Manager of Business Processes for Procurement - Houston, TX (Manvel,TX
Company: UT Health
Posted on: June 15, 2019
We are looking for a Business Processes Manager to work in the
procurement to pay (P2P) area of UTHealth. This role provides
supply chain leadership expertise in the planning, implementation,
and performance of operational systems (People Soft, Procure to Pay
Suites) and in business process improvement activities. All
candidates need to have good end to end knowledge of the supply
chain process. You must be detail oriented, analytical, and good at
creating process flow diagrams. We're looking for someone who is
technically savvy, able to multi-task, has a grasp of project
management, and in addition possesses great people skills.
This is a transformation role, and will give an individual the
opportunity to build and overhaul a supply chain organization from
the ground up. UTHealth is located in the heart of the Texas
Medical Center and the Procurement organization manages in excess
of $280M annual expenses in goods and services. Our goal is to
modernize and automate the processes and systems that we use for
vendor file management, purchasing, invoicing, employee expenses,
sourcing, and spend analytics. The University has recently started
a competitive bidding process to select a cloud-based procure to
pay suite, and this manager will work on configuring these systems
to match our business processes and internal controls.
You will manage at least one employee at UTHealth, and will also
lead teams as the changes are rolled out to different schools and
our administration. All applicants will need to have at least 5
years of experience within supply chain, a 4-year college degree in
a related field, and be able to offer insight and critical thinking
skills. We're looking for a project management background as well
as experience with procure to pay systems.
We offer excellent benefits including comprehensive medical
coverage and an excellent pension plan run by the State of Texas.
This role requires that the employee works full time in an office
located in the heart of the Texas Medical Center. It is classified
as an exempt role.
Position Key Accountabilities:
1. Manages, coordinates, and supervises personnel involved in the
support of Procure to Pay (P2P) and supply chain systems and
customer support, including administrative support for PeopleSoft
ERP, and any P2P Suites, and ERP Cloud solutions. 2. Analyzes
current systems and business processes, suggests improvements, and
participates in the design of new business processes and systems
that would encompass highly complex and/or high profile projects
that cross departmental lines. 3. Identifies opportunities for
business process improvement and initiates projects to make
improvements with or without deploying information technology. 4.
Participates in and leads business systems analysis and design,
data modeling, process flow modeling, and process reengineering to
provide an increase in effectiveness, accuracy and/or reduction of
budget and/or resources. 5. Functions as the project manager for
the business process and system changes being implemented. Develops
implementation plans; oversees, and may perform cost estimating,
design, project scheduling and budgeting, quality assurance,
communication, procurement, and project closeout; manages the
implementation of projects within budget, on-schedule, and of the
highest quality; ensures that project controls, performance
measurement, reporting, and product delivery objectives are met;
oversees project communications and coordinates system training for
staff and end users. 6. Coordinates and monitors procurement
activities of institutional end user community to ensure maximized
use of P2P processes and tools; maximized usage of contractual item
or supplier opportunities; identify possibilities for process
improvement, service enhancement and/or cost reductions. 7.
Develops and maintains educational programs on the procure to pay
processes, including but not limited to supplier utilization;
procurement processes; procurement tools utilization and
eProcurement process improvement. Coordinates with staff and
institutional audience on development and dissemination of
procurement educational programs related to procure to pay
processes. 8. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships
with Procurement Services, Administration, and Institutional staff
to provide procurement support ensuring effective, results-oriented
procurement outcomes. 9. Provides management of the supplier
enablement/automation process, and e-procurement system (catalogs,
work flow, receiving). 10. Assists in systems support and process
design for procurement and payment activities involving vendor file
maintenance, buy card, invoicing, and expense reimbursement. 11.
Manages Human Resources activities of department in regards to:
recruiting and selection, hiring and termination, training,
professional development, mentoring, counseling, performance
evaluations, and salary planning. 12. Performs other duties as
Supply chain certification preferred.
Bachelor s degree in project management, supply chain management,
leadership and planning, administration, or related field.
Five (5) years of experience in project management, process
improvement, or supply chain. Experience in business systems and
process improvements that utilize electronic business
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds
frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code 51.
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