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SAP Ariba- Deployment Consultant Job

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Date: Jun 13, 2019

City: Tokyo, 13, JP

Company: SAP

Requisition ID:202826
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T2
Recruiter Name: Yoshinobu Kambe


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The On-Demand Spend Analysis/Strategic sourcing  Deployment Consultant is responsible for assisting our customers with the design and deployment of their Ariba Strategic sourcing solutions.  As functional experts, they will help lead the customer in the design, build, testing and deployment of their software solution and associated business processes while providing project planning and management services.




  • Deployment responsibilities include assisting customers throughout the various phases of Ariba’s solution deployment.
  • On-Demand deployment lead  will assist with all aspects of a deployment including (but not limited to): process configuration, documenting current and future process flows and business rule configuration, user interface configuration, external system integration (if required), user and supplier set-up, training and project management.
  • Will act as a liaison between the customer and various groups within Ariba such as Technical Support, Sales, Engineering, and Product Management.
  • The On-Demand Project Manager is responsible for customer satisfaction during the successful deployment of solutions. 
  •  Establishes credibility as a conduit for solutions expertise with customers and is seen as an expert by customers (e.g., positive customer feedback).
  • Builds solution, customer, and industry knowledge by leveraging the appropriate resources (internally at Ariba and externally at the client). 




  • Should be proficient in Japanese , English and Chinese languages( Speak,Read and Write)Candidate should have good working knowledge of  Sourcing and should be from procurement domain
  • Total experience of 6-7 years having strong project/customer management experience with 2 years of project management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required in languages mentioned above
  • Proven problem solving skills demonstrated through professional experience

     Knowledge of ERP systems and Procurement processes – good to have 

  • Demonstrated ability to learn, utilize and train customers on systems, features and functionality for relevant products/solutions
  • Willingness and ability to lead and implement process improvements


    Preferred Knowledge: 

  • Advanced Microsoft office (ability to demonstrate and use office features to enhance customer experience)
  • Strong understanding of the procurement life cycle and the value proposition of all upstream solutions
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments, and may provide guidance to other personnel
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments. May supervise the activities of others



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