Publication date: 05 May 2019

EMEA Procure to Pay Process Coordinator (in Global Sourcing)

International Paper Polska


Category: Finance & Accounting

Level of English: C1-C2

Position level: Specialist

We could make smartphones, rockets or sports cars… but we make what we do best for the past 100 years – paper and packaging products that people depend on every day. Join us to discover Infinite Possibilities that we offer at International Paper’s Global Business Services Center in Kraków.
 EMEA Procure to Pay Process Coordinator (in Global Sourcing)
Location - Kraków

(2 years assignment)

Why is this job for You:

You will be a key enabler in EMEA Global Sourcing team to assure the efficient and effective execution of both the Procurement and Sourcing processes by aligning procurement processes and systems, SharePoint, internet pages and providing user support across EMEA 27+ facilities.

You will be responsible for P2P change management, best practices rollout, related trainings delivery, system testing and end-user support for International Paper internal customers in the area of corporate sourcing, procurement, fiber supply, facility purchasing and storerooms.

You will be expected to understand the end to end Procure to Pay process, being SAP Materials Management (SAP MM) expert with an understanding of upstream and downstream processes (e.g. Finance, Plant Maintenance, and Account Payables) and be able to manage projects on behalf of the International Paper sourcing organization.

You will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring continuous and efficient procurement processes across EMEA
  • Defining business requirements with users and stakeholders for any new projects or enhancements
  • Driving and managing multiple projects through the established change control process towards implementation
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously to implementation
  • Providing procurement and storeroom systems and processes improvement, standardization, and user’s support for paper mills and box plants in EMEA
  • Conducting system testing prior enhancement implementation of go-live
  • Providing hyper-care period users support
  • Developing training documentation and ensure effective communication on new processes, projects or enhancements
  • Delivering training on SAP MM, BW, business analysis tools and other procurement systems
  • Conducting change management as required for procurement system end-users
  • Supporting new facilities enrollment into SAP procurement model
  • Representing EMEA as Subject Matter Expert in International Paper global projects and implementations
  • Providing SAP MM user support for sourcing and procurement processes
  • Effectively managing users requests queue, responding to and resolving issues in a timely manner and recommending long term solutions for recurring issues

You have:

  • Bachelor degree in  Management, Supply Chain, Finance or Engineering is required or equivalent work experience (IT related will be an asset)
  • Advanced SAP MM knowledge is a must
  • Experience in BW, FI and ARIBA will be an asset
  • General Procurement, Storeroom and/or Finance experience
  • Project Management experience
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Suite – Excel, Word, Power Point, SharePoint, Access
  • Analytical skills (data analysis)
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English is essential
  • Ability to communicate in French, Spanish, Italian, Polish or Russian would be an advantage
  • The role will involve business travel up to 20% of working time


Newly renovated
people friendly office
in the city center
Very wide range of
Medical Services
Big choice of social
fund benefits (not
only Multisport)
Free language classes
in multiple languages
Training &
Multiple Health and
Wellness initiatives
Company parties and
team building events
Flexible working
hours based on
Numerous charitable
initiatives (CSR)
Working for one of
the most ethical and
companies in the
If you are excited about this role, please send us your application in English with a statement below.

"I hereby agree for processing my personal data, included in my application for a job, for the purposes of recruitment process, according to the Data Protection Act of 29 September 1997, unified text published in the Polish Journal of Laws (Dziennik Ustaw) of 2002, no. 101, item 926, later amended."

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