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Manager - SAP SD

Date:  19-Feb-2021
Country:  India
Function:  Shared Service, Tax, Legal,SIBD, IT
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 expert having complete functional/technical knowledge of all SAP modules (preferably SAP SD) and other SAP tools such as 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

  • Manage all aspects of global SAP Project deliveries with internal and/or external teams in alignment with Olam SAP Global Template (GT) and implementation methodologies
  • Prepare and publish scope, effort estimates and detailed project plans
  • Plan functional and technical resources and facilitate their onboarding
  • Manage Risks and Issues and maintain project logs and closely track progress of the projects
  • Ensure project documentation are maintained as per Olam QA standards
  • Manage global business stakeholders and provide periodical progress updates / status reports on various initiatives
  • Liaise with various supporting technical and non-technical teams for timely delivery of projects
  • Manage project transition/handover to Olam Global Support teams post implementation
  • Guide project team during various stages of the project and facilitate right solution fitment
  • Provide SME / consulting services to the businesses where necessary and approach them with a product management mindset
  • Perform value benefit analysis for various initiatives

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 (preferably SAP 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 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 the agri-business industry would be an advantage
  • Experience in the 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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