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Business Analyst IV Business Analyst IV
Ref No.: 18-08314
Location: Bridgewater, New Jersey
Position Title
ITS Purchase-to-Pay Business Process Expert
Based in: Bridgewater, NJ
Required Knowledge and professional experience
  • Ability to transform the business challenges in a supportive ITS business strategy and to engage proactively with the Business
  • Experience in program management and support/maintenance/continuous improvements stakes (business relations, budget, vendor management, transverse contributions)
  • Operate in a complex global Environment (several applications running in more than 100 countries with up to 100k users), liaise with Global and Regional Teams (Business and ITS)
  • Strong Experience in Purchase to Pay Processes including T&E, Indirect- and Direct purchasing, Invoice Reconciliation, including specifics of the pharmaceutical industry (e.g. HCP/HCO).
  • Strong Experience in rolling out global P2P solutions based on a Core Model Approach
  • Knowledge of the P2P solutions and technologies used at in particular: Concur, Coupa, OpenText VIM and TCP, SAP MM, FI/CO (ECC 6, S4/HANA), Tungsten Vendor Portal
  • Very good interpersonal capabilities and communication especially at cross-country level
Job Purpose
As part of the Global ITS Expertise & Innovation Team for Purchase to Pay, support Project-, Innovation- and Lifecycle Management activities for P2P initiatives at . Ensure that the P2P solution landscape is standardized, simplified, and fits with ITS strategy, leveraging best practices and leading solutions/technologies, in alignment with global Business Services and ITS Management. Contribute to the different scoping- and project initiatives in the P2P area, delivering the necessary quality documentation and/or coordinating onshore/offshore external expert teams. In particular, be the main ITS Process and Solution point of contact in 2018 and 2019 for:
  • The deployment of the AP Invoicing Core Model in North America for Invoice Reconciliation based on OpenText VIM+TCP and integrated with 3 SAP backend systems. This project starts in April 2018 and intended go-live is January 2019
  • The scoping and implementation of the SHIFT OneERP project for North America, including impacts on the regional P2P satellites landscape
  • Other global study/initiatives around the Invoice Reconciliation- and more generally the P2P Process including a possible global market study for eInvoicing vendor portals
  • MVPs and rapid innovation projects
Most Important Responsibilities
Contribute to the standardization of Global P2P Processes and Solutions world-wide
Provide global expertise in order to globally build and implement a unique world-wide Purchase-to-Pay process that is simplified following Best Practices. Provide strong directions and guidance regarding the implementation and evolution of a global P2P Core Model.
Ensure that local solutions are duly decommissioned after they have been replaced. Propose solutions allowing to keep up with latest technologies, and in-line with the ITS strategy. Create and promote solutions based on objective, fact-based value-analysis, applying the 80/20 principle where necessary.
Scoping
Contribute to P2P scoping studies and ensure that their output assessment take into account the ITS strategy and promote global Core Models / end to end simplification and deviations are escalated. Act as a partner with SBS Global Process Owners to ensure alignment on solution choices according to objective, fact-based criteria.
Program delivery
Contribute to the different scoping- and project initiatives in the P2P area, delivering the necessary quality documentation and/or coordinating onshore/offshore external expert teams. In particular, be the main ITS Process and Solution point of contact in 2018 for:
  • The deployment of the AP Invoicing Core Model in North America for Invoice Reconciliation based on OpenText VIM+TCP and integrated with 3 SAP backend systems. This project starts in April 2018 and intended go-live is January 2019
  • Other global study/initiatives around the Invoice Reconciliation Process including a possible global market study for eInvoicing vendor portals
 
Market watch
Ensure Market watch is regularly performed on P2P solution, via participation to RFI/RFP exercise or ad-hoc studies.
Innovation
Propose and support rapid innovation initiatives based on the MVP methodology, leveraging new technologies on Rapid Process Automation (Automation Anywhere) and other new technologies (RPA, Chatbots, Blockchain…)
 
Support to Service Excellence teams
Participate as L4 in ticket resolution, up to 10% of the time