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Sr. Procurement Operations Specialist

Req id:  28043

Reading, GB

 

OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  

 

 

OpenText’s global Source to Pay (S2P) team helps maximize value from OpenText’s vendor relationships and ensures our internal stakeholders have the goods and services they need to succeed. As part of the broader Vendor Management team, this position manages procurement transactions, enforces policies and internal controls, provides support for end-users, and helps to manage vendor relationships. The Procurement Operations team works closely with internal stakeholders, Sourcing, Procurement Contract Management, and Accounts Payable as well as other finance functions and IT to ensure a seamless S2P process.


You are great at: 
•    Managing end-to-end procurement transactions and ensuring alignment with policies and internal controls
•    Providing support to business stakeholders regarding the S2P process, policy, system (SAP), and transactions, ensuring excellent customer service
•    Building and managing relationships with vendors, coordinating any transactional correspondence regarding Purchase Orders and payment discrepancies 
•    Mitigating business risks by enforcing internal controls and supporting audits related to the S2P process as appropriate
•    Facilitating a seamless S2P process for all stakeholders by collaborating with other teams such as Sourcing, Procurement Contract Management, Accounts Payable, Tax, Accounting, FP&A, DGO, and IT
•    Improving process efficiency and effectiveness by driving process improvements within the function aligned with department and organizational objectives
•    Participating in system change related activities such as requirements gathering, solution validation, acceptance testing, and user support
•    Contributing to the governance and maintenance of master data pertaining to the S2P business process
•    Leading S2P business processes, with a strong focus on procurement best practices

What it takes: 
•    Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent plus experience in Accounting/Finance/Procurement 
•    Knowledge & understanding of Corporate Financial Accounting
•    Strong writing, communications, interpersonal, and customer service skills (ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience)
•    Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
•    Highly motivated, participative team player with the ability to perform in a results-oriented, and time-sensitive environment 
•    Strong analytical capabilities required to provide efficient and effective solutions (ie. ability to work with large and diverse sets of data)
•    Ability to take initiative in recognizing data issues/concerns or areas where improvements could be made
•    Demonstrated ability to adapt in changing environments
•    Self-management including attention to detail, organizational/time management, strong inclination to self-development
•    Advanced digital literacy using various software application packages such as SAP. Ariba experience helpful. 

 

 

 

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s Global Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 in order to enter an OpenText office. Accommodations may be available.


OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

Perks 
If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Benefits 
Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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