SAP Planning Model Design & Development Manager

Datatech Analytics
August 24, 2021
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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SAP Planning Model Design & Development Manager - Birmingham - Up to £68K - J11761

A great opportunity is available for a Manager in a new team within a technologies organisation. The function of the team is to lead the design, development and support of standardised SAC planning templates and models that enable best in class planning capabilities across the organisation. If you are an experienced manager with a strong track record of effective delivery, implementation and in particular developing financial planning models in SAP, keep reading below.

Role & Responsibilities

·Designing and managing the developing of new standardised SAC planning templates and models that support our strategic planning processes.
·Managing stakeholder requirements and ensuring that the design of our new SAP planning templates and models meets those requirements and enables best in class planning processes.
·Designing and managing the development of SAC planning templates and models that improve the level of planning capability across the organisation.
·Being a vocal advocate for SAP planning capability development and the value-add that can be achieved from an efficient and effective system-based planning approach
·Implementing best in class development practises to deliver flexible and versatile solutions.
·Managing planning capability development projects, reporting on progress, risks and issue resolution.
·Working closely with Group and Unit Planning teams to ensure development of appropriate planning templates and models that meet planning capability requirements.
·Ensure appropriate support for new planning template and model development projects.
·Effectively managing stakeholder relationships across Finance and Technology to deliver SAP planning development project initiatives
·Establishing robust checking and validation processes for planning capability development with a zero-tolerance approach to technical error
·Maintaining a thorough understanding of current performance trends across the organisation.

Experience & Skills Required

·Finance qualification (ACCA, ACA or CIMA), Advantageous
·Strong hands-on technical skills in SAP (particularly SAC and BPC)
·SAP planning template and model design experience
·Management of SAC planning model development projects
·Expert understanding of SAP planning capability development best practice
·Brilliant stakeholder management and relationship building skills
·Strong presentation skills, in particular the ability to interpret and summarise complex technical proposals and solutions for non-technical and senior executive audiences
·Strong attention to detail with a zero-tolerance approach to technical error
·Solution driven, innovative, pace-setting and focused on commercial impact

To find out more about this new opportunity please make an application and we will be in touch.

Please note we can only accept applications from those with current UK working rights for this role, this client cannot offer visa sponsorship.

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