Leads, shapes, structures and drives medium and large BW ON HANA /B4 HANA assignments using waterfall or agile best practices and methodologies. Solicits and is receptive to input and feedback from team members, pursues continuous learning with others in teams, works to create and maintain cooperation among team members, and adapts behaviour and communication style to be effective in the situation.
Generates client interest in solutions other than the current, proactively positions the company for additional/added value work.
Aligning the solution being recommended with the client Strategic direction, managing exceptions, and effectively communicating solutions and their justification to relevant stakeholders
Candidates should have expert level understanding of SAP/SAP BW ON HANA /B4 HANA tools, technologies, and project methodologies. This position will have a primary focus on collaborating to establish technical standards and facilitating design decisions related to SAP BW ON HANA /B4 HANA and connecting applications.
The BW ON HANA /B4 HANA Architect provides leadership across the IT organization and is responsible for regular communications with Analysts, Developers, QA testers, Enterprise Architects, and support groups.
BW ON HANA /B4 HANA Architect will be a key leader working across teams to develop and communicate functional and technology roadmaps in alignment with business strategies and initiatives.
Excellent influencing and facilitation skills, in particular problem solving/troubleshooting activities.
Strong exposure to Data and Analytics project environment, at least 6 years' experience
Proven experience in influencing all levels in the use and benefits of Data and Analytics
Proven experience in defining scope and detailed requirements
Experience in data visualisations and demonstrating the art of the possible
Experience with driving user engagement from initial analysis to user acceptance testing
Proven track record in delivering high quality analysis deliverables, such as use cases, requirements definition, logical data model, requirements traceability catalogues
Strong Stakeholder Management and Communications skills up to Board Level
Any familiarity with Pharma industry would be an added advantage.
Working in an agile/iterative environment
8+ years’ experience with SAP BI/SAP BW
Recent experience of an S/4 HANA BI Analytics implementation
Connecting new dimensional tools like ARIBA, Concur, CF to BW.
Strong awareness and expertise around SAC (Planning, predictive, BI).
Hands on experience in BPC (For Planning & consolidation).
Strong leadership and stake holder engagement experience
Able to run workshops across the following work streams and business functions – O2C, P2P, FICO, Contracts, Forecasting
Recent SAP BW/4HANA experience
Ability to work effectively under pressure in a resilient and flexible manner
Experience of on-site / off-shore delivery model
Candidates should have performed as a technical architect in the past, with experience leading technical project delivery for SAP BW/SAP BI/SAP BW ON HANA /B4 HANA implementations. Broad knowledge of SAP, Financials, CRM, HANA is required.
Strong experience with MS Tools: MS Project, Visio, Powerpoint, Word, Excel
Fluent French and English language skills (written, spoken) are a must have.
Other European language skills an advantage.
Ability to articulate the relationship between business strategy and technology strategy
Strong communication skills (written / verbal) with varied audiences
Experience explaining difficult concepts to decision makers to help shape technology strategy
Expertise on BW ON HANA /B4 HANA modelling for data provisioning and optimizing the models
Expertise with performance tuning the BW ON HANA /B4 HANA environment
Expertise with Data Services
Experience modelling as-is and to-be architectures based on business requirements
Minimum 12-15 years related work experience
Required at least a Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Computer Science, Information Systems or Computer Engineering.
BW ON HANA /B4 HANA Modelling experience
Consultant: Milosz Busko