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Strategic Procurement Advisor

Company name
CVS Health.

Woonsocket, RI, United States

Employment Type

Operations, Procurement, Accounting, Finance

Posted on
May 24,2019

Valid Through
Sep 06,2019

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Job Description

Would you like to be part of a dynamic Procurement team at Fortune 7 CVS Health? In the role of Strategic Procurement Advisor, you will provide system support for the Ariba (Procure to Pay) P2P application. As the Advisor, you will be required to lead projects and drive system enhancements. This will require coordination with the Ariba hosting team, CVS Health IT and CVS stakeholders.

You have proven organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and work independently, project management skills and possess excellent customer service skills. You will play a proactive role in understanding the end to end current functionality as well as future upgrades of the Ariba application supporting the department from Sourcing to Payment and ensuring best practices are being followed for all procurement disciplines.

Required Qualifications

-You have a minimum of 2 years related work experience.

-You have experience leading Business Support projects including requirements, design, build and test.

-You have experience managing projects and sub-projects and drive to completion.

-You have experience driving continuous improvement of system functionality.

-You have experience working as the liaison with IT team members and external vendors and suppliers.

-You have the ability to provide input on the desired pathway for business requirements and issue resolution.

-You have experience supporting and driving end user testing.

-You have experience documenting procedures and SOPs.

-You have experience guiding, mentoring and training colleagues on a procurement application, preferably Ariba.

Preferred Qualifications

-You have practical hands-on experience in the areas of Ariba P2P, Procure to Pay, eCatalogs, Supplier Enablement, eProcurement, Process Improvement, Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Relationship Management, and Contracting processes.

-You have experience ensuring policies and procedures compliance.

-Transactional support experience within Ariba; invoice reconciliation and contract terms administration a plus.

-Experience supporting Ariba P2P catalog maintenance a plus.

-Experience working with Ariba P2P user enablement a plus.

-You have the ability to analyze and process system issues and seek out the proper resources.

-You possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

-You have the ability to bridge communication amongst technical and non-technical customers.

-You are self-motivated, with strong customer service skills.

-You demonstrate initiative, creativity, professionalism, and are a team player.

-You have working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

-You have knowledge of SAP, PeopleSoft and Oracle.


Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Accounting/Finance or related discipline or relevant work experience is preferred.

Business Overview

It’s a new day in health care.

Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we’re pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you’ll be at the center of it all.

We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran – we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW at and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT at . We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team at . Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.

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Company info

CVS Health.
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Company Profile
Tracing back our history through our retail, pharmacy benefit management and retail clinic roots, today CVS Health is a pharmacy innovation company that is reinventing pharmacy. Our company has grown and changed over the years, but our commitment to our customers, clients and communities has never wavered. Learn how we've been helping people on their path to better health for more than 50 years.

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