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SAP Manufacturing Manager

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00620241


- Job description

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We have a growing SAP practice and we are looking for experienced individuals to join our thriving team.  We operate across different industry sectors bringing SAP expertise to our client engagements, working closely with our strategy, industry and technology colleagues to deliver ERP transformational programs.
To grow our team, we are looking for those with proven SAP Manufacturing experience who have an interest in expanding their expertise in the module and for which Accenture can provide relevant SAP training.
We are looking for experienced Managers who will work closely with senior business and IT stakeholders from our clients to understand their business requirements and contribute to the design and implementation of their SAP Manufacturing solution.  Your role will also be to manage either a project work stream or the overall delivery of the solution working alongside senior client stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will have gained their experience in the Manufacturing module of SAP, and be familiar with integrating the solution with other modules in SAP e.g. Extended Warehouse Management / Warehouse Management.
Key responsibilities may include: 
  • Facilitating client process walkthroughs to understand business processes and alignment with solution functionality
  • Acting in a client facing role to determine business requirements
  • Identifying how the Manufacturing solution can be best utilised to meet client requirements
  • Supporting testing, training and change management work streams
  • Responsibilities for candidates with relevant team leadership experience may also include:
    • Creating and managing the plan for a specific project work stream e.g. design
    • Managing the end to end project lifecycle to deliver projects on time and to budget
  • Working with senior client stakeholders to manage client expectations
What we’re looking for:
  • A minimum of five years’ relevant experience
  • Proven experience of both configuration and functional design in Manufacturing is essential
  • Preferably a consulting background which may include supplier / client relationship or as an internal IT or HR consultant working as an employee on an internal implementation project
  • Strong skills for leading and mentoring team and encouraging the team to excel.
  • Exposure to SAP Project Management methodologies
  • Experience working in large global/multinational corporations
  • Ability to build strong relationships with business partners and comfortable managing large teams
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • The successful candidate will be based in Dublin but you must be willing to travel to the UK
Please also note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
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