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Responsibilities

 

Sr Manager – Procurement Operations

  • Responsible for managing Oracle Procurement and iProcurement modules from a business process perspective, including approving system access, system functionality, enhancements, punch-outs, and managing defects.
  • Responsible for managing Ariba Contract application including approving system access, system functionality, ad-hoc reporting requests, and working with vendor to resolve issues.
  • Manages 1 on-shore employee and 4 off-shore employees; accountable for managing workload, providing direction regarding policy/procedures, performance feedback/coaching and approvals for PO’s or Blanket Purchase Agreements
  • SME for move from Oracle on-premise to Oracle Cloud for Procurement, iProcurement, Contracts and Sourcing.;
  • Accountable for quarterly self-audit program
  • Training new employees and staff on policy or system changes

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for one employee in Boca Corporate office and off-shore staff of 4 Procurement buyers (Capgemini).; Ensures compliance to Office Depot policies, procedures and Service Level Agreements with off-shore team.
  • Reviews and approves purchase orders (PO) and/or blanket purchase orders (BPO) submitted by off-shore procurement team.; Ensures:

  • Compliance to Procurement policies for the spend amount
  • contract or purchase order terms & conditions are in place prior to establishing blanket purchase agreement for supplier
  • Reviews and approves Blanket Purchase Agreements for the purchase of catalog items, including validating vendor information, pricing, release methodology, etc.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Oracle modules (Purchasing, iProcurement, Contract & Sourcing); Troubleshoots system issues, raises defects in JIRA, works with IT on resolution/testing, and validates production fix.; Manages Ariba Contract Management tool including system access, issues resolution, ad-hoc reports.
  • Performs internal assessment on compliance to Procurement policies and procedures by performing various audits on a quarterly basis.; Ensures audits are completed and documentation published in accordance with the audit calendar.
  • Point person for SOX or Internal Audit requests involving Procurement Operations/functions.
  • Training on-shore & off-shore staff on new/updated system functionality and policy/procedure updates.
  • Helps drive value through innovation and collaboration with business partners to identify continuous improvement opportunities.

Qualifications

 

 

Other Information

Leadership

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A./B.S) in Business, Supply Chain or Similar

  • 5 to 7 years experience in Procurement Operations Management, Accounting or Inventory;

  • APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society)

  • CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management)

  • Working knowledge of Oracle Procurement (on-premises and/or /cloud)

  • Oracle Contracts & Sourcing would be a plus

  • MS Office

  • Ariba Contracts & Sourcing a plus

     

    Problem Solving/Resolution

    • Ability to learn quickly and to think creatively

    • Proactive and dynamic, drives sense of urgency

    • Strong strategic thinker & able to succinctly communicate issues to stakeholders

    • Strong project management skills

    • Cross functional team management & facilitation skills

    • Ability to effectively lead change within the organization

       

      Technical Skills

      • Develops solutions to complex problems

      • Regularly uses ingenuity and innovation to develop solutions that are consistent with organization objectives

      • Very strong analytic and negotiation skills

      • Superior communications, interpersonal and presentation skills with strong influencing and persuasive abilities

         

        Position Specific Skills

        • Advanced working knowledge of Oracle ERP systems (on-premises and/or cloud) & online sourcing tools (preferably Oracle or Ariba)

        • Expertise in MS Office including Excel, Word & PowerPoint

        • Working knowledge of JIRA and issue resolution

           

          Solid understanding of procurement operational controls

          Equal Employment Opportunity

           

          Office Depot and Office Max is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

          Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

          Office Depot and OfficeMax offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

          How to Apply

           

          Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.

          Fair Chance Ordinance

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At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Physical:

  • Health Insurance
  • Wellness Fairs
  • Flu shots
  • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
  • Ergonomic Support
  • Return-to-Work Programs

Emotional:

  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Support Programs

Work-Life:

  • Location Events & Activities
  • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
  • Recognition & Rewards Programs
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off

Financial:

  • Retirement Programs
  • 401(k) Match
  • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
  • HSA Match
  • HRA Funding
  • Discounts/Perks
  • Life/Disability Plans

Community:

  • Charitable Giving
  • Volunteering & Mentorship

At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Emotional:

  • Employee Assistance Programs

Community:

  • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

  • Description

    Overview

    Responsibilities

     

