Kforce Principle Business Systems Manager - SAP Ariba in Waltham, Massachusetts

A Kforce healthcare client in the Greater Boston, MA Area is looking for a Principle Business Systems Manager with SAP Ariba knowledge. Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the implementation and support of software applications. Implementation projects are medium to large in size

  • Act as a liaison between the business and Corporate Information Systems to manage the coordination of the configuration, the development of business process, enhancements and the stabilization of the business systems

  • Coordinate the configuration, development, training and maintenance across the sales, marketing and customer service organizations. Interfaces with all levels of users in these organizations to assist in defining and implementing the business process requirements

  • Assist in managing the creation of policies and procedures for the business and ensures adherence to CIA, FDA guidelines and GMT compliance

  • Responsible for provision of post implementation support

  • Research and determine Best Business Practices to meet the goals and objectives of the business

  • Support the business in the development of system reports to manage and measure the business processes

  • Validate and document configuration, enhancements and development

  • Provide assistance to other staff with complex tasks that require considerable judgment and initiative

  • Support in the delivery of new releases or upgraded to the SAP Ariba production environment as required

  • Evaluate and monitor all integration point between the Ariba platform and other dependent data sources included SAP, supplier fulfillment channels and other databases

  • Serve as a subject matter expert and primary point of contact for Ariba users by monitoring support requests and troubleshooting issues when needed

  • Research, debug, document and relay all relevant issue information to the Ariba support team via online ticketing system. Ability to monitor, replicate and escalate all issues when needed

  • 8-12 years of related experience in the workplace

  • 3 years of Project Management experience working with ERP, CRM, Marketing Automation and SaaS platforms

  • Experience working with various implementation methodologies: Waterfall/Agile/RAPID/ or hybrids

IT/Quality and Manufacturing Systems Qualifications:

  • Experience in the implementation and ongoing enhancement of on premise and cloud based Ariba applications

  • Experience with SAP procurement software or Synertrade is a plus

  • Research and recommend expansion/enrichment of Ariba solution, advising the business on additional functionality/technology to optimize procurement performance

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