Intermediate or Senior Analyst
Operations | Procurement | Ariba

Job reference: XPBGOPS02


xp_square_logoXoomworks Procurement

xg_jobs_map_pinBulgaria | Based out of Sofia

xg_jobs_calendarPosted June 2021

About Xoomworks:

Xoomworks is a niche IT, consulting and outsourcing company with two core lines of business – Xoomworks Procurement (XP) and Xoomworks Technology (XT).

Our XP team consists of procurement consultants and industry specialists who are known for their ability to inspire people and drive change effectively. Our XP team operates in three areas:

  • Procurement Transformation – our services focus on the key aspects that make Procurement functions successful

  • Procurement Technology – Implementation of leading procurement solutions such as Coupa, SAP Ariba and Jaggaer

  • Operational Procurement Support (OPS) – range of procurement support services including Service Desk, Release Management, Supplier Enablement, Spend Analytics, Training

Xoomworks partners with the leading technologies in the Cloud Procurement space: Coupa, SAP Ariba and Jaggaer etc. and our clients are some of the largest and most successful organisations in the world.

We are a UK owned company and have offices in UK, Romania, France, Bulgaria and Germany.

Xoomworks was founded in 2000 in London by former partners of Deloitte Consulting who wanted to introduce a new style of IT services partner. Today we are an established company with an excellent reputation among our multinational clients and have a London based business and technical team that work alongside our Operational Procurement Support (OPS) teams based in Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Sofia, Bulgaria.

We are looking for people who are interested in working with the latest technologies, latest processes on mission critical applications. We care about our employees and we invest in them.


Position Purpose:

We are looking for experienced candidates and exceptional graduates who have over 1 year’s relevant experience working on manual testing/application support/procurement support to join our OPS team as a Senior or Intermediate Ariba Analyst.

The role will be joining our existing team delivering a range of operational support services to a couple of our clients’ Ariba Procurement systems. The role will be working closely with other support team members in the Cluj-Napoca and Sofia offices.

You should have a good degree and an interest in pursuing a career in procurement and systems support. A good communicator with excellent English skills, a flexible approach and good problem-solving skills is what we are looking for.

The role will be to join our growing existing team to deliver Ariba Support Services including Service Desk and Release Management as well as other services. There will be an opportunity to expand into other areas such as Sourcing Support, cXML Vendor Enablement, more complex Service Desk, End User training, Solution Analyst etc. The role will involve developing relationships and liaising with various clients’ departments such as IT, Finance, AP, User Acceptance etc.

Ideally you will have had some procurement or procurement system experience previously however internal Ariba based training plan will be followed so that the relevant system knowledge will be grown.

English is the core language for support, but any additional European languages would be a bonus. There is potential for some onsite travel, but the role is based in our Sofia office.

We are currently working remotely but post Covid there is potential for some onsite travel and the role is based in our Sofia office.


Key Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Initial focus on Ariba 2nd Line Service Desk and Release Management but potential expansion into other areas

  • Communicating with UK and Europe based client staff and client suppliers

  • Supporting key functionalities of Ariba Procurement system

  • Providing systems support and resolution of incidents

  • Preparing client reports

Experience & Qualifications Required:

  • Excellent English language skills, written and spoken

  • Good MS Office skills (MS Excel to at least intermediate level)

  • Over 1 year’s relevant support experience is mandatory, ideally in procurement

  • Experience of either Ariba or another procurement system is preferred

  • Any additional European language is a bonus

Personal Attributes:

  • Dependable, highly motivated, proactive self-starter who is able to work independently, take initiative, and drive projects forward to completion with minimal supervision

  • Analytical thinking and attention to detail

  • Able to manage multiple tasks and prioritise effectively

  • Team player and excellent communicator

  • Passionate and flexible

We can`t wait to meet you!

We look forward to hearing from you

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