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SAP IBP SENIOR CONSULTANT

Founded in 1969, our consulting division implements business and IT strategies, specifically involving SAP, around the globe. We drive innovation through the combination of excellent business, industry and technical know-how. Our clients appreciate our industry expertise in manufacturing, logistics services, retail & consumer goods, life sciences and utilities.

If you enjoy working with high-quality people on interesting projects in a thriving partnership organization, Westernacher is the place to be!

To complement our team, we are looking for SAP IBP SENIOR CONSULTANT

Competency / Job Description

SAP Competence

  • 5-9 Years in SAP Supply Chain Planning product implementation application, having ssuccessfully implemented 2-4 End to End Projects and other Roll-out / support Projects.
  • 2-4 Years of Domain experience as well good understanding of IBP (Integrated Business Planning) for supply, demand and inventoy planning
  • Good knowledge of SCM Integration with SAP ERP & overview of other related modules.
  • Lead business process mapping sessions consisting of functional and technical client personnel using SAP Best Practice functionality.
  • Perform custom & standard configurations in SAP system to satisfy business requirements.
  • Hands on Experience in SAP enhancements and Developments as meet business needs.
  • Assist clients with master data clean-up activities to insure all master data conforms to SAP standards for master data.
  • Ability to comprehend complex business processes and create necessary documentation to capture these processes.
  • Ability to work closely with client personnel to insure requirements are correctly identified and documented.
  • Contribution to SAP Implementation, rollout and support Project.

Project Management & Delivery Competencies

  • 6-9 years of SAP experience and exposure to managing international and domestic clients in Onsite-Offshore Model.
  • Build high-performance work environment, perform competency analysis & develop the resources across Centre of Excellence
  • Capable to manage concurrent projects and manage different project lifecycles for E2E Implementation, Rollouts & Enhancement    
  • Documentation and review of deliverables to ensure alignment with overall project objectives.
  • Mentor less experienced SAP consultants.
  • Assisting in building the SAP competence centre
  • Willingness to make frequent overseas travels for short term durations
  • Compliance to established delivery Process standards
  • Functional proficiency with 1-3 full lifecycle SAP IBP implementation and 8+ years of industry or consulting experience
  • At least 2 years of SAP experience implementing SAP IBP & an excellent understanding of the IBP business process specific to industry verticals (CPG, Wholesale/Retail, Life Sciences etc.)
  • Very strong communication and idea articulation skills – able to manage client relationships and drive consensus on business solutions through workshops and design sessions.
  • Strong configuration & design skills in at least 2 IBP solution modules (Demand, Inventory, Supply & Response, S&OP, Control Tower)
  • knowledge of VBA will be considered as a plus
  • Experience defining systems strategy, developing systems requirements, designing and prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures and implementing practical business solutions.
  • Able to wear multiple hats i.e. lead pre-sales efforts, author proposals & papers as well as independently lead IBP implementations.

Mandatory Skill Sets

You will be responsible for some of the following tasks:

  • Play a key role in the full IBP project lifecycle, from initial set-up of the project to the final delivery of the result
  • Work with the client to analyze their requirements: prepare and participate in workshops, requirement documentation…
  • Assist in mapping the requirements into SAP Processes and design the solutions
  • Customize and develop the SAP-system in a project team, supported by experts
  • Test and assist in the development of test scripts
  • Coach or lead different tracks or project teams, taking on more responsibility as you grow in your career
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