Analyst, Procurement

New York, New York, USA
04 Apr 2022
03 Jun 2022
Analyst, Global Procurement Operations

Primary Purpose:

The primary purpose of this position is to assist the manager of Procurement Operations in delivering best in class processes, technology and support for non-merchandise procurement at Tapestry.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Procurement, Customer Support and Issue Resolution to:

- Perform in the role of Buying & Invoicing and Supplier Management Analyst:
- Drive global Buying & Invoicing projects
- Lead Supplier Management projects to enhance supplier setup processes within Ariba SLP
- Launch Supplier Enablement initiatives across all regions to electronically enable suppliers in the Ariba Network
- Work cross-functionally between multiple teams within Tapestry to enhance Buying & Invoicing and Supplier Management processes
- Assist support team in troubleshooting and resolving complex system issues
- Educate and empower end users via Key User program and other training avenues
- Own global catalog usage to drive tail spend management & savings
- Assist with supplier setups to smooth the process for requestors and suppliers
- Mentor support team in North America
- Additional tasks as needed

The accomplished individual will possess...
- B.S. / B.A. degree in Business or Technology (or other related degree programs)
- 1-2 years of experience with Procurement technologies and related ERP integration preferred
- Preferred to have understanding of leading P2P technology practices and trends; General experience of system administration
- 1-3 years of relevant work experience
- Customer support mentality and experience, whether internally- or externally-facing, including an ability to prevent escalations
- Experience with global collaboration and good teamwork skills to work with other Company departments to plan and execute enhancements to the above technologies
- Strong facilitation skills to communicate and educate stakeholders across the Company
- Strong demonstrated analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
- Experience with process, quality control, and workflow management preferred
- Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
- Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Word

Our Competencies for All Employees
- Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
- Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
- Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
- Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
- Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
- Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
- Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
Our Competencies for All People Managers
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
- Developing Direct Reports and Others: Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
- Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale
and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. #LI-JL3. Visit Tapestry, Inc. at

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