Process Analyst

Competitive + benefits + hybrid working
Posted a month ago
Job ID: 7325

Job Description

My client, a leading engineering solutions firm, is looking to recruit a Process Analyst to support transformation across Procurement processes globally.

The initial project is within the SAP environment. Therefore, we are searching for professionals who are confident with SAP ERP products, ideally SAP 4 HANA and Ariba.

Working within a multidisciplinary projects team, you will be supporting a large digitisation and process improvement project across indirect procurement, integrating modern SCM Procurement systems.

As the Process Analyst, you will also work closely with global and local business process owners, governance and project organization to develop seamless end-to-end processes as part of an accelerated procurement digitalisation program.

The objective is to achieve consistency in requirements and process design, with a target of achieving the highest degree of process standardization and adoption while identifying long-term improvements and increased value-add for business process excellence.

Your responsibilities as the Process Analyst: 
  • You will be responsible for engaging with business stakeholders across the business to gather business requirements to develop global common and locally fitted business processes design
  • Achieve process integration with both up and downstream processes including architectural considerations, developing a deep understanding of how business processes, functionalities and technical design fit with business requirements
  • Work closely with global and local process owners and subject matter experts to manage wider change activities related to the project (e.g. training)
  • Assist knowledge transfer and help in developing operational support processes and service level definitions with the IS (Information Systems) services organization to ensure the successful delivery of the project
  • Be able to positively influence stakeholders and strategic decisions within the project to achieve optimal results for the business users
  • Perform assessment and analysis of the process effectiveness and work on continuous improvement and sharing of best practices within a network of process experts
For this Process Analyst role, we are looking for a high calibre candidate with the following skillset:
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in a technical or business discipline or equivalent experience
  • Experience in Continual Improvements, Process Excellence or digitalisation projects
  • Knowledge of CI or PMO methodologies such as Lean Six Sigma, FMEA, Agile etc is beneficial
  • Strong knowledge of the SAP environment (ideally Ariba and S4 HANA)
  • Prior experience within Procurement or Supply Chain or transformation projects would be highly desirable
  • Experience of process analytics/improvement within a large global organisation
  • Highly consultative and customer/user-focused approach
  • Fluent English is essential – other languages beneficial
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