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SAP Ariba Procurement and Supplier Management Lead

Company: Accenture
Location: Nashville
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

We are:

The Advanced Technology Centers (ATCs) is the engine for reinvention in our clients' transformation journey. Powered by more than 255,000* people across 24 countries, ATCs will provide our clients seamless access to industry insights and innovative technology solutions.

Stronger together!

The Advanced Technology Centers (ATCs) make tremendous impact in solving our clients' business problems leveraging Innovation, Intelligence, Industry insights, new IT and new technology skills. Now, with the global environment changing at a faster pace, our clients are facing unprecedented challenges and they need us more than ever before. As a Network, ATCs are positioned to unlock greater opportunities and exponential value for our clients.

The value for our clients and our people

For our clients, the Network provides the strength of our geographic diversity, greater resilience, and seamless access to the deepest industry knowledge, the latest in Gen AI solutions, and tech expertise from around the world.

For our people, it brings an opportunity to shape truly boundaryless career paths in a highly collaborative team of experts where they can learn from each other and solve the world's most complex client challenges.

You are:

An experienced SAP Ariba Procurement and Supplier Management Lead able to own the technical support of the Financial and Accounting Platforms

The Work:

  • Works to maintain the Ariba system to align with business goals and objectives.

  • Proven experience working with SAP Ariba, including configuration of workflow processes and systems integration.

  • Strong understanding of Supply Chain processes and best practices, with experience in process optimization and workflow automation.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions.

  • Strategize with various business units to ensure Ariba processes align with current business requirements.

  • Log and monitor technical issues through the Ariba ticketing system.

  • Coordinates all system changes with the Procurement and IT Teams to ensure data integrity within Ariba & SAP.

  • Perform routine system testing and analysis to evaluate user adoption and identify system efficiencies.

  • Conducts user system training.

    This role is located in Nashville, TN and will require on-site 2-3 days per week.

    Here's what you need:

    • A minimum of three years of SAP Ariba Procurement and Supplier Management experience including experience with SAP ECC, S4HANA, SAP Ariba functional knowledge and procurement business processes.

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years' work experience). If Associate's degree, must have equivalent minimum 6-year work experience.

      Bonus Points if:

      • Strong Client Facing experience, great communication and presentations skills

      • Self-motivated and independent with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility for work.

      • Strong technical aptitude, with proven experience with technical help desk and software support activities preferred.

      • Strong problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills to define and understand business needs and determine appropriate solutions.

      • Ability to build strong relationships with client and team members to help navigate through problems, decisions, and related implications.

      • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills, with experience working both independently, and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

      • Strong written and verbal communication skills to convey technical information and facilitate understanding of system capabilities and limitations to non-technical users.

        Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below.

        We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

        Information on benefits is here.

        Role Location Annual Salary Range

        California $73,000 to $168,600

        Colorado $73,000 to $145,700

        New York $67,600 to $168,600

        Washington $77,700 to $155,100


        What We Believe

        We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

        Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

        Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

        Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

        All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

        Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

        For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement .

        Requesting An Accommodation

        Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

        If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

        Other Employment Statements

        Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.

        Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

        Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

        The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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