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P2P Associate

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P2P Associate
Cork
Cork
Europe; Middle East; Africa
Ireland
Regional
The Global Business Solutions (GBS) Center at Cork was established in July 2010 to provide financial shared services such as Order to Cash, Purchase to Pay, and General Accounting and Global Travel and Meeting services. Since then, the scope of GBS Cork has expanded outside of Finance and into other Business Service functions, Customer Meeting Services, Global HR Data Management and Medical Information. This growth outside of Finance is in addition to continued growth in our original Finance scope.
This means that we have a diverse group of employees from finance professionals to HR professionals to medical professionals and event planner experts. The current headcount is circa 400 multi-lingual employees and the culture is vibrant and diverse. This is enhanced by every employee in the GBS and championed by the GBS committees – Sports & Social, Culture Club, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health & Safety, Diversity & Inclusion, Food.
The GBS was awarded CCMA International Shared Service Centre of the Year in 2013 and 2014, with particular credit to Employee Engagement. The GBS Lilly Management Team is currently looking for you if you have a people-oriented, customer centric and forward-thinking mindset. This individual will be an exceptional professional, who consistently exceeds expectations, thrives in a challenging and dynamic work environment, and will be an active contributor to our team.
Lilly enjoys a strong reputation for quality and consistent focus on employee development. We make it our mission to attract the best people and we always look at alternative ways to provide opportunities for our people to excel, grow and build an exceptional and fulfilling career. Other than working with a great team, we also offer a very competitive benefits package. We provide an open, transparent and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.
The primary role of the P2P Associate is to provide admin support to the purchasing process (Purchase Orders/Shopping Carts) as well as support the BPO in their processing of the P2P purchasing requests.
  • Be seen as a “go to” information source on the Non MRP Purchasing in Shopping cart entry and processing, creation of purchase requisitions, creation of purchase orders, and vendor management.
  • Initiate end user education/training program in coordination with BPO and the affiliates to improve Purchasing Compliance
  • Review key purchasing metrics, engage with the P2P/BPO/affiliate teams as necessary to drive improvement & communicate to stakeholders to ensure KPIs are being met
  • Support global/regional P2P projects with influence on accurate and efficient disbursement processing
  • Support the overall P2P purchasing team by demonstrating flexibility in providing cover for team members and training of new team members
  • Support purchasing hub phone lines
  • Zone 1 (US hours) – 1pm – 9pm
Systems
  • Experience with SAP P2P Module
  • Experience in Business Warehouse or Business Objects, MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
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  • 2-3 years’ experience in P2P function with knowledge of the purchasing process
  • Associates Degree (or equivalent work experience)
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to handle complexity and utilize analytical skills, with attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and complete key tasks and deliverables
  • Ability to both actively listen and effectively communicate
  • Ability to work in global team environment and communicate effectively with both internal business partners of all levels & disciplines as well as external BPO team members
The GBS focuses on the following foundational pillars across the full organisation to ensure a solid and consistent approach to running our business
Compliance
  • Demonstrate a strong compliance oriented mindset & help to build a strong compliance culture
  • Familiarise with all applicable process documentation & training materials to ensure you operate in a fully compliant manner
  • Ensure ownership for all applicable Sox & Operational controls for your area

People
  • Actively work with the core team members, internal customers/business partners, Zone 1 Procurement Sourcing and BPO team members to build effective working relationships

Customer
  • Demonstrate excellence in all interactions with our GBS internal customers & business partners


Continuous Improvement
  • Demonstrate a strong Continuous Improvement oriented approach & help to build a strong Continuous Improvement culture
  • Actively work with the core team members & Global P2P team to drive improvements for processes