SAP Solutions Architect

First Achieve Ltd
£70000 - £80000/annum Excellent Package + Benefits
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A global Brand are looking for a SAP Solutions Architect to join their expanding team as they embark on new and exciting projects over the next few years. This is an opportunity for a talented Solutions Architect to take the the next chapter of their career with a prestigious company.

This role is primarly to oversee, development & support of Commercial Systems Solutions Portfolio including SAP CRM/ TPM, PLM, SD Sales, Commercial Planning and other non SAP solutions.
You will be in charge of the governance of business systems under your remit: in the conversion of the product, application or solution requirements taken from the business or solution partners into an architecture and design.
This role will help drive innovation through exploitation of Premiers existing applications by leveraging our investments.
This role will help drive the strategic direction of the Commercial function emphasising an approach based on quality, collaboration and agility. Trends and developments in the I.T. industry needs to be incorporated into the delivery model.
As the SAP solutions Architect you will provide consultancy on Commercial application & technology solutions, making recommendations and insights which are in line with the company's vision.
You will work closely with service providers to ensure consistent support is provided to all SAP users and provide expertise and guidance for enhancements to SAP and applications under your responsibility.

SAP (CRM/ SD) experience in a lead capacity
SAP TPM experience specifically
Full lifecycle experience of delivering SAP projects
SAP(CRM/SD) config/ integration experience
SAP CRM Architecture understanding
Strong system governance experience
Self-motivated, results-driven
Excellent influencing skills
Logical thinker
Ability to work in a fast paced, highly visible environment
Proven track record in I.T. delivery
Strong communication skills
Consumer Products Industry experience
Other job responsibilities


Travel when required
Ability to work across organisational boundaries, facilitating collaboration, and identifying synergies and lead efforts that equate to revenue improvements/ cost savings
Solutions Development

Collaborate with ISC and Business Leadership to develop and implement solutions which reflects and supports the business agenda for designated business function
Provide insight & assess requirements for the responsible portfolio solution areas to exploit and enhance our applications. Work with strategic solutions partners to integrate and extend the capabilities our our applications
Conduct applications research and maintain an understanding of the business requirements and industry trends
Apply awareness of developing SAP functionality and its application to identify, support and manage the delivery of process and system improvements
Demonstrate and articulate a deep technical understanding of the technology solutions that drive the business channel(s) and the integration points of those solutions
Influence the requirements of the I.T. Infrastructure
Implement recommendations in conjunctions with ISC Business Partners and participate in the release process by liaising with other ISC team members in Service and Infrastructure Teams

Systems Governance

Manage and govern the development of the SAP CRM, SD, PLM and associated Non SAP applications
Work with the ISC leadership team to ensure a consistent application architecture
Act as the primary ISC point of contact for those SAP & Non SAP applications in scope
Attend the key Service meetings within the service partners
Assist in the development of the ISC budget and ensure it reflects the future application roadmap
Design and develop technical solutions either by using internal or external delivery teams
Ensure that SAP and other core applications are developed using Best Practice’ approaches
Deliver the functional configuration of SAP or ensure the appropriate governance when utilising third parties
In line with other areas of ISC deliver enhancements on a release based strategy
Assist Service during Incident, Problem, and Change Management processes when required
Work with our third party suppliers
Project Management

Manage the delivery of projects to Time, Quality and Cost
Manages internal resources, third-party consulting, technical and/or outsourcing relationships where required
Ensure projects include technical elements
Ensure delivery of training and education
Ensure the use of project management methodology and the development of the correct documentation
Lead the thinking around agile project delivery through prototyping etc.
If you are interested in hearing more about this position, please send your CV to Dale or contact on the supplied contact number. Thanks