SAP - Ariba Solution Advisor Expert

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SAP Ariba Overview
SAP Ariba, Inc. is the leading provider of collaborative business commerce solutions.

SAP Ariba combines industry-leading software as a service (SaaS) solutions that optimize the complete commerce lifecycle with the world's largest web-based community. We enable our customers to discover, connect, and collaborate via a global network of trading partners to deliver everything needed to control costs, minimize risk, improve profits, and enhance cash flow and operations – all in a cloud-based environment.

Over 300,000 companies, including more than 80 percent of the Fortune 500, use SAP Ariba’s solutions to drive efficient inter-enterprise commerce.

Job Description Overview

The Solution Optimization Expert works directly with SAP Ariba customers to identify solution-based opportunities and an executable strategy to advance their desired business outcomes. The Solution Optimization expert works closely with SAP Ariba account management to support regional strategic goals. This person becomes part of a global and dynamic team of solution experts who not only help customers but also actively support one another and serve as recognized experts within the organization.

In this role you will

  • Lead comprehensive solution-based assessments via in-depth reviews of a given customer’s procurement processes, business objectives, and operating model

  • Deliver high-impact demonstrations to existing customers to illustrate how solutions can be tailored to maximize ROI and reduce costs

  • Architect creative and flexible solution strategies to drive process improvements, increased adoption, and solution expansion to maximize customer value and ROI from their SAP Ariba solutions

  • Develop content to support scaling the teams’ deep knowledge to support our customers and colleagues

Work Expereince

  • Deep understanding of SAP Ariba on-demand solutions and network products

  • Fluent in English; additional languages a plus

  • 3+ years of professional work experience (prefer procurement, sourcing, or sales)

  • 5+ years customer-facing or project management leader experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of corporate procurement, sourcing, accounts payable, and finance processes

  • Ability to articulate and present SAP Ariba products and their value verbally, in writing, and via presentations to customer executives

  • Ariba, Inc. is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category.

  • 50% travel


Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA:

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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