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Senior SAP Functional Analyst - Ariba

Date:  23-Jan-2023

Riyadh, SA

Company:  National Marketing Company
Department:  Information Technology
Sub Department:  Information Technology - Application Development
Number of Openings:  1

Role Purpose


Contribute to delivering large and complex SAP projects, continuous improvements, changes, and support in line with IT strategy, create value, increase customer experience, with excellence and high standards.

Job Accountabilities & Activities


Communicate essentials of service catalogue to multiple stakeholders to inform their understanding of the cost, value, and risk of services
- Design and maintain service frameworks (including service definitions and service level agreements) 
- Conduct service reviews to identify potential performance improvements, reassess service level targets, minimize risk of business failure, or focus resources on unmet commitments
- Capture and understand business partners’ service requirements and consumption patterns and differentiate wants from needs
- Demonstrate understanding and self-sufficient skills in Incident and Problem Management
- Map key stakeholders related to IT services and effectively translate their requirements into an effective communications plan. Provide business partners with a user centric view of change as opposed to silo, project-centric view
- Have excellent insights to functional and technical aspect of responsible SAP module(s) MM & Ariba.
- Perform requirement gathering, design, configure, test and deploy SAP functional module(s) MM & Ariba using formal methodologies.
- Map business requirements to the functional module(s) MM & Ariba.
- Responsible for successful delivery of the SAP functional module(s) MM & Ariba to customers. 
- Drive the standardization across the similar SAP functions used across different business units.
- Responsible for Project Quality Assurance for new SAP projects to ensure synergy and reusability. Perform regression testing to ensure minimal impact of new projects/functions. 
- Use knowledge of leading practices for support requests, change requests and service requests function. 
- Advise customer on standard solutions and workaround using the best practices of SAP.
- Writing user guides and conduct training for business Core Team and End Users for the SAP functional module(s) MM & Ariba.
- Interpret the business requirements to technical using the Functional Specifications for developments objects – Workflow, Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, and Forms.
- Maintain existing SAP solutions and perform corrective actions and continuous improvements.
- Keep abreast with latest technologies and aware of the roadmap.
- Communication of achievements to improve customer experience.

Education & Certifications


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in IT, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • ITIL Certification.

Required Years of Experience


  • About 10 years’ experience in SAP Functional Module(s) MM & Ariba.
  • About 2 years’ experience in domain business processes
  • About 5 end to end implementation projects as SAP Functional Analyst.
  • In depth SAP Expertise in SAP support and SAP Project environment.