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Assistant Manager at Beauty Consumer Product Firm in New York City, New York, United States —

  • Information Technology
  • Beauty Consumer Product Firm
  • New York City, New York, United States
  • 5/24/20

Job ID: 101124

Job Description

Our prestigious beauty and CPG client is seeking a temp-to-perm Assistant Manager, Global Indirect Procurement within their newly-formed procurement operations team. This new group is tasked to more efficiently execute the procure-to-pay process for retail capital vendors. The candidate will work closely with two key partners including internal retail store development project managers, and external vendors.


Work across multiple retail construction projects and across multiple brands

Own and accountable for specific brands but support colleagues managing other brands when necessary

Support end to end procure-to-pay activities

Confirm vendor bids vs. budgeted financial targets

Ensure bid pricing aligns with any pre-negotiated rates

Work in SAP: e.g. shopping cart creation, purchase order revisions, goods receipt confirmations

Review invoices to ensure ready for processing

Confirm closure of purchase orders

Meet weekly with internal project manager(s) to review the status of purchase orders across projects

Communicate with vendors as needed (by email and phone) to ensure procure to pay process runs smoothly

Utilize new tools and systems as introduced to enhance overall process


College degree

3+ years of experience working within SAP: creating shopping carts, creating and revising purchase orders, conducting/overseeing 3-way matches, closing out purchase orders

3+ years communicating with vendors through email and phone communication

Strong analytical skills and comfort with numbers

Outstanding attention to detail and error-proof working habits

Proficient in Microsoft Excel (e.g. pivot tables, formulas, analysis)

Capable of quickly learning new software systems

Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with both internal project managers and external vendors

Clear written and verbal communication skills to interact with both internal project managers and external vendors

Extremely strong organizational skills and email management

Extremely proactive attitude and behavior – does not take no for an answer until the work is completed

Strong flexibility to move back and forth between different types of tasks and activities on a daily basis



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