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IBM Global Business Services has more than 60,000 professionals in over 50 countries worldwide. With a strong focus on results, we enable clients to leverage technology and information to improve performance and create sustainable competitive advantages.
As the leading supplier of SAP software solutions to a rapidly growing list of major North American corporations, we are proud of our talented team, our respected reputation, and our outstanding results.
This opportunity is for an individual with SAP experience in Sales and Distribution with a specialism in the SAP Industry Solution for Automotive (IS-Auto). The successful candidate will be instrumental in helping IBM to continue being recognized as the premier SAP solutions implementer in North America.
Responsibilities for the position include:
Assessment of business and application requirements
Driving the development of functional and system specifications
Conducting fit/gap analysis and business process modeling
Configuring the software to business requirements
Developing and executing tests to confirm the functionality
Maintaining necessary documentation
Actively performing knowledge transfer to clients
Communicating in a team environment with clients and colleagues
Providing support for deployment and sustainment as necessary
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Minimum 2 full project lifecycles implementing IS-Auto with deep understanding of the Vehicle Management System (VMS) and Dealer Business Management (DBM) solutions
Minimum 2-3 years SAP implementation experience – ideally 2 full project lifecycles with the SD Module, with a focus on logistics
Strong configuration skills in SAP versions 6.0 or higher – experience in S4/HANA preferred
Preferred applicants will also be SAP certified
Extensive experience designing and configuring the key integration points between the Sales and Distribution Module and other SAP modules
Strong familiarity with SAP implementation methodologies – experience in the Activate methodology preferred
Solid experience implementing solution leading practice SAP solutions in the automotive industry
EDI, Order Management and Pricing experience is a plus
Must be bilingual French/English
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
Strong leadership skills and the ability to multi-task within a dynamic workplace
Thorough experience and knowledge of consulting practices and techniques
The ability to develop strong relationships with clients
Excellent time-management skills and the ability to deliver results with an aggressive timeline
Effective coaching and knowledge transfer skills – the ability to thrive in a team environment
Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
Exceptional communication and presentation skills
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.