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Lead Supervisor - Procure to Pay Operational Excellence

Job ID 20173094 Date posted 11/09/2017
Description

JobPurpose:

The successful candidate will take responsibility for leadingand developing a team of analysts that oversee daily Procure to Pay operations,deliver process improvements within the end to end Supply Chain process (e.g.Accounts Payable, Procurement, Inventory Management, etc.) and support theoverall Performance Excellence Strategy.

PositionResponsibilities

The candidate will be expected to support thefollowing strategic activities within the Service Delivery Center to drivevalue and performance for overall Supply Chain:

Procureto Pay Operations Support

This role encompasses:

·Monitoring thehealth of National Grid’s ERP system as it relates to Procure to Pay

·Extracting dataand analyzing information from multiple systems to support and optimizedepartmental goals

·ReconcilingGeneral Ledger accounts, preparing accruals and forecasting

·Administering thecorporate card and employee expense reimbursement programs

ContinuousImprovement

This role involves working with the management team tosupport the development and implementation of the Supply Chain Process andPerformance Excellence Strategy.  Thecandidate will personally:

·Support managers,analysts and buyers on the new ways of working within the Service DeliveryCenter with ongoing regular engagement to sustain the journey to deliveringperformance excellence and achieving lasting behavioral change

·Build a networkacross National Grid to share best practice

·Support ongoingdevelopment of end to end processes, to remove waste and increase value

Projectand Program Management

This role will include managing and facilitating teamson small to large projects to drive efficiency and value for Supply Chain andfor the supported business functions. Responsibilities include:

·Coaching &facilitating teams to deliver tangible business benefits as it relates toprojects across areas of Supply Chain

·Organizing andfacilitating workshops to define issues and develop solutions

·Managing small tolarge projects to deliver cross-business efficiencies, benefits and change

·Developingbusiness cases (with benefits, costing, ROI)

·Crafting &delivering presentations to management level

·Supporting thePMO mechanism for managing projects and programs, including communications andchange


Qualifications

QualificationRequired

·A Bachelor'sdegree in finance, business or technical discipline and up to 3 years ofanalytical or business support experience; advanced degree/credits arepreferred

·Experiencemanaging a team of direct reports as well as leading a cross functional team todeliver tangible business benefits

·Knowledge ofProcurement/Supply Chain systems including SAP desirable Supply Chain experiencepreferred

·Strong analyticalskills, using systems including Excel, MS Word, Access. 

·An understandingof data relationships across the Supply Chain end-to-end process and possessstrong data modelling design skills

·Ability totranslate complex data requirements into robust and optimized solutions

·Demonstratedexperience in process improvement including understanding of LEANtechniques

·Ability toresearch, compile, coordinate, schedule, review, document, organize, verifydata, conduct independent analysis and identify inconsistencies. 

·Ability toadminister, analyze, interpret, create, initiate, resolve and implementmanagement policies, operating practices and procedures for the functionalarea. 

·Demonstratedstrong organizational and planning skills with the proven ability to managemultiple priorities of moderate scope

·Knowledge ofrelevant industry practice and legislation

·Knowledge ofgeneral accounting principles

·Possess goodnegotiation and influencing skills

·Experience inchange management

·Strong oral andwritten communication skills and the ability to operate with all levels of thebusiness including organizing and facilitating workshops along withcrafting presentations for senior management level

·Knowledge ofcurrent trends within the industry and developments in legislation orregulation

·Knowledge ofNational Grid's business operations, company policies and practices.

·Experience andproficiency in relevant company related IT systems

·Demonstratedstrong oral and written communication skills including the ability tocommunicate effectively across organizations

·Ability toidentify trends in data or resourcing processes that have been effective in thepast and apply them within National Grid

·Ability to usedirect persuasion to influence others in the department and the wider business,using basic data, logic or a solid business case

·Demonstrated theability to exercise discretion and independent judgment with matters ofsignificant importance

Job

:Services Delivery Center

Primary Location

:NY-Syracuse

Organisation

:Core Business

Schedule

:Full-time

Job Posting

:Nov 8, 2017, 8:25:10 PM

Unposting Date

:Ongoing

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