Procurement Technology Lead
Tulane University New Orleans, LA Full-time Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on January 29, 2024
The Procurement Technology Lead is a technical leader responsible for the comprehensive management of integrated ERP system which supports the Tulane Supply Chain business processes and systems, focusing on Procure-to-Pay (P2P). This role involves technology-based analysis, solution development, system functionality, and autonomous management of complex programs. The incumbent collaborates with suppliers, leads cross-functional teams, manages supplier catalogs, vendor management, and ensures compliance with laws, policies, and standards; at the local, state, and federal level.
This position requires a high degree of knowledge in the field of system integration, recognized expertise in specific areas related to developing user interface design, user acceptance testing, and the ability to not only solve unique problems, but analyze data often void of structure and precedent. The Procurement Technology Lead manages programs, formulates strategies, troubleshoots, documents, resolves system failures, and administers policies with a high degree of autonomy.
Key responsibilities encompass a thorough understanding of end-to-end Supply Chain functions, including P2P, Equipment Management, Fixed Asset Management, Logistics, Warehouse Management, and Shipping & Receiving. The role involves collaboration with the Director of Procurement to not only create specifications to meet internal requirements but to enhance Supply Chain business process lifecycles.
The Procurement Technology Lead stays updated on Supply Chain systems, middleware integration, Software as a service (SaaS), has familiarization with Application Programming Interface (API’s), collaborates with system administrators to address performance issues, and drives changes to business processes, system documentation, and training materials. Additionally, they play a key role in configuring and managing Supply Chain aspects of Oracle Cloud Financials, including self-service Procurement, AP, Projects, and more. The Procurement Technology Lead directly manages a Business Analyst or related profession.