SAP SAP Ariba-Catalog Knowledge Consultant Job in Dalian, China

Requisition ID: 202856

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Career Level: T2

Recruiter Name: Stella Lin


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The Catalog Knowledge Expert is responsible for deployment activities for Ariba’s Catalog module within the larger Ariba procurement applications. The role includes the responsibility for the successful execution of the Catalog enablement projects in time and at cost, education of the customers on Ariba Network functionality related to Catalog Enablement and creation of specific project related education package for Sellers. The Catalog Knowledge Expert will demonstrate the ability to support multiple projects, offer solutions and escalate issues and manage the deployment of Catalog content according to the project plan.


Customer Focus

Delivers high-quality, on-time implementation services on Catalog Enablement Projects to pilot Sellers utilizing the Ariba Network and cooperates with Supplier Enablement Project Managers and Supplier Managers.

Responsible for creation of Catalog Enablement specific education materials.

Works with pilot Sellers to support and educate them on the Catalog Enablement.

Provides issue resolution related to Catalog Enablement via the Ariba Network.

Support testing process with Sellers and Buyers.

Provide best practices around Catalog Enablement to Sellers and Buyers.

Configure and assist with Catalog system settings.

Travel to the customer’s location, approximately 30%


Tracks the progress of the Catalog Enablement deliverables.

Proactively escalates issues to Supplier Enablement, Project Managers, Supplier Managers and the Customer Support helpdesk.

Delegate issues deemed out of scope to appropriate teams/individual.

Desired Skills and Experience


University degree (Business and/or Information Technology).

Experience in a specific industry organization (min. 2 years).

Experience on a Catalog Content related position would be an advantage (e.g. Category Manager, e-Business consultant, E-commerce specialist, e-Business Project Manager).

Fluent in English and any additional Asia Pacific language is a plus.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills & strong customer focus.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, conceptual Thinker, Self-Motivated individual.

Strong organizational skills.

Technical understanding and capabilities.

Understanding of Business-to-Business Catalog strategy.

Knowledge of procurement business processes, from requisitioning to payment.

Knowledge of cXML is an advantage.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.



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