Ariba Lead Consultant

  • Location: â€‹Hamburg, Norderstedt - tesa Headquarter
  • Entry as: Permanent
  • Work Area: IT

 

What you will do

We are seeking an experienced Ariba lead consultant to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for providing technical expertise and guidance in implementation & optimization of Ariba. This role involves working closely with procurement and finance stakeholders to understand their business processes, configure Ariba tool to meet their specific end-to-end requirements, and drive successful adoption and utilization of the platform with integrated systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Technical Expertise: Stay up to date with the latest Ariba functionalities, features, enhancements, and provide guidance on best practices and industry trends.
  • Solution Design: Design and configure Ariba platform to meet client requirements, ensuring seamless integration with existing systems and processes.
  • Implementation Management: Lead and manage the end-to-end implementation of Ariba tool, including system configuration, data migration, testing, quality assurance and training.
  • Change Management: Drive user adoption and change management activities to ensure successful adoption of Ariba tool across the organization.
  • System Optimization: Continuously monitor and optimize Ariba platform to improve efficiency, enhance user experience, manage interfaces to different departments and cross-functional IT.
  • Requirement management: Manage stakeholder requirement and handle inquiries for Sourcing, risk management, Purchase to Order and Purchase to Pay.
  • Stakeholder Management: Build and maintain strong relationship with key stakeholders, including business users, IT teams, procurement, and accounting departments, to ensure successful project delivery.
  • International and content-related management of project topics related to Ariba applications from end-to-end perspective.

What you will need

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field
  • Excellent Procurement / P2P/ Sourcing/ Supplier management / Ariba process/configuration experience (7 years minimum)
  • Strong knowledge of SAP P2P & MM processes related to S2P Procurement, Strategic sourcing, Catalogue content management and Workflows from process and configuration perspective
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks, manage timelines, and deliver quality results with multicultural teams
  • Experience in managing end-to-end implementation projects, including requirements gathering, system design, testing, and training.
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to understand complex business processes and translate them into system requirements.
  • Excellent communication and people skills, with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Ariba certification(s) or relevant professional certifications are highly desirable.

What you can expect

tesa is one of the world's leading manufacturers of adhesive tape solutions, with a range of more than 7,000 products.  With passion for technology, we drive innovation, reliability, and sustainability to shape a better future.

Our solutions make a difference in the work, products, and lives of our customers across a variety of industries, including Automotive, Electronics, and Home applications. With this, we address a broad segment of business customers, but also you as a private consumer.

You might be surprised to discover the many places where our adhesive solutions are at work, from the battery in your electric car, to the display of your mobile phone, and even in the elevator in your building. Wherever you look, you'll find tesa - holding the world together since more than 125 years.