SAP BI Consultant

Location: Essex, England Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Sector: IT Service Provider Type: Permanent
Reference #: PR/044386_1500284309

RED are currently looking for a SAP BI Consultant to join an established customer in Essex.


  • Responsible for supporting the set-up of a consultancy approach relating to the delivery of SAP BI solutions
  • Responsible for relationship managing internal and external resources required to deliver SAP BI functional requirements
  • Responsible for supporting the delivery of a repeatable functional requirements elicitation process and for monitoring its effectiveness and continual improvement
  • Accountable for ensuring that SAP BI processes are fully understood in terms of their alignment to business processes
  • Accountable for consulting with business stakeholders for the prioritising SAP BI functional requirements
  • Accountable for the approval of all SAP BI functional requirements which will include providing significant input into the design of a repeatable requirements review and approval process
  • Accountable for working closely with business architects, business analysts and business process owners to ensure that SAP BI solutions are defined and agreed in terms of their fit with business requirements
  • Will work closely with the architecture community and suppliers to ensure that solutions meet the stated requirements. The roleholder is also responsible for adhering to a process to evidence requirements traceability
  • Will work closely with the architecture community to ensure that BI solutions align with SAP architectural roadmaps
  • Accountable for significant support in root cause analysis relating to SAP BI in order that problems can be resolved in full alignment to the business processes that SAP BI supports
  • Will play a significant role in the review of SAP BI functional requirements and solution options
  • Will partner with the appropriate architects to ensure that solution roadmaps align with the business process strategy
  • Responsible for supporting the development of KPIs relating to the SAP BI consultancy service and for delivering performance MI to stakeholders as determined by the Senior SAP BI Functional Consultant
  • Operating as the SAP BI Consultant - this will include the identification and review of SAP BI related issues, and the design and delivery of resolution and improvement plans to address these issues
  • Responsible for ensuring that SAP BI solutions align fully with the business process strategy
  • Responsible for working closely with the Business Units with regard to the review and improvement of SAP BI business processes
  • Responsible for the quality assurance of SAP BI solutions prior to their implementation
  • Responsible for contributing to the resource planning and demand management activities required to deliver SAP BI functional changes

Must have

  • Strong consulting skills
  • Strong supplier relationship management experience and skills, including planning and delivering continual improvements
  • Strong knowledge of business process mapping to SAP BI
  • Effective senior business stakeholder management skills
  • Demonstrable evidence of having delivered SAP BW projects
  • Experience of SAP BI - from both a functional and technical perspective
  • Demonstrable evidence of having operated as a SAP BW expert
  • A good level of experience with regard to IDOCs, ADAP Objects, and WRICEF
  • Experience of working within a regulated industry
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Proficient in conflict management, negotiation and prioritisation
  • Experience of Multi Channel Foundation (MCF)
  • Knowledge of Agile and its application to a SAP Competency Centre / centre of excellence
  • Strong practical working knowledge of ITIL processes, ITIL process management and their application to a competency centre / centre of excellence
  • Effective communication skills
  • Degree educated

If this is of interest please submit your cv for immediate consideration