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Senior SAP P2P Architect

Location: 

Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS
Function:  Digital & Technology
Work Location:  Working from home

SAP Procure-To-Pay Solutions Architect

About the Role

We at RS are looking for a SAP Solutions Architect to join us and work closely with Digital, Data and Technology teams and business partners to deliver solutions on our global core SAP platform and the associated technology landscape. Driven by business need, you will be the domain expert for your Line of Business ensuring all aspects of architecture, design, development, and Implementation are delivered to a high standard and align with SAP best Practices.

 

What we are looking for

  • Responsible for supporting the project full development lifecycle from ideation/project initiation to development and production delivery. The scale and complexity of change will vary from large projects delivered over multiple years to small changes deployed within days.

 

This includes:

 

    • Providing high-level estimation during the early phases to help our business and technical teams to scope and shape project initiatives
    • Produce relevant artefacts (SAP Blueprints, Functional Specifications and/or Business Process documents) to the required standard. The artefacts should be tailored to the change delivered and communicated to a range of key stakeholders, inside and outside the SAP Delivery Team.
    • Providing project teams and Solution Architects with guidance/recommendations on solution options and best practices, helping to promote core SAP standard practices and capabilities.
    • Creating detailed specifications for SAP developers to deliver custom SAP enhancements, which may be on-site, near and offshore teams.
    • Producing high-quality documentation which is appropriate for the change delivered and communicating to a range of key stakeholders, inside and outside of the SAP Delivery Team
    • Participate in peer reviews within the SAP Delivery team to facilitate knowledge sharing and ensure alignment to SAP standards (design/processes/procedures)
    • Provide technical leadership for critical issues which arise during the project lifecycle, ensuring all vital facets are covered enabling key stakeholders to make informed decisions
    • Provide input to testing strategy to ensure critical scenarios are testing, and a practical risk mitigation approach is delivered
    • Design, develop and carry out implementation, cutover and migrations activities (where required), which deliver business continuity and high-quality data
    • Support the wider end-user community where new processes are implemented, or existing processes are impacted by the change
  • Contribute to the definition and governance/application of SAP best practices, principles and standards that align with Enterprise Architecture principles and the strategic roadmap.
  • Contribute to Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives and Design Working Groups as the SME within your SAP LoB.
  • Actively participate in internal governance groups, e.g. Technical Design Authority (TDA) to ensure solutions adhered to Policies, Guidelines and Best Practices. You can clearly document all outcomes and clearly communicate them to all stakeholders (e.g. technical, business, leadership) effectively.
  • Review and approve functional specifications produced by Third Party Architects, ensuring that design and contents meet the required standards and fit the RS business model.
  • Review and approve SAP Transports through environments for Architects and Developers, ensuring that system functionality is not compromised.
  • Actively participate in internal forums, e.g. Community of Practices (CoPs) to share knowledge, learn new practices and to further improve our delivery capability
  • Working within a dynamic and innovative environment, we must work in an iterative and agile manner, where priorities are evaluated continuously, and new opportunities seized
  • Ready to challenge stakeholders to ensure we provide the best outcome for the organisation and technology function.

Essential:

  • Considerable experience in SAP MM / WM / LE modules with an excellent understanding of P2P ERP, including integration to associated functional areas (Order-to-Cash, FI-CO etc.).
  • This will include Materials Management, Procurement, Inventory Management, Warehouse Management and Logistic Execution Functions.
  • Operated in an SAP P2P Delivery/Architect role for a minimum of five years with direct responsibility for the successful (full lifecycle) delivery of a suite of SAP changes within the P2P LoB, including a number a larger scale changes
    • Be able to demonstrate experience of different Integration processes (for example IDoc design and development) both across SAP Landscapes and with external Third Parties · Detailed understanding of associated SAP cross application functions such as Batch Management, iDoc processing, Archiving
    • Ability to communicate functional designs within the P2P area effectively to different stakeholders ensuring complete understanding of key design decisions

 

We are RS

RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide.

Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 

We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.

 

Are you ready to explore the possibilities?

 

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