Integration Consultant @ SAP Ariba (SAP PI/ABAP)

Ariba Czech s.r.o.

Place of work
Štúrova 27, Košice
Contract type
full-time
Start date
01.08.2017

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

JOB OVERVIEW
The Integration Consultant is accountable for driving Buyer's integration initiative with the SAP Ariba Solutions to automate their buying processes and drive collaborative commerce with their vendors. The Consultant's responsibilities include implementation of the technical components of the SAP Ariba Solution’s open interfaces to the customer’s business applications. The role serves as an Ariba Network and SAP Ariba On-Demand expert on integration options for the customer requirements and influencer of resources that impact the customer's success. You will demonstrate the ability to oversee multiple programs and provide technical support as they grow their knowledgebase of SAP Ariba tools and technology. Strong communication skills and a strong technical background is required to effectively drive customer projects.

You areas of responsibility:
• Consult customers on e-commerce integration options and recommended processes
• Advise customers on creative and flexible solutions to speed integration and ultimately transactions to drive their business
• Engage with Buyers independently with minimal manager/leadership oversight
• Lead and facilitate customer integration sessions to identify and document customer requirements
• Lead regular scheduled conference calls to ensure project status is tracking as planned
• Ability to manage multiple projects across different programs liaising with key functional areas
• Coordinate and manage testing process with customer from engagement to deployment
• Assist in resolving issues related to transmission of electronic documents via the Ariba Network and SAP Ariba On Demand solutions
• Lead and influence resources that impact success, including management of and delegating tasks to resolve issues to other teams/individuals when necessary
• Issue / Status Tracking– Provides weekly updates and escalates critical issues to Team and Project management in a timely manner

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Computer skills - programmer

ABAP - advanced
SAP - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

Preferred qualifications:
• Driven individual that challenges internal and external customers to provide timely follow up to improve cycle times
• Good communication skills, both written and verbal, with a willingness to pick up the phone when email isn’t getting the job done
• Understanding of how document flow and data translation occurs between ERP systems specifically SAP and other business applications such as Oracle, PeopleSoft, Lawson, JDE, Maximo and Ventyx
• Understanding of the functional processes involved in source to payment and the electronic transactions that support them
• Understanding and exposure to EAI, Middleware, and other integration tools
• Ability to adapt support style to align with the technical capabilities of the customer

Basic minimum qualifications:
• University education preferred
• Minimum of 2 year of experience in IT Consulting
• Ability to compile status of all projects and provide regular reports to Management
• Ability to work in a multi-functional team environment and influence others that impact success
• Experience creating and delivering presentations on project related work to team members, management, and customers
• Flexibility to adjust regular business hours to the needs of global customers
• Strong technical and customer facing experience
• Working experience with ABAP and/or SAP NetWeaver PI
• Experience with SAP ERP
• Up to 30% travel

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Brief description of the company

SAP Ariba is an SAP company. Every day, we help our customers find opportunities to cut costs, reduce risk, and grow revenue through better collaboration with trading partners. We enable that collaboration through the Ariba Network — a cloud-based community where you’ll find buying, selling, and managing cash to be as easy as using Amazon, eBay, and PayPal. We also host other online communities where business commerce professionals network and share information and best practices, just like friends on Facebook.

Number of employees

250-499 employees

Company address

Ariba Slovak Republic
Štúrova 27
04001 Košice
Czech Republic
http://www.ariba.com
ID: 3070139   Dátum zverejnenia: 19.5.2017