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Consulting and Professional Services

Business Processes Principal Consultant

What we offer

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!



The SAP Ariba Principal Consultant is charged with customer focused delivery and Ariba solution expertise. The Principal Consultant is responsible for delivering sound, high quality deliverables on time and within budget. 
As a member of the Software Implementation Team, the Field Principal Consultant serves as Ariba Solutions expert on application functionality and technical requirements



Customer Focus
•Lead functional scope definition and design for Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration solution / Uses knowledge of customer’s business and industry to assess findings and shape solutions.
•Influences the opinions and decisions of clients using understanding of client’s organizational processes and structure / Speaks to a variety of customers from different departments, at different levels, and in large or small groups (e.g. client project manager, technical team).
•Knows customer problems and anticipates their needs / Identifies client issues and approaches for determining potential solutions.


Ariba Solution Expertise
•Builds solution, customer, and industry knowledge by leveraging the appropriate resources (internally at Ariba and externally at the client).
•Synthesizes learnings into a logical story using quantitative/qualitative data and/or sound reasoning.



•5+ years experience in implementing SAP ERP for the following functions:
•Basic Planning & Forecasting (MM, PP)
•Demand and supply planning  
•S&OP, Demand Management, MRP,Reorder Point Planning
•Supplier managed inventory management (MM)
•Direct Materials Procurement (MM)
•Ability to travel 80%+
•Basic understanding of ERP integration via middleware and direct connect
•Basic understanding of B2B communication standards and technology
•A minimum of three to five years experience with “Big 4” consulting firm or comparable in systems implementation, process re-engineering or a related discipline in a team lead or manager role


•Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or technical discipline




We are SAP

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.


Our inclusion promise

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.


SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

 Requisition ID:302012 | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Business Processes Principal Consultant

Facility:  302012
Posted Date:  Nov 24, 2021
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Bangalore, IN, 560103

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