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The Role: Senior Procurement Operations Lead


The Location: Hightstown, NJ or New York, NY


The Team: The team is  key to supporting all strategic initiatives for P2P including multiple complex, cross-functional projects and ensure that the best practices are implemented per organization’s policies and compliance standards.


The Impact: As the Senior Procurement Operations Lead, you will function as a change agent in order to operationalize business requirements through the design and configuration of the p2p tool and processes.  This role supports global procurement operations through various procurement cycles working closely with business and procurement team to ensure processes are carried out consistently.  You are a critical resource working closely with Accounts Payable, IT Technology team, diverse suppliers and business stakeholders to drive solutions to complex business problems or production issues within the full Ariba suite from sourcing to invoicing. 


What’s in it for you:

  • In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to lead project initiatives, partner with Senior Leadership, and optimize process.



  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to design application solutions by analyzing functional requirements, studying and creatively leveraging standard capabilities, proposing configuration specifications, and drive project to completion
  • System workflow planning, design, testing and migration in support of various system implementations and enhancements
  • Lead and participate in various Ariba P2P procurement initiatives
  • Develop and execute test scripts to fully validate user access and permission rules; configure and test full procurement cycle to meet business requirements.  Testing of functionality, enhancements, and revised workflow processes and sign off
  • Design, development, deployment and maintenance of all non-standard approval workflows supporting business objectives while meeting compliance specifications
  • Development of training materials & presentations and perform end user training on P2P tool and processes domestically and world-wide
  • Management and maintenance of user permissions and roles within Ariba P2P
  • Creation and maintenance of CIF, CDF and Punch-out catalogs in a multi-Purchasing Unit environment
  • Key player in the successful implementation to fully integrate Ariba upstream with downstream
  • Maintain cutting edge knowledge of Ariba application innovations and developments
  • Oversees the management of operational issues to ensure appropriate priority and sense of urgency in resolving production issues
  • Functionally lead Procurement Operation Center (POC) to create categorization and metrics on first level inquiries to trend problems and build training/materials/responses
  • Manage the executed BAU and daily administrative activities to POC and provide guidance/expertise as required
  • Collaborate with POC to write and maintain standard operating procedures to improve daily operational processes
  • Partner closely with AP team to identify invoice failures and provide resolutions
  • Provide 2nd level support to POC, regional teams, end users and vendor support team on p2p processes including purchasing and invoice reconciliation
  • Participate in audit related activities
  • Other ad-hoc projects as requested and directed by business

What We’re Looking For:


Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 7+ years' experience in procurement/supply chain/finance/operations management
  • Thorough hands-on and working knowledge of Ariba P2P modules, supplier and catalog enablement process
  • Deemed “Ariba expert” with a track record of resolving complex operational problems both domestically and regional
  • BS in Finance, Accounting other relevant field or equivalent experience
  • Experience with strategy development and process implementations
  • Ability to influence and drive business process management within a global context
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to navigate within all functional levels within the organization
  • Engaging and coordinating with functional subject matter experts, such as legal, tax, finance, risk, etc., in support of procurement initiatives
  • Knowledge of Ariba, Ariba Network, Oracle, and other vendor management systems
  • Possess strong time management, multi-tasking and prioritization skills
  • Solid experience in implementing P2P solutions
  • Strong Project Management and problem solving skills required

About S&P Global

At S&P Global, we don’t give you intelligence—we give you essential intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. We’re the world’s foremost provider of ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets. Our divisions include:

    • S&P Global Ratings, which provides credit ratings, research and insights essential to driving growth and transparency.
    • S&P Global Market Intelligence, which provides insights into companies, markets and data so that business and financial decisions can be made with conviction.
    • S&P Dow Jones Indices, the world’s largest resource for iconic and innovative indices, which helps investors pinpoint global opportunities.
    • S&P Global Platts, which equips customers to identify and seize opportunities in energy and commodities, stimulating business growth and market transparency.


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