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Indirect Procurement Shared Services Manager (m/f/d)

Date: 05-Oct-2021

Location: Düsseldorf, DE, 40468

Company: C & A

We build on traditions as long as they don't stop us from growing. Therefore we continuously reflect our actions and strive for improvement. This is the only way we can live up to our own standards to reinvent the fashion business in a sustainable way.
We see ourselves as sparring partners for our peers in our European Headquarters in Düsseldorf and Brussels. In our daily business we focus on equality, fairness, openness and mutual trust. 

Your responsibilities at C&A:

  • Fulfill on SAP ARIBA system roll out plan for the rest of EU countries as per agreed timelines and develop a 3-5 year continuous improvement ARIBA roadmap with related efficiencies
  • Enhance ARIBA capability to fulfill max out of end-2-end source-2-pay process by implementing PR-2-PO standards, Contract management and repository and Catalogue strategies
  • Design, validate Indirect Procurement Playbook, i.e. Strategy to Category Tree, approach towards Spend visibility, Source-2-Pay process and MICS requirements, Roles and Responsibilities across end users and Indirect Procurement Team
  • Continuously partner with Finance and Internal Audit team to monitor the compliance rate to source-2-Pay process and execute gap closure plans
  • Lead the Team of 2-3 associates in Shared Service Team by providing clear guidance, driving engagement and personal development and ensuring constructive and regular feedback
  • Lead pro-actively the communication and education of the entire team (Category Managers and Buyers) about Indirect Procurement Process, standards and system among others by developing an  Ariba on boarding training for the team and for other end users
  • Develop and implement a Vendor onboarding strategy to ARIBA/SAP and a Vendor communication package on C&A Indirect Procurement source-2-Pay Policy and Requirements


What we expect from you:

  • Min 5 years of experience in similar role in indirect procurement and ARIBA with the similar scope and complexity
  • Experience with strategic Change Management and ARIBA/SAP system implemention
  • People leadership experience
  • Knowledge of i-sourcing tools
  • Ability to manage complex data and drive insights
  • Strong Communication and Presentation skills
  • Fluent English and good German

At C&A you can look forward to:

  • An exciting job in an international and inspirational working environment
  • In-depth induction into your new role
  • A positive working atmosphere with an open feedback culture
  • Flexible working hours and the option to work from home
  • Hospitalization insurance and Pension Scheme
  • In addition, you will enjoy attractive discounts including on a public transport travel pass and a meal voucher per working day

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