SAP Business Analyst - junior Job in Prague, Czech Republic

Requisition ID: 128320

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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.

About Us

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 leader to help take customer experience on the Ariba Network to the next level.

About the Role

  • Are you a highly analytical problem solver?

  • Do you love working with numbers? Do you love Excel?

  • Are you punctual, reliable, and efficient?

  • Are you a great individual contributor as much as a team player?

If you answered yes to these questions, then this position may be for you.

Job Description Overview

The Business Analyst Associate will assist in the collection, analysis and reporting of business network related data in an ongoing effort to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of internal stakeholders. The Business Analyst Associate will assist in the creation and maintenance of standard and customized reports, conduct quantitative analysis and support data feeds / updates.

The Business Analyst Associate would be viewed as knowledgeable on the Ariba Network operational processes as well as have a solid understanding of various data sources available to support the diverse business requirements. This role would meet with the various internal stakeholders to develop an understanding of their needs and objectives to produce meaningful analyses which enables the stakeholders to make informed decisions.


  • Analytics / Reporting

  • Creates reporting and performs analyses in, but not limited to:

  • Demand and Capacity planning

  • Business metrics

  • Team Scorecards and Incentives

  • Buyer and Supplier activity

  • Probes facts, analyses issues and makes rational judgments based on relevant information

  • Tracks trends and prepares business presentations and reviews

  • Performs competitive research

  • Ad-hoc analyses as required

Process and Data Management Improvements

  • Proactively conducts interviews with business stakeholders and subject matter experts in order to understand their challenges and needs and supports identifying new needs not currently being addressed

  • As needed, utilize business process descriptions, use cases, business analysis, and task and workflow analysis.

  • Identifies where new reporting or improved data can provide opportunities for improvement in business operations and process

  • Proactively partners with leadership and business stakeholders to support optimizing business decisions and reach common goals


Education / Experience

  • University degree

  • Experience in an analytical role

  • Fluent English


A high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel demonstrated through the ability to utilize advanced functionality, including (but not limited to) pivot tables, logical and statistical formulas, lookup and reference formulas.


INTERPRETING INFORMATION/ANALYSIS - Systematically investigating a problem to better understand a situation. Identifying and interpreting underlying trends, interrelationships and cause-effect relationships among seemingly unrelated pieces of data. Drawing logical inferences and making rational recommendations based on the application of inductive and deductive reasoning skills.

DRIVE FOR RESULTS – Has a “do whatever it takes” attitude towards challenges. Being flexible with changing priorities. Ability and willingness to multi-task, set priorities and work with minimal direction. Pro-active work ethic and strong initiative. Strong organizational and project management skills

PROBLEM SOLVING - Effectively resolving issues that involve people, things, and processes by using logic and common sense. Identifying the root cause of a problem as opposed to focusing on the symptoms. Generating unique solutions to problems rather than relying on what has been tried in the past.

COLLABORATION - Ability to influence and motivate other team members, and other parts of the Ariba organization toward a common goal. Works well in a cross functional team environment. Appropriately escalates issues within and across teams both within the European region and globally.

ORAL COMMUNICATION - Speaking in a clear voice and presenting thoughts, ideas, and concepts in a logical and easy to understand manner. Expressing complicated or highly technical thoughts, expectations, ideas and intent effectively and concisely. Ability to present to senior leadership.

ATTENTION TO DETAIL - Taking great care to ensure all aspects of work are completed correctly, developing effective methods for tracking specifics, and checking the quality of one’s work in order to ensure accuracy. Identifying mistakes and correcting them before they cause major problems.


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.

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