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Global Key User Procurement GKU 1 (m/f/d)

Global Key User Procurement GKU 1 (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  Procurement

Berlin, Berlin, DE

ID:  613

Acts as the central interface between the Global Function Procurement and the Global IT Functions, identifying, channeling, prioritizing, approving all IT related change requests.

Provides high-level functional support on Procurement processes.

The Global Key User collects, evaluates and prioritizes the demand in the field of standardized business applications (change requests and new projects) and acts as the interface to Global Process IT Expert in the IT business applications team.


Key responsibilities:


  • Coordinates, defines, and sign-offs on change requests for functions' applications
  • Develops a solution design from functional perspective (together with GPIT)
  • Coordinates testing and user trainings within functions (incl. successor planning)
  • Approves implemented change requests
  • Documents IT system relevant business processes
  • Responsible for functional roles and access rights concept comprising the adherence to compliance requirements (e.g. segregation of duties)
  • Definition of measures to support the business segments
  • Define and implement range of services for central Finance
  • Group wide standardization and harmonization of Finance


Performance indicators:


  • Performance indicators will be defined on team specific service obligations.


Core Competencies according to KWS competence model and role specific:


  • Analytical thinking and IT affinity
  • Attention to detail and structural mindset
  • Effective communication skills and ability to connect with audience and build trust
  • Solution-oriented conflict management and ability to align multiple perspectives
  • Advanced level on customer orientation, cooperation and team-work
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Open and cooperative mindset
  • Works effectively with individuals, departments and committees to achieve desired outcomes


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Fluent in English
  • Deep knowledge in the field of the Global Function Procurement in combination with a sound capability of translating functional needs to the GPIT's system handling
  • Strong SAP affinity
  • Required relevant work experience minimum 2 years
  • High-degree of tenacity and self-motivation
  • Strong background in purchase to pay process and related IT solutions
  • Proven experience in change management

About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 160 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed and sunflowers. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. 5.147 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries.
For more information: www.kws.com. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.

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