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SAP Plan Maintenance Lead

IBM Middle East

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: RP805-1050

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As a Package Consultant at IBM, get ready to tackle numerous mission-critical company directives. Our team takes on the challenge of designing, developing and re-engineering highly complex application components and integrating software packages using various tools. You will use a mix of consultative skills, business knowledge, and technical expertise to effectively integrate packaged technology into our clients' business environment and achieve business results.

Your Role and Responsibilities
- Provides direction and guidance to teams on solution design, configuration, testing, and other implementation activities
- Owns the functional Project Materials of the implementation and assume responsibility for the quality and timely submission of these Project Materials.
- Provides status reporting in accordance with PMO protocols
- Analyze requirements, design and prepare solution validation workshops
- Advise and deliver PM/CS/MRS solution functionality, configuration, and responsible for unit-testing
- Assist the business in defining the impact of the business strategy and business design on the processes within current and future business environment
- Identify critical issues & opportunities for process performance improvement

Key Job Details

- Country: AE
- State: ABU DHABI
- City: Abu Dhabi
- Category: Consultant
- Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
- Position Type: Professional
- Employment Type: Full-Time
- Contract Type: Fixed Term - Long Term
- Company: (0143) IBM Middle East FZ-LLC
- Req ID: 360177BR
- Travel Required: Up to 50% or 3 days a week (home on weekends - based on project requirements)
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- Currency:
- Location: Abu Dhabi, ABU DHABI AE


Required Experience:
- At least 12 years of experience, with a manufacturing background in automotive / aerospace / MRO / services.
- At least 5 E2E implementations in SAP PM, with 2 implementations in S/4HANA as a team lead. Leading a team of at least 5 resources.
- At least one E2E implementation in SAP CS, with a focus on automotive / services.
- At least one E2E implementation of SAP MRS (Multi Resource Scheduling)
- Proven PM/CS Modules Implementation experience (PM Master Data, Maintenance Planning, Maintenance Execution, Refurbishment, Project Based Maintenance).
- Complex integration with other non-SAP systems, for example MES for OEE.
- Good understanding of Procurement, Warehouse Management, Finance and controlling from an integration standpoint.
- At least one E2E implementation tied with a business transformation (restructuring, mergers, process harmonization, data harmonization) – or
- At least one E2E implementation following a global template approach with subsequent deployments and incremental improvements for templates - or
- At least one E2E implementation for a large group with more than 10 entities.
- Good to have: Project Delivery experience where a business consulting firm (such as EY, KPMG, Booz Allen, PWC, etc..) was working along with IBM to deliver the project.
- Experience with working with a multi-cultural offshore team in large projects (60+ team members) and with a culture where team members are working remotely

Additional Skills
- Must be approachable and work cohesively with other team members for the required deliverables.
- Experience in delivering projects where automation (RPA, Machine Learning, IOT) components where implemented.
- Knowledge/experience to SAP Activate methodology and agile best practices highly preferred.
- SAP/Architect/TOGAF certification (preferred)
- Preferred to be English, Arabic speaker.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Must be approachable and work cohesively with other team members for the required deliverables.
- Experience in delivering projects where automation (RPA, Machine Learning, IOT) components where implemented.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Knowledge/experience to SAP Activate methodology and agile best practices highly preferred
- SAP/Architect/TOGAF certification (preferred)
- Preferred to be English, Arabic speaker

About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life at IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You at IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

About the Company

For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.

Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.

Reinvention is a keyword in the company's history and, today, IBM is much more than a "hardware, software, services" company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.

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