Associate Business Process Manager Finance and Procurement


Arcadis corporate headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Arcadis is a global organization and the role will therefore require travel.


Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate more than €3.3 billion in revenues. Flagship projects of Arcadis include the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Louvre, the Tower Bridge of London, the NoordZuidlijn and the Harbour Bridge in Sydney among many others. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world.

The global Business Process Management (BPM) service line, which reports into the Global CIO, is focused on improving core business processes, technologies and behaviours. In the coming years, the BPM service line is engaged in rolling out the Arcadis Way, a significant transformation program with the aim to provide globally harmonized, best practice business processes and IT solutions to all Arcadis operating companies. The BPM service line is structured around 5 process areas:

  • Market-to-Opportunity (MtO)
  • Pursuit-to-Win (PtW)
  • Deliver-to-Results (DtR)
  • Finance & Procurement (F&P)
  • Human Capital (HCM)

Arcadis is looking for an Associate Business Process Manager (BPM) to strengthen the Finance & Procurement team in designing and implementing the end-to-end finance and procurement processes and supporting Oracle products.

Reporting lines

This role reports to the lead BPM F&P

Job description

Arcadis has identified the following key focus areas for the role:

  • Design and continually improve best practice processes, supporting solutions (Oracle eBS and ERP Cloud) and reporting;
  • Lead the implementation of process, solution and behavioral change;
  • Pro-actively search for process improvements within the assigned business processes based on internal and external best practices;
  • Ensure synergy and harmonization across the business processes including risk and controls and roles and responsibilities;
  • Deliver input in quality management, benchmarking performance and advising on continuous improvements;
  • Ensures adequate integration, use and disclosure of process design into the process management tool (Mavim).


The ideal candidate:

  • Has a Master’s Degree in a business or quantitative discipline;
  • Has 4-6 years of experience in business transformation environments working on process and application design, build, test, implementation or has demonstrated the ability to perform the principal process responsibilities through a background within project delivery;
  • Has experience with financial and procurement processes;
  • Has experience within an internationally operating professional services firm;
  • Prior experience with Oracle eBS and/or ERP Cloud is preferable;

Further required competencies for this role:

  • Leadership, strategic and cultural skills;
  • Consulting skills;
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills;
  • Credible and persuasive at management level;
  • Enthusiastic and committed attitude toward work and task completion;
  • Willing to undertake (intercontinental) travel as necessary;
  • Experience in leveraging process management tools;
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills.

Main working contacts

Salary indication:

Selection process:

  • Business Process Management team
  • Regional Business Process Owners
  • Regional and local key users
  • System implementation partner

The salary is in line with the seniority of the position.

Suitable candidates will be interviewed by members of the Business Process Management team.

What do we offer?

We offer a dynamic and challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working environment, plenty to development opportunities and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity to impact and improve the global operations of Arcadis, as well as deploy own initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

Information/ Application

René Teiken (Corporate Recruiter Arcadis NV)


Tel: +31 650 736 710

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