Purchasing Manager

Vail Resorts Broomfield , CO 80021

Posted 2 months ago

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Reporting to the Sr. Manager of Operations & Technology, the role of Manager Procurement Technology is required to have a deep understanding of procure to pay processes and proven experience with integrating business process and policies into procurement systems and ERP channels. This individual is responsible for the management of a team of system analysts/administrators who help support the implementation of system enhancements required for scalability and efficiency. The individual is expected to successfully partner with internal business stakeholders, IT resources, and the software providers to serve as the primary lead for the administration and enhancement of our purchasing systems (Coupa and Concur).

A successful candidate in this position would demonstrate their ability to think strategically and align processes and policies to overall enterprise objectives and vision while also being comfortable working in the details of deliverables. The individual would be self- motivated, someone who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, and is able to effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects occurring simultaneously. Previous experience managing teams is preferred.

Job Responsabilities:

  • Serve as the lead for the administration and oversight of the Vail Resorts purchasing systems (Coupa & Concur)

  • Ability to set task and project plans and expectations, manage to deadlines, and hold individuals and team accountable to critical milestones

  • Have a strong data-driven approach to problem solving with an ability to collaborate with cross functional teams to convert ideas into scalable strategies that can be actioned on with available resources

  • Develop understanding of technical requirements for purchasing systems and other integrated and free-standing systems utilized by the Company

  • Manage intake of system & process related requests from stakeholders and work with Senior Leadership to prioritize accordingly

  • Drive strategic discussions surrounding process improvement and align key stakeholders to identify root cause and implement process improvement activities

  • Drive a system roadmap, by planning and managing system upgrades and testing, and meeting minimum system upgrade requirements with the ability to clearly document testing and approvals for SOX compliance

  • Align business processes and policies with technical requirements and limitations for systems, projects and programs.

  • Oversee a team of program analysts to implement projects and initiatives

  • Evaluate and work with IT to monitor all integration points between the Coupa platform and other dependent data sources including our ERP, supplier fulfillment channels and other 3rd party databases

  • Development and execution of system training, support and communication for P2P function

Job Requirements:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Business, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field;
  • 5+ years relevant work experience
  • 1+ year experience managing staff

Preferred Experience:

  • Deep knowledge and experience working with eProcurement systems (Coupa, Concur)

We offer a variety of career opportunities at our world-class resorts and corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado in fields like Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Marketing, Sales & Communications and more. Our corporate team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more at www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

VRACT

Requisition ID 186408


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