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SAP Ariba

Brampton, ON, Canada
August 06, 2020

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Masters of Computer Science having 15+ years of experience in SAP implementations and SAP support projects.

Worked on 8 SAP implementation and 4 Support projects in SAP Products.

Worked on 4 SAP Ariba on Demand Implementation and 2 Roll Out projects.

Functional expertise in complete Source-to-Pay cycle – Sourcing, Contracting, Purchase Order processing, Inventory Management, Warehouse Management, Invoice Processing & payments.

Experience and very good understandings to handle financial dependencies of P2P objects such as GL master, Asset Master, Internal Order, Cost Centers, and Funds Management etc.

Proficient and hands on experience on all components of SAP Ariba on demand such as SAP Ariba Procure-to-Pay (P2O/P2P), SAP-Ariba Sourcing, Contract Management, Catalog Management, Guided Buying, SLP and theirs SAP ERP integration.

Design and implement supplier enablement strategy and catalog enablement.

Experience in designing and implementing SAP Ariba On Demand / Ariba Network/ Ariba Cloud Integration version CI7-ITK, CI8, CI9 SP2 and CI9 SP2 experience with Ariba Network Adapter for NetWeaver or Process Orchestration.

Hands-On configuration experience to connect SAP Ariba on demand solution with S4 HANA by using CIG.

Having experience to replace SRM/SUS of classic/extended classis with Ariba on demand solutions/Coupa.

Integrate SAP Ariba on demand solution with SAP FieldGlass and used as SAP ERP/S4HANA as backend system.

Business Consultant professionals to analyze design and/or develop best practice and business changes through technology solutions.

Specialized and lead the team on Data Migration activity including Data Quality, Master data. Transactional Data, their decencies.

Lead the design, implementation and deployment of SAP Ariba modules for clients

Provide functional expertise across all phases of technology implementation including requirements gathering, design, build, testing, and change management activities

Develop procurement solutions and inform client thinking by sharing expert level knowledge of e-procurement technologies

Be the direct point of contact for client stakeholders and team, own and grow appropriate client relationships

Manage project financials including development of budget and resource plans on projects and day-today client interactions Skills and attributes for success

Testing in Development, quality and pre-production server. It includes Customizing, Business Process, Data upload, reconciliation, analysis, replication check and post implementation support.

Experience in preparing training documentation, user training.

Provide Application Support (break/fix, enhancements, monitoring, testing) for the Source to Pay and cross module.

Successfully delivered multiple concurrently running projects with aggressive timelines including cutover plan planning and execution.

Excellent presentation, interpersonal and people skills – a total team player.


Feb 2019 till date


Lead Consultant

Feb 2017 to Jan 2019


S2P Consultant

Feb 2016 to Jan 2017


Associate Manager

June 2015 to Jan 2016


Senior S2P Consultant

Jun 2014 to March 2015


Senior Consultant

Aug 2006 to Jun 2014


Senior Consultant

Feb 2006 to July 2006

Vishal Retail Limited

SAP Functional Consultant

Feb 2005 to Feb 2006




Company: Infosys

Client: Government of Canada, PSPC, Ottawa

Duration: 15 Months (Feb 2019- Till Date)

Role: Lead Consultant

Project: EPS Project (SAP ERP+SAP Ariba)

Roles performed in the project:

Review Design Document and configuration workbooks of Supplier Management, Sourcing, Contract, Procure to Order(Indirect/Services) and FieldGlass modules.

Identified interface objects and run interface workshop with client for end-to-end requirements.

Prepared plan and run workshops to migrate legacy contract into SAP Ariba contract management.

Responsible for working with the business teams to understand the master data in their area for SAP MM and Ariba implementation.

Configure SAP Ariba on demand system and SAP ERP system based on CIG for supplier, Requisition, RealTimeBudgetCheck, PO, GR and Invoices.

Preformed impact analysis, switch activation for MDG Foundation and Configure on CVI.

Provide SAP Ariba initial build presentation on Ariba Upstream, Downstream and FieldGlass for solution validation.

Prepare process for Supplier and Catalog enablement activities.

Configured Fund Management derivation rule, Real Time Budget Check, PR and PR creation.

Working with Legacy system owners to identify Conversion strategy and rules for Master & Transaction Data migration.

