12 hours
2018-05-212018-06-20

SAP Ariba -Upstream On-Demand Project Manager Job

SAP
Pittsburgh, PA
  • Job Code
    178169
SAP Ariba -Upstream On-Demand Project Manager Job

SAP Ariba -Upstream On-Demand Project Manager Job

Date: May 5, 2018

City: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 178169
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 30%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

Title: SAP Ariba -Upstream On-Demand Project Manager

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The On-Demand Project Manager is responsible for assisting our customers with the design and deployment of their Ariba Upstream solutions (Sourcing, Contract Management, and Supplier Management).

As functional experts, they will help lead the customer in the build, testing and deployment of their software solution and associated business processes while providing project planning and management services.

  • Practice Development

· Deployment responsibilities include assisting customers throughout the various phases of Ariba’s solution deployment.

 · On-Demand Project Managers will assist with all aspects of a deployment including (but not limited to): process configuration, feature/functionality demos, user interface configuration, user and supplier set-up and project management.

 · On-Demand Project Managers will act as a liaison between the customer and various groups within Ariba such as Technical Support, Sales, Engineering, and Product Management.

 

  • Customer Focus

· The On-Demand Project Manager is responsible for customer satisfaction during the successful deployment of solutions.

 · The On-Demand Project Manager establishes credibility as a conduit for solutions expertise with customers and is seen as an expert by customers (e.g., positive customer feedback).

 · The On-Demand Project Manager will act as a liaison between the customer and various groups within Ariba such as Technical Support, Sales, Engineering, and Product Management. Ariba Solution Expertise

 · Possesses ability to learn to be conversant in features, functionality and applicability of the entire On Demand Upstream suite including Sourcing, Contract Management, and Supplier Management as well as On Demand Downstream solutions.

 · Possess expert knowledge in at least one area of the Spend Management suite in this case Sourcing, SPM and Contracts.

 · Builds solution, customer, and industry knowledge by leveraging the appropriate resources (internally at Ariba and externally at the client)

  • People Development

 · Owns developing and maintaining team operating principles and team templates and work instructions.

 · Owns developing and improving team trainings.

· Acts as a mentor to new team members.

  • Teamwork

 · Manages internal and external resources to optimize client impact.

 · Executes with minimal guidance and shows strong initiative.

 · Maintains regular communication with team members (e.g., face-to-face, via voicemails, emails) especially across multiple solution deployments so everyone understands status of project.

· Proactively collaborates with manager and teammates to anticipate and respond to issues that could impact solution deployment (e.g., change in scope).

 · Displays proactive communication (i.e., face-to-face meetings and phone calls are more frequent than emails).

Basic Minimum Qualifications

 · BS or BA degree in a related field

 · Strong Written, Verbal and Presentation skills

 · 2+ years of Project Management experience

 · 2+ years of Spend Management experience

· Experience with Contract, Sourcing or Supplier Management solutions/processes

 · Advance Microsoft Office Skills

 · Some travel required up to 30% ·

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

 

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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