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Senior SAP Ariba Consultant

Senior SAP Ariba Consultant


NTT Data Business Solutions -

We are one of the leading international IT full-service providers in the SAP environment, with employees in 25 countries. Our market-leading SAP competence was built through many years of developing highly innovative solutions and services, and enhanced through our strong international presence.

Since 2008 itelligence has belonged to the NTT DATA corporate group, one of the largest telecommunications firms and IT service providers in the world. This cooperation allows our customers to take advantage of the best available support with their expansion plans, and provides our employees with a world leading network of specialists.

 NTTData Business Solutions facts:

  • Established in 1989.
  • More than 8,400 employees. 
  • Specialist for innovative SAP technologies, like S/4HANA, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Business Analytics, User Experience (UX) as well as the Internet of Things.
  • Globally SAP Certified in Hosting, AMS, HANA Operations and Cloud Services.
  • More than 6,000 customers worldwide.
  • Headquarters in Bielefeld (Germany).
  • Management board: Norbert Rotter, Chief Executive Officer
  • Located in 25 countries.



The Senior Ariba role is a key and influencing role within the NTT DATA Business Solutions (NDBS) Supply Chain practice .  The successful candidate will be part of a wider team responsible for the design and implementation of SAP solutions to our customer base and to meet our customer’s needs. As a Senior Expert you will support customer engagements and perform delivery of the SAP Ariba solutions working alongside Solution Architects, Project Managers and the Integration Team to deliver innovative and high-quality solutions integrated into core SAP ERP and non-SAP solutions.


Responsibilities and Expectations

•Work closely with customer and NDBS sales and business development teams to translate business requirements into a solution that takes advantage of the SAP Ariba capabilities, architecting SAP Ariba within the overall solution landscape.  This will include collaboratively compiling statements of works to support any stage of the sales and deal review processes.  Leads and co-ordinates integrated workshops with detail and complexity with Senior Stakeholders in the customer business.

•Provide thought leadership to NDBS and its customers focused on procurement strategy, based onSAP Ariba solutions and the SAP Ariba product roadmap

•Act as the design authority on the projects ensuring the quality and integrity of SAP Ariba solutions being implemented is aligned to industry best practice

•Adhering to the agreed NDBS  strategy, engage in self-directed and other learning to keep pace with new technologies and developments to ensure itelligence remains at the forefront of the market within which we operate.  Share, use and communicate expert knowledge in order to develop others and make business processes more effective.

•Recognise potential for repeat and extended business with respect to end-to-end service offer by itelligence and provide comprehensive input.  Support itelligence to grow our business by being alert to the customer opportunities that present themselves.

•Have strength and depth in delivery and configuration expertise in the SAP Ariba Buying and Invoicing, SAP Ariba Source to Contract and Ariba Supplier Management solutions.

•Have experience and knowledge of the Source to Pay and Supplier Management business processes for both Direct and Indirect Spend.

•Experience of SAP ECC and/or SAP S/4 HANA Sourcing, Procurement and Accounts Payable processes would be advantageous



•Is able to communicate, influence, convince and inspire effectively by own personality and act as a trusted role model and advisor within the SAP Ariba solution architecture field of expertise.

•Proven and demonstrable track record of successfully delivering customer projects and providing SAP Ariba solutions for the resolution of complex requirements.

•Strong interpersonal and soft skills, able to quickly develop relationships with all stakeholders; within NDBS locally and globally, external customers, suppliers and partners to become a trusted advisor in your field of expertise.

•Demonstrates gravitas and personal integrity, is able to overcome unforeseen situations and keeps business objectives in mind.  Drives results, effects, convinces and inspires by his/her personality, behaviour and communication style.  Is a role model and ambassador.

•Makes solid and reliable decisions in complex environments.

•Has a thirst for learning and staying on top of the evolving technology landscape.  Actively shares and transfers own expertise and operational knowledge in a structured method, thus making it useful and functional.



•The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate between 4 and 6 years of professional experience working within a SAP  Ariba consulting environment.  Experience working with a value added re-seller or software house would be advantageous

•Proven and demonstrable experience in solution design and architecture with successful delivery and experience of all elements of between 4 and 6 full project lifecycles





•Career opportunities exist along multiple route maps from people and leadership, products and expertise and project management.  Which route you take is up to you and we are on hand to provide guidance and support.  Join us to start the journey that is your career path.

•You will be expected to follow relevant policies, procedures and work instructions, and report to the appropriate superior if objectives cannot be met or a problem occurs, the resolution of which is outside the scope of his/her authority.

•The jobholder is empowered with the necessary authority to make decisions appropriate to the execution of the responsibilities and tasks outlined. The above Job Description does not limit the employee in executing his job in concurrence with his main area of responsibility or other relevant jobs that they may be required to do.

•NDBS is an equal opportunities employer.   Please advise us should you require special arrangements for the interview process.

You must be eligible to work in the UK and prepared to undergo high level security clearance

Thank you for your interest in NTT DATA Business Solutions! We are thrilled to offer an exceptional compensation package that includes competitive salaries, comprehensive health and dental benefits, Flexible Paid Time Off, 10 paid holidays, a 401k plan, and remote work opportunities, among many other fantastic benefits. We take great pride in our firm's high-growth trajectory and are always on the lookout for top talent to join our team.

Please note that employment with NTT DATA Business Solutions is subject to the successful completion of a satisfactory background check, and we participate in E-Verify. We kindly ask that all applications be submitted directly and not through third-party agencies.

We encourage you to consider becoming a part of our dynamic and innovative organization. Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to hearing from you soon!

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Nov 20, 2023

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