Global Procurement Associate Director Ariba - India Region

Job Description

Auto req ID: 204641BR

Job Description

At PepsiCo Asia, Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa, people from different backgrounds and experiences eagerly roll up their sleeves, pitch in and get to work. We share a desire to succeed, and to win! We get great satisfaction knowing that our ideas are not only championed, but they are acted upon and brought to life.

Our commitment to creating the best consumer products begins with our people.

Purpose of this job is to support global myBUY program in India, by providing Subject Matter Expertise in area of: 1) Project Leadership for the region 2) P2P Process Mapping & design support for region 3) Contents & Catalogues Build-up 4) support POC lead on Supplier Enablement in Ariba

Key accountabilities for the role include:

  • Be a Project Lead and myBUY go-to-person in the region. Execute end to end myBUY solution in the region by Content build-up and Supplier enablement.
  • Partner with business to identify top suppliers by category and develop the enablement strategy for contracts or catalogs
  • Partner with business to map spend categories to the to-be process enablement
  • Executes catalog content setup, validation, publication for punch-outs and internal catalogs
  • Lead myBUY global P2P process delivery in region; identify gaps and implement actions plan when required.
  • Partner with BIS to ensure smooth interface and integration of regional SAP/system with Ariba technology.
  • Be an active member of myBUY project team who’ll communicate regional priorities effectively. Ensure project activities are implemented in region in timely manner.
  • Effectively communicate on project progress to Executive Lead and to key stakeholders
  • Manage business challenges and escalations in a proactive and structured manner
  • Develop own professional learning of SAP/Ariba products/technologies and solutions.
  • Enable, mentor and coach subordinates & cross-functional team members.
  • Build strong internal relationships within the regional stakeholders and with project team



Key Skills/Experience Required:

  • 8-10 years of procurement experience in a global FMCG
  • Solid 5 years of experience in procurement project management & implementation of procurement tools & systems
  • Expsoure of building procurement catalogues & Supplier Enablement ideally in Ariba
  • Thorough understanding of P2P Processes, controls and compliance.
  • Ability to engage with dispersed business stakeholders; must have strong persuasive skills
  • Have worked as virtual project team member and understand the dynamics of operating in matrix organization
  • Business or Engineering degree, Masters preferred.

Differentiating Competencies Required:
  • Able to communicate myBUY project needs to suppliers as well as to internal stakeholders
  • Effective people leader including ability to lead cross functional teams
  • Track record of being able to drive cross-functional support and resources for projects to deliver results on time.
  • Effective project manager who is able to articulate and escalate hurdles quickly and keep driving the projects forward.
  • Strong collaboration/matrix management
  • Understands and manages key business drivers
  • High integrity: won’t compromise values to get results

Apply now and our recruitment team will be in contact!

Our Commitment is to deliver Sustained Growth through Empowered People acting with Responsibility and Trust.

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular