SAP CES Senior Consultant Job in Tokyo, Japan
Requisition ID: 114122
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.
The Network Deployment Lead (NDL) will manage multiple Supplier Enablement projects that enable clients to interact with their suppliers through the Ariba Supplier Network. The NDL will independently manage buyer and supplier interactions, ensure teams have appropriate resources and design enablement projects for success. The NDL focuses on driving projects which create maximum benefit for both buyers and suppliers. The lead has to have the ability to manage multiple projects at a time.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Builds relationships with external parties such as customers and suppliers at all levels
Has ultimate responsibility for project content and strategy including: Enablement Road Map, On-Boarding Plan, Catalog creation and maintenance, and Contracts creation and maintenance, and data collection
Acts as project manager for cross functional teams consisting of both internal and external stakeholders, including On-Boarding, Catalog, and Contracts
Accountable for structuring projects to meet customer goals and objectives
Holds ultimate responsibility for customer satisfaction on assigned projects
Prepares, delivers, analyses and present project plan and convey expectations, risks, options on project plans & results etc.
Responsible for timeline and deployment
Ariba Solution Expertise
Responsible for understanding key business drivers and managing operational metrics, including cost, quality, cycle-time and customer satisfaction
Ensures that all reports and systems are current
Understands and complies with work instructions, process documents and technology tools
Actively identifies, contributes to and facilitates business impacting continuous improvement efforts using Lean Techniques
Expected to always exceed targeted quality objectives
Acts Self-sufficiently to identify solutions and strategic direction in spite of high degrees of ambiguity and uncertainty
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills within a project, customer or leadership team. Able to motivate and drive cross-functional team towards aggressive goals.
Able to handle highly complex projects
Leverages prior Project Management and technical expertise. Capable of quickly developing knowledge in other areas enabling requirements
Demonstrates exceptional problem solving skills and is looked at by the organization as a leader within the role
Experience and proven performance leading people in direct team leadership, customer leadership or project leadership role
Adept at appropriately escalating issues within and across teams
Assists Team Members with resolution of short term capacity needs
Actively mentors and provides guidance to team members.
Excellent problem solving aptitude. Able to quickly identify project risks and opportunities early in the project and work with a high degree of autonomy to address them
All other duties as assigned
Education / Experience
High level of achievement in a Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience
7 years of experience in a specific industry organization
7 years of Project Management experience
Self Starter / Motivator
Ability to influence and motivate other project team members, and other parts of the Ariba organization toward a common goal
Demonstrated Leadership skills
Well developed analytical skills
Polished customer service skills
Excellent Project Management Skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Project, Word, and Excel
High Familiarity with procurement related processes (requisitioning, order processing, invoicing, and payment)
Familiar with the Catalog and Contracts Enabling Services Solutions
Familiar with PO, Invoice Automation, Invoice Pro, OND Procurement Deployment and enablement process
Is familiar with and understands the impact of all of the Ariba Enabling Services tools (i.e., Tracker, Buyer, ACM, Invoicing, etc.)
Travel – 20%
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer or EOE, M/F/D/V
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