Consultant SAP Ariba

Posted Mar 13, 2020
Project ID: 2550110
40 hrs/week
7 months
Starts: May 2, 2020
Ends: Dec 1, 2020
Payrate range

Project Name


Ariba Simple Sourcing Suite


Project Description

The service is requested for the Ariba Simple Sourcing Suite project. The project has the purpose of shaping corporate solutions for various IT topics in the area of Source To Pay in general and Source to Purchase (STP) in particular.


Task Description

The scope of services includes the following tasks, which are independently performed by the external contractor:


· Designing and optimizing global processes related to strategic and operational STP processes;

· Leading the blueprints of projects and act as project manager to optimize the STP solutions landscape by:

o   Introducing pilots of new solutions;


Additional interfaces for data exchanges between applications,

  Prototyping software solutions to determine their viability,

  Digital and Cognitive Procurement software to reduce time consumption in the area of Procurement,

o   Leading mid-size teams with the corresponding number of project team members (up to 20);

o   Analysing the Purchasing and Supply Chain Processes to identify gaps and optimize the processes;

Provide technical expertise regarding the extension and enhancement of core applications:

o   SAP Ariba Sourcing Suite;

o   Sharepoint;

o   PURIS;

o   EDW;

o   Value Chain Steering.

· Professional consulting Procurement and IT regarding market trends and implementation of new technologies in the area of STP.

· Professional consulting Procurement and IT regarding adaptations to process templates according to change requests raised by the user community;

· Calculation of business cases according to Henkel standards with business counterparts to compile a set of recommended implementation solutions in the area of STP;

· Drive change management by:

o   Analysing technical feasibility of the recommended implementation solutions;

o   Providing professional expertise regarding documentation and training to lead stakeholders.

The service of the contractor has the goal to drive innovation and business process optimization in order to improve business capabilities and finally thereby business results, serving our business partners worldwide.


3.      Timelines


The following timelines are to be adhered to by the contractor during the provision of the service: Project milestones as defined in the project plan.

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