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Procurement Services Senior Manager

  • Primary Location:
    Cluj - Napoca
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent
  • Employment Basis:
    Full-Time
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Flexible benefits of your choice

Learning and development opportunities

25 days annual leave

Customized wellbeing programs

Extended health and travel insurances

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Who we are:

Betfair Romania Development is the development powerhouse behind the Paddy Power Betfair Group. We are in Cluj-Napoca since 2009, now employing over 900 highly skilled professionals who cover a wide range of tech and non-tech areas such as development, data, information security, infrastructure, product and project management, digital marketing or sports operations.

We work on delivering unrivalled products across the industry, therefore being a Center of Excellence not only amongst PPB's European offices, but also for supporting our colleagues at Sportsbet (AUS) and FanDuel (US) in creating a safe and excitement experience to our customers around the world.

At Betfair Romania Development, we know that an inclusive workplace makes for more engaged employees. As an industry leader, we continuously strive to maintain and grow a diverse and inclusive environment whilst also ensuring that we set the standards in ethical conduct and corporate responsibility.

Why Betfair?

Think Betfair. Experience Different.
It is no question that we, as a business, thrive on leveraging the power of people. We have a passion for innovation and a pace of change that creates a whirlwind of opportunities. At Betfair Romania Development, we believe in experiencing different. If you're tired of business as usual and want to create something new, you'll love it here. Quick-thinking, adaptable and disruptive, we believe the future is what you make it. Welcome to software development with a difference.

This our challenge:

• Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
• Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
• Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
• Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
• The products you'll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
• Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing

Purpose of the role:

Procurement Services Senior Manager is an integral role responsible for leading Flutter's global  Procurement Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Cluj, Romania. It is a co-owner of P2P processes within the Procurement remit. This person is responsible for the smooth, timely, accurate delivery of Procurement Services to the PPB business and its suppliers. It is responsible for the design, development and effective operation of these processes and the technology needed to support them. This role will drive the growth of the CoE to continuously add value to Flutter.

 

What you are going to do:

  • Lead Procurement's global Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Cluj, Romania
  • Co-owner of the P2P process that is under Procurement's responsibilitity. Includes following processes:-
    • Deal Sheet
    • Supplier Set-Ups
    • Contract Management
    • PO raising and receiving
  • Activities to ensure smooth, efficient and effective operation of P2P processes and performance of CoE:-
    • Effectively drive collaboration with AP, business and suppliers, obtaining useful feeddback
    • Design and produce appropriate KPI's on relevant activities
    • Benchmark internal performance against best-in-class standards and industry leaders
  • Development of service level agreements to provide Procurement and the business with consistent, desirable levels of service
  • Effectively lead Process Improvement projects
  • Training of users in effective and correct following of Procurement proceses, providing training materials where necessary.
  • Supporting Supplier Risk & Relationship Management activities
  • Ensure support given to Procurement Sourcing teams in:-
    • Sourcng and supplier selection processes, including operation of eRFx technology
    • Guiding business stakeholders through the Deal Sheet process

SYSTEMS

  • Assist in identifying and delivering appropriate technology for Procurement activity.
  • Assist driving implementations of Procurement systems (e.g. Deal Sheet tool, iProc) and upgrades thereof, ensuring effective Change Management for impacted users.
  • Collaboration with internal IT teams (e.g. Infrastructure, DBA, IS, Workplace) to ensure that Procurement-related technology operates effectively in accordance with PPB IT requirements and standards (e.g. Single Sign-On, IS, GDPR, user access review)
  • Collaboration with Finance Systems team to ensure that Procurement-related technology operates effectively in conjunction with Finance technology (e.g. Oracle Financials, Oracle iExpenses)
  • Manage and administer Procurement technology, ensuring it operates effectively for users, within and beyond the Procurement team.
  • Training of users in effective and correct use of Procurement systems, providing training materials where necessary.
  • Providing functional and technical support to users of Procurement technologies

 

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

  • Formal management of the CoE team, including :-
  • Recruitment of suitable staff with appropriate skills, competencies and attitudes
  • Setting of Objectives for staff and management of performance against same.
  • People Development:- identifying training needs; ensuring relevant Personal Development Plans (PDP's) maintained for each member of the team; ensuring that required training is delivered.

OTHER

  • Periodic and ad hoc reporting on Procurement activity
  • Manage diverse, simultaneous projects in a timely manner.
  • Drive the growth of the CoE to continuously add value to Flutter.
  • Other tasks that may be necessary to support the Head of Procurement Services in ensuring Procurement Services team delivers timely, competent, professional service to its customers.

 

Ideal candidate should have following experience/skills/attributes:

  • 3rd level education (e.g. degree and/or similar professional qualification such as from CIPS).
  • 10+ years experience working in dynamic, fast-paced environments
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of Procurement processes, best practice, systems and innovations and implementations for same
  • Strong customer service skills, maintaining awareness of customer needs.
  • Seeks feedback on processes and systems to gather perspectives and ideas for improvements
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience in effectively leading teams, motivating staff, developing positive morale and promoting strong collaboration. Management of P2P services delivery teams in a Shared Services Centre environment a distinct advantage
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic,flexible and innovative environment
  • Enthusiastic, self-driven and with a high level of self-motivation to overcome obstacles
  • Ability to communicate with senior management in a self-confident and professional manner
  • Ability to present a positive and professional face of team and Flutter at all times
  • Interest in sport and gaming and experience working in these sectors would be an advantage.

What you can expect:
• 25 days of annual leave;
• Sharesave scheme;
• „Flexible Benefits” of your choice;
• Private health insurance (includes dental insurance and health assessments);
• Free parking;
• Thousands of courses online through ‘Udemy'
• Working from home options

Ways of working:

Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them;

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only the suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

By submitting your application online, you agree that: your details will be used to progress your application for employment. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your personnel record.If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective Paddy Power Betfair role.

 


 
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Cluj - Napoca
Blvd. 21 Decembrie 1989, no. 77, The Office building, Betfair Romania Development, Entrance A, 4th Floor, Cluj, Romania, 400124
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This is who we are

Betfair Romania Development is the development powerhouse behind the FTSE 100 company Flutter Entertainment, located in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, since 2009.

We’re the employer of choice for over 900 highly skilled people in a wide range of Programming Languages, Information Security & Governance, Product & Program Management and Sports Operations.

We support an agile environment where bold ideas meet online innovation as the teams deliver excellence worldwide through 7 main project streams: Gaming, Customer Management, Infrastructure, Security, Data Warehouse, Marketing, and Risk & Trading.

EXPERIENCE DIFFERENT

We’re an international family of the talented and the brave. If you’re tired of business as usual and want to create something new, you’ll love it here. Quick-thinking, adaptable and disruptive, we believe the future is what you make it. Think Betfair. Experience Different.

This is your Challenge

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide.

Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US.

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.