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SAP PI Application Development Expert

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 by Stamford Consultants AG

Basel, Switzerland
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Our client, one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies based in the Basel-Area, is looking for a SAP PI Application Development Expert.

This is a remote, SOW (Statement of Work) contracting opportunity till the end of the year, with a very likely extension for the full year 2020.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

- Act as provider and coordinator of technical expertise in SAP integration/development technologies like PO, CPI, API management and ABAP, S/4Hana, and UI5
- Acts as gatekeeper that is responsible for completeness, and quality of development work delivered for deployment into ERP systems through formal review and acceptance/rejection of this work.
- Act as arbitrator and mediator for escalations related to technical design decisions. Coach and mentor development coordinators, developers and new joiners to achieve service line goals.
- Design, develop and implement services provided by Development Factory.
- Evaluate vendor performance by measuring KPIs
- Implements and ensures conformity and compliance to the technical standards, practices and processes that govern and control Factory Services work (eg design, development, configuration); also contributes to definition and evolution of these.
- Develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal customers, peers and external partners.
- Understands and drives application of vendor and industry-driven best practices in ERP solutions, such as code reuse and customization avoidance.
- Ensures that work activities and work product comply with all relevant regulatory and internal policy controls (eg GxP, SOX)
- Recognizes and leverages opportunities for reuse of work or techniques across ERP applications to promote efficiency and consistency.
- Provide and validate effort estimations
- Conduct interviews for key development resources
- Ensures development services are delivered on schedule and within budget
- Align customer feedback with service providers and evaluate options to improve quality of service delivery
- Evaluate new technologies and provide an assessment of the impact
- Retain critical and key know how to be able to assess services provided by vendors and third parties
- Document processes and policies used within the development factory
- Govern system access for development activities

Key Skills:

- Education: University degree in Computer Science, Information Management or related discipline; or other degree with significant work experience in similar disciplines.
- Hands-on Experience: 10 or more years of hands-on work with relevant technologies (SAP PO, CPI, ABAP, S/4 Hana, UI5, ...) Additional functional, technical experience with related SAP and ERP tools and technologies is desirable.
- Supervisory Experience: 2 or more years in roles having accountability for the technical work of others is preferred.
- Remote/Virtual Teams: Experience demonstrating effective working with distributed or off-shore teams is preferred.
- Communication: Very strong written and verbal English is minimum requirement.

Nice to haves:

- Must have and maintain deep knowledge of relevant SAP technology and tools (SAP PO, CPI, ABAP, S/4 Hana, UI5, ..) and of application development and life cycle management theory and practice.
- Must have strong technical writing and reading skills.
- Requires strong negotiation and consensus-building skills.
- General knowledge of ITIL framework, ITIL certification preferred and specialized certification in service design and delivery ideal.

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