Consultant - Business Network Integration Supply Chain @ SAP ARIBA


Requisition ID: 177300
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Do you want to work for a company that is changing the nature of business by transforming business connections into smart cloud-based collaboration? We do this by delivering an unsurpassed experience to our customers, buyer and sellers, and we are looking for a team member to help take customer experience on the Ariba Network to the next level.
Global commerce today requires much more than scanning or faxing key documents such as purchase orders, invoices, and payment remittance. For better commerce, you must establish realtime electronic collaboration with your entire supply base on a global level, so you can dramatically compress the invoice and payment processing cycle, comply with contracts and regulations, achieve working capital breakthroughs that lower supply chain risk, and more. But few organizations can effectively target and onboard thousands of global suppliers. Ariba has this expertise, with outsource-service capabilities and self-service tools to automate the enablement process for any supplier anywhere in the world. We can help you match your vendors to existing Ariba Network suppliers and onboard new suppliers, or provide tools for you to manage the process on your own.


The Business Network Integration Consultant (BI) at SAP Ariba is accountable for driving customer’s integrations to the Ariba Network and automating their B2B procure-to-pay process with their trading partners. The BI consults both buyers and suppliers customers on integrating to the Ariba Network and establishing e-commerce channels via SAP Ariba solutions.

The BI serves as the Ariba Network expert on technical and functional integration options, customer requirements, providing consultancy on best usage practices, and influencer of resources that impact the customer's success. The BI oversees multiple programs in parallel, and provides technical support, as the knowledgebase of SAP Ariba tools and technology is growing.


  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with project stakeholders (internal & external), both verbally and in writing.
  • Curious and interested in growing both functional and technical knowledge, around Ariba Network related to procurement, accounts payable and supplychain processes.
  • Technical IT background, with some understanding and exposure to EAI, middleware, and other integration tools.
  • Ability to adapt and navigate in an international and multicultural environment.
  • Understandings of the functional processes involved in procure to pay activities, and the electronic transactions that support them, is an advantage.
  • Experience with any integration solutions (Any middleware or integration flow).
  • Experience with SAP MM, in the SupplyChain area (in implementing, deploying or integrating such features), in particular around subcontracting, consignment, vendor managed inventory, forecasting, logistics.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 4+ years of experience in IT Consulting or a similar area.
  • Basic knowledge around project management, focusing on the main needs for a project to run.
  • Experience creating and delivering presentations on project related work to team members, management, and customers
  • Strong technical and customer facing experience
  • Experience with integration related data format (XML etc), and with standard communication protocols of business documents (AS2, HTTP/S etc.)
  • The position requires fluent English language skills; knowledge of other European languages would be of benefit
  • Up to 15-20% travel (customer meetings) – Otherwise handled remotely


  • Consult customers on ecommerce integration options and recommended business processes in use on Ariba Network.
  • Advise customers on creative and flexible approaches to speed up their integration to Ariba Network ; identify and document customer requirements, especially on the technical side.
  • Support customers when they deploy, configure and customize SAP Ariba adapters for Ariba Network; assist in issue resolution related to the exchange of electronic documents over the Ariba network.
  • Apply standard project management principles.
  • Communicate verbally, in writing, and via presentations to customers and their support/implementation teams, about the implementation project.
  • Manage multiple projects across different programs, liaising with key functional areas.
  • Work as part of a team, in a matrix environment involving several other teams.
  • Influence the product evolution by proposing enhancements to the solution, based on customer’s feedbacks.


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