ERP Director

ERP Director
Date Posted10/9/2018
LocationGlenview, IL
CountryUnited States of America
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
Position IdEB-2121391068
Job Description
Job Description: Director, ERP Center of Excellence(COE) ? Sourceto Pay Domain
Position Profile
Anixter is
embarking upon an exciting multi-year Business Process Transformation program.
This will be a process-led, global program, which will include the
implementation of Business Process Management(BPM) fully supported by the Oracle
Cloud ERP Platform. This transformation will significantly enhance our
company?s organic and inorganic growth strategy.
The Anixter ERP Center of Excellence(COE)
is being built to support the creation, implementation and ongoing support of
the new Oracle Cloud ERP for Anixter.
The Director, ERP Center of Excellence(COE) ? Source
to Pay Domain reports to the Senior Director, ERP COE at Anixter, Inc. and is
an integral part of the source to pay management team. This person is a
combined functional and technical leader with a broad and deep Source to Pay functional
and technical background who also has a solid grasp of the distribution
industry. He/She knows how to drive global standard Source to Pay processes
using Oracle Cloud technology and determines the solutions to best enable
business processes with efficiency and growth potential. They will lead their
teams to provide design oversight and guidance(in the areas of integration,
data conversions, gap analysis, configuration and deployment) at varying levels
during project execution and subsequent production support. Additionally, this position
is charged with ensuring solutions are in support of strategic goals for the
company ? both business and information technology.
HowYou?ll Be Successful / Primary Responsibilities:
The core responsibility of
the Director, ERP Center of Excellence ? Source to Pay Domain will be to develop
and lead a global team of talented ERP process configuration specialists,
developers and other specialists to implement transformative solutions to
improve the productivity, efficiency and effectiveness of ANIXTER business
operations, specifically within the Source to Pay domain
? Provide
Oracle Cloud-related solutions and services that will help Anixter succeed in
the Business Process Transformation journey
? Provide
operational support for implemented Oracle Cloud solutions
? Develop
point solutions if needed to address specific gaps within the Oracle Cloud solutions(PAAS solutions to address functional gaps, Bolt-ons, Interfaces?)
? Build
the team that will provide a variety of service offerings to help leverage the
capabilities of the Oracle Cloud to achieve Anixter?s business objectives
o Internal Oracle advisory services and
subject matter expertise
o Oracle Cloud application management
services ? internal and third party
o Leverage standard and consistent best
demonstrated practices, methodologies, tools and accelerators to drive the
implementation of Oracle Cloud solutions
o Enterprise Integration and Cloud development
and support services for non-Oracle applications which will interface to the
Oracle Cloud solution
o Mechanisms for vetting and fulfilling
Oracle requests
o Provide technical governance,
oversight and management of the System Integrator(s) chosen to partner with us
on large projects
o Adhere to the appropriate reference
architecture and standards for systems that need to interact with the Oracle
o Introduce and utilize Tools,
accelerators and methodologies to accelerate Cloud adoption
o Implement standards, governance and
strategy for data management across the enterprise to account for hybrid cloud
scenarios(Oracle Cloud interacting with non-Oracle Cloud solutions)
? Accountable
for the quality of the COE services in order to support the delivery of Anixter
projects utilizing ERP best practices for design and build
? Be
accountable for developing, implementing and executing the capabilities within
your ERP Center of Excellence business domain, across design and build of ERP
solutions, resulting from Business process transformation activities
? Provide
guidance to senior management(both business and IT) on integration, automation
and source to pay initiatives and strategies
? Strong
focus on team development, supporting employee development plans to build
skills and competencies; maintain a dynamic and highly cross-trained team
? Accountable
for management of team budgets and resources
? Works
with testing teams to align testing resources and plans, supporting shift to
increased automated testing tools and processes
? Build
effective relationships with all levels of the organization.
? Monitor
industry trends, provide strategic direction for applications in the Source to
Pay areas
? Provide
input for any incident, change or project that has, or might have, a major
impact on the Domain, and/or on the whole of the ERP COE as well asInform/consult relevant colleagues on any change or
project activities which may have a major impact on the others' areas of
? Contribute
to the development of the ANIXTER ERP COE Strategy and Enterprise Architecture(as required) as well as implement and execute strategic objectives and targets
for the COE ERP organization against which performance can be measured, e.g.
effectiveness, efficiency, quality, and business domain satisfaction levels
? Liaise with Sourcing, Procurement and IT leads, primarily
supporting these global processes within the applicable Oracle Cloud components:
o Source to Pay
? Procure materials &
? Receive materials &
? Verify & transfer
? Store goods
? Record payable
? Pay vendor
YourCharacteristics & Attributes
? Prior experience
implementing process-led ERP transformation for large organizations is a must. Oracle
EBS experience is a must. Oracle Cloud ERP implementation is preferred.
? Experience
defining solution and integration architecture within enterprise architecture
? Demonstrated
track record of creating technology solutions to solve business problems(globally, or across multiple divisions or regions within a single company)
? Excellent
ERP COE operations skills and a deep understanding of the overall context of
business processes and how they relate to ERP technologies
? Experience
translating complex business process changes into requirements into technical
IT capabilities and solutions
? Strong
collaboration, teamwork and relationship building skills across multiple levels
and functions in the organization.
? Knowledge of ITIL
? Experience in
project planning and execution as well as economic aspects of system management
and life cycle
? A strategic
thinker focused on business value results that utilize technical solutions.
? Exceptional
ability to lead change using positive and collaborative methods.
? Skilled at
conflict resolution and problem-solving to achieve win-win outcomes.
? Strong
communication skills in writing, speaking, listening and presenting.
? Able to
communicate technical or complex subject matter in business terms.
? Accepts ownership
and welcomes responsibility.
? Ability to
attract, develop and retain talent, and build strong teams
? Demonstrated
ability to deliver under tight timelines with minimal oversight and input
? Strong
collaborator ? willingness to share ideas, documentation and best practices.
? Prior experience leading
large scale Transformation Projects(above $10M) is a must
? Strong background
in setting up and executing an ERP COE.
? Demonstrated
success managing multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
? Competitive
drive; ardent desire to win.
? Demonstrate a
commitment to Anixter core values.
? Global source to
pay process experience
? Fluent in English
YourExperience & Education
+ Bachelor?s degree in ComputerScience or related field; MBA preferred
+ 10+ years of experience leadinglarge-scale, Oracle EBS or Cloud environments
+ 10+ years of IT-relatedexperience within Source to Pay domain
+ 5+ years of demonstratedSource to Pay business design experience
+ Advanced knowledge andimplementation experience with Oracle/SAP ERP
+ 10+ years of progressive andrelevant leadership experience
+ Successful design and delivery of atleast 1?end to end? enterprise-wide Business Process Transformationprojects
Job GroupInformation Technology

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