Change Management - Procurement in Milwaukee, WI at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 5/26/2023

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About Veolia North America

A subsidiary of Veolia group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has more than 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website www.veolianorthamerica.com.

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BENEFITS

Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement.  Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement.  

Position Purpose: 

Veolia North America’s Procurement Team’s desired value proposition is to become the employees’ trusted partner to buy goods and services the right way, at the right price.

In addition to performing tasks typically related to a procurement specialist role such as providing customer service with respect to purchasing transactions, the Change Management - Procurement is equally focused on developing, implementing, and managing the “people side of change” of the many initiatives and projects initiated and managed by VNA’s Procurement Team.

While being in charge of developing and editing content for the team, the Change Management - Procurement also supports people in the organization through the transitions from a current state to a future state and understands what is needed to influence each person to embrace and adopt the change.

This position can be hired in Boston, MA, Paramus, NJ, or Milwaukee, WI.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provides support to the Procurement Desk by reviewing purchase requisitions, selecting appropriate vendors, and coordinating with department management and requesters.
  • Performs Procurement program administration, troubleshooting and continuous improvement (e.g. Travel, Corporate Cards, etc.) as needed.
  • Provides timely resolution of stakeholder questions using direct knowledge of the various purchasing programs or by connecting with the appropriate member of the Procurement team to obtain the answer.
  • Contributes to developing and implements change management strategies and plans related to initiatives led by the Procurement Team.
  • Assists with the development of engaging content and distribution across communications channels (newsletter, procurement website, webinars, etc.). related to the procurement activity (new deals, vendors, processes, etc.).
  • Supports the procurement team in developing and delivering training content that will be distributed and presented across the Company.
  • Develops and manages Procurement stakeholder satisfaction surveys and use the results to develop action plans with the help of the Procurement Leadership Team.
  • Supports development of procurement process documentation and training as needed.
  • Actively contributes to driving continuous improvement within the Procurement team.
  • Assists in communicating with external vendors (vendor onboarding, key messages, etc.).

Qualifications

Education/Experience/Background:

  • 2-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Bachelor's degree required in Business, Supply Chain or related fields.
  • Demonstrable experience in Change Management.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with SAP (Ariba, S4) or any other ERP.
  • Commitment to excellence.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Positive attitude and a team player.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite or GSuite.
  • Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines.
  • Solid organizational and planning skills.

Physical Requirements:

The job can be performed in a hybrid environment with 2 days / week in the office (Boston, Paramus or Milwaukee).

Additional Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.