SAP Ariba Manager



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Job Description:

We seek Business and Systems Integration professionals who possess thorough experience in Project Management specifically using SAP Ariba.

As a SAP Ariba Manager your job duties will involve;
  • Ability to develop project plans for large implementations and lead cross-functional teams to deliver successfully to plan.
  • Participate in client requirements gathering, solution definition and proposal presentation meetings with sales pursuit team.
  • Define, develop, and actively manage implementation schedules and project budgets.
  • Manage project scope and utilize appropriate change control mechanisms from inception to closure.
  • Assemble capable personnel to form the project team, prepare team for project kickoff, develop a collaborative culture and provide coaching to optimize performance.
  • Clearly communicate realistic project delivery commitments and consistently deliver against those commitments.
  • Incorporate an appropriate level of quality audits and testing into every project.
  • Customer Satisfaction - Develop a clear definition of project success from the client's perspective.
  • Strive to achieve a referenceable result from each project. Sales Support - Support late stage sales opportunities to close new business that meets client needs in a manner that is achievable and profitable.


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of SAP Ariba module experience.
  • Functional knowledge of source to pay, procurement, and catalog management software package being deployed (SAP Ariba).
  • Strong understanding of the cloud software development lifecycle including waterfall, agile and hybrid methodologies.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate's Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience).

Professional Skill Requirements
  • It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients our employees must be available to travel when needed. This role requires 100% travel flexibility to travel and work onsite with clients (typically Monday - Thursday)
  • Proven management and delivery skills
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills


WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
  • Competitive benefits, including a fair and balanced parental leave policy.
  • At Accenture, we believe in bringing the best to our clients through continuous learning & improvement - from basic skills to industry-specific content - available to all our people.
  • Career coaching and mentorship to help you manage your career and develop professionally.
  • Performance Achievement - our performance management process that focuses on your strengths, progress and career possibilities.
  • Fantastic opportunities to develop your career across a variety of clients.
  • Opportunities to get involved in corporate citizenship initiatives, from volunteering to doing charity work.

To learn more about Accenture, and how you will be challenged and inspired from Day 1, please visit our website at accenture.com/careers.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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