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PwC SAP Implementation Manager- Ariba in Chicago, Illinois

A career in our SAP Supply Chain and Operations practice, within SAP Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients maximise the value of their SAP investment with offerings that address sales, finance, supply chain, engineering, and human capital. We provide comprehensive consulting, system integration and implementation services across multiple SAP applications, products and technologies. Simply put, we focus on delivering business led, technology enabled change for our clients including industry specific enterprise resource planning and the latest in mobile, analytics and cloud solutions.

As part of our supply chain and operations team, you’ll work with our clients to transform their supply chain and operations by leveraging SAP applications to optimise their flow of goods, information, and money quickly and securely.

To really stand out and make us ?t for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of your comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.

  • Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm’s/client’s expectations.

  • Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties

  • Focus on building trusted relationships.

  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

Preferred skills

  • Job Requirements and Preferences : Basic Qualifications : Minimum Degree Required :Bachelor Degree Minimum Years of Experience :6 year(s) Preferred Qualifications : Preferred Knowledge/Skills :Demonstrates extensive-level, abilities success with managing the identification and addressing of client needs including:

  • Demonstrating extensive-level experience in implementing SAP ECC Ariba, and/or S4 Hana;

  • Demonstrating a proven record of success leading a team on supply chain focused procurement, material and inventory management;

  • Demonstrating an extensive ability of configuring and implementing SAP ECC, S4 Hana and Ariba Cloud applications such as Buying and Invoicing, Strategic Sourcing, Commerce automation and supply chain collaboration;

  • Demonstrating extensive abilities and a proven record of success as a team leader of digital transformation around source to pay using cloud technology;

  • Demonstrating a proven record of success as a team leader driving work to establish business requirements are met;

  • Demonstrating a proven record of success as a project leader including monitoring project issues and escalations;

  • Demonstrating a proven record of success with Microsoft office, Tableau, Alteryx and UIPath;

  • Demonstrating a proven record of success leading SAP Ariba implementations from planning to configuration through go-live;

  • Demonstrating extensive abilities and a proven record of success as a leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; and,

  • Providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.

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