Job Description

Do you want to revolutionize the future of business? From transformation planning through implementation, there’s never been a better time to join our global team of 47,000 SAP experts. Accenture is helping the world’s leading companies reinvent themselves and enable their digital transformation with SAP. Help us lead the way in powering the intelligent enterprise. Use design thinking, agile development methodologies and the latest technologies—such as SAP Cloud Platform, S/4HANA, Internet of things, artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, big data, analytics and mobile—to deliver the next generation of SAP solutions. Our West region team is growing and the technology innovation being driven in the West is having a global impact on business.  It is a very exciting time to join our team of over 6,000 Accenture people in the West region!

 

Why should I join the Accenture Technology SAP team in the West?

 

  • Drive SAP innovation: working with SAP’s leading business partner, gain early access to SAP innovations and help shape and build credentials through an unparalleled program of collaboration.
  • Learn and grow continuously: build skills in “New” SAP, grow existing skills and develop cross-industry skills with unmatched 24/7 access to the SAP Learning Hub, through expert-curated learning boards, webinars and classroom-style training programs.
  • Thrive in our inclusive environment:  Bring your whole self to a company that aims to be the most diverse in the world and delivers real-time performance feedback based on individual strengths—not stats.

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. 

      Job Description:


      We seek Ariba - Lead Consultant, who possess deep skills and experience in design, implementation and deployment of SAP Ariba On-Demand solutions, both Upstream (Sourcing, Contracts, etc.) and Downstream (Procure to Pay, Invoicing, Ariba Procurement Content, etc.)

       

      Job Duties for SAP Ariba – Lead Consultant

      • Present Supply Chain  (SCM) solutions to C-Level executives of prospective customers and customers by showcasing expert knowledge of Ariba applications in conjunction with Source to Pay process
      • Lead teams in translating client requirements into designs that leverage the best practices embedded with in Ariba applications. Lead the configuration, testing and deployment of Ariba solutions.
      • Providing responses to functional queries regarding Ariba’s software solutions
      • Provide leadership in customer project implementations by providing subject matter expertise in Source to Pay Processes utilizing SAP Ariba.
      • Demonstrating functional and technical expertise in SAP Ariba modules.
      • Leading different phases of the project delivery life cycle – business requirements gathering, process design, solution design, solution configuration & build, testing, training, go-live, deployment and  post go-live stabilization.
      • Engage customer business and IT stakeholders to collect requirements and needs and also help them understand the various facets of the project and enabling them to participate in the system design, build and testing phases. 
      • Provide guidance to the technical team to support the technical build of the system, enhancements and bug fixes.
      • Architect the integration of various systems in the landscape
      • Understand data needs and sources and guide the data integration aspects of the project.
      • Raising awareness for data quality and putting remediation plans to address data related issues.
      • Guide and provide inputs for change management
      • Guide and provide inputs for long term solution sustainability and value realization.

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      Qualifications

       Basic Qualifications:

       

      • 3+ years of SAP Ariba module experience  
      • Minimum 2-3 full life-cycle implementation experience
      • Functional knowledge of source to pay, procurement, and catalog management software package being deployed (SAP Ariba).
      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. If Associates Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience.

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

        Accenture is a federal contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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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.

        Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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        Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

        Equal Employment Opportunity
        All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

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

        Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

        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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