Procurement Systems Analyst

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
Leeds, United Kingdom
Posted
06 Jul 2022
Closes
10 Aug 2022
Ref
153268-en_GB
Function
Finance
Level
Manager


At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

The Procurement Systems Analyst will be responsible for technical support and testing of the indirect purchasing systems (Ariba & SAP). They will work closely with the offshore technical team and third party support to ensure the systems are working effectively and efficiently. They will assist with maintenance, upgrades and error resolutions. They will support their immediate team and the wider business, alongside this they will always be looking to proactively identify process/system improvements and will lead projects to implement.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Delivery

• There are a number of different key responsibilities within the Procurement PO Administrator role, which are outlined below:
Procurement Systems Analyst
• Maintaining Ariba and SAP system, ensuring data is in sync.
• Supporting internal customers with technical queries/error support.
• Responsible for managing Procurement system access.
• Working alongside offshore teams to support in integration, testing and upgrades of Procurement systems.
• Actively involved in identifying and implementing process improvements.
• Working with Procurement Operations and IT to support testing of SAP and Ariba.
• Undertake knowledge sharing and training within Procurement Operations and the wider business.

General

• Assist in driving compliance by ensuring that Procurement policies, procedures and methodologies are being followed
• Partner with business & Finance on a regular basis to ensure continuous process improvement
• Provide 2nd Line support to buyers

Continuous improvement

• Apply understanding of assigned business process to identify gaps and propose continuous improvement measures
• Work closely with the process owner and team lead to understand root causes and represent process procedures, practicalities and exceptions

PERSONAL PROFILE

Qualifications & Experience

• Degree level or equivalent
• Experience with SAP, SAP/ARIBA & SLP (required)
• Experience in Procurement/purchasing
• Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to inspire trust and confidence
• High level of competence in MS Office products (Word, Excel)
• Good commercial awareness with an understanding of the retail industry

Skills

This is a great opportunity for someone who is analytical, has experience using SAP/Ariba and thrives off working with and enhancing systems.

• Well organised and able to prioritise tasks, using judgement to manage/escalate issues
• Ability to take ownership of the completion of discrete tasks.
• Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
• Good interpersonal/customer management skills and ability to interact at all levels
• Develops effective peer & working relationships within/across teams
• Ability to complete assigned tasks error free, with limited supervision and within agreed timeline
• Pragmatic with a logical and flexible approach to problem resolution
• Ability to adopt a customer-centric approach ensuring that the business stakeholders are satisfied with the service delivered



Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || Leeds || FINANCE & OPERATIONS || FINANCE SHARED SERVICES || n/a ||

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