Houston, Texas

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The Supplier Enablement Specialist has responsibility for the day-to-day P2P operational support of enabling suppliers in the P2P application known as SCI SpendSmart.

**JOB RESPONSIBILITIES**

**Supplier Enablement**

+ Leads supplier enablement activities associated with catalog ordering and invoicing implementations

+ Works with Business Units, Buyers, and Accounts Payable to collect and review supplier information for enablement

+ Provides functional support for Supply Chain Management (SCM) purchase to pay systems and processes (including Coupa, Oracle & BI tool)

+ Accurately tracks status of suppliers and their relevant category in the supplier enablement process and ongoing monitoring

+ Creates presentations, communications and conducts training for the supplier community

+ Provides customer service support and troubleshoots issues for the enabled suppliers

+ Assists with opportunities to optimize all systems related to purchase-to-pay activities in support of the entire SCM team liaison to leverage best practices and make enhancements to the process

+ Assists in efforts to define business and system requirements including documenting processes, business requirements and general technology needs

+ Coordinates with IT to provide support/identify buyer training needs and make recommendations for functionality and business process improvements

**Project Management**

+ Drives projects which create maximum benefits for both buyers and suppliers

+ Acts as project manager for cross functional teams consisting of both internal and external stakeholders, including On-Boarding, Catalog creation and management, and Contracts

+ Holds responsibility for customer satisfaction on assigned projects

+ Prepares and delivers analysis and presentations for customers to convey expectations, risks, options, project plans, results, etc. to meet customer goals and objectives

+ Acts self-sufficiently to identify solutions and strategic direction

+ Serves as the point of contact and takes lead of the purchase-to-pay system upgrade processes for key suppliers

+ Assists with SCM change management strategies and implementation plans related to theP2P/ supplier process

**MINIMUM** **Requirements**

**Education**

+ High School diploma or equivalent required

+ Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain preferred

**Experience**

+ Two (2) years of experience with procure to pay software and/or IT application support, Procurement/Supply Chain, or Project Management function

**Knowledge, Skills and Abilities**

+ Ability to work productively and influence change within a large, complex organization with a myriad of legacy purchasing practices

+ Proactively support a large base of suppliers, many of whom have their own organizational complexities

+ Effective written, verbal, and presentation skills

+ Strong analytical skills

+ Ability to make vital project decisions and recommendations

+ Ability to communicate to IT system associates at both SCI and supplier companies

+ Passion to provide great service to internal customers (e.g., sourcing professionals, property operators)

+ Demonstrated success executing flexibility within a fast paced environment

+ Highly organized and detail oriented

+ Self-starter with the ability to prioritize deliverables and meet deadlines

+ Knowledge of electronic commerce background

**Work CONDITIONS**

**Work Environment**

+ Work indoors during all seasons

+ Standard business attire required

**Work Postures**

+ Sitting continuously for many hours per day, up to 6 hours per day

+ Climbing stairs to access buildings occasionally

**Physical Demands**

+ Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required, includes paperwork, calculators, computers and phone usage

**Work Hours**

+ Working beyond “standard” hours as the need arises

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Postal Code: 77019

Category (Portal Searching): Logistics

Job Location: US-TX - Houston

**Req ID:** Req.98992

**Position Type:** Full time

**Who we are. What we do.**

We are North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals, who proudly serve our community, provide caring assistance to families in need, and honor veterans and public servants.

We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

_"SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliates._

**Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V**

Houston, Texas

Who we are. What we do.

We’re more than North America’s largest single provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 25,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe.

Our Purpose

Service Corporation International is dedicated to compassionately supporting families at difficult times, celebrating the significance of lives that have been lived, and preserving memories that transcend generations, with dignity and honor.

As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.

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