Solutions Analyst

  • Job Reference: R0026139
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Employer: Centrica
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  • Location: Windsor, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension & Benefits
  • Sector: Mining / Oil / Gas
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

The Solutions Analyst is a key supporting role in ensuring effective delivery of the Global Business Services strategy. The successful Solutions Analyst will assist with the ongoing deployment and maintenance of Global Source to Pay (S2P) systems and processes.

You will assist with the increasing volume of operational and project-based workload to ensure consistent coverage of end user support.

The Role

  • Drive continuous adoption and benefits realisation across GBS Solutions

  • Drive deployment, adoption and compliance across (S2P) systems and processes (including Vendor Onboarding)

  • Technical development of SAP Ariba Content and Procurement Master Data

  • Operates controls framework and testing

  • Actively drives continuous improvement

  • Analyse use of systems and process to identify opportunities

  • User acceptance testing for ongoing development

  • Develops and maintain stakeholder network

  • Impact assesses change at an operational level

  • Provides meaningful and timely MI

  • Provide 2nd line technical support/escalations and service management

  • Ensure continuity of service across time zones - in line with 3rd party outsourced services

  • Provide functional business partnering across geographies

  • Manage local regulatory matters

  • Identifies and manages operational risk

The Person

To be successful in this role you will have comprehensive working knowledge of Source to Pay processes and current market knowledge of Procurement technologies. Experience of working within a large and complex Procurement environment where transformation has taken place across multiple geographies is key along with the following:

  • Excellent understanding of Procurement activity across a large organisation and associated operations

  • Experience of delivering and ongoing management of successful change

  • Ability to think laterally, globally, and creatively to drive additional value for the business

  • Strong internal customer influence and change management skills

  • Project experience and appreciation of technology support frameworks

  • Ability to challenge internal stakeholders through market knowledge and best practice

  • Strong networking abilities to build and maintain productive stakeholder relationships

  • Appreciates and is able to manage master data governance

  • Extensive experience in Procurement Systems (SAP S4/SAP ARIBA)

  • Excellent Microsoft application skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Word, Teams & Planner)

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills