Lead Associate - Procurement with German & English

Employer: WNS Global Services
  • Acquisitions - Logistics - Supplies
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 18.07.2019
    Short company description

    WNS Global Services is a recognized leader in business process outsourcing (BPO).

    We deliver value to our customers by bringing operational excellence, deep industry and functional knowledge to critical business processes. Our customers comes from various industries, such us: travel, insurance, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, distribution and retail.

    We will welcome you in a global team and in a friendly work environment where you can professionally evolve. Looking forward meeting you!


    Bachelor degree in any stream. Certification in Procurement (Desirable)
    3 to 6 years work Experience in Service desk Management and Transactional Sourcing and Procurement
    Experience with any of the industrial standard Procurement ERP ex: Ariba, Oracle i-proc.
    Proficient is Microsoft office application (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
    Excellent communication (written & spoken) and interpersonal skills
    Good German & English levels
    Open to travel to client location for knowledge transfer and then pass of the information to other team members


    Duties & Responsibilities for Procurement:

    Procurement and Desk operations understanding
    PR to PO process in accordance with operating guidelines
    Contents sanitation for PR, PO, Invoice and any relevant document under P2P Operations
    Review and clarify requirements from internal stakeholders on requisition
    Able to use the organization’s Purchase to Pay (P2P) system and deal effectively with any queries raised by stakeholders to improve the sourcing and procurement process
    Updating and reviewing PR as per compliance
    Having knowledge of Contract Administration task
    Root cause analysis for delayed PRs. Finding innovative method of reducing PR to PO cycle time
    Efficiently manage negotiation with suppliers and generating saving opportunities
    Undertake expediting of order as per urgency of the requirement and ensuring the timely deliveries of goods/ services from supplier
    Deliver customer service and stakeholder satisfaction for overall procurement and finding ways of improvements

    Duties & Responsibilities for Coordination role:
    Responsible for achieving own and team SLA’s (Service Levels Agreement)
    Manages daily work allocation
    Monitors and ensures delivery of Agreed Service Levels through team performance
    Process documentation is kept up to date
    Daily processing of transactions ensuring no back logs
    Ensures daily reporting for productivity
    Coordinates team schedule and leave planning

    Other info

    You will enjoy:
    A great office, a friendly atmosphere and a multinational environment
    Bonuses for your results
    Wide range of development and training options (including soft skills and language courses)
    Career path perspective and personal development plan
    Great work-life balance culture