Rainmaker Acquisition

Functional Consultant SD Permanent

RA009 Retail 07 Apr 2019
Rainmaker Acquisition Sandton
Market Related
Detail Information
Job Summary

Job Purpose and Overview:
The Functional Consultant: SD is responsible for configuring and testing SAP Sales and Distribution functions and module solutions, as well as troubleshooting and resolution of technical problems.
The Functional Consultant: SD is responsible for writing functional and test specifications, as well as training and testing material.
The Functional Consultant: SD is responsible for providing user support and assistance for 3rd level incidents, and resolving business as usual issues aligned to operations and service processes.


Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
1. Make recommendations to optimise SAP Sales and Distribution processes, policies and procedures.
2. Adhere to all IT Governance Frameworks including policies, procedures, processes and standards.
3. Identify suitable solutions to new and existing business requirements (changes and projects), and ensure effective resolution of problems and incidents.
4. Produce portfolio and status reporting in a timely manner and aligned to the agreed communications plan for all relevant stakeholders.
5. Update and maintain known error database, knowledge base, configuration database as well as testing and training material, and implement a continuous improvement plan to improve the portfolio solutions.
6. Effectively manage and develop self to deliver on agreed individual and team objectives.



Key Skills / Requirements
Qualifications and Knowledge: 
• Certified in ITIL 3 (required)
• 3 year IT related degree (advantageous)
• Certified in TOGAF, Agile Methodologies (advantageous)
• Certified in COBIT, Prince II (advantageous)
• SAP Specialist Certification - SD or FICO (advantageous)
• Functional knowledge of SAP SD (Pricing, ATP, Credit Management, Product Proposal, Consignments) including interfaces, data migration and integration with POS and POSDM modules
• Knowledge and experience of Retail SAP architecture, implementation and operations
• Understanding of development concepts, guidelines and SAP architecture
• Knowledge and application of relevant IT best practices
• Knowledge of IT Service Management principles and frameworks (ITIL 3)
• Knowledge of Project management including methods and tools
• Knowledge of retail industry models
• Understanding of retail finance operating model and value chain
Skills and Attributes:
• 4+ years SAP design and configuration experience
• 2+ years Agile experience (e.g. sprint planning, stand-up)
• Working with business process/activity owners in understanding business requirement and solution design
• Documenting functional and technical specifications
• Communicate SAP capabilities/possibilities within the SD module
• Experience in preparation of business cases, business process
• Driving change
• Stakeholder management
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Financial acumen Personal resilience
• Energy and drive
• Customer orientation
• Team player
• Excellence orientation
• Innovative
• Influencing others
• Analytical