Lead SAP Business Systems Analyst (IBP)

at BCforward
Published July 14, 2022
Location Minneapolis, MN
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Lead SAP Business Systems Analyst (IBP)

BCforward is currently seeking a Lead SAP Business Systems Analyst (IBP) for one of our clients.

Job Title: Lead SAP Business Systems Analyst (IBP)

Duration: 6 Months - CTH

Location: Remote

Job Type: Contract to Hire

Description: Large diversified well-respected company is looking for a Lead SAP Business Systems Analyst (IBP). We are looking for a bright, driven, personable, and a fresh-minded entrepreneur type mindset to help the business innovate successfully in the SCM space leveraging both functional and technical expertise.

What Else Will You Do?

* Lead the Business Process and Solution Architecture design sessions; Create functional specifications for development requirements.

* Perform initial setup, prototype, configuration, and testing to support the design sessions and to fulfill the customer's business requirements

* Design and document the required configurations for the SAP IBP per the blueprint, including documenting test results, and support the solution.

* Recommend best practices for configuring SAP IBP considering the overall architecture to achieve integration, high performance, and stability

* Work closely with end users to design the proper SAP IBP solution to support defined business processes and business requirements

* Actively participate in training and knowledge transfer sessions to enable end users to understand SAP IBP

* Provide support for applicants to include problem identification, reporting, tracking analysis and resolution

* Provide continuous feedback on project status and offer constructive options to ensure project continues to meet original expectations

* Utilize technical and industry knowledge to identify complex client issues and build long-term business relationships with key executives through engagement delivery, as well as networking in professional organizations

* Provide continuous feedback on project status and offer constructive options to ensure project continues to meet original expectations

* Provide test plans, test cases, perform functional testing and assure proper user acceptance testing.

What Skills and Experience Should You Have?

* 5+ Years of exp in SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP)

* Expertise in successful green field implementation and customization of all IBP components- IBP S&OP, DP, Supply and Response, Inventory, Control Tower

* Knowledge of SAP IBP best practices implementation approach.

* Experience with different forecasting models to operationalize forecast Business processes on SAP IBP platform

* Solid experience and skills in Planning area setup, Key Figures configurations, Master data and Planning level, Planning Operators & Application Jobs, Charts, dashboards & custom alerts, Excel Add-in User Interface, and formatting options.

* Experience in execution of Statistical Forecasting, Supply Finite Heuristics and Optimizer.

* Strong knowledge of CPI-DS for integration and data validation. Including understanding of integration to SAP and non-SAP data sources.

* Experience in the Integration of SAP IBP to S/4 HANA Master Data

* Extensively worked in creating Business blueprints, functional specs, review of development requests, testing and coordinating transport of changes for custom programs, enhancements, etc

* Experience with Implementation of OSS Notes and work with SAP for incidents related to product.

* Experience with S/4 HANA, SAP-APO and functional knowledge in the area's including PP, SD,MM.

* Working experience on Fiori, activate and configuring Fiori apps specific to SAP IBP & SAP S/4 HANA

* Extensive participation in Integration Testing, troubleshooting and technical issue resolution.

* Work closely and present with different stakeholders and portfolio leads, business users/ managers/ specialists to understand the requirements/problem statements.

* Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Business, or related field

* SAP PP experience is a plus.

About BCforward:

BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full service personnel solutions organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward also operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward to deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over years of catering to our customers' specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.



Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 180871 when responding to this ad.