India / India / / Mumbai

Technology & Engineering

#: 82404-en_US / 82404









Nielsen is looking for a qualified individual to help support and drive the vision for our global Ariba platform. The right candidate will help define the vision, implementation strategies, and support of the platform. Ariba is at the core of Nielsen’s procure to pay processes with our suppliers. Working together across functions, our procurement to pay support resource will also play a critical part in defining our technical processes to support our business functions.




  • Strong hands-on configuration experience in Ariba SLP, spend analytics, Ariba Sourcing, Ariba Contracts Management, Buying and Invoicing.
  • Strong hands-on configuration experience in SAP MM (Procurement & Accounts Payables),
  • SRM (Shopping card, catalogue, procurement) knowledge preferred
  • Participate in user-requirements gathering, graphical mapping and documenting technical designs for technical solutions designed and developed by Nielsen team members.
  • Lead and manage the technical efforts for developing RICEFW objects mainly Interfaces, Enhancements/User Exits, Conversions, Workflow/Rules Engine customization, etc.
  • Proven experience in integration Ariba deployment – Purchase order, Goods receipt, invoice and master data. (Cloud Integration (CI), Business Add-On or CIG).
  • Responsibility of providing solution architecture, across multiple Nielsen enterprise platforms.
  • Lead technical workstream and coordinate with technical teams in Nielsen side as well as Ariba shared services teams as part of the integration workstream to ensure activities are conducted as per the project plan and project status is tracking as planned.
  • Ability to interact with and support a global user base.
  • Prior experience with S/4 HANA is desired and will be given preference.


Role Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer science or equivalent, with minimum 5+ Years of relevant experience.


Top Technical Skills


  • Proven hands-on SAP Ariba with 2-3 Full-Life Cycle implementations
  • SAP Ariba SLP, Sourcing, Contract, Buying & Invoice.
  • SAP MM
  • ABAP ability to write functional spec
  • Experience supporting Ariba on Global scale (North America, LATM, EMEA, APAC)


Top Non-Technical Skills


  • Effective team player with excellent communication skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Independent and out of the box thinker
  • Thrive in a multicultural and diverse environment


About the Team


Our mission as Nielsen Media’s Procure to Pay technology team is to provide best in class services to our internal and external customers. As a member of the procurement technology  team, you will not only support our suit of technology stack but will also partner cross-functionally to deliver value across our business. Our dynamic procurement organization offers an array of opportunities with exposure to state of art procurement, accounts payables and analytics functions.


About Nielsen


As the arbiter of truth, Nielsen Global Media fuels the media industry with unbiased, reliable data about what people watch and listen to. To discover what’s true, we measure across all channels and platforms—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are armed with the truth, they have a deeper understanding of their audiences and can accelerate growth. 


Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!