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Consulting and Professional Services

Business Processes Principal Consultant

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All SAP Locations in Germany like Walldorf, Hamburg, Berlin, Ratingen near Dusseldorf, Eschborn near Frankfurt, Hallbergmoos near Munich, etc. are possible. 


Your future role

The SAP Ariba SCC Delivery Executive is charged with customer focused delivery and Ariba solution expertise. This role is responsible for ensuring delivering sound, high quality deliverables on time and within budget.


Our Consultants are focused on the rapid transformation of client organizations into world-class managers of Supply Chain Collaboration Solutions that create sustainable bottom-line results.

As a member of the Software Implementation Team, the consultant serves as Ariba Solutions expert on application functionality and deployment methodology. Consultants can work on all aspects of the implementation process including participation in the sales processes, in developing scope of work and requirements gathering, managing the client relationship, project management, and coordinating technical resources.


Essential responsibilities include

  • Drive our customer implementation projects to a success, monitoring the project execution reality.
  • Provide a strategic vision on the place of the SAP Ariba SCC solution within the customer solution & processes landscape, acting as a trusted advisor.
  • Ensure a proper project governance structure is setup, with the required stakeholders and decision makers.
  • Support the project team in addressing major roadblocks during the implementation of the solution, at solution, delivery or customer levels.
  • Ensure alignment on the SCC vision and implementation principles at the various project steering levels, facilitating decisions for the project delivery.
  • Influences the opinions and decisions of clients using understanding of client’s organizational processes and structure.
  • Leads customers through the lifecycle of an Ariba implementation, making sure that SAP Ariba’s methodology is followed, and performing Quality Assurance, in particular on project quality gates.
  • Builds solution, customer and industry knowledge by leveraging the appropriate resources (internally at Ariba and externally at the client).
  • Communicates to effectively resolve problems or issues.
  • Applies a broad knowledge of Ariba Supply Chain solutions and its integration to client’s landscape, to advise on scope control.
  • Establishes credibility as a conduit for solutions expertise with customers (e.g., positive customer feedback), and is viewed as “trusted advisor” to the customer.


Your profil 

  • +5 years’ experience in implementing SAP ERP for some of the following functions: Basic Planning & Forecasting (MM, PP), Supplier managed inventory management (MM), Direct Materials Procurement (MM), Quality management (QM), Warehouse and Transportation Management (EWM/ LES)
  • +3 year’s experience of project coordination, management, or customer management.
  • Bachelor’s or Masters degree in business, marketing or technical discipline
  • Excellent English and German written, verbal, and presentation skills with the ability to travel 60%+
  • Experience in implementing Advanced Planning Systems (SAP IBP & APO-DP, Kinaxis, E2Open) is a plus
  • Industry experience in the following a plus: Consumer Packaged Goods, Life Sciences (Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device), High-Tech, Automotive, Industrial Manufacturing/ Machinery & Components
  • PMI or similar program management certification is a plus.


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.


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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:302610 | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services | Expected Travel: 0 - 60% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: All SAP Locations in Germany like Walldorf, Hamburg, Berlin, Ratingen near Dusseldorf, Eschborn near Frankfurt, Hallbergmoos near Munich, etc. are possible. 

Business Processes Principal Consultant

Facility:  302610
Posted Date:  Oct 24, 2021
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 60%

Walldorf, DE, 69190

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