FC04928A-SAP Platform Operations Consultant (SAP Basis project) (Contract) Rosslyn
iSanqa Resourcing
Rosslyn, South Africa
6d ago
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FC04928A-SAP Platform Operations Consultant (SAP Basis project) (Contract) Rosslyn

  • Our client requires the services of a SAP Platform Operations Consultant (SAP Basis project).;
  • POSITION : Contract role until March 2021.;
  • COMMENCEMENT : As soon as possible.;
  • REQUIREMENTS : ;
  • 8+ years;
  • Degree in Information Systems or equivalent experience. ITIL certification (advantageous);
  • South African Citizens Only;
  • K4 K5;
  • Willing and able to work on weekends and public holidays;
  • Travel to Germany required (3 x 2 3 weeks);
  • RESPONSIBILITIES : ;
  • Operations;
  • Perform daily system handover and start-up tasks to ensure operational readiness of systems.;
  • Action and resolve IM (Incident Management) tickets.;
  • Action and resolve CIM (Critical Incident Management) tickets as required.;
  • Raise and lead tasks PM (Problem Management) tickets as identified.;
  • Action and coordinate CM (Change Management) tasks and tickets as required.;
  • Planning;
  • Assist user departments in drafting system requirement documentation based on business processes.;
  • Development Responsibilities Projects : ;
  • Ensure that all processes have been investigated / considered in obtaining the specifications of the user requirements.;
  • Propose and review system design and evaluate alternatives.;
  • Review and present proposed system solution to IT Project Manager / Leader and User Management or System owner.;
  • Develop systems solutions in line with quality and delivery requirements;
  • Ensure that the following steps in the Development Cycle are executed : ;
  • Preparation of system / technical documentation (as per ISO standards);
  • Preparation of user and operation manual;
  • User training;
  • System testing / parallel runs;
  • System implementation;
  • System audits / quality assurance;
  • Maintenance Requests : ;
  • Ensure that all processes have been investigated / considered in obtaining the specifications of the user requirements.;
  • Propose and review system design and evaluate alternatives.;
  • Review and present proposed system solution to User Organisation.;
  • Ensure that the following steps in the Development Cycle are executed : ;
  • Preparation of system / technical documentation.;
  • Preparation of user and operation manual.;
  • User training.;
  • System testing / parallel runs.;
  • System implementation.;
  • System audits / quality assurance.;
  • User sign-off.;
  • Time estimating : ;
  • Time estimates have to be adhered to according to projects and operations.;
  • Estimated completion time to be agreed upon by Consultant, Project Manager and User Organisation.;
  • Control : ;
  • Control all aspects of systems operations.;
  • Measuring actual progress against planned objectives.;
  • Inform Project / Operations manager of any deviations from approved / agreed operations and maintenance requests.;
  • Regular reporting on system status.;
  • Principal accountabilities : ;
  • Ensure that the timings set by the Project Manager / Operations leader are achieved.;
  • Ensure user satisfaction / acceptance of all completed systems / processes / maintenance requests.;
  • Provide support to all user departments in achieving the approved company technology and software objectives.;
  • Ensure systems compatibility with agreed AG strategies and standards.;
  • Ensure proper maintenance & control of the various systems by the Database Administrators and SAP Basis team;
  • Ensure that all job streams for a system operate correctly prior to hand over to operations.;
  • Leadership tasks;
  • Ensure user appreciation of the principles of system development;
  • Provide assistance to users in evaluating system proposals;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to communicate effectively.;
  • Willing to deal with customers. In most cases they will be foreign customers and language barriers might exist.;
  • Must have good time management skills.;
  • Ability to work as part of an agile team, inter dependant as well as independently and submit deliverables on time and in excellent quality.;
  • Must take ownership of an assigned task and see it through to completion;
  • Must be self-motivated and open to learn.
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