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Senior SAP APO/IBP (SNP) Consultant (M/F)

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Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization We are currently looking for an experienced Senior SAP APO Consultant for our adidas Tech HUB in Porto. As a member of our central Tech chapter “Engineering SAP & Corporate – Planning” you will use your experience and knowledge to build, improve and extend capabilities of our global “Supply Planning” solutions. Next to this you will work in close collaboration with our planning transformation program “Future Planning Solutions”, as well as the challenging and fast paced SAP S/4HANA transformation program. In your role you will be responsible for: Implementing and improving our best-in-class solutions using most modern SAP platforms and tools: SAP APO SNP (Focus: CTM with ABP), SAP IBP, S/4HANA and SAP Analytics Cloud Key responsibilities include enhancing existing applications, deployment of custom build applications, (cloud) data integration, SQL and HANA optimization Supporting architecture & platform decisions, as well as strategic choices to ensure best opportunities-vs-risks balance, considering internal and external dependencies Consulting Product Ownership team in shaping requirements to achieve maximum business value in most efficient and effective technology approach Interacting with Demand/Supply/Fulfillment Product teams, as well as the software engineering team in Headquarter and Markets to understand, configure and deploy tools in this domain and integrate data required for planning Defining and managing scope, requirements definition and prioritization activities for small and medium scale changes and assists with more complex change initiatives Providing constructive challenge to stakeholders as required and ensuring proper testing procedures are aligned and adhered to Translating specifications into detailed designs on application and database level to efficiently implement requirements Investigating operational needs, problems and opportunities in collaboration with operations support team, to continuously improve automated and non-automated components of tools or processes Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Key for us are… At least 7-year experience in IT Minimum 5 years of experience in a technical consulting role in the field of supply planning Deep customizing experience in at least one of the following SAP areas: SNP-CTM / DP / SAP IBP, e.g. Sales and Operation, Demand, Supply and Response, DDMRP Excellent understanding in one or more (cloud) data integration technologies: CIF integration, CPI-DS, BW-capabilities, SLT, SDA, SDI or RTI Passionate and up-to-date with technology trends – especially in the SAP context Own educated opinion on modern SAP planning platforms Strong communication skills Good understanding of and experience in agile methodologies Experience in delivering value in a remote team Eager to learn A plus are for us the following… SAP AFS experience or experience in CTM – attribute based planning AWS cloud integration experience with focus on ETL, data modeling and data flows Experience in team management Experience in Machine Learning, Big Data technologies and Advanced Analytics Education Required Four-year college or university degree with focus on computer science or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience Proficient spoken and written command of English Certification in relevant technology (e.g. SAP) and methodology (e.g. Scrum) areas is a plus

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