About us: It’s a great time to be part of the SES team
We are the world’s leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). We provide a diverse range of customers with global video distribution and data connectivity services through two business units: SES Video and SES Networks. Our global team works collaboratively to make a significant, and often life-changing difference in the world. As part of our team, you will play an integral part in delivering on our vision. At SES, we connect and enable broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers, and enrich the lives of billions of people worldwide.
Analyst, Ariba Sourcing & Contract Management
Romania - Bucharest
Your are supporting the development of SAP Ariba Sourcing & Contract Management after go-live.
You collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to optimize usability of the tool (Procurement and project managers, Prospects, Bidders, Contracting parties, Legal counsels).
You also support the development of sourcing content, working with category managers to enrich sourcing library with relevant templates and processes (RFI, RFQ, RFPs).
You collaborate with Legal team in the use of SAP Ariba Contract Management.
Primary Responsibilities / Key Result Areas
Lead the generation of sourcing library content, in collaboration with category managers/specialists. Enrich library content for the facilitation of future sourcing events, and materialization of best eSourcing practices.
Coordinate the formulation of sourcing event processes within SAP Ariba (RFI, RPQ, RFP) in response to the business need specific to procurement categories (Professional services, IT, Terminal Equipment, etc.).
First level support for the successful transmission of SES sourcing requirements to potential business partners within SAP Ariba.
First level support in the successful conclusion of contracting tasks within SAP Ariba.
Monitor & troubleshoot contracting tasks, including contract initiation, authoring, negotiation, approval, execution, monitoring/repository & renewal.
Ariba Sourcing & Contract Management continuous improvement
Monitor the usage of Ariba sourcing and contract management pieces.
Collect & analyse stakeholders’ feedback on the usage of the tool.
Transmit identified needs to procurement GPO and coordinate the formulation of Service and Change requests with SAP Ariba. Follow up and support the successful implementation of those requests.
Backup SAP Ariba Buying & Supplier Management support activities when necessary.
Knowledge: Sourcing strategies, international business practices, supply chain processes, SAP Source-to-pay processes, vendor management.
Excellent planning, structured-thinking and problem-solving skills.
Able to independently prioritize tasks, multi-task and meet deadlines.
Team player with excellent interpersonal skills and able to build strong relationships. Motivates VMP category managers and specialists in the implementation of best in class sourcing practices, supported by eProcurement and efficient data management.
Excellent written, verbal & listening communication skills.
Proactive solution oriented and customer focused approach.
Qualification & Experience
Required: Bachelor degree in IT, Supply Chain, Business Administration and Management, Engineering, Economics, Finance.
Experience in a similar position preferred, minimum of 1 year in total required.
Preferred working experience: working in an international and multicultural environment, in domains of vendor management, procurement, procurement automation and business reporting.
Other Key Requirements / Comments
Languages: Fluent in English, oral and written.
Working knowledge of SAP S2P processes.
Knowledge of SAP Ariba solution.
Proficiency in MS Excel.
What’s in it for you?
In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer you a truly global opportunity in an exciting industry and all the support you’ll need for both your professional and personal development. But most of all, we offer a truly unique opportunity to play your part in making a difference for those who need it most. We strive to uphold honesty, transparency and courage in everything we do. We’re proud to belong to the SES team and collaborate towards success.
Good to know
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SES is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity!