Procurement Systems Specialist

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Job Description

Johnson & Johnson Global Services, the global shared services organization supporting the businesses of Johnson & Johnson, performs select functional work in a consistent manner across regions and sectors using simplified, standardized end-to-end processes and state-of-the-art technology. The vision of Johnson & Johnson Global Services is “to be trusted business partners who deliver increasing value by creating and sustaining globally standard world-class services that enable the power of Johnson & Johnson.”

There are more than 2,000 employees in Human Resources, Finance and Procurement who work for Johnson & Johnson Global Services in key service centers located in Manila, Suzhou, Prague, Bogota and Tampa, as well as in local country-based hubs.


Procurement Systems Specialist

Location: Prague

Contract: Full-time, limited contract till 11/30/2020

Who are we looking for?

Do you consider yourself as a proactive problem-solver and do you enjoy working in Excel? Are you curious about the Request to Pay processes? The main responsibilities of our Request to Pay Systems Specialist include supporting and solving system and interface issues among all the procurement tools in place. We have an exciting challenge for you, join our R2P Systems & MasterData Team now!

Your Responsibilities & Your Impact:
  • Systems Master Data
    • Managing of approver limits (regular review and update of approval limits via eForms)
    • Solving broken or non-existing approval flows - Cost Object Approval (COA) and Mass Cost Object Approval (MCOA)
    • Reviewing and updating various systems MD templates - Systems master data templates, including Commodity Code to GL Account mapping tables (T08
  • Interface Issues/Ariba Maintenance
    • Solving interface issues between Ariba and eMP, SAP Lynx and local ERPs
    • Solving Negative Goods Receipt interface failures (between eMP and Ariba Buyer)
    • Forcing PO transmission in the case of transmission failures (exceptional cases - urgent, cancelling)
    • PO re-opening and PO hard-closing process support, including PO closing for Kelly Services
    • Reviewing and approving various Ariba approvals
    • Communicating issues toward the other GS teams, business and IT
    • Cooperating closely with IT to ensure efficient resolution of issues
    • Reviewing issues and proposing solutions or workarounds as required
  • Other responsibilities:
    • Providing support/feedback to R2P and GS leadership
    • Ensuring Compliance with all required training
    • Working closely with the S2S Global Leadership to align on standard process, technology and org design (including continuous improvement and compliance)
    • Cooperating on continuous improvement/out of box thinking
    • Working constantly on improving the process and system knowledge
    • Participating on projects and workshops if required

  • Fluent English
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Finance/Procurement/Customer Service background is preferred
  • Experience with customer interactions
  • Previous experience with working in Ariba is a big advantage
  • Experience from the shared service center and international environment is preferred
This is what awaits YOU at J&J:
  • A challenging and interesting job in one of the biggest global healthcare companies
  • Extensive long-term opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Healthy and active work environment
  • Competitive salary based on experience and comprehensive benefits package:
    • 5 weeks of vacation, home office, flexible working hours, sick days
    • Meal vouchers, Cafeteria, referral award, life and accident insurance, MultiSport card
    • Contribution for: Prague public transportation, language study, illness leave, pension contribution,
    • Refreshment in the workplace, company gym, free sports activities, corporate events 
The benefits are regulated by an internal policy which contains the full details regarding the entitlement and conditions for the benefits.

Primary Location
Czech Republic-Prague-Prague-
JNJ Global Business Servi (7761)
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