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SAP Ariba Business Change Manager


Project and Programme Management
Singapore - Technology Centre

About us

Dyson is growing. Fast. More products. New categories. More visual communications. We are a creative technology company with a global and iconic identity. Our mission is simple: We solve problems others ignore with exciting new technologies which defy convention.

About the role

  • You will be a change agent in building a culture of procurement process efficiency and effectiveness through continuous improvement and digitalization activities.
  • You will be the key driver working closely with Global Procurement leadership team, business stakeholders and various functional leads in fostering an effective working relationship to manage the delivery of shared services and to monitor compliance with obligations of agreement and resolve escalated issues with regard to the SAP Ariba implementation.
  • Support procurement functions across the Group strategically through value-add as a procurement governance partner in the adoption of SAP Ariba in the following:
    • Work to identify, refine and standardise processes, policies and practices consistent with the Group Procurement direction. Include standardize contracts, process, and systems; vendor selection criteria; vendor due diligence requirements, performance criteria and management reporting
    • Assist to develop approaches and strategies for procurement process and evaluating suppliers.
    • Identify opportunities to consolidate supplier spend and program strategies that deliver effective and efficient use while managing risk
    • Review internal guidelines to ensure efficient, effective and well-controlled purchasing process
    • Review the improvement of procurement process and vendor management
    • Coordinate with other business functions to establish strong purchasing process with document control

About you

  • Bachelor/ Master’s Degree in Business, Business Administration/ Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or related field of study qualified with
  • More than 5 years of proven track records in external / in-house consulting environment in driving continuous improvements project
  • Strong project management skills and demonstrated ability to drive change management and continuous improvements will be key to succeed in this role.
  • Possess strong communication and stakeholders management; able to influence and drive changes among operational and business stakeholders.
  • Familiar with SAP Ariba, TeamCenter and S/4Hana systems relating to procurement, contract management and vendor management would be advantageous.
  • Candidates with experience working with and/or managing Procurement Business Partners relationship will be required. Team player preferably with cross cultural skills.
  • Proven records of work knowledge in Sustainable Procurement practices and ISO standards: 9001, 140001 and 18001
  • The ability to utilise LEAN Six Sigma methodologies or equivalent framework will be of great advantage.

Additional Requirements

  • Complete change management assessments
  • Identify, analyze and prepare risk mitigation tactics
  • Identify and manage anticipated and persistent resistance
  • Consult and coach project teams
  • Create actionable deliverables for the core change management plans: Sponsor Plan, People Manager Plan, Communications Plan, and Training Plan
  • Create actionable deliverables for any required "Extend" plans, such as the Resistance Management Plan
  • Support and engage senior leaders
  • Coach people managers and supervisors
  • Support organizational design and definition of roles and responsibilities
  • Coordinate efforts with other specialists
  • Integrate change management activities into the project plan
  • Evaluate and ensure user readiness
  • Manage stakeholders
  • Track and report issues
  • Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress
  • Support change management at the organizational level
  • Manage the change portfolio


Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition.

Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.