Location: Grand Prairie, TX
Description: Our client is currently seeking a Analyst - System Analysis and Program - III
Ariba Upstream Supplier Migration and Functional Support Description:
is in need of experienced Ariba Sourcing, Contract and SLP system administrators and support personal to help with data clean-up of supplier records, system configurations, template updates, assembled documents and end user support. Users should have 7 to 10 years of Sourcing experience with the Ariba upstream modules. Users should have hands on working knowledge of how the system is configured and used. Ability to provide insight into how things were managed or set up in previous projects is a must. RESPONSIBILITY This position will need to manage and work with cross-functional teams to ensure that Supplier Migration is completed and help support BAU questions. Contractor will support supplier onboarding and answer questions. Users will also, support future enhancements, User Acceptance Testing, Training and BAU support for Contract and Sourcing modules. In addition, User should have excellent analytical skills to help with data migration and mapping of suppliers from SLP to multiple ERPs. Contractors will be required to help support the organization in training on the new Ariba application, respond to open user tickets and track and facilitate resolution of open defects and enhancements request, including but not limited to defining the issues, troubleshoot the issue, working with IT and Ariba to fix the open defect and testing defects before moving to production. Qualifications Expert understanding and experience in disciplines and implementation of software solutions with a particular focus on implementing transformational initiatives (systems and process) and change management. Strong leadership, analytical and strategic thinking skills. Ability to influence people and work with all levels of an organization. Ability to communicate with and influence senior management and leaders. Demonstrates advanced verbal and written communication and presentation skills. College degree or commensurate work experience is required. Demonstrates strong background in specific functional roles as outlined. Detailed knowledge and use of Microsoft Office software applications specifically including VISIO and MS Project. Individual Contributor Role Manager of Projects: Responsible for all aspects of the development & implementation of more than one large project and provides a single point of contact for those projects - original concept thru final implementation. Functional Expert: Acts independently or member of a highly skilled technical team responsible for fulfilling complex business requirements with the implementation of reliable & efficient automated solutions; may be enterprise wide initiatives. Decision Making Authority Receives broad guidance & is accountable for project or program results. Exercises considerable judgment in developing methods, techniques & evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Work is accomplished without considerable direction. Work Complexity Develops resolutions to complex problems that require the frequent use of creativity. Analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Knowledge and Skills Advanced skills within a professional discipline and general knowledge of other areas. Requires independent thinking. Demands full use and application of principles, theories, concepts and technologies.