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SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration Consultant @Ariba Job
Requisition ID: 243074
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
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The SAP Ariba Field Consultant is charged with customer focused delivery and Ariba solution expertise. This role is responsible for delivering sound, high quality deliverables on time and within budget. Our Consultants are focused on the rapid transformation of client organizations into world-class managers of Supply Chain Collaboration Solutions that create sustainable bottom-line results.
As a member of the Software Implementation Team, the Field Principal Consultant serves as Ariba Solutions expert on application functionality and technical requirements. He/or she is responsible for effectively applying the Ariba deployment process to meet customer needs within the realm and scope of the Statement of Work (SOW). Consultants can work on all aspects of the implementation process including participation in the sales processes, in developing scope of work and requirements gathering, managing the client relationship, project management, and coordinating technical resources.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE
Lead functional scope definition and design for Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration solution
Uses knowledge of customer’s business and industry to assess findings and shape solutions.
Influences the opinions and decisions of clients using understanding of client’s organizational processes and structure.
Leads customers through the lifecycle of an Ariba implementation, making sure that SAP Ariba’s methodology is followed, and performing Quality Assurance as needed.
Builds solution, customer and industry knowledge by leveraging the appropriate resources (internally at Ariba and externally at the client).
Synthesizes learnings into a logical story using quantitative/qualitative data and/or sound reasoning.
Communicates to effectively resolve problems or issues.
Applies a broad knowledge of Ariba Supply Chain solutions and its integration to client’s backend ERP system.
Establishes credibility as a conduit for solutions expertise with customers (e.g., positive customer feedback), and is viewed as “trusted advisor” to the customer.
Quickly learns new features and innovations of the Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration solution to present them credibly and confidently to clients and Ariba consultants
+5 years’ experience in implementing SAP ERP for the following functions: Basic Planning & Forecasting (MM, PP), Supplier managed inventory management (MM), Direct Materials Procurement (MM), Quality management (QM), Warehouse and Transportation Management (EWM/ LES)
Bachelor’s or Masters degree in business, marketing or technical discipline
Excellent English written, verbal, and presentation skills with the ability to travel 80%+
Experience in implementing Advanced Planning Systems (SAP IBP & APO-DP, Kinaxis, E2Open) is a plus
Industry experience in the following a plus: Consumer Packaged Goods, Life Sciences (Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device), High-Tech, Automotive, Industrial Manufacturing/ Machinery & Components
PMI or similar program management certification is a plus.
Flexible start/end of working hours, sick days, meal tickets/catering allowance, educational courses, training, cafeteria, contribution to sport/culture/ leisure.
We are creating our future together by moving to the brand new and ultra-modern Metronom office building directly above the Nové Butovice metro station. The location encompasses SAP's vision for the perfect work-life balance by featuring uniquely decorated relaxation rooms, free gym & fitness studio, parents' and kids' room, and many more exciting amenities.
The SAP ARIBA and SAP FIELDGLASS Culture Values: SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass strongly values being recognized as a customer-centric driven organization. Our #BeREAL Program ensures that all SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass employees factor optimizing the customer experience into every business decision they make. What exactly does #BeREAL stand for? The R equals responsiveness to customers (including SAP Ariba colleagues), the E relates to empathy with understanding the culture of our customers and their business objectives, the A signifies being aligned with your SAP Ariba colleagues to deliver the best customer experience, and the L acknowledges that we lead our customers to realize value through our expertise. To become a part of the SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass team, we ask all applicants to share experiences that embody the #BeREAL Commitment.
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Information about the vacancy
Bucharova 2817/11, 158 00 Praha-Stodůlky, Czech Republic
Flexible start/end of working hours, educational courses, training, cafeteria