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Consulting and Professional Services

SAP Ariba - Business Processes Principal Consultant



Requisition ID: 275764
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 80%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.


You will be challenged with customer focused delivery and Ariba solution expertise. The Consultant is responsible for delivering sound, quality tasks and deliverables on time and within budget.

You will be focused on the rapid transformation of client organizations into world-class managers of spend, through innovative, high-quality, global, Spend Management Solutions that create sustainable bottom-line results.

As a member of the Software Implementation Team, you will serve as an Ariba solutions specialist on application functionality. You will be responsible for contributing to the content and applying the Ariba Consulting Deployment process to meet customer needs within the realm and scope of the Statement of Work (SOW).



  • Accountable for managing procurement streams for SAPs customers within defined time, quality and cost constraints
  • Manage project delivery expectations and relationships with clients, Partners and SAP Business Units
  • Collect and record project knowledge and experience and seek to actively impart this to other members of the regional and global team
  • Ensure SAP offers the greatest value and satisfaction to our clients by leveraging the capabilities of SAPs Ariba cloud solution and delivering services in a consistent and professional manner
  • Ability to develop detailed delivery plans for various work streams and integrate  into overall project timelines
  • Able to manage multiple projects and project teams concurrently
  • Able to proactively identify and escalate project issues and risks



  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in systems implementation, process re-engineering or a related discipline is required.
  • Detailed knowledge of spend management strategies and/or procurement, or sourcing is a plus.
  • Industry experience necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully work with multi-functional teams
  • Strong analytical and organizational talent.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • Experience with Ariba solutions is preferred.
  • Work experience using project management methods PMI or Prince2.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or technical discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to travel 85%.



Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

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.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you 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).

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

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SAP Ariba - Business Processes Principal Consultant

Facility:  275764
Posted Date:  Dec 25, 2021
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 80%

Tokyo, Tokyo, JP, 100-0004

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