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eProcurement Project Manager

Date: Sep 11, 2021

Location: Zwevegem, BE

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.

 

 

eProcurement Project Manager

Bekaert is globally implementing an eProcurement solution (GEP Smart) covering strategic (Analytics, Category Management), tactical (Sourcing, Contracting, Project Management, Savings Planning & Tracking, Supplier Management) and Operational (Procure-To-Pay) capabilities. The global template design phase being complete, the eProcurement Project Manager will manage the global implementation of those capabilities supported by GEP Smart.

 

Role Description

  • Oversee the various streams of the project (Change Management, Category Content Management, P2P Process Design, S2C Process Design, IT Integration, Master Data, Support & Lifecycle Management) and ensure alignment between them
  • Work together with Bekaert IT Lead and GEP Project Manager to:
    • Plan the project phases and deliverables
    • Identify and mitigate project-related risk and issues
    • Align stakeholders prior to stage gate events (eg. Steering Committee meetings)
  • Identify the Procurement and Business resources needed by the project and secure their availability
  • Prepare and host stage gate events (eg. Steering Committee meetings, Go/No-Go decision meetings)
  • Provide regular project updates to Bekaert Leadership

 

Requirements

  • 15+ years Business/IT project management experience, including multi-million Euros and global projects delivered by off-shore teams
  • Strong knowledge of Procurement, ideally acquired through operational experience (Category Management, Sourcing Management, P2P Management…)
  • Hands-on approach
  • Stress resistant
  • Fluent English
  • C-level communication skills

 

 

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