San Antonio, Texas

Functional Consultant Lead - SAP Ariba

Location: Remote, Preferably Eastern US

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The Functional Consultant Lead - SAP Ariba will work independently, as a part of technology mobilization team, in addition to supporting the Lead Architect with the overall solution, defining and validating requirements, completing impact assessments and functional designs, and supporting various testing phases. Functional Consultant Lead will be in close contact relationship with Architect Lead, Client Process Owner s and Technical teams, Accenture Operations Service Delivery Team, to provide advice on application configuration supporting relevant process requirements. In addition, all team members will be responsible for coaching training other team members to develop stronger functional and technical skills for applications which they are aligned to support.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Understand specific business needs of the business customer

+ Act as the application functional expert by providing expertise in the business process supported by the application(s)

+ Work collaboratively with the customer to develop Business Requirements

+ Provide detailed definition on how the applications will support business requirements

+ Conduct impact analyses of business requirements on the system

+ Analyze, determine, and document system requirements

+ Ensure the software supports business requirements

+ Promote customer satisfaction and build strong customer relationships

+ Coordinate the design and development of work estimates

+ Organize and prepare work effectively to facilitate proactive resolution of problems, rather than reactive

+ Work with team members to enhance their business and functional knowledge

+ Communicate accurate status of project deliverables, risk and issues

+ Demonstrate and promote client service attitude within and across teams

+ Manage expectations of team's internal and external customers

+ Support in workshop material creation and review following Accenture and/or team’s standards

+ Support design deliverables creation and reviews following Accenture and/or team’s standards

+ Support test planning and participate within test execution and reviews as required

+ Support creation and review production technical cutover deliverables as required

Basic Qualifications:

+ Minimum of 2 years’ implementation experience with Procurement or Supply Chain

+ Minimum of 2 years’ experience with business and functional requirements analysis

+ Minimum of 2 complete implementation cycles of Ariba, Coupa, or another leading Source to Pay platform

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree

+ Strong problem solving, analysis, and design skills

+ Ability to communicate effectively with business and technical resources across all levels of a client’s organization

+ Ability to work with large geographically distributed teams with diverse competencies, skills, and abilities

+ Ability to work under pressure

+ Ariba or Coupa Certification

+ Operational work experience within Sourcing, Procurement, or Supply Chain team

+ Experience implementing systems using any of the Agile methodologies

+ Familiarity with the business process outsourcing model

+ Experience with solution cost models and the sales process

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