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Gordon Food Service Indirect Procurement Systems and Compliance Lead in Wyoming, Michigan

div div div The Indirect Procurement Systems and Compliance Lead will be responsible for leading supplier enablement and indirect spend compliance by leveraging the Source-to-Pay (S2P) value chain. Coaches Indirect Procurement Analysts to successfully deploy and maintain S2P functionality. Drives Indirect Procurement's efforts to optimize S2P processes and delivers a world-class experience for internal end users and suppliers via S2P applications. Owns, creates and maintains catalogs, contracted pricing terms, and purchase order strategies. Leads and drives excellence in broader procurement objectives and initiatives through strategic thinking, process improvements, and data analysis. Essential Functions:ulli aria-level="1"Identifies and executes strategies to optimize S2P functionality to drive enhanced compliance, efficiency, and automation./lili aria-level="1"Drives supplier compliance within the S2P solution and executes an escalation process for non-compliance. Defines, tracks and drives improvement of supplier enablement success metrics./lili aria-level="1"Owns supplier enablement activities and accountable for efficient supplier onboarding. Owns direct contact with suppliers and ensures follow through/lili aria-level="1"Creates and owns S2P strategies and action plans related to supplier enablement, catalog development, contract management, data governance, and user adoption./lili aria-level="1"Creates and facilitates supplier and user resources and training opportunities to drive adoption, improve the user experience, and maximize the value of our end-to-end S2P solution./lili aria-level="1"Leads communication efforts related to supplier enablement and user adoption. Develops communication strategy and tactics to ensure engagement with key stakeholder groups including Warehouse, Transportation, Stores, and other large user teams throughout GFS business units. Escalates missed value/savings opportunities, engaging appropriate managers and leaders when needed in order to drive adoption./lili aria-level="1"Initiates change to deliver a world-class user experience of the S2P application by providing outstanding buying support. Engages with application users frequently to resolve buying issues and provide further education / enhanced knowledge of the application and its processes. Engages internal IT team and/or S2P team to help solve technical issues./lili aria-level="1"Accountable for collaboration with external partners (application teams, consulting partners, banking institutions) to drive success in supplier and internal user adoption campaigns./lili aria-level="1"Owns process for ensuring suppliers are transacting in the S2P solution as expected. Delivers business continuity by ensuring suppliers are set up to transact with Gordon Food Service through S2P application; ensures the usage of preferred suppliers by filtering out supply options that aren't a network fit./lili aria-level="1"Actively engages in user outreach, influencing and leading stakeholder groups throughout the company (including US, Canada, Stores, and Strategic Alliances) to ensure stakeholder's consistent usage of preferred suppliers./lili aria-level="1"Responsible for optimizing the effective use of the upstream sourcing module of our S2P solution/li/ulQualifications:ulli aria-level="1"5 years previous experience in any of supply chain, finance, or applicable equivalent with demonstrated ability to develop business acumen in previous role(s)/lili aria-level="1"Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance, Supply Chain or related field is required/lili aria-level="1"Experience with S2P applications such as SAP Ariba, Ivalua, Coupa, etc. prefe