Job Description

Solution Architecting

The successful candidate will:

  • have strong process knowledge of IBP best practices – Sales &Operations Planning, Demand Planning, Supply Planning covering the strategic, tactical, and operational horizons
  • serve as an expert and thought leader in the Accenture SAP practice by continuing to build your own and your team’s expertise in SAP IBP covering Sales & Operations Planning and Demand Planning
  • build strong, trusting relationships with your clients’ senior leaders to help Accenture become the go-to partner in bringing their long-term supply chain vision to life
  • lead teams of consultants to advise clients on using SAP to build state-of-the-art Integrated Business Planning processes that meet your clients’ unique needs and position them for long-term success
  • grow Accenture’s SAP IBP practice supporting business development, proposal submission, internal capability build and pre-sales efforts

The candidate must have:

  • proven professional experience working as a consultant or business SME in large complex SAP implementation projects and at least 2 full-cycle SAP IBP Supply Planning implementations
  • gained in depth knowledge in SAP IBP solutions over multiple years, ideally covering a broad range of modules within SAP IBP Time-Series and IBP Order Based Planning (IBP Response):
    • Sales and Operations Planning
    • Demand Planning
    • Process Modelling
    • Control Tower
    • Using Forecasting Models / Time Series Analysis
    • strong understanding and knowledge of integrating processes – Supply Planning and Financial Budgeting – to cash-up the S&OP Plan
    • a clear understanding of Functional integration aspects with other SAP modules and Solutions – e.g. Trade Promotions Planning, Financial Planning
    • the ability to conduct S/4HANA and IBP centric workshops with all contributing parties.
    • understanding of the business drivers requiring the usage of different statistical forecasting models, ability to identify business pain points and assessing how SAP IBP can improve efficiency.
    • knowledge of industry trends in Supply Chain Management process and best practices
    • APICS or Oliver Wight certification a bonus.
    • understanding of CPI-DS and Supply Chain Add-On for ERP (ECC, S/4HANA)
    • SAP IBP Certification will be an advantage.
    • experience in end to end Business Process Solution Design.
    • excellent communication skills with technical and business focus.
    • be passionate about technology, innovation, and how digital platforms can solve business challenges.


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SAP IBP Technical Expertise:

Proficient to advanced SAP IBP system configuration experience including the below but not limited to:

  • Configuration of SAP IBP including Master Data, Planning Area, Key Figure, Key Figure Calculation and Miscellaneous Settings Demand, S&OP Process Modelling, Forecasting Models, Time Series Analysis and Control Tower
  • Hands on experience with SAP IBP Forecasting Models and fine tuning
  • Modelling complex scenarios using Key Figure calculation/Attribute Transformation
  • SAP IBP Excel-Add In Template creation based on the user requirement
  • Configuration of Planning operators and global setting in SAP IBP
  • Configuration of complex security roles for SAP IBP System using visibility filters and restrictions
  • Knowledge implementing of SAP IBP best practice solutions
  • Good understanding of CPI-DS and Supply Chain Add-On and trouble shooting



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