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Consultant - Business Network Integration Job

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Date: Sep 14, 2017

Location: Prague, PR, CZ

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 154250
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

 

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

 

Preferred starting date: January 2018

 

Job Description Overview

The Business Network Integration Consultant (BI) at SAP Ariba is accountable for driving customer’s integrations to the Ariba Network and automating their B2B procure-to-pay process with their trading partners. The BI consults both buyers and suppliers customers on integrating to the Ariba Network and establishing e-commerce channels via SAP Ariba solutions.

The BI serves as the Ariba Network expert on technical and functional integration options, customer requirements, providing consultancy on best usage practices, and influencer of resources that impact the customer's success. The BI oversees multiple programs in parallel, and provides technical support, the knowledgebase of Ariba tools and technology is growing.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Consult customers on ecommerce integration options and recommended business processes in use on Ariba Network.
  • Advise customers on creative and flexible approaches to speed up their integration to Ariba Network ; identify and document customer requirements, especially on the technical side.
  • Support customers when they deploy, configure and customize SAP Ariba adapters for Ariba Network; assist in issue resolution related to the exchange of electronic documents over the Ariba network.
  • Apply standard project management principles.
  • Communicate verbally, in writing, and via presentations to customers and their support/implementation teams, about the implementation project.
  • Manage multiple projects across different programs, liaising with key functional areas.
  • Work as part of a team, in a matrix environment involving several other teams.
  • Influence the product evolution by proposing enhancements to the solution, based on customer’s feedbacks.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with project stakeholders (internal & external), both verbally and in writing.
  • Curious and interested in growing both functional and technical knowledge, around Ariba Network related to procurement, accounts payable and supplychain processes.

Technical IT background, with some understanding and exposure to EAI, middleware, and other integration tools.

  • Ability to adapt and navigate in an international and multicultural environment.

 

Additional preferred qualifications

  • Understandings of the functional processes involved in procure to pay activities, and the electronic transactions that support them.
  • Knowledge related to supply chain processes.
  • Experience with SAP Integration solutions (SAP PI/PO, iDocs, etc...).
  • Experience with SAP MM and/or other procurement modules.

 

Basic Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 4+ years of experience in IT Consulting or a similar area.
  • Basic knowledge around project management, focusing on the main needs for a project to run.
  • Experience creating and delivering presentations on project related work to team members, management, and customers
  • Strong technical and customer facing experience
  • Experience with XML and or EDI related data format, and with standard communication protocols of business documents (AS2, HTTP/S etc.)
  • The position requires fluent English language skills; knowledge of other European languages would be of benefit
  • Up to 15% travel (customer meetings) – Otherwise handled remotely

 

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

 

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 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). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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