Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization :
adidas Global Business Services (GBS) is the engine to drive the transformation to ONE adidas. It is the company's operational backbone, through delivering standard global services, focusing on enhancing customer user experience, and providing consistent skills and quality.
We are looking to fill this role with a candidate that will create and maintain content within adidas Purchasing systems and provide support to the Non-Trade Procurement organization to ensure Content is created based on data-driven analysis of purchasing behavior by business.
You are eager to learn and have a creative mindset to think of different solutions for PO automation and creating content to guide users to the right and most efficient buying channels.
Key Responsibilities :
Set up and maintenance of eCatalogues and eMarketplaces in adidas purchasing systems (Ariba Guided Buying)
Shadow Monthly analysis of non-trade purchases orders to calculate automation rate and identify improvement opportunities
Direct cooperation with Category Managers and buyers in Procurement projects and automation consulting
Onboarding and contact with new catalog suppliers
Direct cooperation with IT support in ortoement solutions in Ariba
Collaborate with suppliers over Ariba Network to activate punch out catalcatalogsconnect with SAP Ariba
Collaborate within new projects and strive for continuous improvement
Key Relationships :
Sr Manager Procurement Excellence (Procurement Excellence)
GBS Content Management team
GBS NTP Team
Category & Market Teams (Global Procurement)
S2P GPO D2O
IT Project and Support Teams
Knowledge, Skills and , Abilities :
Great communication skills to interact with different stakeholders
Good understanding of Purchasing systems
Eagerness to learn and an analytical mindset
ActioAction-oriented solution minded team player
Ability to prioritize workload and manage deadlines
Proficiency in MS Office and SAP Ariba (nice to have)
Fluent in English, spoken and written
Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications :
A bachelor’s or master’s degree with emphasis on the areas of business, economics, finance, procurement or legal, or comparable professional education.
1-year general business experience, preferably in the Procurement area