SAP Ariba - Business Processes Senior Consultant Job in Tokyo, Japan

Requisition ID: 190426

Work Area: Customer Service and Support

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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SAP Ariba strongly values being recognized as a customer-centric organization. We’ve created our #BeREAL pledge to ensure that all SAP Ariba employees factor optimizing the customer experience into every business decision that 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 team, we ask all applicants to share experiences that embody the #BeREAL pledge.”

*There are differnet types of vacancy; Senior Business Consultant and Technical/ Functional Consultant

Key Roles(For Senior Business Consultant)

  • Managing SAP Ariba deployments for our customers, ensuring quality solutions, on time delivery and strong engagement and customer satisfaction

  • Leading project teams to successful outcomes, ensuring that both internal and customer side resources and tasks are delivered on time

  • Ability to provide consulting on SAP Ariba solutions, acting as both a project manager, but also a subject matter expert on implementations

  • Assisting with presales and services sales activities to support a growing business

Required Experience(For Senior Busienss Consultant)

  • Experience in deploying technology projects focused on business outcomes

  • Experience in the Procurement or Supply Chain software implementations

  • Experience with SAP Solutions, or SAP Ariba competitor software

  • Innovative and dynamic resource who can work well under pressure

  • Japanese and English Speaking

Key Roles(For Technical/Functional Consultant)

  • Working on SAP Ariba implementation, leading customers to understanding and making decisions during SAP Ariba implementations

  • Providing expertise on Procurement and Supply Chain business processes to customers.

  • Creating business process documentation, technical documentation, requirements analysis, testing support and recommendation white papers for customers

  • (Technical) Providing recommendations based on the correct infrastructure and assisting with configuration/development of SAP ERP or SAP Middleware

  • (Technical) Using Javascript to make customizations within the Ariba application

Required Experience(For Technical/ Functional Consultant)

  • Experience in the Procurement or Supply Chain software implementations

  • Innovative and dynamic resource who can work well under pressure

  • Experience with deploying SAP Ariba solutions is preferred. Also considered is strong SRM or MM deployment experience

  • Japanese and English Speaking


  • Previous SAP Ariba experience

  • Previous Cloud experience

  • Business End User experience

(For Senior Busienss Consultant)

• Strong consulting and project management experience with key consulting firms

(For Functional/Technical consultant)

• History of consulting or project work

Extra Notes

  • Willing to Travel

  • This is a role that requires a strong desire to work on the software as well. All consultants, including project managers need to be experts in the software

  • Someone that is willing and able to learn new technologies and adapt to the changing IT landscape

  • This is a quasi business/IT role, so need someone that can manage both sides


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