Create an SAP Ariba Account
First Time Using SAP Ariba?
If this is your first time using SAP Ariba, create an SAP Ariba account at https://discovery.ariba.com.
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The City is now using SAP Ariba, a web-based tool used for procurement, contract and invoice management processes.
The City of Edmonton values the business community and using SAP Ariba will help the City to improve its communication with suppliers and streamline processes, making it easier for suppliers to do business with the City.
All transactions with the City of Edmonton are free.
Suppliers who are interested in bidding on City tendering/sourcing opportunities will need to create an account on Ariba Discovery (for free).
The City no longer accepts paper bid submissions.
Those with an SAP Ariba account can search for City of Edmonton procurements referred to as event postings and bid electronically on opportunities.
In Ariba Discovery you can link directly to the City of Edmonton's profile to:
Opportunities will continue to be posted on the Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC) with a link to the Ariba Discovery to view the City of Edmonton's sourcing event (tendering opportunity).
The City will be using the Ariba network to issue purchase orders, receive invoices and communicate payment information.
The SAP Ariba Network will allow you to easily receive and track orders, manage shipping details, create e-invoices and receive payment information - all conveniently online. All transactions with the City of Edmonton are free.
All City of Edmonton contracted suppliers who currently transact with the City including receiving purchase orders or issuing invoices to the City must have an Ariba Network account to be able to receive and process transactions.
How to Register with the SAP Ariba Network - For Suppliers who are new to SAP Ariba.
When you create your account, you have the option to choose either the standard account or the enterprise account. Either account is acceptable for doing business with the City.
|Ariba Standard Account||Ariba Enterprise Account|
The Go Live dates for working on the Ariba Network with the City of Edmonton will vary among contracted suppliers.
The City will begin working with contracted suppliers on the network in November 2019 and will continue to invite suppliers to join us on the network until all contracted suppliers are using the Ariba Network.
Watch for your Go Live notification letter with the date when the City will be ready to start working with your company on the Ariba Network.
During the transition period, some POs may be manual and others will be in Ariba as the City’s business areas also prepare to use Ariba.
Only POs sent on the Ariba Network should be invoiced using Ariba.
Responding to a Sourcing Event
Responding to Sourcing Event using Microsoft Excel
Revising a Previously Submitted Response
Using the Event Message Board to Communicate with a Procurement Representative
Accessing Existing Events
Submitting an Additional (Alternative) Response to a Sourcing Event