Coordination with Ariba Shared service for break fixes and production deployment.

Prepared test case for Supplier Relationship Management and performed FUT and SIT.

Prepared cutover plan.

Company: SAP Belgium

Client: ArcelorMittal, Hamilton, Canada

Duration: 4 Months (May 2019- August 2019)

Role: Lead S2P Consultant

Project: Pilot-Construction Unit (S/4HANA 1809+SAP Ariba)

Roles performed in the project:

Performed business requirement gathering workshop with system demo.

Prepared, tracked and co-ordinate across team on decision log, issue log and risk log.

Prepared business process on MS-Visio and Business design document.

Identified master data objects, transactional data objects and integration objects.

Provided Master Data collection template.

Run solution validation 1 and 2 workshop along with integration objects.

Configured S4 HANA procurement and inventory management according to BDD.

Configure and Integrate SAP Ariba sourcing and SAP S4HANA with CIG.

Configured SAP Ariba on demand Sourcing and Contract solution with SAP S4HANA 1809.

Company: PwC Canada

Client: TorontoHydro,Toronto, Canada

Duration: 24Months (Feb 16- Jan 19)

Role: S2P Senior Consultant

Project: Aurora (Green Field project SAP ERP+SAP Ariba)

Roles performed in the project:

Analyzed the as-is condition of the client, existing manufacturing system and carried out the to-be analysis, business process re-engineering and configuration.

Performed fit-gap analysis. Conducted Business discussions with core team and business process workshops for Blue print design. Prepared Blue Print Documentation

Documented critical changes, trained client team about the new system functionality and tested the integration of the PM and MM module.

Prepared process map in MS-Visio, BDD and process narrative.

Performed all P2P related configuration (Material Master, Vendor Master, PR Document Type, Account Assignment, Item Category, Release strategies, PO Document Type, Goods Receipt, Invoice document type and Posting).

Configured Third party drop shipment (Item Categories, Auto PR to PO Conversion).

Configured SAP Ariba test client with SAP ECC FUT, ITC1, ITC2 and UAT system.

Lead SAP Basis Team in installation, switches activation related to SAP Ariba.

Configure SOAMANAGER to integrate SAP ECC Organization, Master data (Vendor and Material Master Data) with SAP Ariba Sourcing and Contract management solution.

Configure Direct, Indirect and Service sourcing and contract management with SAP Ariba.

Configured 360 degree SAP Ariba Supplier Lifecycle and Performance with SAP ECC.

Configured and Managed SAP Ariba Templates, User Profile, email templates, approvals, and enumerations.

Lead and Configure Single Sign On activities with SAP Team and Client Network Team.

Integrate SAP ECC with RedPraire Warehouse Management System.

Configure complete Source to Pay functionality in SAP ECC.

Configure PR Release Strategies with business workflow.

Completed FSD, FUT and ITC1 for 52 RICEFW objects.

Prepare cutover task related to SAP ARIBA and SAP ECC.

Upload and replicate Material Master, Vendor Master and Business Partner.

Upload Legacy Generic Contract, Service Contract and Materials Contract.

Company: Accenture Canada

Client: Saputo,Montreal, Canada

Duration: 2Months (Nov 16- Jan 2017)

Role: S2P Senior Consultant

Project: Harmoni (SAP Ariba+SAP ERP Integration)

Saputo produces, markets, and distributes a wide array of dairy products of the utmost quality, including cheese, fluid milk, extended shelf-life milk and cream products, cultured products and dairy ingredients.

Objective of Harmoni project on the following strategic imperatives:

• Supply chain and operational efficiency allowing to serve our customers and consumers with the best value proposition while meeting internal financial metrics;

• Focus on food safety and risk management to ensure our products are made to high quality standards.

Roles performed in the project:

Review solution design of ARIBA downstream and ARIBA Upstream.

Fixed issue in SAP Ariba Sourcing and Contract Template.

Mapped SAP Material group with UNSPSC commodity codes.

Upload Hosted and Punch-Out Catalog.

Replicate HR mini master, Material Master, Vendor Master from SAP ERP to Ariba.

Configure online- budget check for costing object.

Replicate Cost center, Work Order, Internal Order, WBS from SAP ERP to SAP Ariba.

Fix integration issue between ARIBA and ECC 6.

Solved open issue of SIT.

Finalized User Role Matrix.

Prepare system for UAT.

Prepare Cutover Task.

Company: Accenture Canada

Client: Loblaw Companies Limited, Toronto, Canada Duration: 9 Months (Feb 16- Nov 16)

Role: P2P Senior Consultant

Project: Vendor Factory (SAP ERP+Salesforce)

In order to improve the vendor/factory compliance management Loblaw has decided to implement the SaaS solution to replace the current spread sheet processes. The objective of the project is

Record and track the audits of vendors and factories domestic, and offshore

Provide an integration to SAP to block factories that are not green listed for purchase order creation

Provide a tool for traceability of products to ensure that these products are produced in the factories that have successfully passed the audit process.

Roles performed in the project:

Managed and lead workshops with client to gather requirements and expectation from project.

Proposed solution to stakeholders and respective business head.

Analyzing, designing and configuring Vendor Management functions and PO process to meet clients requirements.

Provide complete impact analysis.

Prepare FD based on approved solution.

Co-ordinated and performed task of bridge between resource from BASIS, Security, Middleware, Business Analyst.

Worked on SOAP and WSDL concept to complete interface between Salesforce and SAP ECC

Completed ECC configuration for Vendor account group, Vendor partner determination and PO document type.

Delivered FUT test plan, Test Script and Test result for business approval.

Provide complete support to another IT partner for SIT and UAT.

Building and maintaining good relationships with executives and professional organizations.

Company: Accenture Canada

Client: Loblaw Companies Limited, Toronto, Canada

Duration: 9 Months (Feb 16- Nov 16)

Role: Integration Consultant

Project: ARIBA Toronto GNFR (SAP Ariba+ERP)

Loblaw Companies Limited (LCL) spends approximately $2.7B in operations and $1B in capital annually in Goods Not For Resale (“GNFR”) with over 7,500 vendors. There exists an opportunity for significant benefits to be realized. The program will enhance Loblaw’s Source to Pay capabilities, including the development of category wave plans and a future state Source to Pay functions.

Roles performed in the project:

Reviewed solution design on integration for P2P for all transactions and worked closely with middleware team to build and unit test.

Worked on Master Data Integration and configuration areas using direct connect option.

Involved in implementation of Supplier Information Performance Management (SIPM) & Spend Analytics and Sourcing Pro Modules.

Attend middleware integration workshops with client in both procurement, and accounts payable departments to resolve functional issue. The integration and mapping workshops focused on the following P2P functional areas:


oRequisition Approval flow

oPurchase order



oInvoice Exception Handling

Review FD and prepare mapping sheet based on agreed solution blueprint.

Replicate Cost center, Work Order, Internal Order,WBS from SAP ERP to SAP Ariba.

Completed ARIBA related ECC configuration.

Completed FUT and resolved all defects raised during SIT and UAT.

Solved middleware mapping issue by using concept of SOAP and WSDL.

Uploaded and Replicated Master data from ECC to ARIBA system.

Uploaded hosted and punch-out catalog.

Prepare and execute cutover-task.

Company: LafargeHolcim

Client: CRH Canada Group Inc,Toronto, Canada

Duration: 7 Months (July 15- Jan 2016)

Role: Senior Consultant

Project: ARIBA and P2P Support (SAP Ariba+SAP ERP)

CRH Canada Group Inc. is one of the country's largest vertically integrated building materials and construction companies. With 3,000 employees, we manufacture cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete and provide construction services to many of Canada's largest infrastructure projects. Our business divisions include Dufferin Construction, Dufferin Aggregates and Dufferin Concrete in Ontario and Demix Béton, Demix Agrégats and Demix Construction in Quebec.

Roles performed in the project:

•Integrate SAP with ARIBA On Demand Cloud solution.

•Verifying Connection Information.

•Enabling Generation of an ERP Order.

•Specifying the Preferred Ordering Method.

•Specifying a Unique Number for Purchase Orders.

•Enabling Cancel Order Integration.

•Enabling Creation of Split Orders Based on Currency.

•Configure Parameters in ZARIBTVARV.

•Integrating Transactional Data Using Web Services.

•Set-Up SAP Batch Jobs.

•Act as point of escalation for issues related to business processes and non-compliant suppliers.

•Suppliers Enablement through ARIBA Network

•Maintain Approval process and Validation rule for Catalog

•Catalog enablement (PunchOut, CIF) and Assign Catalog to Group.

•Performing Ariba system admin activities, end customer ticket handling/troubleshooting, and other BAU tasks

Company: LafargeHolcim

Client: LafargeHolcim,Toronto,Canada

Duration: 8 Months (June 15- Jan 2016)

Role: Application Management Specialist in P2P

Project: ARIBA and P2P Support(SAP Ariba+SAP ERP)

With a well-balanced presence in 90 countries and a focus on Cement, Aggregates and Concrete, LafargeHolcim (SIX Swiss Exchange, Euronext Paris: LHN) is the world leader in the building materials industry. The Group has 115,000 employees around the world and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. LafargeHolcim is the industry benchmark in R&D and serves from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project with the widest range of value-adding products, innovative services and comprehensive building solutions. With a commitment to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure and to contribute to a higher quality of life, the Group is best positioned to meet the challenges of increasing urbanization.

Roles performed in the project:

My role is to provide Level 2 and 3 supports in ECC, ARIBA and VIM system for 40 Business User. Apart from this actively involved in projects related to divestment and acquisitions

Managed master data for Material Master, Vendor Master, Info Records, Source Lists, and BOMs.

Setting up reorder point planning (CBP) along with automatic purchase order creation for MRO (maintenance, repair, and overhaul) supplies and using source lists wherever needed.

Implemented SAP Functions: Vendor Evaluation, Release Strategies, and Procurement of External services.

Performed configuration enhancements for MM module (Purchasing, Inventory Management, Physical Inventory, and Invoice Verification) to meet the Business needs for the plant.

Worked on GI/GR for Purchase Orders, Sales Orders, Stock transport orders, Inbound and Outbound deliveries.

Configured the Inter & Intra company stock transfer and handling of special stocks and special procurement types like Sub-contracting and Consignment.

Configured Logistics invoice verification with over and under limits, and established ERS (Evaluated Receipt Settlement) for preferred vendors.

Assisted technical team to develop interface for inventory movements with SAP and other legacy systems.

Carried out unit testing and integration testing with all possible business scenarios.

Communicated status, issues and impacts to business team leadership, relevant client sponsors and process owners.

Act as point of escalation for issues related to business processes and non-compliant suppliers.

Integrate File Based integration for Master Data by using ARIBA ITK.

Involved with BASIS to deploy ARIBA related transports in ECC.

Set-Up SAP jobs to pull delta master data

Suppliers Enablement through ARIBA Network

Maintain Approval process and Validation rule for Catalog in ARIBA On Demand Solution

Catalog enablement (PunchOut, CIF) and Assign Catalog to Group.

Providing Integration support to ARIBA, Open Text Vendor Invoice Management (VIM) and other third parties software

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, ARIBA On Demand, VIM

Company: Contract-Wipro.

Client: SABIC and Innovative Plastic,Toronto, Canada

Duration: 9 Months (Jun’14- Mar' 15)

Project: Implementation of e-procurement solution (SAP SRM+SAP ERP)

Ranked among the world’s largest petrochemicals manufacturers, SABIC is a public company based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia . SABIC began in 1976 by Royal decree and its growth has been nothing short of miraculous. Today, the company has operations in over 40 countries with a global workforce of over 40,000 talented individuals. Need to Implement SRM for strategic sourcing and Roll-out for new acquire company Innovative Plastic.

Roles performed in the project:

My role was to develop and implement the SAP strategic sourcing solution of direct and indirect procurement and deployment of existing SAP MM process in new acquire company Innovative Plastics.

SAP ECC-SRM and MDM System configuration based on blue print

oClient Settings : Middleware Settings and Replication, Vendor Org Model creation and replication,SRM Org structure,BATCH Jobs

oShopping Cart: Set-up Number ranges, MDM Catalog and External Catalog, Enhance BADI

oRFx: Set-Up Doc Types, CFolder, Number Ranges, Enhance BADI, WorkFlow

Providing support for the integration of ECC MM with EWM and JAVA Portal system.

Maintained customer Master, Material Master Data and vendor master and defined different business partners, and Purchasing Info Records.

Develop Key Data Structure (KDS), Conversion Design Documents (CDDs) and Data Templates for data collection

Preparing test scripts for unit, integration and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for direct and indirect procurement & receiving, Inventory management process, physical inventory, and vendor evaluation process.

Supervise Training material development and conduct training to the Key business users.

Carry out support for issues arising after go-live.

Company: IBM Canada Limited

One McCain Global SAP Implementation (Sep 10 to 27 June 14)

Client: McCain Foods, Toronto, Canada

Tools: All components of

Role: Lead Functional Data Analyst-MM and RTR (SAP SRM+ERP+Ariba) (Team Size: 8)

Procurement of External services.

Performed configuration enhancements for MM module (Purchasing, Inventory Management, Physical Inventory, and Invoice Verification) to meet the Business needs for the plant.

Worked on GI/GR for Purchase Orders, Sales Orders, Stock transport orders, Inbound and Outbound deliveries.

Configured the Inter & Intra company stock transfer and handling of special stocks and special procurement types like Sub-contracting and Consignment.

Configured Logistics invoice verification with over and under limits, and established ERS (Evaluated Receipt Settlement) for preferred vendors.

Assisted technical team to develop interface for inventory movements with SAP and other legacy systems.

Set up and build the development, Quality and Production systems and perform cutover activities.

Perform Unit testing, Integration testing and Regression testing as a part of realization phase.

Preparation and delivering Unit test cases, Integration test cases BPP (Business process and procedure) documents for the Project.

Uploaded all Suppliers and Catalogs via excel file through MDM Import Manager.

Documentation and preparation of Training material and guide for Client Business users and Core Team.

Strong interactive experience with ABAP developers in terms of BADIs, Web DynPro, iViews and Enterprise Portal.

Worked with BASIS Team to setup Enterprise Services and the Security Team to setup customized roles and authorizations.

SAP Implementation (Feb 10 to Sep 10)

Client: DigiCable

Tools: SAP ECC 6.0

Role: Team Lead (Package Solution Consultant –SAP MM) (Team Size: 10)

SAP L & T (Nov'09-Feb'10)

Client: Merck, AMS

Tools: SAP SRM 5.0 and ECC 6.0

Role: Team Lead (SAP MM & SRM Consultant) (Team Size: 13)

SAP Implementation (Nov’06 –Dec'09)

Client: Nestle, Vevey, Switzerland

Tools: All component of

Scope: Multiple roll outs across the world in various countries

Role: Module Lead (SAP MM Consultant and Data Migration from Offshore) (Team Size: 10)

SAP Support (Oct'08-Oct'09)

Client: Vodafone, New burry, UK

Tools: All component of

Scope: Multiple roll outs across the world in various countries

Role: Senior Team Member (SAP MM and MDM Consultant) (Team Size: 5)

SAP SRM Implementation 5.0 (Aug'08-Sept'08)

Client: In-house

Tools: SAP SRM 5.0 and ECC 6.0

Role: Team Member (SAP SRM Consultant) (Team Size: 3)

SAP MDM Implementation (April'08-July'08)

Client: GBSC

Tools: SAP MDM 5.5, EP, XI and ECC 6.0

Role: Team Member (SAP MDM Consultant) (Team Size: 3)

SAP Support (May'08-Aug'08)

Client: Merck, AMS

Tools: ERP SAP ECC 6.0

Role: Team Member (SAP MM Consultant) (Team Size: 18)

GBSC WMS (Sept'06-Oct'06)

Client: GBSC

Tools: Web Sphere Business Integration Modeler

Role: Team Member (Team Size: 3)

SAP AFS-Retail Implementation (Feb'06-July'06)

Client: Vishal Retail Ltd-Delhi

Tools: SAP-AFS, SAP IS-Retail

Role: SAP MM Consultant (Team Size: 15)

SAP Support (Feb'05-Feb'06)

Client: Reliance Energy Ltd-Noida

Tools: SAP ERP 4.6C

Scope: Support of Inventory Management for Reliance Energy Delhi Region

Role: Team Member (MIS of Inventory Management) (Team Size: 18)

Technical Qualification:

M.Sc (Comp.Sc.) From A.P.S. University (1st Division) (2002-2004)

B.Sc (Comp. Sc.) From DAVV University (1st Division) (1999-2002)


I hereby declare that the above-furnished information is true to the best of my knowledge.

Pankaj Kumar Singh

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