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Senior Data Lead

  • Location Berkshire
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH125588
  • Salary £100000 - £140000 per annum + + Package
  • Specialisation ERP
  • Posted November 12, 2021

SAP Data Lead - Technology
Senior Engineering Manager

We Offer:

As a company, we are committed to growing our people. We will provide you with
opportunities that broaden your knowledge and strengthen your professional & technical skills.

  • We operate in a fast-paced environment utilizing modern technologies and bias toward


  • We value customer outcomes and are passionate about using technology to solve


  • We are a diverse team with colleagues from different backgrounds and cultures

As SAP Data Lead, you will be part of a team responsible for deploying our New Finance and
Tax Platform (NFTP) enabled by S/4 HANA into our global business. You will work with
development teams & business stakeholders in various locations, eg. Pune, Bangalore, UK and
Our Technology is also undertaking a major insource of capability in order to be
significantly self-reliant from H2 2022. In order to do this we are pulling together a world class
team to deliver NFTP and other programmes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for SAP S/4 HANA Solution Design across all master data objects and transactional data in ATR (Accounting to Reporting), PTP (Procurement to Pay), OTC (Order to Cash), C&B (Cash and Banking) and Tax processes;
  • Build a world class team capable of supporting parallel deployments for the whole Extract, Transform, Load spectrum over multiple years Classification: Internal
  • Work with our Technology and other Platform teams to develop data strategy and master data governance;
  • Establish long-term strategic goals for data architecture vision and data standards;
  • Contribute to the SAP roadmap in master data area while constantly seeking simplification and standardization of the landscape;
  • Work with the programme release management team to plan approach to data migration;
  • Advise on use of tooling and methods and decide how we will deliver the migrations;
  • Prepare detailed data migration plans for each release for the full range of Extract, Transform, Load for all data objects;
  • Manage plans through to execution including shaping, driving, co-ordinating activities and providing daily updates on progress against plans;
  • Ensure data loads achieve both volume and quality targets;
  • Work with business and technical cutover leads to ensure smooth transition;
  • As a technical expert, you are expected to act as a centre of expertise in your field, staying abreast of developments in the SAP space and continually upgrading your functional knowledge.

We are looking for:
Experience & Technical Skills

  • At least 15 years' experience in SAP data across multiple process areas and large-scale legacy


  • Experience of leading data workstreams in large complex global SAP Projects;
  • Experience of working with offshore teams to ensure all migration activities are undertaken on time and to budget;
  • Experience in working with Master data business process/activity owners in understanding

business requirement and solution design;

  • In depth knowledge of SAP master data management (including controls and governance) across processes;
  • Knowledge and experience of tools such as SAP's Data Services, Data Intelligence and Migration Cockpit are highly desirable
  • Bachelor's Degree.

Ways of working
* Very strong communication and collaboration skills;
* Excellent leadership skills and ability to drive for results;
* Structured, highly analytical mind-set and excellent problem-solving skills;
* Prepared to deep dive personally to solve problems and issues
* Collaborative, with strong mentoring and people skills / personal impact;
* Highly motivated and work well under pressure;
* Innovative, with the ability to think outside the box;
* An individual who respects the opinion of others; yet can drive a decision though the team;
* An individual who drives the agile method as a way of working.
Classification: Internal

As a person:

  • Self-starter, highly motivated and with leadership quality
  • Cultural understanding and experienced working in multi-cultural teams
  • Willing to share knowledge and work as a team
  • Proficient in English
  • Service Minded