Key responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
Designing, implementing and supporting development and business processes in an Ariba environment.
Designing Ariba technical solutions, identifying RICEFs (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Extensions, Forms) design and development
Understanding the overall solution architecture and integration requirements with Oracle, SAP S/4 HANA and other legacy applications
Understanding of the integration cloud integration methods like APIs, Cloud Integration Gateway
Identifying and addressing internal client needs: actively participating in design/solution discussions and meetings; managing Ariba changes and enhancements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues
Creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.
Technical/Functional expert in at least one Solution Area/Component
Cross-organizational lead/go-to for Solution Area(s)/Component(s)
Working closely with the Enterprise architecture team to develop solutions to support the Source to Pay process
Product issues both Customer (incidents) and non-customer (health monitoring) reporting
Multiplication of solution knowledge across entire organization (how things work and why)
Driving visibility and knowledge of new product Enhancements and roadmap
Product Supportability and Customer Adoption
Develop strong partnership with SAP Ariba shared services team, Supply Chain and Finance teams to make key decisions and drive solution
Engage with Mission Critical Support on high impact incident analysis
Provide solutions to complex/high impact issues
Provide workarounds/alternatives to prevent excessive customizations
Validation of escalated Enhancement Requests prior to Solutions Management engagement
Externally and internally recognized as a noted leader/expert in product area(s)
Coaches/engages/mentors others to multiply knowledge across the entire organization
Partner with cross functional to improve documentation gaps and identify usability issues
A Bachelors Degree is required
Minimum of 3 full life cycle Ariba implementations encompassing Strategic sourcing, Contracts Management, buying, commerce automation and integration with SAP is required
Minimum of 7 years Project and Ariba Solutions delivery experience in one or more upstream or downstream modulesrequired
Procurement/Procure to Pay Operations experience is required
ARIBA Solution Architecture and capabilities experience is required.
ORACLE knowledge is an asset
Aptitude for understanding how SaaS solutions solve business problems is required
Team player with strong problem-solving skills, must be detail-oriented and have ability to manage priorities and deadlines
High energy with the capability to multi-task in a dynamic, rapidly-growing organization.
Ability to work with technical and business-oriented teams, to work collaboratively with employees within department and across functions
Ability to convey information clearly and provide analysis as needed to help customers make proper business decisions.
Up to 10% travel is required based upon business needs
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a global healthcare company with the corporate philosophy: Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide. Otsuka researches, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products, with a focus on pharmaceutical products to meet unmet medical needs and nutraceutical products for the maintenance of everyday health.
In pharmaceuticals, Otsuka is a leader in the challenging area of mental health and also has research programs on several under-addressed diseases including tuberculosis, a significant global public health issue. These commitments illustrate how Otsuka is a big venture company at heart, applying creativity in everything it does.
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The Otsuka group of companies employed 50,000 people worldwide and had consolidated sales of approximately USD 11 billion ( 9.9 billion) in 2016.
All Otsuka stories start by taking the road less travelled. Learn more about Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company on its global website at www.otsuka.co.jp/en . Learn more about Otsuka in the U.S. at www.otsuka-us.com .
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.
Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.
At Otsuka, our people are passionate about developing and delivering original products as part of a global holistic commitment to better health and well-being. We have two core businesses dedicated to achieving our goals: a pharmaceutical business and a nutraceutical business. The pharmaceutical business develops and markets products for the diagnosis and treatment of disease in the following areas: central nervous system, oncology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology and cardiovascular. The nutraceutical business is dedicated to maintaining and improving health through the use of foods and beverages that provide extra health benefits in addition to their basic nutritional value. Since the beginning, nearly 100 years ago, the Otsuka family sought to develop products that stood out from the crowd, by traveling down the paths of discovery where others were less likely to tread.
We believe our culture and our people are the differentiators that empower us to produce breakthrough results. This is what makes us a big venture company that takes risks and focuses on unmet medical needs in order to develop new and better therapeutic compounds. We harness the extraordinary cr...eative and innovative abilities of our people to solve problems differently, and to persevere until they find answers. We are in this for the long-haul. Otsuka is a highly ethical company. We adhere to the highest standards in how we develop and deliver our products, and in how we treat our most valuable assets: Otsuka-people. We encourage them to follow their dreams, as turning dreams into reality is at the core of everything we do. It paves the way ahead to achieve our shared purpose: impacting on human health to help people live better lives.