Job Description

SAP Ariba Functional Consultant Lead

Location: UK

Competitive Salary and Package (dependent on experience)

Career Level: Manager

As a team:

We are one of the world's leading providers of SAP Ariba. You'll work on Accenture Operations innovative projects and accounts with colleagues to drive collaboration from sales through to post implementation support.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you.  As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

If you want to be part of Technology for Operations - Sourcing and Procurement capability, what's stopping you?

In our team you will learn:

  • How to provide solutions to real world problems across a variety of industries.
  • How to help transform leading organisations around the world.
  • How best to develop your skills and hone your talents within an innovative technology environment

As a SAP Ariba Functional Lead, you will:

  • Lead delivery teams for Ariba implementations for new projects and/or ongoing client accounts
  • Be responsible for project planning and management
  • Undertake solution design, configuration and customization of SAP Ariba products
  • Provide expert advice on SAP Ariba functionality
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    Looking for experience in the following skills:

    • SAP Ariba implementation skills
    • Ability to lead a geographically-distributed team with diverse competencies, skills, and abilities
    • Demonstrable experience of stakeholder management / client facing delivery
    • Proven experience with a minimum of 3 end-to-end Ariba implementations as Ariba functional lead and/or Ariba solution architect
    • Experience of SAP Ariba integration with SAP S/4HANA, SAP ECC or non-SAP systems
    • Strong Source to Pay process knowledge
    • Strong SAP Ariba skills in at least 2 of the following modules: 
      • Ariba Buying and Invoicing
      • Ariba Guided Buying
      • Ariba Sourcing
      • Ariba Contract Management
      • Ariba Supplier Lifecycle & Performance

    Set yourself apart:

    • By demonstrating your experience with any of the following:
      • Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration
      • SAP Ariba Supplier Risk

    What’s in it for you

    At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

    Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

    About Accenture

    Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 569,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at

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    Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

    COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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