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Procurement Systems Manager

Lake County, Illinois Req ID 2207353 Category Purchasing Division AbbVie

Position Overview

The Procurement Systems Manager is responsible for overall systems implementations, as well as proper sytems maintenance and enhancements needed to support PSM’s goals and objectives.  This is a technology-driven individual with the ability to solve complex business issues with the use of technology, while ensuring compliance with required policies and regulations.  The Procurement Systems Manager is a change agent who is passionate, with high-energy and is results-oriented with a creative and analytical mind.  Experience with advanced project management tools and processes is desirable. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for global/regional implementation of Source to Pay systems, ensuring alignment with global policies and processes

  • Provide day-to-day, first-line technical support to global eProcurement requesters and approvers 

  • Perform and/or oversee system administration activities related to user access, user profiles, data maintenance, approval tables, etc.

  • Provides subject matter expertise to cross-functional teams on Procurement’s systems and processes

  • Completes and maintains required systems documentation, including training documents and trains business users accordingly

  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to team members

  • Define project objectives, requirements and assumptions necessary to structure a project or activity

  • Plan, schedule and control project activities to fulfil objectives and satisfy project requirements 

  • Lead, coordinate, facilitate and motivate all associated project resources to gain alignment on project goals and deliverables including project risk assessment and contingency planning to assure successful project completion

  • Manage projects within established scope, schedule and budget

  • Facilitate and lead effective project meetings, manage change and conflict and develop resource planning estimates to manage project workload and productivity

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher required

  • At least 6 years of work experience in Procurement, Supply Chain or similar field required

  • Recognised qualification in process management/improvement (e.g. Six Sigma) would be considered an asset

  • Experience implementing Procure to Pay ERP and e-procurement Solutions desirable

  • Experience and subject matter expertise in SAP and SRM highly desirable

  • Experience with and knowledge of procurement processes, controls and systems

  • Ability to effectively lead a team

  • Ability to present findings, ideas, and recommendations in a clear, concise, and well-organized manner

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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