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SAP MRS Functional Consultant



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Centrica has an exciting opportunity for Senior SAP MRS Functional Consultants to join us to work on cutting edge projects.

The SAP MRS Functional Consultant is responsible for all development activities required to deliver IS solutions that meet the Business needs

The role is a key part of the Digital Enterprise Systems SAP application development and support working predominantly in the SAP Workforce and Supply Chain Management area and will be responsible for the end to end delivery of projects into production and supporting it once live.

Working within a delivery focused environment is responsible for designing, developing and supporting innovative solutions across the extensive SAP landscape , some of the responsibilities are:

  • Develops quality and performing software that works
  • Development work is completed within time, budget and standards
  • Delivery of on-going efficiencies and improvements across the development function
  • Manage internal and external development resources to plan
  • Hands on technical and functional knowledge of SAP MRS - Planning Board, Capacity Pots, Appointment offerings, VSR Optimiser, MRS-PMCS-HR integration and Object Oriented ABAP.
  • Provide knowledge leadership and grow internal expertise in newer SAP core and cloud capabilities including S/4 HANA Enterprise, SAP Cloud Platform, Cloud for Customer is preferred

Salary: Up to £45 - 70k depending on experience
Location: Staines Orbis
Closing date: 26th January 2018

The Role

  • Supports the setting of standards for programming tools and techniques
  • Takes technical responsibility for their area of the software development process
  • Supports the assessment of system requirements, identifying and addressing any potential issues prior to implementation
  • Ensures component design meets the requirements
  • Undertakes development work ensuring design principles are adhered to and components are refactored wherever possible
  • Oversees the integrity of development work
  • Completes development deliverables in a timely manner and to the appropriate level of quality so that the delivered solutions are fit-for purpose, can be efficiently supported and the impact of future change requests can be assessed
  • Advises on the creation and execution of test scripts in other testing phases, as required
  • Ensures peer reviews and unit tests are prepared and executed across the entire team
  • Uses understanding and knowledge of budgetary and estimation process to provide effort estimates required to develop software
  • Creates and updates application documentation
  • Follows all change control procedures and puts in place full version control and configuration management to ensure that the production service is not compromised
  • Follows the procedures for reporting on the progress of systems development projects, taking action to deal with exceptions, problems and unforeseen events in a timely manner, escalating as appropriate
  • Ensures compliance with statutory and company procedures, including security policies
  • Contributes to retrospectives to incorporate learning’s into future work
  • Works to identify opportunities to improve development standards, processes and tools
  • Maintains an understanding of relevant industry trends and current knowledge of the technology deployed in the business area.

The Person

  • Must have experience working in a number of the latest SAP core and cloud capabilities including: SAP MRS (essential), S/4 HANA Enterprise, SAP Cloud Platform.
  • Senior MRS Consultant with good technical and functional experience in SAP with significant hand on experience
  • Experience in working on multiple full cycle SAP Implementations
  • Knowledge of IS-U/IS-Oil/CRM/ERP Technical and Business Master Data is a plus
  • Demonstrable experience in analysis & design with the ability to recommend design alternatives, create application design documentation, resolve highly complex problems and tasks and creating unit test scripts.
  • Hands on technical and functional knowledge of SAP MRS - Planning Board, Capacity Pots, Appointment offerings, VSR Optimiser, MRS-PMCS-HR integration and Object Oriented ABAP
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, results oriented and have the ability to integrate into cross functional development teams
  • Proven experience in working in a team environment with fixed delivery dates and strict scope control
  • Strong awareness of various SAP core modules (IS-U, HR, MRS, PM/CS, MM, SD, EWM, MAU etc).
  • Working with offshore delivery teams. Delivering quality code, utilising standard SAP.
  • Identifying standard SAP solutions and influencing business stakeholders to adopt.
  • Working with offshore delivery teams. Delivering quality code , utilising standard SAP
  • Ability to challenge and explore design and delivery plans and apply different approaches to arrive at the most favourable options

The Company

Centrica plc, a FTSE 100 company, has operations in UK, North America and Europe. With 30+ million customer-product relationships, Centrica's vision is to become the leading integrated supplier of energy and related services for its chosen markets and maximise value to shareholders. Centrica's brand names include British Gas, Direct Energy (North America). At Centrica, our purpose is to help people today and secure energy for tomorrow.

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To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email careers@centrica.com typing ‘Update required: SAP MRS Functional Consultant R9942134’ in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com.

Salary: Up to £45 - 70k depending on experience
Location: Staines Orbis
Closing date: 26th January 2018