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Job Description :

JOB ANALYSIS REPORT: SAP Functional/Technical Consultant –

SAP Retail – MM & SD

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To evaluate the demands of the business owners, transforms the essence into an abstract and algorithmic business model and as such identifies the use cases and transforms them into logical and technical views and are able to configure the system.

JOB OBJECTIVES
  • Structuring of system strategy such as the development of systems requirements through the design, prototyping, testing, training, defining, and implementation of procedures for support of practical business solutions.
  • Customizing the respective business area and making sure the system reacts in the manner according to the constraints of the request.
  • Prepare test scripts for testing the configured scenarios and perform the testing.
  • To oversee the developing of  ABAP programs and functions as requested by business in accordance with the Shoprite Standards
  • To provide support to the members of the team as well as users of the SAP System.
TASK INFORMATION
  • Structuring of system strategy such as the development of systems requirements through the design, prototyping, testing, training, defining, and implementation of procedures for support of practical business solutions.
    • Assist the Business Analysts with the capabilities of the SAP system when required.
    • To generate knowledge about the current business process, design current business flows, study current business processes and its complication, and getting through with current business setup.
    • Identifies the use cases and transforms them into logical and technical views.
    • Ensure that the users agree and sign-off the suggested solutions.
    • Maintain the task management systems (EPM and Remedy)
    • Do accurate time keeping of time spent on changes
  • Customizing the respective business area and making sure the system reacts in the manner according to the constraints of the request.
    • Design and implement technological business solutions
    • Prepare test scripts and execute testing of the configured scenarios
    • Do testing of customisations and developed programs
    • Maintain the task management systems (EPM and Remedy)
    • Do accurate time keeping of time spent on changes
  • To provide support to the members of the team as well as users of the SAP System.
    • Assist the business users when necessary.
    • Assist the Business Analysts with the capabilities of the SAP System when required.
REPORT STRUCTURE

Reports to Project Manager or Support Manager

IMPACT OF DECISION

Time Span

Operational

Problem solving

Complex to Highly Complex

Risk of decisions

High Internal

Financial impact

Medium

Influence of work

Operational

Work proficiency

Professional

Demands of change

High 

JOB RELATED EXPERIENCE

Time

Essential

Desirable

SAP- Retail Domain experience

4-6 years

X

Strong business facing Consultancy experience

4-6 years

X

Minimum of 2, ideally 3 IS retail project lifecycle in industry verticals, food, fashion or hard goods.

X

Solid implementation, configuration and functional and technical experience

X

Integration experience to POS DM

X

Integration experience to F&R

X

Integration experience to Merchandise and Assortment Planning

X

Integration experience to Shelf Optimization products

X

Integration experience to Warehouse Management systems

X

FORMAL QUALIFICATION

Time

Essential

Desirable

Degree/Diploma

3 years

X

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION / MEMBERSHIP

Yes

No

JOB RELATED KNOWLEDGE

Time

Essential

Desirable

Strong understanding of SAP SD, pricing, billing and order management functionality

X

Good understanding of MM/SD/Retail integration to SAP Financials

X

IS Retail Master data –  Article master, Site master, Merchandise Hierarchies, Article Hierarchies

X

IS Retail Merchandising – Assortment Management and Layout Workbench, Pricing, Promotions, Markdowns

X

IS Retail Procurement to Pay processes including Retail replenishment, Perishable Planning, Merchandise Distribution, Rebates, Imports

X

IS Retail POS/BOS Integration – Assortment list, POS Interface, Enterprise services

X

JOB RELATED SKILLS

Time

Essential

Desirable

Strong SAP MM skills in procurement, inventory management and MRP.

X

WORKING CONDITIONS

Working hours

Normal.  Overtime and Standby may be required from time to time.

Travel

None

Time away from home

None

 

Posture

Workstation in open plan office.

Physical danger

None

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Physical environment

Brackenfell – Cape Town, South Africa

COMPETENCIES

Essential

Leading and Deciding

  • Leading and Supervising

Supporting and Co-operating

  • Working with People

Interacting and Presenting

  • Relating and Networking
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Presenting and Communicating Information

Analysing and Interpreting

  • Writing and Reporting
  • Applying Expertise and Technology
  • Analysing

Organising & Executing

  • Planning and Organising
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Following Instructions and Procedures

Adapting & Coping

  • Adapting and Responding to Change
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks

Desirable

Creating & Conceptualising

  • Learning and Researching
  • Creating and Innovating
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts

Jobs details

Experience Required : 4 Years