Job Details

IT Procurement Development Lead & System Administrator

Location: BANGALORE, KARNATAKA

Date Opened: 11/28/2018

Job Type:

Job Number: 18000E8S

Job Description

Who We Are:

 

HBC is a diversified global retailer focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings. Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. HBC's portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world.

 

HBC's leading banners across North America and Europe include Hudson's Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, Galeria Kaufhof, the largest department store group in Germany, and Belgium's only department store group Galeria INNO.

 

HBC has significant investments in real estate joint ventures. It has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBS Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, it has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.

 

The HBC India corporate teams focus on Finance & Accounting, Technology, Merchandising and Shared Service operations.  HBC's entrance into this market has expanded the company's global footprint and further established HBC as a truly global retailer.

 

The teams in the India office play an integral role in supporting HBC's strategic plan. Bengaluru's workforce has deep experience in a variety of areas, including finance and accounting, technology, as well as other shared services and will support HBC's operations on an ongoing basis.  

 

You can learn more and view available positions in Bengaluru, by visitinghttp://www.hbcindiacareers.com/.

 

What This Position Is All About:

 

The candidate selected will play a key role in supporting the Procurement team and will be responsible for effective development, configuration, implementation, operation, and maintenance of Procurement systems software and related infrastructure. This individual will be required to interact with internal clients and external suppliers by serving as a technical representative in the area of system administration and system development.  This individual will further contribute to the overall goal of Procurement by participating in technical research and development within the team to ensure continuing innovation and process improvement.

 

Who You Are:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills
  • Ability to project manage, facilitate meetings, set priorities, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels and thrive in a cross-functional environment

You also have:

  • 3-5 years of experience in a procurement systems role
  • Technical knowledge in Ariba Procurement Systems
  • Knowledge or experience of Contract and Sourcing processes preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, or related discipline is required. M.B.A. or other advanced degree in business is desirable but not necessary.
  • Experience in one of the following process areas is highly desirable: Procurement, Merchandising, E-Commerce, Supply Chain or Finance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills
  • Ability to project manage, facilitate meetings, set priorities, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels and thrive in a cross-functional environment
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, data analysis tools (such as Access and/or Excel)

As the IT Procurement Development Lead & System Administrator, you will:

 

  • Serves as the  System Administrator for the Ariba Procurement System
  • Facilitate the use of Ariba P2P software as a procurement tool by acting as the key point of contact for internal users and external suppliers providing administrative support to both.
  • Lead optimization and customization of Ariba, including P2P, sourcing and contract workflow tools, and related infrastructure
  • Provide and monitor internal user support by evaluating, implementing, and maintaining established solutions
  • Foster and maintain good working relationships with internal users and business partners to ensure systems and processes are able to support expected service levels
  • Build positive client and peer relationships by developing an understanding of users, their business and project needs
  • Research, analyze, and plan new functionality which make job processes more efficient and are beneficial to the end-user
  • Develop and  facilitate user training for Ariba tools
  • Support and co-coordinate future expansion of the Ariba system through the project lifespan
  • Support Procurement and Finance teams with IT or system related research, development, customization, and implementation

 

How Often You May Travel:

  • No Travel

 

Your Life and Career at HBC:

  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities from IT to Human Resources, Merchandising to Finance.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance

 

Job Qualifications

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.

 

HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.