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DATE ADDED: Thu 11/10/2018

SAP Lead Consultant

Atlanta, USA


Job Description

SAP Lead Consultant

As one of ORTEC's SAP lead consultants, your overall responsibility is to manage ORTEC project deliveries for our customers in close cooperation with our dedicated Project Managers. You define what needs to be managed and how, as part of a customer implementation project. The Project Manager makes sure execution happens in a satisfactory manner. In your position you support a group of implementation consultants through their project responsibilities and are the lead expert in the relationship with the customer.

You will have to ensure increasing levels of customer and employee satisfaction. Your expertise helps our customers to identify the best practice solution and processes to maximize the benefits of their investments with ORTEC. At the same time you assist in the definition and realization of the ORTEC software that provides the customer with the most value. In short: you bridge the gap between the customer and the ORTEC experts.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be the lead expert on customer implementation experts, possibly manage multiple projects concurrently

  • Participate in ongoing internal improvement initiatives, related to our delivery methodology increasing efficiencies as well as predictability of our deliveries.

  • Participate in creation of new Solution offerings / participate as knowledge in pre-sales activities.

  • Be a coach / mentor to colleague consultants.

  • Be the subject matter expert towards the Project Manager participating in appropriate set up, planning, execution of projects through handover to our support organization.

  • Act as a Supply Chain Business Consultants within the context of ORTEC SAP embedded solution.

  • Communicate effectively with customers, management, business and technical personnel and present findings and recommendations in a highly professional manner

  • Setting/managing customer expectations and exceeding those expectations

  • Ensure strict adherence to ORTEC's Standard Operating Procedures

  • Work closely with internal product development and sales teams, external partners and customer teams to ensure successful project completion

  • Conduct meetings and requirements gathering sessions with business and technical staff


  • Qualifications/Requirements

  • Be the translator: between the customer and different ORTEC groups ranging from Product management, Product Development as well as the ORTEC US consultant group.

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, great listener. Dealing naturally with different seniority levels / different groups of people both internally as with the customer

  • SAP background in Logistics

  • 3+ years of ABAP  experience.

  • Experience in Logistics Execution, SAP SD, and MM, especially sales orders, PO/STO, deliveries, and shipments  

  • Experience with enhancements, especially BADIs and explicit/implicit enhancements  

  • Experience designing and implementing custom transactions, including screens, locking and update concepts, and custom data dictionary elements, e.g., tables, append structures 

  • Generic experience with Supply Chain improvements

  • Strong (written) communication and presentation skills

  • Proven ability to lead people

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

  • Focus on continuous improvements, building a knowledge base and quality at every stage

  • Strong sense of accountability and ownership

  • Proven ability to apply new approaches to problem solving

  • Continually enhance existing skills and seek new areas for personal development

    Education, Training, Experience

  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience leading broad (multiple modules / functions) SAP implementations,

  • A significant amount of experience within the area of Supply Chain preferably within the Manufacturing industry.

  • Deep knowledge of SAP, SAP Methodology, and SAP implementation accelerators

  • Minimum education of a bachelor's degree in (Business) Management, Computer Science or Foreign Equivalent

Company Description
ORTEC is one of the world's leaders in optimization software and analytics solutions. We make your business more efficient, more predictable and more effective. Turning complex challenges into easy-to-use solutions.

We are responsible for finding creative solutions to challenges faced by some of the most iconic businesses in the world, including Shell, Walmart, Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Heineken, and FedEx. These solutions will be found by introducing Operations Research concepts and building applications within a mathematical solving software, such as AIMMS, GAMS, etc.

Role: SAP Lead Consultant
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Location: Atlanta,

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