SAP Business Network Integration Consultant Job in Prague, Czech Republic

Requisition ID: 178284

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Career Level: T3

Recruiter Name: Matej Lenarth

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Do you want to work for a company that is changing the nature of business by transforming business connections into smart cloud-based collaboration? We do this by delivering an unsurpassed experience to our customers, buyer and sellers, and we are looking for a team member to help take customer experience on the Ariba Network to the next level.

Global commerce today requires much more than scanning or faxing key documents such as purchase orders, invoices, and payment remittance. For better commerce, you must establish realtime electronic collaboration with your entire supply base on a global level, so you can dramatically compress the invoice and payment processing cycle, comply with contracts and regulations, achieve working capital breakthroughs that lower supply chain risk, and more. But few organizations can effectively target and onboard thousands of global suppliers. Ariba has this expertise, with outsource-service capabilities and self-service tools to automate the enablement process for any supplier anywhere in the world. We can help you match your vendors to existing Ariba Network suppliers and onboard new suppliers, or provide tools for you to manage the process on your own.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

The Business Network Integration Consultant is accountable for driving Buyer's integration initiative with the Ariba Network to automate their buying processes and drive collaborative commerce with their suppliers. The Business Network Integration Consultant consults both buyers and sellers on integrating with the Ariba Network to electronically transact commerce via Ariba solutions. The Business Network Integration Consultant's responsibilities include implementation of the technical components of the Ariba Network connectivity solutions and providing technical guidance for suppliers using XML and EDI to automate their commerce transactions via the Ariba Network. The Business Network Integration Consultant serves as the Ariba Network expert on integration options and customer requirements, mentor to junior Aribians, and influencer of resources that impact the customer's success. The Business Network Integration Consultant will demonstrate the ability to oversee multiple programs and provide technical support as they grow their knowledgebase of Ariba tools and technology. Project management and strong technical background is required to effectively drive customer projects.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

  • Articulate and present Ariba’s Network capabilities and value verbally, in writing, and via presentations to suppliers and their support/implementation teams.

  • Engage with Buyers independently with minimal manager/leadership over site.

  • Lead and facilitate customer integration sessions to identify and document customer requirements.

  • Consult customers and suppliers on ecommerce integration options and recommended processes.

  • Advise buyers on creative and flexible solutions to speed integration and ultimately transactions to drive their business.

  • 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.

  • 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 management in a timely manner.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • 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 accounting applications such as Oracle, Netsuite, Peachtree and Quickbooks.

  • Understanding of the functional processes involved in procure to payment and the electronic transactions that support them.

  • Understanding and exposure to EAI, Middleware, and other integration tools.

  • Experience with SAP Integration solutions (Netweaver, PI/XI, iDocs, etc...) is a nice to have.

  • Ability to adapt support style to align with the technical capabilities of the customer.

  • Strong Supply Chain knowledge on Procurement and Payable processes.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • 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.

  • Flexibility to adjust regular business hours to the needs of global customers.

  • Strong technical and customer facing experience.

  • Experience with cXML, EDI x.12, and communication protocols of business documents (VAN, AS2, HTTP post, etc.).

  • The position requires fluent English language skills; other European languages would be of benefit.

  • Up to 50% travel (negotiable)

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in IT Consulting

  • Demonstrated experience in project management, with a focus on organizational change preferred.

  • Experience creating and delivering presentations on project related work to team members, management, and customers

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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