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Ariba - Business Manager Consulting

Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany | SAP

  • Industry:
    Computer Software / Computer Games
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Consulting - Strategy
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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As a team manager for SAP Ariba consulting delivery in Germany, you have a key role in transforming businesses in Germany through the implementation and use of the leading cloud procurement solutions of SAP Ariba.

People Management

Before everything else, you are passionate about people management. You believe that people development, empowering people and driving high quality standards by leveraging the full potential of your team is the key to success. Even though you are highly skilled and experienced, you know how to leverage the power of others before you step in yourself.


You support critical sales cycles where you act as expert and advisor. You also review the content of contracts to ensure that we sell consulting services that set the customer up for success.

Project/program Management

You will provide guidance and support to project managers on high visibility engagements in Germany. You assure that sound, high quality deliverables are achieved on time and within budget. You can manage the client relationship and influence opinions and decisions. You understand the commercial aspects of an engagement and feel personally responsible for delivering a successful and profitable project to the customer.

Who are you

You enjoy working in a challenging environment where you are encouraged to take initiative. You demonstrate high energy and motivation. You have an internal drive to deliver high quality outcomes.

You are interested in a team lead role because you like you like to develop and invoke a self-starting attitude in team members in their pursuit of goals; you can motivate colleagues to do their best and provide them with practical, concrete ideas and methods by which they can achieve their goals. You communicate openly and people trust you.

You are comfortable working in an international environment where you have to collaborate with people remotely.

You are passionate but you maintain a rational and objective demeanor when faced with stressful or emotional situations. You express yourself clearly, using language with precision. You show an openness to people and a willingness to hear what others have to say.

You have the ability to perceive and understand the feelings and attitudes of others, the ability to place oneself “in the shoes” of another and to view a situation from their perspective.

Most importantly, you are not perfect and maybe you do not master all these expectations but you believe in their value and want to work hard to master them.


Bachelor’s degree in business / computer sciences or equivalent degree

A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in IT- or procurement-consulting

Experience with SAP solutions, especially in the procurement space (e.g. SAP Ariba, SAP SRM, ECC/MM, MDG-S, other)

Proven experience as a project manager

Ability to travel in Europe (mostly within Germany) 60%.

Perfect German and fluent English speaking and writing abilities

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