    Sr Manager – Procurement Operations

    • Responsible for managing Oracle Procurement and iProcurement modules from a business process perspective, including approving system access, system functionality, enhancements, punch-outs, and managing defects.
    • Responsible for managing Ariba Contract application including approving system access, system functionality, ad-hoc reporting requests, and working with vendor to resolve issues.
    • Manages 1 on-shore employee and 4 off-shore employees; accountable for managing workload, providing direction regarding policy/procedures, performance feedback/coaching and approvals for PO’s or Blanket Purchase Agreements
    • SME for move from Oracle on-premise to Oracle Cloud for Procurement, iProcurement, Contracts and Sourcing.;
    • Accountable for quarterly self-audit program
    • Training new employees and staff on policy or system changes

     

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for one employee in Boca Corporate office and off-shore staff of 4 Procurement buyers (Capgemini).; Ensures compliance to Office Depot policies, procedures and Service Level Agreements with off-shore team.
    • Reviews and approves purchase orders (PO) and/or blanket purchase orders (BPO) submitted by off-shore procurement team.; Ensures:

    • Compliance to Procurement policies for the spend amount
    • contract or purchase order terms & conditions are in place prior to establishing blanket purchase agreement for supplier
    • Reviews and approves Blanket Purchase Agreements for the purchase of catalog items, including validating vendor information, pricing, release methodology, etc.
    • Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Oracle modules (Purchasing, iProcurement, Contract & Sourcing); Troubleshoots system issues, raises defects in JIRA, works with IT on resolution/testing, and validates production fix.; Manages Ariba Contract Management tool including system access, issues resolution, ad-hoc reports.
    • Performs internal assessment on compliance to Procurement policies and procedures by performing various audits on a quarterly basis.; Ensures audits are completed and documentation published in accordance with the audit calendar.
    • Point person for SOX or Internal Audit requests involving Procurement Operations/functions.
    • Training on-shore & off-shore staff on new/updated system functionality and policy/procedure updates.
    • Helps drive value through innovation and collaboration with business partners to identify continuous improvement opportunities.

    Qualifications

     

     

    Other Information

    Leadership

    • Bachelor's Degree (B.A./B.S) in Business, Supply Chain or Similar

    • 5 to 7 years experience in Procurement Operations Management, Accounting or Inventory;

    • APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society)

    • CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management)

    • Working knowledge of Oracle Procurement (on-premises and/or /cloud)

    • Oracle Contracts & Sourcing would be a plus

    • MS Office

    • Ariba Contracts & Sourcing a plus

       

      Problem Solving/Resolution

      • Ability to learn quickly and to think creatively

      • Proactive and dynamic, drives sense of urgency

      • Strong strategic thinker & able to succinctly communicate issues to stakeholders

      • Strong project management skills

      • Cross functional team management & facilitation skills

      • Ability to effectively lead change within the organization

         

        Technical Skills

        • Develops solutions to complex problems

        • Regularly uses ingenuity and innovation to develop solutions that are consistent with organization objectives

        • Very strong analytic and negotiation skills

        • Superior communications, interpersonal and presentation skills with strong influencing and persuasive abilities

           

          Position Specific Skills

          • Advanced working knowledge of Oracle ERP systems (on-premises and/or cloud) & online sourcing tools (preferably Oracle or Ariba)

          • Expertise in MS Office including Excel, Word & PowerPoint

          • Working knowledge of JIRA and issue resolution

             

            Solid understanding of procurement operational controls

            Equal Employment Opportunity

             

            Office Depot and Office Max is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

            Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

            Office Depot and OfficeMax offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

            How to Apply

             

            Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.

            Fair Chance Ordinance

    Read More Read Less

  • Benefits

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Physical:

    • Health Insurance
    • Wellness Fairs
    • Flu shots
    • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
    • Ergonomic Support
    • Return-to-Work Programs

    Emotional:

    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Support Programs

    Work-Life:

    • Location Events & Activities
    • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
    • Recognition & Rewards Programs
    • Flexible Work Schedules
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Time Off

    Financial:

    • Retirement Programs
    • 401(k) Match
    • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
    • HSA Match
    • HRA Funding
    • Discounts/Perks
    • Life/Disability Plans

    Community:

    • Charitable Giving
    • Volunteering & Mentorship
  • Benefits Part-Time

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Emotional:

    • Employee Assistance Programs

    Community:

    • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion
  • About Us

    As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

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