Ariba Program Lead

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We are seeking a Ariba Program Lead to lead our Ariba Procurement Operational Excellence (POE) team which is responsible for expanding the utilization and value creation of Ariba Supplier Enablement and related Ariba technologies.
The Ariba Program Lead will be expected to be a functional subject matter expert and thought leader to advise and support internal and external customers on how best to employ Ariba’s various technology capabilities to achieve automation, improve visibility/accountability and improve spend leverage throughout the Procure-to-Pay Process.  

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work with business process owners to translate business requirements into efficient system design leveraging Ariba and supporting technologies
  • Perform analysis of Georgia-Pacific’s supply base to identify opportunities to expand supplier enablement and catalog usage
  • Serve as key liaison between internal customer, suppliers and third-party software providers to solve cross functional process gaps
  • Manage communications strategy related to program requirements, timelines, and benefits to suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Develop reports/dashboards/scorecards to provide visibility into key business processes
  • Establish and manage project plans to keep leadership informed of project status throughout lifecycle
  • Develop data driven and fact-based points of views to resolve issues within time-sensitive deadlines
  • Challenge establish processes and status quos where value can be gained by utilizing new processes and technologies
  • Reinforce program adherence with internal and external stakeholders for established uses of Ariba including the creation and execution of process related trainin

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a supply chain, procurement, or sourcing role

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher

  • Proficiency using MS Office Suite including PowerPoint (presentations) andExcel (spreadsheets and analyzing data)

  • Experience supporting programs related to large change initiatives or project implementations

  • Proven ability to act as a change agent and clearly articulate solutions to decision makers

  • Experience with large scale data analysis

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Experience implementing and supporting Procure-to-Pay functions

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience with Cloud based e-Procurement applications

  • Experience with supplier networks
  • Experience interfacing with ERP systems and Master Data

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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