S2p continuous improvement & change consultant


desired overall project benefits

The overall business transformation is seeking to achieve a number of significant benefits, including but not limited to:

·      Analysis of the performance of the business operations 

·      Planning, management and control of operations 

·      Preventive Maintenance of the operational machinery 

·      Planning of the operational infrastructures 

·      Control of financial management 

·      Control and planning of human resources 

·      Integration with Agents and Banks 

·      Integration with local Authorities

the skills

The current opportunity is to both stabilise and continue to improve the Source to Pay SAP functionality through a number of strong skill areas detailed below:

  • Authorization of Purchase Request
  • Final Approval of Purchase Request
  • Procurement
  • Identification of Suppliers
  • Inquiries
  • Receipt of the Quotation
  • Negotiation
  • Selection of the Vendor
  • Purchase Order Acknowledgement
  • Advance Shipment Notice
  • Goods Receipt
  • Invoice Recording
  • 3 Way Match
  • Payment to Supplier

the role

  • Work in collaboration with the newly established Shared Service facility to enable and support the business objectives and high level of service standards already underway across the various business entities 
  • Support the team in their journey to achieving the required results, maturity and capability as they advance through the various stages of the Production and Business System
  • Work closely with the Project Manager and Change Managers to ensure appropriate involvement in, and of, solution fit team activities 
  • Facilitate and coach the team from the ‘as-is’ state, to the ‘to-be’ and live system and where applicable creating a gap analysis that enables a rigorous plan to execute the continuous improvements. 
  • Ensure a high performing solution fit team is in place, for passing requirements to the programme and implementing at regional / functional levels
  • Interface closely with the SSC, delivering effective cultural base transformation and change management methods
  • Directly provide formal and informal training and coaching 
  • Assist in achieving Strategic Plan objectives
  • Create a culture of Daily Continuous Improvement and implement on-going lessons learnt process to enhance the solution processes / models moving forward
  • Engage with senior stakeholders to ensure Get Fit concepts are understood, and manage team so that these are consistently communicated across all user populations
  • Providing regular updates to management, including weekly status reporting

the experience

  • At least two implementation and/or continuous improvement roles to successfully deliver a compliant purchase to pay process.
  • Must have worked in one of the following environments: engineering, infrastructure, transport, marine, utilities
  • Ability to confidently coach different areas of the business (function and grade) and adapt style of communication / interaction to meet needs of audience
  • Must have worked in an ERP environment where there was a shared service centre
  • Must be able to talk to the accounting impact of P2P (not to the extent of knowing all the double entries)
  • Must be available to work in other locations as and when required

the next steps

If you'd like to explore the opportunity: DM Me / Call Me: 0773-241-3732 / EMail: asparrow@haigand.co