Procurement Operations Support

Date: 30 Aug 2023

Location: Solihull, GB, B90 4NA

Company: Britvic



At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.  


We offer consumers a range of family favourite and global premium brands such as Robinsons, Tango, J2O, R. White’s & London Essence. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.


About the Role:
In this role you will create and maintain user data in SAP Ariba liaising with IT and master data where there are discrepancies. Work closely with business users for the ease of system usage and amend purchasing policy as and when required and as per guidance of Global Process Owner.

You will also provide training and support to end users across company with best practice on how to raise Purchase requisitions, work closely with Procurement and IT to setup and maintain indirect catalogues in SRM and work closely with Accounts Payable to resolve any invoicing queries


Key Responsibilities:

  1. Ensuring smooth transactions from start to finish helping Procurement Operations understand underlining issues and resolve them to run transactional activities as smoothly as possible.
  2. Maintenance and creation of internal/external catalogues to improve end users experience in SAP Ariba. 
  3. Ensure that all processes are as per the agreed governance, guiding and educating the wider teams on the correct ways of working and making improvements if necessary
  4. Ensuring accurate maintenance of records; produce regular reports on the demand/input through the Team and presenting at Team meetings
  5. Working with Accounts payable/Finance to resolve any queries as required to ensure that the Credit Rating for business is not impacted by late payment of invoices
  6. Ensuring SAP Ariba training is provided to all new members throughout business also arrange the Username and password from IT ensuring it is delivered to the end user after training is provided 


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  1. Thoroughness and attention to detail.
  2. Very strong team player, with the drive and flexibility to support others in the team.  
  3. Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  4. Some understanding of basic indirect procurement principles.
  5. Working knowledge of multicurrency ERP systems, preferably SAP/SAP Ariba.


We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive