Functional Lead
Chevron Information Tech Co - Houston, TX

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Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Functional Team Lead located in Houston, Texas through May 23, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Position Details:
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

Functional Team lead responsible for delivery of Functional requirements , will report directly to Procurement Delivery Manager and Subject Matter Expert in analyzing business processes & requirements for implementation & integration of Ariba (eProcurement) modules with ERP Applications like JD Edwards and SAP.

  • Lead & manage Ariba implementations, roll outs & upgrades at client locations.
  • Conduct Global & Local Design Validation sessions & facilitate training sessions for implementations/roll outs and system enhancements.
  • Communicate with project stakeholder's progress, issues and implementation plans.
  • Collaborate & work with cross functional & technical teams for successful implementations, roll outs, upgrades & issue resolutions.
  • Identify business needs & map them to existing system setups & configurations.
  • Work with business units to identify improvement opportunities & define best business practices that complement existing system design & setups.
  • Analyze business case, create Functional design, test scripts & work with Ariba & ERP technical teams on solutions for development & timely implementation of system enhancements & fixes.
  • Ensure functional design aligns with business requirements & improves operational efficiency of procurement processes.
  • Facilitate deployment of new system functionalities & enhancements at Business Units.
  • Recommend best options to facilitate decision making for system & process improvements.
  • Support Business Unit SME's on complex issue resolutions & business processes to ensure Ariba & ERP application tools are utilized effectively.
  • Provide Application support & guide support team on resolutions of complex system issues.
  • Co-ordinate & facilitate functional testing for deployment of product upgrades.
  • Mentor, provide guidance & facilitate Ariba related training efforts for new team membersnew team members.

    Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other related courses.
  • Minimum of 6 to 8 Years experience in a Ariba senior Business Analyst / Functional Lead role. Must have strong to extensive knowledge of Ariba system functionality & its integration with ERP systems.
  • Supervisory Experience , working with and leading a diverse set of folks . Experience in supervising offshore folks also a plus.
  • Extensive and deep functional knowledge of all Ariba modules , experience with 9R1 highly desired.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated aptitude and interest in working in a customer focused environment.
  • Ability to apply demonstrated problem solving skills to develop workable solutions across functions and organizations.
  • Communicates in clear, concise, understandable manner, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks across customers simultaneously. Experience in utilizing change control processes and procedures.
  • Encourages cooperation and teamwork across organizations, functions and within teams.
  • Demonstrates an inclusive, collaborative style to ensure results are achieved and supported.

    Relocation Options:
    Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.*LI-SA1
    International Considerations:
    Expatriate assignments will not be considered.
    Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.
    EOE M/F/D/V

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