Skills Required:

  • 5+ years in SAP Ariba as Functional Consultant with strong experience with Analysis, upgrade, roll out, Enhancement customizations and Support projects in Procurement and Buying modules in SAP ARIBA
  • At least 1 implementation project experience on SAP ARIBA Downstream applications
  • Strong experience / knowledge of Buying process, supplier selection and Evaluation and Ariba P2P processes
  • Hands on Experience on Procure to Pay process (Workflow configurations and approvals and PO/Invoicing)
  • Experience in Handling Master data in ARIBA and CIG Configuration with ERP mappings
  • Knowledge on Template configuration and should be able to implement templates and perform changes in as per requirements
  • Comfortable with Service Requests in SAP and navigation and interpretation for the same
  • Strong experience in Ariba modules – Ariba Buying & Invoicing, Ariba SLP, Ariba Sourcing, Spend management, SAP Ariba Network
  • Working experience in projects with Agile/ASAP methodology
  • Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Nice to have skills:

  • SAP expertise: Material Management Module, FI module; Basic knowledge is preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of SAP FI, Ariba and S/4 HANA is an added advantage
  • Ticketing tools: ServiceNow or similar tools
  • Any relevant certification is preferred

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare As-Is business execution flow charts and discuss with business SMEs to identify the gap from integration point of view
  • Manage master data for Ariba with SAP S/4HANA as source system
  • Participate in the Ariba system design and configuration with SAP Professional Services and SAP S/4HANA teams
  • Develop UAT approach and test plans for the Ariba modules, Ariba Buying, Ariba SLP, Ariba Sourcing
  • Perform or direct the necessary configurations in ARIBA, writing, reviewing, and approving detailed functional specifications and test documentation
  • Advise on the benefits, risks, and alternatives in proposed system designs of internal teams and external vendors and their impact on the integration with other systems and SAP modules
  • Participate with customer business and functional team in design workshops / requirements gathering
  • Work with business users and other teams to understand business requirements and translate into functional specifications and solutions in accordance with client standards and architecture
  • Define test cases and run unit tests on developed, or modified system changes
  • Receive and address technical notifications from the SAP Ariba Network
  • Manage applications support tickets escalations and be the main contact to SAP Ariba Customer Support
  • Assist the Ariba functional leads in the organization to manage users, roles and permissions, reinforce compliance with new Ariba-centric business process, and review supplier training materials
  • Develop the required training material
  • Provide support and solve related user issues
  • Lead/management/mentoring experience and working experience in Agile Methodologies