SAP SAP Ariba Senior Consultant (Technical) Job in Alpharetta, Georgia
Requisition ID: 161221
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 80%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.
Title: SAP Ariba Senior Consultant (Technical)
Home Office- North America
SAP Ariba is set up for success to grow 30% in 2017. As the industry leader in cloud procurement, SAP Ariba will connect the world and simplify business commerce everywhere. With the B2B trading platform of the 21st century, SAP Ariba is making SAP’s vision of Run Simple and Run Networked a reality for customers. We are proud that over 1 Trillion dollars is exchanged on our network.
The Senior Technical Integration Consultant is accountable for driving Buyer's integration initiative with the SAP Ariba Solutions to automate their buying processes and drive collaborative commerce with their vendors. The Integration Consultant's responsibilities include implementation of the technical components of the SAP Ariba Solution’s open interfaces to the customer’s business applications. The Integration Consultant serves as an Ariba Network and Ariba On-Demand expert on integration options for the customer requirements and influencer of resources that impact the customer's success. The Integration Consultant will demonstrate the ability to oversee multiple programs and provide technical support as they grow their knowledgebase of Ariba tools and technology. Strong communication skills and a strong technical background is required to effectively drive customer projects.
Duties and Responsibilities
Consult customers on ecommerce integration options and recommended processes
Advise customers on creative and flexible solutions to speed integration and ultimately transactions to drive their business
Engage with Buyers independently with minimal manager/leadership over site
Lead and facilitate customer integration sessions to identify and document customer requirements
Lead regular scheduled conference calls to ensure project status is tracking as planned
Ability to manage multiple projects across different programs liaising with key functional areas
Coordinate and manage testing process with customer from engagement to deployment
Assist in resolving issues related to transmission of electronic documents via the Ariba Network and Ariba On Demand solutions
Lead and influence resources that impact success, including management of and delegating tasks to resolve issues to other teams/individuals when necessary
Issue / Status Tracking– Provides weekly updates and escalates critical issues to Team and Project management in a timely mannerPreferred Qualifications
Driven individual that challenges internal and external customers to provide timely follow up to improve cycle times
Superior communication skills, both written and verbal, with a willingness to pick up the phone when email isn’t getting the job done
Strong understanding of how document flow and data translation occurs between ERP systems specifically SAP and other business applications such as Oracle, PeopleSoft, Lawson, JDE, Maximo and Ventyx
Understanding of the functional processes involved in source to payment and the electronic transactions that support them
Understanding and exposure to EAI, Middleware, and other integration tools
Ability to adapt support style to align with the technical capabilities of the customer
Strong Supply Chain knowledge on Procurement and Payable processes
Basic Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Minimum of 5 years of experience in IT Consulting
Ability to compile status of all projects and provide regular reports to Management
Ability to work in a multi-functional team environment and influence others that impact success
Experience creating and delivering presentations on project related work to team members, management, and customers
Flexibility to adjust regular business hours to the needs of global customers
Strong technical and customer facing experience
Minimum of 4 years of experience in SAP ERP (preferably in SAP MM), ABAP, and SAP NetWeaver PI
Up to 80% travel
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