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Senior SAP Ariba Consultant

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dublin South, Dublin
  • Sector: SAP
  • Date posted: 08/06/2018
  • Job reference: J387816A

Senior SAP Ariba Consultant

  • Permanent
  • Dublin South
  • Attractive Salary + Package

Senior SAP Ariba P2P Consultant with experience of the Ariba platform to join leading Manufacturing Multinational in their Dublin HQ. This is a permanent position.

Client has recently implemented the SAP Ariba cloud-based procurement solution integrated to our back-end SAP ERP system, and are working through a global deployment programme. The SAP Ariba solution scope as implemented includes:

  • eSourcing and Contract management for direct materials
  • Purchase to Order (P2O) PO and Invoice automation
  • Catalogue management for non-stock items and services purchased on P2O
  • Supplier Information and Performance Management (SIPM) for direct materials
  • Supplier enablement via Ariba Network for invoice automation
  • Standard SAP Ariba integration between SAP Ariba and core SAP transaction system

Key deliverables of the role - working as part of the existing SAP / Ariba P2P team

  • Assisting with the ongoing support of the Ariba platform including assessment, application and testing of monthly releases.
  • Partnering with both internal and external stakeholders to troubleshoot issues and drive resolution.
  • Liaising with SAP Ariba on Service Requests and Customer Enhancement ideas, and ensuring that key business requirements are captured and appropriately actioned.
  • Partnering with internal stakeholders to drive business benefits from the SAP Ariba procurement and sourcing solutions.
  • Assessment of support calls and change requests, and execution of approved developments in line with best-practice.
  • Creating techno-functional specifications for communication with programmers and liaising directly with programmers on development, unit testing etc.
  • Providing systems support to the ongoing SAP Ariba global deployment programme.
  • Assessment of future functional enhancements to the Ariba platform, and working in conjunction with the business stakeholders to design and deliver agreed enhancements.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in IT, Finance, Supply Chain, Business or related discipline

Skills & experience

  • 5+ years' business systems analyst experience in the procure to pay area, ideally in an SAP-based ERP environment - ideally including SAP MM configuration and development experience.
  • 3+ years' experience in hands-on configuration and development roles within the Ariba application modules as listed above.
  • Understanding of procurement, accounts payable and general finance/business best practices and interdependencies.
  • Strong Knowledge of procure-to-pay workflow and configuration
  • Demonstrable complex problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • History of participating in P2P process improvement by identifying opportunities, proposing solutions and driving change

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