Lead the delivery of SAP Ariba Projects (SAP Ariba Sourcing, Contracts, Buying and Invoicing Modules) and services as required • Experience with SAP Ariba tools and Project Management Methodologies (SAP Activate Methodology). Implementation of Ariba in various projects is a must for this role.
At least five years’ experience in managing Ariba projects; assists with project coordination, planning and management • Assists with tasks associated with monitoring and controlling the project • Monitor the project budget, project team timesheets, and coordinate project billing as needed • Works with consultants and managers to ensure the accuracy of project reporting • Captures project risks, issues, metrics and ensures that they are clearly communicated to appropriate Customer team members and project team, members
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS Must have the ability to: • Work as part of a team, build credible relationships with peers and clients • Analyze, plan, and execute a variety of tasks • Multi-task, adapt and function effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with aggressive deadlines • Quickly learn and effectively apply new knowledge • Take initiative (self-starter), be result oriented and take on leadership role/responsibilities in the projects • Work to solve a problem • Work to be an excellent communicator • Maintain training to quickly learn targeted SAP technologies and methodologies. • Maintain a high degree of customer satisfaction internally and externally in addition to growing and developing referenceable customers. • Assist in the creation and maintenance of project methodologies, templates, procedures and manuals. • Assist in the monitoring and controlling of project activities and deliverables through the use of internal and external tracking tools and assist in daily scrum meetings and weekly status reporting. • Assist in developing process and templates as well as establishing document control procedures. • Build experience in SAP tools and methodologies addition to customer facing • Support project team throughout the lifecycle of the project in the planning, executing and monitoring / controlling of all Ariba project work streams .
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES • Must be a graduate of an accredited university with a Bachelors or Masters degree in: Business Administration with an emphasis on Project Management, Supply Chain, Finance, Business & Engineering, Information Systems (Technology), Computer Science, Analytics or relevant degree.
Must be able to work as a team player, yet have the ability to work independently. • Must be analytical and detail oriented.
Must be proficient in MS Excel, MS Project, and MS Powerpoint.
Must possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills including verbal, written presentation and listening. • Must be open to travel.
WORK EXPERIENCE • 5 years of relevant work experience in a consulting or corporate environment.
• 5 years of experience in change management roles is a plus