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Technical SAP Finance Product Line Specialist

Takeda01.08.2021

Job information

Place of work

Bratislava

Job description, information about job

We are taking a giant step forward to create a future-ready organization that evolves at the speed of science and technology, to meet the needs of patients by seeking and incorporating novel digital capabilities, data, and agile methodologies.

Our aim is to provide digital solutions that are personalized to each patient's unique needs and health circumstances. With individual care at the centre, we can support patients in actively managing their personal care journey -from the moment they are diagnosed through treatment and beyond.

Our IT team plays an integral role in accelerating this exciting journey and our Technical Capability Centre (TCC)

is the future home of 250-300 new Takeda employees who will work to create and deliver the products and

technologies that will enable these foundational aspirations.

OBJECTIVES/PURPOSE

Ensure that all ERP systems related to EPM Finance (both L-Takeda and L-Shire) are appropriately designed, maintained, fit for purpose, and fully meet all legal, regulatory, country and business requirements
Support business priorities by proactively identifying changes in business and the technology landscape that would impact the ERP portfolio (SAP, Concur and other ERP systems)
Provide subject matter expertise and strategic input into EPM Finance functional areas and technologies, contributing to future ERP strategic direction and system selection/deployment decisions
Ensure that all system changes and projects are consistent with the core ERP system design template and standard business process definitions, ensuring standardization of business processes across the organization
ACCOUNTABILITIES

Ensure that all system changes and projects adhere to Takeda standard integrated design, build and deployment processes. Ensure that dependencies are understood, managed and communicated.
Keep up to date with latest development in the technology solutions underpinning the EPM Finance systems, and identify opportunities to leverage these to improve business operations.
Partner with stakeholders within the business globally, as well as Consulting partners.
Contribute to the development of the strategy for the Finance EPM team as a whole.
Ensure business continuity through operational and service excellence of responsible product lines
Oversee the productive and ongoing exchanges of information between the SME, user community, demand & release management, country deployment and Product Services.
Ensure alignment with Business Process Owners and IT Business Partners to drive engagement, process design, prioritization and deployment support across the respective areas.
Partner with countries and key business stakeholders to lead the identification of changes in business and the initial drafting of end user stories.
Lead the final definition of user requirements, user stories, specifications and the update/review of Design Papers and process flows. Working closely with the key business and IT stakeholders and third-party providers to deliver new application solutions and enhancements to existing applications.
Drive consultation of architects, key business stakeholders, third party software and service providers and IT management in design, planning, integration, expansion, problem determination and resolution.
Act as the 'go to' person for stakeholders and liaison/driver for business community. Possess strong knowledge of both business and technology regarding ERP solutions and developments.
Take ownership for innovation through sustain, product release & strategy, including third party providers.
CORE ELEMENTS RELATED TO THIS ROLE

Engage with countries and stakeholder to collect end user stories and requirements
Subject matter expertise in at least one ERP Finance process/module
Project deployment and product line capabilities adoption
Innovation and continuous improvement
Key stakeholders are business process owners, country leads, leads within the ERP Product Management Group and IT Business Leaders.
DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS

Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise

Possess strong knowledge of both business and technology, to drive ERP solutions to harmonization, optimization and operational excellence of the ERP Services.
High level of ERP System Knowledge, in particular core ERP Finance modules and touch points / interfaces to other ERP Modules and External Systems
Excellent ERP Finance Process Knowledge
Subject Matter Expertise in one or more functional areas of ERP Finance
Understanding of legal, regulatory and local country requirements that affect the ERP Finance solution
Manage and configure new SAP capabilities and proto-type solutions to determine fit for meeting stated business requirements
Own and design EPM Finance interfaces with other applications including an understanding Takeda's middleware solutions that provide these capabilities
Leadership

Adherence to all applicable performance review cycle requirements and HR policies
Responsible for identification and communication of required skills and training opportunities to Product Line Lead
Contribute to Knowledge Sharing initiatives to other team members across the EPM Finance team
Drive future ERP strategy in relation to ERP Finance solutions
Decision-making and Autonomy

Solution Design / Change Request Approval
Provide recommendations to EPM leadership in relation to future state technological solutions and deployment options
Interaction

Takeda Business Solutions
ERP Project Teams / ERP Support Teams / ERP Leadership
Liaise with all additional applicable stakeholders including ERP Vendors, Takeda Finance Leadership and local in-country Finance
Innovation

Improve business processes and efficiency through the implementation of new technological solutions
Keep informed on developments in the ERP technology space and identify relevant use-cases for deployment at Takeda
Align system developments/enhancement with future ERP roadmap, ensuring that solutions are future-proofed and compatible with future ERP state
Complexity

SAP and Other ERP systems where applicable including SAP Concur, Blackline, and other SAP bolt-on applications
Manage activities in concordance with objectives of EPM Finance team, respecting local HR processes, cultural aspects, time zone and languages etc
Manage relationships with multiple stakeholders (EPM Team, Takeda Business Solutions, Support Teams, ERP Vendors, External Consultants, Takeda Finance Community and local country Finance representatives)
Responsible for both Projects and Business as Usual issues that impact on the EPM Finance team.

Offered salary

3833EUR

Specification of salary conditions

Similarly situated employees earn 3833 € gross a month. Salary is based on experience

Type of employment

plný úväzok

Employee requirements

Minimum required education

First Level University Education (Bachelor's Degree)

Language skills

Anglický jazyk (upper-intermediate - B2)

Other skills

SAP

Generally required knowledge

Minimum 6 years of SAP functional, configuration and/or development experience with Bachelor's Degree,
Minimum 4 years supporting business functions, specifically Finance processes and reporting
Strong technical / application development skills.
Project management experience, including management of full lifecycle implementations for major application implementation.
Ability to communicate ideas and data both verbally and written in a persuasive and appropriate manner.
Ability to analyze a wide variety of data and make appropriate decisions.
Ability to set priorities, develop workflow processes and manage business and provider relationships.
Experience with implementing major third-party systems.
Extensive experience with SDLC methodology and the validation process, including writing deliverables for validated systems.
Experience with working with multiple teams across a matrixed organization to implement solutions.
Desired:

Pharmaceutical industry and drug development experience desired.
Takeda Operations - comprehensive understanding of Takeda's operating structure and methods, including a thorough knowledge of the foreign-owned parent company a plus.
SAP certification within module and/or technology desired

Generally required knowledge

Minimum 6 years of SAP functional, configuration and/or development experience with Bachelor's Degree,
Minimum 4 years supporting business functions, specifically Finance processes and reporting
Strong technical / application development skills.
Project management experience, including management of full lifecycle implementations for major application implementation.
Ability to communicate ideas and data both verbally and written in a persuasive and appropriate manner.
Ability to analyze a wide variety of data and make appropriate decisions.
Ability to set priorities, develop workflow processes and manage business and provider relationships.
Experience with implementing major third-party systems.
Extensive experience with SDLC methodology and the validation process, including writing deliverables for validated systems.
Experience with working with multiple teams across a matrixed organization to implement solutions.
Desired:

Pharmaceutical industry and drug development experience desired.
Takeda Operations - comprehensive understanding of Takeda's operating structure and methods, including a thorough knowledge of the foreign-owned parent company a plus.
SAP certification within module and/or technology desired

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Inzerent:Takeda
Zverejnené dňa:2021-07-04 (30 dní)
Zverejnené pre lokality:Slovensko Bratislavský kraj Bratislava
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