SAP IBP Principal Consultant

at SAP
Published November 14, 2022
Location Houston, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


**We help the world run better**

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!

**IBP Principal Consultant Profile**


+ Application specific expert consulting (for a specific IBP application(s): creation prepare and discovery documention, Implementation based on the discovery documents, creation of test cases, test scheduling and execution, key user training, go live support, and post go live support)

+ Support in escalated projects

+ Performance of feasibility studies / solution reviews

+ Support of pre-sales activities (license and consulting)

+ Identifying and applying Integrated Service Delivery options

+ Able to architect SCM solutions based on customer requirements


+ Taking over responsibility from time to time as a sub project team lead

+ Takes responsibility from time to time as team lead and supports respective line manager(s) in people development tasks

+ Detailed planning of process implementation

+ Define detailed blueprint for development requirements

+ Industry /corporate process implementation across all related applications (SAP/non-SAP)

+ Develop and Assure quality of process models

+ Demonstrating expert knowledge of modeling standards and tools

+ Familiar and experienced in all lifecycle phases of a standard project (Blueprint to Go live support)

+ Familiar with AGILE / SCRUM process and Activate methodology.

+ Acts as a coach or mentor to consulting colleagues.


_Functional Experience_

+ Experienced SCM IBP consultant with at least 7 years of module specific project experience with IBP and APO.

+ A minimum of 4 full cycle implementations, with the ability to bring to a productive state at least one of the following IBP modules: SOP, Demand, Supply, Response, Inventory.

+ Experience in APO PP/DS or S4 PP/DS

+ Experience with the IBP planning tool in a productive environment

+ Deep understanding of Chemical industry specific business processes having worked in the business planning environment

+ Strong communicator at multiple levels of the organization with strong and clear verbal and written communications; an ability to conduct presales for listed modules and the ability to conduct appropriate level training for modules listed

+ Must be willing to travel up to 50% as needed and be willing to travel globally as the situations arise

+ Has performed several business cases and has managed challenging client situations

+ Understands the AGILE project methodology and has experience in a project setting.

+ Integration between IBP and S4 is desirable.

_Team Lead Experience_

+ Acted as a team lead in more than 2 projects

+ Acts as a coach or mentor for colleagues

+ Clear demonstration of leadership in a highly charged team environment; be able to demonstrate this leadership at interview.


+ Minimum 4 year University level degree in Business, Supply Chain or Information Systems.

+ English: Fluent

+ Willingness to travel 40 to 60%


**We build breakthroughs together**

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

**We win with inclusion**

SAPs culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone regardless of background feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.

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**EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:**

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Requisition ID: 356480 | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services | Expected Travel: 0 - 50% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid

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