Job Title: P2P Assistant
Location: Eurocentral, Motherwell
Salary: £21,161 - £27,947 depending on skills and experience
Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week
As P2P Assistant, you will take responsibility for administering the Procure to Pay (P2P) process as part of the Procurement and Commercial Shared Service Centre's (SSC) portfolio. You will ensure P2P systems are maintained effectively to allow for accurate reporting and efficient order placement/stock monitoring. You will support the placement and amendment of Purchase Orders, administer Catalogues for contracts and assist with the delivery of specific projects in conjunction with other Procurement teams (Category Management, Transformation, Data & Reporting).
Your responsibilities will extend to performing regular system and data maintenance and running reports to analyse Procurement activity and undertake actions to resolve any issues arising. You'll form part of a team who offer an internal helpdesk service to the wider Procurement function and business users, providing guidance and support in the use of P2P systems and processes. In addition, the role involves updating and maintaining the Procurement document library & SharePoint which hosts all guidance notes and instructions
Your Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role, you should have a good understanding of SSE as a diverse business and should be able to interpret different business needs and manage expectations both with internal and external customers. You should be familiar with general procurement procedures, and have excellent communication and numerical skills. Using the principles of continuous improvement, you will make suggestions to enable further process efficiencies within the Procurement and Commercial Shared Service.
You should be process orientated, with experience in the use of email and MS Office tools and ideally Procurement related software such as ERP systems (Oracle) and e-Sourcing tools (Emptoris). Being able to work independently as well as part of a team is important, as is managing your time effectively and working to deadlines.
We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Passionate about people and proud of our award winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.
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Closing date for applications is: Thursday, 16th August 2018
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.