Ad ID: 2590
Added: June 24, 2022
Condition: Brand New
Job Purpose: To bridge the gap between Business and IT in order to deliver implementation, enhancement and support for the SAP Business solution across various Saint-Gobain businesses within Africa.
Manage an ambitious roll-out program over the coming years, while securing the existing landscape.
This Job can be based in RSA, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Ghana Qualifications required to fulfil the role Degree/Diploma in Computer Science, Business (Accounting) and/or Information Systems. SAP Business Once Certification would be advantageous. Strong Financial Accounting within ERP Environment would be advantageous.
Specific work experience, knowledge and Skills required to fulfil the role higher education level such as Industrial Engineering and/or Finance 3 – 5 years project implementation and support experience working with SAP Business One and Crystal Reports.
Full understanding of business processes from operations to finance demonstrated lead experience in enterprise systems integration (finance, operations, business development, human resources, inventory, etc.) Strong SAP Business One implementation track record. Experience in Add-on creation using SAP B1 SDK and SAP B1 Studio. MS SQL DB design, development, and maintenance experience Good technical understanding of SAP Business One system integration with 3rd party systems Experience with SOAP and REST API’s Ability to understand complex business processes. Ability to conducting detailed requirement gathering & define detailed Functional /
Technical requirements. Comfortable engaging with stakeholders of all levels. Good communications skills in explaining technical information to non-technical people. Ability to lead implementations and projects independently. Great team working and collaboration skills Self-motivated, self-driven, curious, open minded and flexible with the ability to learn quickly. Enjoy working in an international environment over different time zones with teams in multi-site locations, analytical, creative, and innovative approach to solving problems. Ability to work and contribute well within a team environment and independently Ability to see the ‘bigger’ picture Able to prioritise and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines. Customer-centric and service minded Can be based in South Africa, Zimbabwe, or Kenya
Roll out capitalize on past roll-outs to consolidate the deployment strategy. Lead the new implementations (Gap Analysis/Localization, Adjustments and Unit/Integration testing, Business Simulation/Training, Data Migration/Cut-over plan, Go-live support) Support & Maintenance Change & Incident management Patching, master data quality, training, workflows.
To successfully lead those various tasks, the Application Manager will have to coordinate different stakeholders both externally as this initiative is done together with a leading SAP Business One partner, and as well internally at regional and country level. In addition to be business oriented and aware of the potential functional gaps that might appear, the Applications Manager will have to maintain the business process consistency over the landscape, and Internal Control compliancy, as per the Business Blue Print already defined. Lead the team in the gathering and understanding of end-user needs, quality assurance of functional design, architecting of the solution, and supervise the detailed technical design and implementation, testing and delivery of the final solution. Recognize and address gaps between SAP Business One solutions and the country specific business practices. Provide first-level support services to SAP Business One solutions across Africa and reach out to 3rd party for second-level support where necessary. Ensure all users are competent by providing technical support and training. Willingness to travel across Africa for new implementations. Application Ownership of solution technical architecture design and security. Supporting ongoing integrity of the Saint-Gobain business processes and ICRF (Internal Control Risk Framework) controls.
To be considered, please share the following:
1) Updated curricula vitae (maximum 3 pages)
2) State on WhatsApp in bulletin format ten (10) or less specific skillsets or experience attained that makes you suited for this role.
3) Indicate your expected remuneration.
Deadline: Monday 28th June 2022
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