Edward Carter Solutions have a fantastic permanent opportunity for an experienced SAP APO Business Analyst looking to join our end user Fast Moving Consumer Goods client in Manchester, UK as they continue with the roll-out of their common SAP ERP system across their global markets.
Successful candidates will be required to support the embedding of my clients SAP solution and processes into the organisations key regions and maintain the effective and consistent use of Global SAP applications across their business as usual environment.
Successful applicants will have the following responsibilities:
*Support the embedding of my clients Global SAP solution in the Regions to ensure it is fully and consistently adopted including areas such as processes, workflows, security/roles, training and documentation.
*Be a custodian for the Global business processes supported by SAP to help drive consistency across the Regions
*Gather and analyse proposed changes to the SAP environment in order to assess the impact and priority of changes
*Translate business requirements into functional specifications for agreed changes to ensure the SAP environment is updated correctly
*Manage and co-ordinate the testing and training of changes and fixes, ensuring the quality of the changes
*Provide deep SAP application knowledge in relevant areas on best practices and troubleshooting techniques to help drive improvements in the solution
*Support the development and governance of the change/release plan to ensure changes are timely and well-managed
Suitable candidates will have the following essential skills and experience:
*Excellent knowledge of supply chain processes gained through either working in a business environment or through exposure to ERP implementations
*Experience of implementing and supporting SAP systems ideally within an FMCG international environment.
*Experience of working in an International Organisation
*Experience of working with offshore 3rd Party outsource providers
*Experience of working in a Matrix organisation.
*Technical knowledge of SAP APO
*Team player, able to work closely with other IT BAs in the Global and Regional teams.
*Excellent communication skills.
SAP APO Business Analysts looking to apply for this role should send CV's to (see below) or call for more information on the role and the organisation - provided by Dice