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Consulting and Professional Services

Business Processes Senior Consultant - Supply Planning/Integrated Business Planning (Italy)

What we offer

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!

 

 

What we offer
Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!

As an enabler of the Intelligent Enterprise, the SAP Customer Success organization helps our customers to run at their best. Our services, support, and tools guide, simplify, and accelerate our customers journey towards becoming intelligent enterprises with SAP’s digital platform, intelligent suite, and intelligent technologies. Together with our customers and partners, we drive differentiating innovation and create exceptional business outcomes. 

As a central part of SAP Customer Success, Intelligent Delivery Group is implementing end-to-end solutions with our customers by translating their aspirations into business solutions.
 
The “Supply Chain Practice Unit'' team is part of the Intelligent Delivery Group in SAP. We, as a team, are supporting the customers all over Europe, Middle East and Africa in their journey to S/4HANA, solving complex business challenges with cutting edge technologies and provide support in adopting the Future Innovations in the Supply Planning solution area.
 
PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES 
SAP S/4HANA, short for SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA, is SAP’s next-generation business suite. It is a new product fully built on the most advanced in-memory platform today – SAP HANA – and modern design principles with the SAP Fiori user experience (UX). SAP S/4HANA delivers massive simplifications (customer adoption, data model, user experience, decision making, business processes, and models) and innovations (Internet of Things, Big Data, business networks, and mobile-first) to help businesses run simple in a digital and networked economy.
 
To address consulting requirements in the area of Digital Supply Chain & Manufacturing and build competencies at SAP to deliver solutions in areas relating to Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Response & Supply Planning and Production Planning and Scheduling. Looking for a highly motivated individual with consulting mindset who loves challenges and has passion for Customer Success. 
 
EXPECTATIONS

•    Be actively involved in the preparation, conception, realization and Go Live of customer implementation projects
•    Demonstrate the ability to plan, run, and manage blueprint workshops, meetings with internal and external clients
•    Demonstrate the ability to transfer customer processes into Supply Planning/Integrated Business Planning Standard solution 
•    Presales acumen, assisting in defining the scope of a project or opportunity, estimating efforts and project timelines

 

TASKS: 
•    Requirements validation with business and customer IT 
•    Functional specifications, create or review solution concept & designs and technical specifications 
•    System integration tests, country tests, UAT and other test cycles 
•    Issue handling / ticket resolution (incl. debugging) 
•    Regular customer interaction, i.e. communication to team leads or project managers 
•    Hypercare support
•    Preparation of decision papers for technical recommendations 
•    Guidance & coaching of other, less experienced colleagues (customer and SAP) for knowledge transfer 
•    Support of SAP program management upon evaluation, prioritization of Supply Planning/Integrated Business Planning topics / requirements 
•    Independently handle complex implementation projects with Consulting focus on two or more of following application areas in SAP’s Digital Supply Chain portfolio:
o    SAP IBP – Sales and Operation Planning (S&OP)
o    SAP IBP – Demand Planning
o    SAP IBP – Inventory Optimization
o    SAP IBP – Response & Supply
o    Production Planning & Detailed Scheduling
o    Advanced Order Promising in S/4HANA
•    Participating in RFP discussions and estimating implementation proposals under guidance from a Bid Manager
•    Providing a creative source of ideas/solutions to address consulting problems  

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS 
•    University degree - Informatics, Computer Science, Polytechnics, Economics 
•    Minimum of 13+ years of experience across SAP SCM-APO/ IBP, ePP/DS or advanced ATP in S/4HANA with minimum 2 full life cycle implementations
•    Good Integration knowledge of SAP ECC or S/4HANA and SAP IBP using SAP Cloud Platform Integration – Data Services
•    Must have good understanding on S/4HANA Advanced Order Promising or Advanced Planning business processes
•    Must have good understanding of an integrated and end-to-end supply chain planning process with SAP S/4HANA and SAP IBP solutions
•    Knowledge of SAP ACTIVATE implementation methodology is preferable
•    Knowledge of SAP Cloud strategy – Public cloud, Private cloud
•    Languages: native Italian, Business English (Mandatory)
•    Conversational/advanced German or any other language is an added advantage
•    Good Team Player with individual ownership


What we consider beneficial:
•    Degree in Engineering (BE, BTech), Masters in Business Administration (MBA) - FULL TIME
•    SAP Certification in SCM – Advanced Planning & Optimization or SAP Integrated Business Planning
•    Use of SAP Solution Manager 7 or later version as a part of implementation life cycle
•    Knowledge on SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud solution and SAP’s Digital Supply Chain portfolio

 

If you want to be pioneering SAP’s state of the art innovation S/4HANA product, then these should be your core traits:
•    Familiar with Internet of Things, Big Data and Cloud concepts
•    Innovative mindset
•    Out of the box thinking
•    Technical curiosity
•    Will to adventure and deep dive into new technologies
 
TRAVEL
Remote mainly, however ready to travel for assignments within Europe, Middle East and Africa (short term and long term) (up to 80% of working time)
 
LOCATION

Like our customers, this position is based in Italy and relocation is not considered an option.

 

 

 

We are SAP

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

 

Our inclusion promise

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.

 

SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.

 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

 Requisition ID:303058 | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services | Expected Travel: 0 - 80% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Business Processes Senior Consultant - Supply Planning/Integrated Business Planning (Italy)

Facility:  303058
Posted Date:  Nov 27, 2021
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 80%
Location: 

Vimercate, IT, 20871


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