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Date: Jul 15, 2021

Location: New Delhi, HR, IN

Company: Boston Scientific

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.



Boston Scientific’s SAP Center of Excellence (CoE) has an opportunity for an experienced Principal Business Analyst for Ariba to become a part of the winning team that defines, delivers, and supports our Enterprise’s SAP environment.  In this role you will be a key participant on a team focused on supporting and rolling out new functionalities / geographies in the SAP Ariba Cloud Source-to-Pay solution for Boston Scientific’s global organization.     

You will be responsible for leading the technical direction, configuration and ongoing operations of our SAP Ariba solution. The successful candidate will partner with the leadership team to deliver solutions, strategies and support for the Ariba platform through engagement with external partners and internal experts and drive technical data strategy initiatives.


 Key Skills & Responsibilities:

  • The candidate should possess deep skills and experience in design, implementation and deployment of SAP Ariba On-Demand solutions, both Upstream (Sourcing, Contracts, etc.) and Downstream (Procure to Pay, Guided Buying, Invoicing etc.)
  • Strong functional knowledge of Procurement Processes and understanding on how Ariba integrates with SAP ECC.
  • Preferred knowledge with S/4 HANA and working on Multi-ERP environment.
  • Experience with Integrations with other SAP / 3rd Party Applications like SuccessFactors, Vertex will be a plus.
  • Perform product Configuration and Customization based on Business requirements like approval flows, invoice exception rules, use of UNSPSC commodity codes etc.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in Source to Pay Processes utilizing SAP Ariba.
  • Should be able Support ARIBA project work stream activities, working with internal and external cross-functional groups.
  • Evaluate change requests for feasibility, and adherence to global design. Focus on resolution tracking and problem escalation.
  • Understand data needs and sources and guide the data integration aspects of the project
  • Lead team in translating requirements into designs that leverage the best practices embedded with in Ariba applications.
  • Appropriately communicate project status, escalates issues and manage timelines
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and drive execution of improvement plan driving operational / strategic benefits.
  • Works closely with the development team (internal and external) to assure a timely solution is delivered according to the specifications and implementation needs of the business
  • Strong process background Standards/Governance/System Change Management
  • Experience partnering with external vendors and business partners on projects, including working with geographically dispersed teams
  • Exposure to Agile & Product Team Methodology will be plus.


Experience / Qualification                                                                                      

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 13+ years of total experience in relevant technologies / workstreams
  • 5+ years of experience in Ariba
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple priorities.
  • Medical device, life sciences industry background preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to identify and implement process improvement opportunities
  • Self-starter with strong, proactive work ethic
  • Exceptional organizational & time management skills


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Requisition ID: 483746


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