SAP SD Project Leader & Architect for Brand New Implementation

Location: Chicago, Illinois Salary: US$140000.00 - US$145000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Sector: Manufacturing Type: Permanent
Reference #: PR/035738_1507726513

RED is searching for an SAP SD Lead Architect for their direct end client located in the greater Chicago, IL area.

This client is doing a brand new implementation of SAP and moving off from their legacy systems. They are offering a bonus and competitive base with benefits.

Position Title: SAP SD Project Leader & Architect

Department: Business Systems

Reports To: Senior Director, Business Systems

The SAP SD Project Leader & Architect plays an important leadership and senior architect role in our SAP Business Systems Group. This position will work closely with senior management of our Customer Service, Sales, Finance and Marketing Departments to provide the best possible Customer Service experience in the industry. This includes designing and configuring SAP solutions for the sales order, pricing, billing and credit functions, as well as, architecting our total SAP international solution across all functional areas. As a key member of the Business Systems Group, this position will provide SAP counsel and guidance in a number of areas, including helping to project manage a transition to S/4 and mentoring the junior members of the team within the group.

Essential Functions:
* Work with the IT Leadership team in developing strategic direction, major project plans, and managing delivery.
* Engaging with the Business Community to gather business requirements for elevating the operational excellence of all 15 of our International Operations, whether that be through SAP enhancements or business process change.
* Interact with all facets of the Business to maximize the value of the Digital Core and a rapid deployment of digital solutions.
* Architect cross functional solutions and project manage our SAP team members.
* Advise on new and better ways to do things with standard SAP solutions and configuration.
* Interact with our external SAP outsourcing support Business Partner to develop solutions, and direct the development, testing and implementation of solutions.
* Work with business users to provide guidance on project prioritization.
* Integrate various point solution technologies within SAP, such as Delego credit card processing and Vertex tax calculation.
* Modify, test, and validate system configuration.
* Perform second level support for SAP "How to" questions which can't be answered by a team of SAP "Super Users" within the business community.

4 Year Degree from an Accredited College or University

* 10 to 15 years of SAP SD experience
* Ability to communicate in a variety of business settings and provide outstanding customer service, analysis, leadership
* Rebates and incentives processing
* Customer segmentation, promotion planning
* Advanced pricing
* Basic ABAP coding
* Knowledge and experience in call center operations, customized data entry and order entry screens, repair departments, returns processing, and supporting outside sales representatives in the use of mobile applications.
* Experience with order processing both at the trade and consumer direct levels.
* Ability to effectively interact with customer service business users and bridge business needs with technical solutions.
* Prior work experience with an international distribution company having multiple global locations and selling product across international borders.
* Experience with EDI sales related document types.

For immediate consideration, send your updated resume to

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