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Procurement Governance and Compliance - Senior Specialist

Location:  Wrocław
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  26 Mar 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1488652

Procurement Governance and Compliance - Senior Specialist 


Let us introduce you the job offer by EY GDS Poland – a member of the global integrated service delivery center network by EY.


The role of the Senior Associate in Supply Chain Services / Enablement is to act within Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC). The successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring compliance, mitigating risks, and optimizing procurement processes.


The opportunity


This role involves analysing procurement data, identifying trends, recommending improvements based on best procurement practices and communicating with procurement team members and procurement business partners.

The role holder is expected to form lasting relationships with leaders and other key stakeholders to drive the development of the supply chain organization.


Your key responsibilities


Data Analytics and Reporting for Compliance:

  • Plan and execute procurement process compliance reviews
  • Monitor implementation of corrective actions
  • Prepare detailed reports and presentations for management containing key governance procurement indicators
  • Develop and deliver training programs to educate procurement staff and stakeholders about compliance requirements
  • Maintain a risk and issues register and suggest mitigating actions for procurement risk
  • Utilize data-driven insights to recommend procurement process improvements


Global Internal Audits support:

  • Conduct regular procurement internal audits to ensure adherence to procurement guidelines.
  • Support on external audit fieldwork activities
  • Maintain audit calendar and planning
  • Monitor remediation plans are completed


Skills and attributes for success


  • Proven experience in procurement, supply chain management, or a related role
  • Experience in procurement governance, procurement risk and procurement compliance activities will be a plus
  • Excellent Excel skills – knowledge of complex formulas, lookups, pivot tables, ability to manipulate and summarize significant amounts of data into a usable format
  • Excellent PowerPoint skills - complex information must be simplified and presented consistently to standards expected by Executive stakeholders
  • Knowledge of ESG/ sustainability minimal requirements to apply in procurement policies and processes
  • Very good understanding of policies and processes
  • Very good relationship, interpersonal skills and cultural awareness
  • Self-starter, proactive and ability to work independently
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret complex data sets 
  • Detailed oriented and motivated to compliance
  • Eager to collaborate with best practices and business trends


To qualify for the role, you must have


  • At least 5 years of relevant progressive experience from a large organization, either a partnership or multi-national corporation
  • Working experience of products & services procurement
  • Fluent in English 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
  • Flexible working hours to accommodate Central Europe and US working hours


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Certification in Procurement or Supply Chain Management such as CPSM, CSCP or similar.
  • Prior experience working in a global organization with a diverse and multicultural environment.
  • Expertise in using advanced data analytics and procurement software.
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines.


What we look for


A dedicated and driven professional, committed to achieving the organization's goals. Your proactive nature and enthusiasm for understanding trends in procurement and compliance will add significant value to our team.


What we offer


EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. We work across ten locations –  Argentina, China, Hungary, India, the Philippines, Poland, Sri Lanka, Mexico, Spain and the United Kingdom – and with teams from all EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth strategy. From accountants to coders to advisory consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills and insights that will stay with you throughout your career.


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next. 
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way. 
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs. 
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs. 


About EY

EY | Building a better working world


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets. 

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate. 

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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