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Operational Officer P2P with French

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Warsaw, PL

Company: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We are experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we operate in over 80 countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect. For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com




The Operational Officer Purchase-to-Pay (“P2P”) role has been created for process transition purpose from whole EMEA region and will be responsible for delivering quality consistent work in the processing of both product related (PR) and non-product related (NPR) purchase orders while ensuring compliance with global standards and control frameworks in the P2P processes. This role will manage day to day interaction with suppliers while upholding the internal and external policies regulation and laws in their duties. This is a regional role, responsible for all entities/countries in Paints and Coatings P2P processes within the EMEA region, located in Warsaw GBS.




  • Processes purchase requisitions, creates purchase orders and adds new vendors.
  • Builds and develops great relationships with suppliers to ensure favorable terms.
  • Delivers high quality process design documentation.
  • Provides training to any group in relation to the P2P processes (including training documentation).
  • Contributes and supports Process Team on the design of the relevant policies and procedures.
  • Provides feedback for process improvements that should become norm for the global P2P process, engages with and consults relevant stakeholders in process improvement.
  • Acts as a contact point for questions regarding P2P related topics.
  • Supports deployment of Purchase-to-Pay process design into ERP systems.
  • Supports ERP system functional design of Purchase-to-Pay modules in SRM and proposes ERP functional design changes.




  • Experience in purchasing/sales process administration or similar.
  • Purchasing transactions or interfacing with business operational customers experience is a must.
  • Experience with SAP SRM and good Excel skills.
  • Openness and ability to build relationships across the organization and geographic regions.
  • Fluent English and French.