Director – Strategy & Transformation – SAP ERP

at RTX Corporation
Published November 25, 2023
Location Houston, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Date Posted

2023-09-05

Country

United States of America

Location

UT6: 4 Farm Springs 4 Farm Springs Road, Farmington, CT, 06032 USA

Position Role Type

Unspecified

RTX Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises three industry-leading businesses - Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, and Raytheon. Its 185,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

To realize our full potential, RTX is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

The following position is to join our RTX Corporate, Enterprise Services, Research Center or BBN team:

Do you have SAP global implementation, licensing, operational, and sourcing experience? We look forward to speaking!

RTX (Raytheon Technologies) has an opening for a Director - Strategy & Transformation SAP ERP Services responsible for managing all aspects of the digital/IT software strategy in Enterprise Services (ES) with focus on ERP and ERP related suppliers. The Director will be collaborating with ES leaders, and digital/IT work stream leaders. Another component of the role is to develop supplier capability, partnerships and category strategies for ERP applications, software license/asset management, and application maintenance/configuration services.

Position Overview:

The ideal candidate will draw from experience in ERP Software and Services with emphasis on SAP, Oracle, and Workday, that can assist with translating this knowledge and collaborate with the ERP leader on the vision, strategy and transformation efforts tied to the licensing and planning of the architecture for all ERP systems. The candidate will have strong technical experience in ERP licensing practices and global implementation efforts for future ERP systems. Ability to lead the coordination, communication, and integration of suppliers to support the achievement of technical, financial and performance objectives.

This candidate must have the business acumen to connect technical requirements and concerns to contract performance and should be able to proactively identify and resolve problems efficiently and effectively. This candidate will have a deep understanding of enterprise application contracts with the ability to manage licensing, maintenance, and support requirements. This individual will have a deep understanding of supplier products/services such as various strategies to drive year on year cost savings to help RTX meet its bottom line.

As this is a fast-paced environment, understanding of the Collaboration tools under various licensing models to facilitate execution is strongly desired. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and presentation skills, with ability to develop effective presentations and present to leadership and peers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include but not limited to

  • Deep knowledge on SAP, Oracle, and Workday licensing and ERP architecture to support ERP leader drive various commercial & solutioning efforts

  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge, and/or a proven record of success, in executing various functional and technical aspects of ERP projects following industry best practices

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to summarize and translate data into executive level analysis & presentations

  • Strong leadership skills, including team advocacy and a relentless prioritization mindset

  • Supports Enterprise Requirements Planning (ERP) Software Partnership Service leader and ES Stakeholders in application portfolio management, apps rationalization, VAR optimization, and other application related synergy activities

  • Establishes ERP digital application supplier engagement plans and enforce overall governance within portfolio

  • Analyze pricing and negotiate complex technology agreements

  • Build strong partnerships across various stakeholders (legal, finance, etc.)

  • Develop strong supplier relationships to drive effectiveness and value

  • Establish top supplier engagement plans and governance to ensure quality

Requirements

  • Preferably 14 or more years of experience in large, cross-functional teams influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders effectively across the organization and within complex contexts

  • 14+ years in strategy and transformation efforts tied to the licensing and aligning with the SAP architecture for all ERP systems

  • Ability to effectively communicate, execute and manage contracts that meet technical, cost, and schedule goals

  • Must possess strong collaboration skills and demonstrated business results working internally with functional service owners in Enterprise Services and across business units, as well as externally with suppliers

  • 10+ years' experience with sourcing roles and functions, including creating sourcing roadmaps, developing category strategies, licensing/asset management, risk management, action item management, requirement change management, and metrics management

  • Demonstrated ability to understand financial information, budgets and program performance and develop strategies and business cases to improve performance in these areas

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and lead a small team through dynamic change

  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are authorized to access the financial management system due to government contractual requirements

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong project management skills and ability to convert requirements into executable strategies, and ability to develop and manage an integrated master schedule

  • Ability to effectively work with and communicate with all levels of management and individual contributors on the program team

Education:

Typically requires: A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 14 years prior relevant experience, or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 12 years' experience

Preferred Locations:

  • CT

  • MA

  • NJ

  • NY

  • TX

  • GA

  • NC

  • DC

Requires advanced business knowledge, general management and leadership capability to lead business or functional teams.

Relocation assistance is not available.

The salary range for this role is 181,000 USD - 363,000 USD; however, RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills. Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.