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Manager - SAP MM

Date:  28-Jul-2021
Country:  India
Function:  Information Technology
Sub-Function:  Project


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Summary

The candidate should be an SAP Materials management (MM) consultant. MM is an important module of SAP ERP consisting of business processes required in procurement, Goods receipt, Inventory and invoicing of a product. The module is tightly integrated with SAP SD, WM, PP and FICO.  The candidate is expected to have good familiarity and working knowledge of the integration areas of MM with other modules. The candidate is expected to work on SAP template governance, SAP continuous business improvements and rollouts for the Cocoa Business Unit. In this global role, the candidate will be required to work with business stakeholders in cocoa business which is spread across 5 continents. 

Job Description

  • Strong knowledge in business requirement gathering, BBP preparation, AS-IS documentation, process flow diagrams
  • Lead AS-IS, Requirement gathering workshops, CRP, UAT sessions with relevant stakeholders
  • Good knowledge about MM Business Processes: Purchasing, Special procurement like Vendor consignment, Subcontracting, etc. Inventory Management, Invoice verification, Service management.
  • Should have strong cross functional knowledge with FICO, SD, PP, QM, WM
  • Configure, test, support and implement SAP MM solutions
  • Configuration: Purchase Document Types (Purchase Order, Inbound delivery, Goods receipt, Invoice), Item category, Pricing Procedure and Pricing Conditions types, Output type Settings & Determination, Release strategy, MRP, etc.
  • Master Data: Vendor Master Data, Material Master, PIR, Source list, Quota arrangement, etc.
  • Should have experience in master data management including data migration tool
  • Strong interface experience between SAP and Non-SAP systems
  • Experience with SAP FIORI applications, Mobile applications integration with SAP
  • Should have worked on custom/complex developments with respect to process automation, Business process re-design, etc.
  • Coordinate with other technical teams to ensure timely deliverables
  • Identify risks and escalate them as and when required
  • Scaling of existing solutions to ensure maximum adoption
  • Value focussed approach during SAP/Non-SAP system implementation

Profile Description

  • Master of Business Administration/Bachelor of technology / B.E or equivalent field, OR a combination of relevant education and experience
  • 8 to 10 years of strong, professional SAP MM consulting experience. Domain experience as business user is a plus.
  • Experience in Food processing/Agri Business industry is a plus
  • 2 End to End SAP implementation/roll out experience is a must.
  • International exposure and previous work ex in global MNCs is a plus
  • SAP certification is good to have though not a must.
  • Problem solving. Planning and organizing.
  • Verbal and written communication, including effective listening and strong interpersonal skills
  • Work proactively in a team environment with minimum supervision
  • Accept responsibility and complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Interact effectively with both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Adapt to new situations and maintain positive attitude.

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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