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Lead Global SAP Solutions Architect - Fulfillment

Our client is looking for a Lead Global SAP Solutions Architect with a passion for business operations, process optimization, logistic, transportation management, and technology. The role of the SAP S/4 HANA Solution Lead for Logistics, Extended Warehouse and Transportation Management will serve as the owner and lead for the global S/4 HANA platform for the processes of inventory, extended warehouse and transportation management. The solution lead for logistics, extended warehouse and transportation management is part of the Global ERP Solution Team which is overall accountable for the SAP S/4 ERP platform. 


This role is Contract to Hire and 100% remote (during the contract and after!!)

 

This role will include the following responsibilities during the global S/4 HANA implementation program and post-implementation as the solution owner of the logistics, extended warehouse and transportation management processes: 

  • Support the global SAP S/4 HANA implementation project for the businesses during all phases of the global template and deployment phases including global design and build, test, deploy, go-live, hypercare and stabilization. 
  • Lead the workstream for logistics, extended warehouse and transportation management throughout the ERP implementation program and own the global ERP solution design for the logistics, extended warehouse and transportation management domains 
  • Oversee build activities, guide master data definition, support cleansing and data migration 
  • After the completion of the ERP implementation program, optimize the business value generated through the investment of the SAP S/4 platform for the logistics, extended warehouse and transportation management domains 


MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

In addition to the above-mentioned priorities the role of the SAP S/4 HANA Solution Lead for logistics, extended warehouse and transportation management will have the following responsibilities: 

  • Lead the global design and build phase for the global S/4 HANA template development 
  • For the global rollout of the S/4 HANA solution, lead the deployment activities end-to-end for the logistics, extended warehouse and transportation management domain 
  • Partner with the business process owner and key users to deliver project deploy activities on the business side 
  • Support hypercare, stabilization and service transition from the project to the managed service provider AMS function  
  • Prioritize improvements to maximize business value, in collaboration with the business process owners manage product backlog. 
  • Continuously adopt best practice business process and system solutions for the logistics, extended warehouse and transportation management domain 
  • Optimize process integration across the S/4 platform and integrated partner applications for end-to-end solution design 
  • Ensure global governance of the SAP S/4 template, be accountable to maintain the integrity of the global core SAP ERP solution 
  • Oversee agile delivery of solution optimizations including build, test and deploy activities 
  • Partner with other IT functions including architecture, application management support, infrastructure to deliver seamless IT services to the business organization 
  • Develop expertise and best-practice know how within the global ERP solution team to increase maturity and strength of the global ERP Solution team 
  • Drive projects in his/her area with internal and external resources towards successful execution and value generation 

Experience Required

  • ​6-8 years of leadership experience to deliver project phases of a global design, build and deploy project for a functional workstream in the logistics, extended warehouse and transportation management domain 
  • Collaborative approach with business, partnering with business process owners throughout all steps of the improvement process 
  • Process performance minded, experienced in process analysis and optimization 
  • Process advisor to the business, consulting mindset helping to guide and coach the business key users and business process owners towards improved processes and solutions 
  • Vision of how to improve business process and ERP system further to continuously generate added business value 
  • Functional SAP expertise across multiple areas, configuration experience of the logistics, extended warehouse and transportation management domain 
  • Project management experience, able to lead project teams and deliver end-to-end solutions 
  • Experienced in agile delivery, product/release backlog, sprint planning/execution, deployment 
  • Master data knowledge, data quality assessment, cleansing experience, management of data quality improvements 


KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED  

 

  • 10-12 years of combined SAP ERP experience in implementation projects and operational support 
  • Experience in global template design, build and deployment projects 
  • Strong business process understanding, experience in business process design including simplification, harmonization and standardization for global template solutions 
  • Broad knowledge in logistics, extended warehouse and transportation management SAP functionality, end-to-end project implementation experience and operational run support experience 
  • Experience in configuration and data design for S/4 HANA solution for the logistics, extended warehouse and transportation management domains 
  • Integration experience between S/4 HANA and connected partner applications for the logistics, extended warehouse and transportation management processes 
  • Understanding of process integrations between manufacturing, quality, logistics, transportation, maintenance, finance, controlling and sales  
  • Experience in organizational change management including change impact identification, assessment and change action planning 
  • Engagement management for business stakeholders including business process owners, key users and senior business leaders  
  • Strong communication skills to facilitate and lead complex conversations including business process and solution design workshops 



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1602 Abbey Court
Alpharetta, Georgia 30004

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