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Business Processes Senior / Principal Consultant

Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany | SAP

  • Industry:
    Computer Software / Computer Games
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Consulting - IT
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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As a member of the SAP Ariba Consulting organization, you are involved in transforming businesses through the implementation and use of the leading cloud procurement solutions of SAP Ariba.

Business Process Consulting

As the lead consultant on a project, you guide customers through the lifecycle of an SAP Ariba implementation. You support the blueprinting process, gather customer requirements and lead the design workshops leveraging best practices. You may also assist in the development of processes and procedures, which will leverage SAP Ariba solutions in the customer organization. You lead the final configuration of the solution and provide the customer with guidance on user acceptance testing and support in resolving issues/defects.

You have expert knowledge on SAP Ariba solutions and best practices. You leverage this knowledge to ensure that a high quality solution will be deployed that will bring value to the customer business, will be easy to use and easy to maintain. You know that you can only achieve this if you collaborate closely with the customer team and build constructive and positive relationships with all key stakeholders.

During the deployment, you provide progress information and escalate project issues to the project manager to help ensure deliverables are on time and within budget.

Project Stream Responsibility

Depending on prior experience, you can take on more responsibility on projects. This could include leading a stream, multiple streams or a complete project.

As a stream lead or project manager, you are responsible for achieving sound, high quality deliverables on time and within budget. You can manage the client relationship and influence opinions and decisions. You strive to meet quality standards to achieve high customer satisfaction. Internally you provide timely project communication and facilitate regular status meetings. You deliver project cost and revenue forecasts.

Who are you

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

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

You have an affinity with IT and ideally experience deploying IT solutions or acting as a super user for IT solutions. You understand the work of IT consultants and you understand the challenges and complexities that come with digitalizing business processes.

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.

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

A minimum of five 5-7 years of experience in IT- or procurement-consulting

Knowledge of procurement operations and/or e-procurement tools

Ability to travel in Europe up to 60%

Fluent in English and German (C1 level) essential

QUALIFICATIONS THAT ARE A PLUS

Master’s degree in business

Work experience using project management methods (e.g. PMI)

Experience with SAP Ariba solutions

Experience with SAP solutions (e.g. SAP SRM, ECC/MM, MDG-S, other)

Proven people management experience


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