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SAP Solution Architect - Supply Chain

  • Location London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH123049
  • Salary £70000 - £80000.00 per annum + + Bonus and Benefits
  • Specialisation SAP
  • Posted September 21, 2021

Solution Architect - Supply Chain

£80,000 + Bonus and Benefits

London

Purpose

The Supply Chain and S2P Solution Architect in partnership with our , Solution Architect , SI partner and SAP will be responsible for designing our global SC & S2P SAP template, and regional localisations for each Wave of the roll-out, following a 'Fit to Standard' approach. He/she will own the end to end SAP solution, and chair the Design Authority, ensuring the right governance is in place to effectively manage key design decisions, solution scope and adherence to best practice, and SAP standards. This role will require excellent SAP technical skills across a wide portfolio of the latest SAP Cloud products, and strong experience of delivering global SAP transformation programs.

Scope

Will involve international travel and flexibility in working hours aligned with a global role.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ownership of the end-to-end SC& S2P solution design; defining solutions that are fit for purpose in terms of strategic alignment, quality, cost and time, and adhere to target architecture
  • Embed user-centric "design-thinking" principles, optimising UX design standards and coaching the wider team in how to apply these principles
  • Lead the 'fit-to-standard' design process to establish a 'Global Template' that meets the needs of all our businesses and lead the business design validation and acceptance process
  • Manage localisations and protect the 'Global Template' as the solution is rolled-out through multiple deployment Waves
  • Robustly challenge any deviations from SAP standard, best practice solutions and manage the FRICEW inventory
  • QA/approve technical deliverables from internal teams, our SI partner and other external third parties
  • Contribute and support the GPO to define 'End-to-End' business scenarios to be used during design, the solution validation process and to feed into test scenario scoping
  • Input into the Design Authority governance forum, owning SC & S2P

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential

Experience/

Attainments

Skills / Knowledge

· Bachelor's degree required

· Minimum 10 years SAP delivery experience with at least 5 years' experience as a SAP Solution Architect with focus in Supply chain and P2P, having delivered multiple full lifecycle implementations

· Experience of Global SAP implementations and transformation programs

· Solid technical experience in SAP S/4HANA, and at least three of the following SAP Cloud products;

o SAP Business Technology Platform Integration and Extension suite

o SAP Ariba

o SAP IBP

o SAP Analytics Cloud

· Experience of delivering SAP S/4HANA Cloud solutions on Microsoft Azure (rather than On-Premise) would be an advantage

· Ability to understand a wide range of disciplines in enough detail to communicate effectively with experts in those areas to enable delivery of E2E solutions designs

· Demonstrable experience in implementing Architecture Development and Governance Frameworks (e.g. TOGAF) and ability to understand, guide and/or solution the business, application, data and infrastructure domains of architecture

· Possess a solid understanding of AGILE development methodologies

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