Key skills required for the job are:
- Ariba Upstream-L3 (Mandatory)
Ariba Upstream Adoption services Lead will perform following activities at customer location..
- Help Customer define and track the KPIs for adoption.
- Build strategies with Customer core team to increase adoption.
- Organize functional trainings on Customer processes and systems
- Help Customer build and transition to a steady state support model.
- Training - Advanced Sourcing Skills/ Functionalities, Auction formats, Reporting
- Process Improvement Review current templates for process improvement (workflow, approvals, document mgmt., team mgmt., conditional content)
- New template configuration Create additional quick event (RFI, RFP, Auction) and full project templates as per requirements gathered
- Best practices -  Share best practices and workarounds wherever available for identified pain points and product limitations
- RFP Event Item Limitations & Consolidated savings view from multiple events Review use cases where such system limitations encountered and suggest alternatives (e.g. advanced sourcing tools such as matrix pricing, using labels for consolidated reporting, conducting multiple events within full project and reporting at project level etc.)
- Updating last negotiated price post event Review the option to copy and create follow on event with supplier bids pre-populated as initial bids, and invite selected vendors
- Surrogate bidding Review use cases for surrogate bidding and provide suitable recommendations
-               Process Improvement Review current templates for process improvement (workflow, approvals, document mgmt., team mgmt., conditional content)
-               New template configuration Create contracts workflow templates as required ( up to 2 templates)
-               Creating bookmarks Ariba to investigate options to automate creation of bookmarks e.g. creating macros etc.
As a Consultant, you should have in-depth knowledge in any one technological or industry practice / functional area and overview of 2-3 other areas. You should handle solution definition/ fitment for a small sized project with a medium complexity. You should be able to build a custom Function Module with medium complexity program logic.
Minimum work experience:5 - 8 Years