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SAP Ariba P2P Implementation Functional Consultant - English (+ other EU language as an advantage)

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Date: Apr 24, 2021

City: Prague 5, CZ, 158 00

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 275669
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Graduate
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.


Do you want to work for a company that is changing the nature of business by transforming business connections into smart cloud-based collaboration? We do this by delivering an unsurpassed experience to our customers, buyer and sellers, and we are looking for a team member to help take customer experience on SAP Ariba Cloud solutions to the next level.


Implementation Functional Consultant will be responsible for deploying SAP Ariba Cloud solutions for several of our major customer projects in EMEA region, particularly focusing on the Buying and Invoicing (P2P) solutions portfolio, and the Ariba Network functional configuration. 
The Implementation Functional Consultant serves as Ariba Solutions expert on application functionality and technical requirements will help lead the customer in the design, build, testing and deployment of their Cloud solution and associated business processes while providing project planning and services management.


Core to the Implementation Functional Consultant skillset are strong analytical capabilities, good communication and presentation skills, ability to deal with fluid environments, problem solve, operate independently, influence decision makers, as well as the ability to think outside of the box and work within the delivery team to provide the client with world-class service on a consistent basis. The Implementation Functional consultant does have a proven track record of delivering high quality results in a professional environment. High energy and impetus combined with an appetite for learning


The role will be including the following key activities and responsibilities

  • Dedicated to delivering exceptional results
  • Manage Project scope and timeline, tracking key project milestones and deliverables
  • Coordinate SAP Ariba efforts
  • Become Functional Expert on SAP Ariba Buying & Invoicing and associated cloud solutions
  • Speak to a variety of customers from different departments, at different levels and in large or small groups (e.g. client project manager, technical team).
  • Educate Customer (onsite and remotely) on SAP Ariba Cloud solutions
  • Guide customers through the design process to make decisions with full visibility into Ariba Best Practices.
  • Influence the opinions and decisions of clients using understanding of client’s organizational processes and structure.
  • Map, configure and document customer’s Business process,aAdvising on solutions and workarounds 
  • Gather Requirements for solution design and configuration
  • Drive ‘best in class’ business processes implementation on SAP Ariba Cloud solutions
  • Build solution, customer, and industry knowledge by leveraging the appropriate resources (internally at SAP Ariba and externally),
  • Plan and manages project tasks and resources to ensure deliverables are on time and within budget, and meets quality standards to achieve high customer satisfaction.Coordinate and communicating with team members across multiple stream, services and organizations
  • Own customer satisfaction during the successful deployment of solutions
  • Develop and maintain team’s operating principles, templates and work instructions, developing team trainings 
  • Demonstrate influence and personal authority adapting style to manage company or cultural differences.
  • Participate in Team Training
  • Quickly learn new Ariba solutions in order to present them credibly and confidently to clients and Ariba consultants or partners.
  • Up-to-date with the features, functionalities and applicability of distinct areas of the Ariba Commerce Cloud suite, especially focusing the expertise in the Operational Procurement solutions suite (Ariba Buying & Invoicing, Guided Buying, Catalog Management and Ariba Network solutions), with inclusion of invoicing requirements dimension, specific to customer and countries.
  • Complete required internal administration, including budget management, accurately and on time.



  • Functional / Business Process experience in Procurement, Accounts Payable, Finance, Invoicing (min. 2 years)
  •  Software implementation experience 
  • Project Management experience appreciated 
  • Experience with SAP Ariba solutions would be a big plus
  • Experience with SAP solutions (e.g. SAP SRM, ECC/MM, S4, other) would be a plus



  • University degree, preferably in business/computer sciences,
  • Fluent English is a must and another major European language (German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Finnish) would be an advantage,
  • Technical understanding and capabilities,
  • Attention to detail, teamwork, initiative driven,
  • Analytical and problem solving mindset
  • Strong consulting skills and teamwork
  • Demonstrated Project Management or PMI preferred
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills,
  • Travel required



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.

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