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Ariba Procurement Specialist, Associate Manager

Company: PepsiCo
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Auto req ID: 275440BR Job Description We are PepsiCo. We are game changers, mountain movers and history makers. We are a diverse group, spread among 200 countries and united by a shared set of values and goals. That's why we Perform with Purpose. Together, we blaze new trails, succeed, celebrate and never settle for second best. At PepsiCo, we're committed to performing well as individuals and in teams, to strengthen the company as a whole. Are you hungry to be a part of the World's largest portfolio of billion dollar food and beverage brands? Then now is the time to explore the opportunities of PepsiCo: what makes you unique makes us better. Pepsi Beverages North America (PBNA) is PepsiCo's beverage manufacturing, sales and distribution operating unit in the United States and Canada. This position will be part of the North America Beverage organization. Job Description: This role leads the design, development, governance, while supporting the implementation and deployment of the Indirect Procurement area of Procure to Pay (PTP) value stream for the PepsiCo Global Template (PGT). The objective of this role is to ensure that the PGT supports the execution of end-to-end Indirect Procurement processes with SAP and Ariba. This includes collaborating with the PTP Indirect Global Process Lead to design standardize business processes and ensuring that the configured system conforms to the PGT design approach while meeting the needs of end users, across all markets. Major Tasks, Accountabilities and Key Responsibilities: Partner with PTP Solution Design Lead (SDL) and the Global Process Lead (GPL) to co-design the end-to-end Procurement process in Ariba and S4 Collaborate with the GPO, SDL, GPLs, and Global SMEs to ensure that the template solution considers global requirements Actively engage business process owners, offering solution alternatives for optimization, simplification and standardization Seek out and identify global lift and shift opportunities across the sectors Champion and uphold the PGT integrity, identify new areas for expanding PGT SAP footprint, follow program methodology and communication, maintain responsibility for on time/on budget design and delivery Drive completion of key project activities in collaboration with the SI's Solution team and Global Process Owner/leads (3 in a box). Understand process interdependencies and ensure the design of fully integrated process solutions with other process teams. Partner with System Integrators (SI) in designing, building a fully functioning system based on the user stories, with all supporting project lifecycle documentation (process flows, PDDs, config rationale, testing etc) Collaborate with all value teams to deliver an optimized end-to-end Global ERP solution leveraging agile methodology Managing third party partners/ consultants Support PGT rollouts Stay up-to-date with technology and industry trends by proactively participating n training, self-study, webcasts, and other relevant means Adopt and adhere to Agile principles and values (see www.agilemanifesto.org): Adopt development practices which focus on quality and value, while increasing efficiency, and minimizing waste Foster an environment where communication, teamwork, and innovation are encouraged Help to implement Agile engineering best practices such as continuous integration, automation of testing and delivery, and continuous peer review within teams. COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for this role. Please note that all such company vaccine requirements provide the opportunity to request an approved accommodation or exemption under applicable law. Qualifications/Requirements Undergraduate degree in related field. Relevant work experience in procurement and supply chain management in food, beverage or CPG industries Relevant experience configuring, deploying, and managing SAP ERP procurement, with a focus on SAP Ariba Procurement and integration with S4 Ariba Upstream and Downstream previous implementation experience required S4 configuration for Ariba Upstream and Downstream integration through CIG Strategic Sourcing Suite and CIG a plus In depth Ariba Procurement and realm management knowledge Global Master data design, integration, and dependencies across MDG, SLP, MDG and Ariba Buying Strong experience in end-to-end process design and development. And integration with cross functional areas with SAP Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization Ability to work flexible hours based on varying business requirements Knowledge and experience in the following tools, disciplines and processes: SAP SolMan, Azure, ALM, ARIS and MS Project Solves highly complex problems within the work team, and with cross functional teams Strong influencing, facilitating, and consulting skills in working with stakeholders at all levels in the organization and across departments Ability to quickly adapt to changes in timelines and sequences Adaptability and flexibility including ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity, and change Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation Job Type: Regular All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy Please view our Pay Transparency Statement

Keywords: PepsiCo, Plano , Ariba Procurement Specialist, Associate Manager, Executive , Plano, Texas

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