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European SAP Team Lead

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A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Do you have extensive experience of SAP Project Implementation and Support? Are you an excellent communicator, able to build relationships with key stakeholders?

If the answer is yes - then look no further as Church & Dwight UK Ltd have an exciting opportunity for a European SAP Team Lead based at our office in Folkestone, Kent.

The European SAP Team Lead is responsible for leading a team of SAP Business Analysts to ensure the delivery of solutions that enable the business areas to meets its goals and deliver the maximum business value. The role holder will be the trusted advisor to the business on SAP needs and will develop and activate the European business IT strategy in terms of SAP. There will be a focus on cross-functional working, ensuring the varying needs of different departments are managed carefully.

As a critical role in the European IT team, the role will work with a range of stakeholders, and have the opportunity to participate in both European and Global projects.

Key responsibilities include:

  • The Now: Work closely with process owners and key users to understand business requirements and drive the analysis and design of quality solutions.

  • The Future: Undertake complex process analysis, design and proposal creation, which includes technical process problem solving in relation to the current, as well as the future business environment.

  • Relationship Management: build and manage relationships with business partners to manage expectations and ensure customer satisfaction / understanding.

  • Getting Team and business ready for SAP S/4 HANA migration.

  • Assisting in system integration, performance and user acceptance testing and be well acquainted with SDLC process, Agile methodology and SAP guidelines and standards for enhancements and configuration.

  • Coach and manage the team on day-to-day performance.

  • Assist in security / authorisation setup, user documentation, data interface design, data migration and reconciliation for the SAP modules.

  • Responsible for developing and training team members, setting goals and monitoring goal progress.

  • Identify opportunities for adding advanced analytics to support long term business goals.

  • Work closely with European Master Data Team and Analytics teams to Maintain confidence in the data as a single source of truth by ensuring data are up to date, reliable, consistent and coherent.

  • Partner with European Business Analysis team to develop BI solutions for sharing within the European business.

The ideal candidate will have extensive SAP knowledge with experience of project implementation and providing guidance and support. They will also have:

  • Experience managing 3rd party support partners

  • Good knowledge of SOX Compliance / Audits / Validated Systems maintenance

  • Hold ITIL certification or experience of working within an ITIL environment

  • Strong analytical skills and a process driven approach to problem solving (exposure to Lean 6 Sigma)

  • Collaborative skills and the ability to work well within a team

  • Excellent communication skills: engaging, confident and able to adapt to stakeholder requirements

  • Project Management Skills, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), DevOps, Price

  • Good presentation skills

  • The ability to prioritise, problem solve and communicate solutions

  • French fluency is desirable

This role will be based approximately 50% in the office and 50% working from home, it will require the ability to travel to our European partners in France and Germany.

In return we offer a competitive package, including 24 days annual leave, a pension matched up to 9%, discretionary annual bonus and membership of a health cash plan.

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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

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