Monsanto Asia Africa System and Tools Manager in FOURWAYS, South Africa

The candidate will be responsible and accountable to both partners and procurement teams to deliver e-procurement tools to enable efficiency through tools utilization and enables decision through clean data.

The candidate will assess the various existing procurement tools between countries, industries and creating recommendations for adoption and process’s improvement.

The candidate will be responsible to create and implement change management strategies and plans to ensure commitment among key stakeholders for the tools implementation and changes.

The candidate will actively seek opportunities to increase data quality by identifying future needs to evolve procurement solutions, spend visibility and optimization

The candidate will define measures of success including but not limited to procurement efficiency and quality, innovation and scalability.

The candidate will build successful, collaborative relationships with procurement peers and suppliers to drive e-procurement tools adoption and deliver a unified procurement vision

The candidate will comply with standard, sourcing procedures and project complexity deliverables and business process improvements to increase efficiency and enable business agility

The candidate will cultivate a culture of innovation in all e-procurement tools to sustain procurement relevance and success

BS/BA degree plus minimum (5-7) years business experience in the Supply Chain Management / Technology Management/Project Management.

5-7 years procurement end to end change management experience

Experience in SAP / Ariba / Automated trade systems / e-commerce tools or similar systems.

Successful track record in a system and process role

Prior proven cross-functional team leadership skills required

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Strategic focus with the ability to analyze, formulate, and implement strategies to significantly drive efficiency and productivity

Proven speaking & presentation skills, and superb written communication skills

Demonstrated consultative and collaborative skills

Exceptional attention to detail combined with ability to tie detail to vision

Proven ability to influence others across groups and win concessions without damaging relationships

Ability to comprehend workflow and changes.

Organization: Asia Africa Supply Chain51012608_

Title: Asia Africa System and Tools Manager

Location: Africa-South Africa-Fourways-Fourways

Requisition ID: 01FU8

Job: Purchasing/Procurement

Schedule: Full-time

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