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Manager - SAP MM SD

Date:  21-Jul-2021
Country:  India
Function:  Information Technology
Sub-Function:  CBII


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 expert having complete functional/technical knowledge of all SAP modules (primarily SAP MM & SD) and experience in S/4 HANA. S/he would be part of SAP Projects team in Chennai and would be engaged in managing project deliveries to various internal businesses globally. Experience of working as SAP functional expert or leading SAP implementation would be useful. Overall experience – around 10 to 12 years. Knowledge of building applications using SAP Fiori would be helpful. This role will require individual to have a product management mindset to drive development and adoption of SAP / SAP Fiori based products. 

Job Description

  • Possess experience in Project Management across Greenfield and Brownfield implementations covering all the phases of project.
  • Should have involved in Opportunity mining, writing project proposals for various businesses involving project schedules and cost estimates
  • Should have experience in usage of various effort estimation techniques, pricing strategies and managing project finance
  • Should be able to develop a detailed project plan including risk and communication management and monitor the progress with specific focus on triple constraints; cost, schedule and scope.
  • Manage system enhancements (workflows, Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements & Forms) liaising with technical, integration team.
  • Identify opportunities to maximize business value through innovative use of solutions
  • Prepare and publish scope, effort estimates, and detailed project plans
  • Plan functional and technical resources and facilitate their onboarding

Profile Description

  • Bachelor of Technology / B.E or equivalent field, OR a combination of relevant education and experience
  • 10 to 12 years of strong, professional experience with about a minimum of 5-8 years in SAP
  • Should have strong domain expertise and in-depth knowledge of one more SAP functional modules (primarily SAP Materials Management & Sales & Distribution)
  • Should have good consulting experience in various implementation and rollout projects with project management experience in minimum of 2 SAP projects
  • Should possess hands-on knowledge in any SAP module (preferably SAP MM,SD)
  • Knowledge of S/4 HANA and implementation experience is an added advantage
  • Experience in deployment of SAP Fiori based applications would be a plus
  • Should have experience in interfacing SAP with 3rd party applications
  • Domain or implementation experience in agri-business industry would be an advantage
  • Experience in use of tools and accelerators to expedite project deliverables would be a plus
  • Knowledge of Agile implementation methodologies would be favorable but not a must
  • Should demonstrate good managerial and problem-solving skills
  • Should possess good verbal and written communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills

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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