SAP MM/PS Functional Consultant

Recruiter
Cambridge University Press
Location
Cambridge
Posted
28 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Cambridge University Press has an opportunity available for a SAP MM/PS Functional Consultant to join the team based in Cambridge. You will join us on a full time, fixed term contract ending July 2019. In return, we are offering a competitive salary of £40,000 - £48,000 per annum depending on experience plus allowance + benefits. We have over 2,500 talented employees across 50 international offices uniting all our publishing groups. We’re one of the world’s most respected publisher, driven by the purpose of unlocking people’s potential with the best learning and research solutions. We need determined individuals to help make this happen. We work in global teams, tackle the big issues, raise education standards, and deliver innovative solutions to learners and researchers. We will offer a fantastic benefits package to the SAP MM/PS Functional Consultant: - Dynamic work environment that empowers you to be your best - Group personal pension - Free life assurance - Inclusive and flexible working environment - 28 days holiday (plus bank holidays) - On-site fitness facilities - Easily accessible with a 10 minutes walk from the train station About the role: We are currently seeking a SAP Materials Management/Project Systems Functional Consultant to join our SAP rollout project based in Cambridge. The purpose of this role is to assist with the rollout of an existing central SAP system across an overseas branch that currently has a varied set of legacy systems. Using consulting, analytic skills and information gathering techniques, you will gather an understanding of the business requirements, recommend SAP functional solutions within, and around, the Materials Management and Project System modules, and deliver the documentation necessary for the realisation of the changes. Your solutions will need to be compatible with previous solution designs within CUP, compatible with other SAP module designs and leverage SAP standard functionality as much as is reasonable. This position is offered on a fixed-term contract ending July 2019. As the role is working with our Australia branch with different operating hours to the UK, this role will suit a candidate who enjoys early starts to the working day. The role is primarily based in the Cambridge office with flexibility to work from home 1 day a week depending upon the project phase. There is no requirement to travel. Key duties and responsibilities of the SAP MM/PS Functional Consultant: - Work in a project environment as part of the team of Functional Consultants, with support from Solution Owners and Architect colleagues - Partner representatives of other applications ensuring that data flow and integration is considered and delivered end-to-end - Offer advice on data cleansing and support data migration activities - In later phases, you will perform unit testing, system integration testing and support business users with user acceptance testing - Lead the knowledge transfer work for your area to the Business-as-Usual team so these colleagues are able to understand and support your designs efficiently and effectively and support the Trainer preparing user training materials Skills and experience required to be our SAP MM/PS Functional Consultant: - Strong background in SAP functional design across a range of organisations and experience of SAP implementation lifecycles - Experience in Media, IS-Media and/or the publishing industry would be beneficial but not necessary - Experience with the SAP ASAP methodology - Proven track-record of communicating your ideas to business stakeholders, project management and to SAP developers leveraging excellent inter-personal and documentation skills The world is changing fast and how we learn is changing. Help us connect our customers to the best academic and learning content, faster and easier. Help them unlock their potential. Why not click ‘apply’ now? Don’t miss out on this opportunity to join an organisation that plays a leading role in today’s global market place as our SAP MM/PS Functional Consultant. If you’re ready to embrace the challenges and opportunities this role brings then please complete our online application form by Friday 14th December.

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