Senior SAP Ariba consultant
As part of a highly skilled, specialist Digital SAP Practice within a wider group of Technology professionals, you will be encouraged to initiate and develop new ideas and solutions. Our highly committed team have an excellent track record of delivering high quality work to clients across the broad range of industry sectors, and have ambitious growth plans for the next few years.
Delivers projects and consulting solutions with a focus on SAP’s Ariba Procurement suite on time, to budget and exceeds client expectation
Understands client need, qualifies the opportunity, advises and shapes the proposed solution and either manages or supports the pursuit process through to winning the work
Advises and supports clients on the recommended roadmap for implementing Ariba together with enabling the consequent changes to their product categorisation, supplier enablement and procurement processes
Understands SAP’s Digital roadmap and how Ariba fits into it and works together with other technology products and solutions
Strong experience in SAP Ariba implementation consulting. Pre and post implementation experience of delivery of Ariba on-demand products preferably together with integration to SAP ERP products. eProcurement, AP and/or Expense Management experience is beneficial.
Extremely strong client management/project management skills including ability to work with customers to execute an implementation plan that works towards a rapid, successful go live.
Previous senior consulting experience with the following applications is a solid predictor of success: Ariba, Concur, NetSuite, Basware, OB10, Salesforce.com, Workday, Great Plains, ACT, Oracle, SAP.
Development of procurement vision and strategy
Understanding key procurement processes including : Purchase to Pay, Supplier Information Management, Source to Contract
Ability to deliver a procurement improvement programme with successful outcomes
Strong knowledge of procurement policy and procedures development
Expertise in Supplier Management and supplier risk management
Contract tendering and contract management experience
As well as technical knowledge and experience, you must be able to demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills, commercial acumen and ability to thrive in a team environment.