Senior SAP Ariba consultant

Recruiter
PwC
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Sep 2017
Expires
08 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

We are seeking to recruit a number of Ariba Senior Managers and Managers to join an already successful team to help deliver transformational projects around SAP's Ariba Procurement suite. The right Ariba candidate will have a strong grounding in Ariba together with a very good understanding of Procurement processes and operations as well as the new ideas and innovations around Procurement.

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.
Essential Skills:
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

Requirements
Successful candidates will need to demonstrate a proven track record in some or all of the following:

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
Additional requirements
  • 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.
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