiation, conflict resolution and stakeholder management.
* Excellent communication and project management skills in classic as well as Agile ways of working
* Change management and process improvement skills with direct experience in delivering complex business process/organizational change.
* Demonstrated Knowledge of request to pay procurement processes, standards
* Demonstrated business improvement experience based on very good knowledge about Procurement business processes and the interdependencies to other business areas, interfaces as well as the master data framework
* A strong track record in ensuring the delivery of business benefits from projects.
* Requires excellent problem solving and analytical skills to resolve a variety of routine and complex issues and to describe the business requirements accordingly
* Flexibility to work outside of normal working hours to support global projects.
* Strong communication skills, Business level fluency in English both written and verbal.
Nice to Haves:
* Experience working with cloud based P2P platforms
* University degree, with Business, IT or Life Sciences degree preferable.
* German language (parts of the team are speaking German)
Reference no: 919836 AD
Role: Source-to-pay Senior Consultant
Industry: Pharmaceutical industry
Location: Kaiseraugst, Switzerland
Start date: 04.01.2021
Duration: 12 months contract, with possible extension
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