Job location :Paris, France
:11/19/2021 - 01:00
Job reference :REQ - 05104
The Opera Business Solution Manager responsibility is to ensure the success of the Opera Core Model design, provide a functional drive to SAP components during and after the Opera Core Model rollouts across Imerys Business Area (BA) and Functions through the management of the Business Solution Architects and related developments and support teams.
The Opera Business Solution Manager’s prime responsibility is to direct solution design, maintain a high level of SAP expertise and manage the resulting maintenance and evolution cycles for Opera Core Model.
The Opera Business Solution Manager is in charge of managing the SAP definition and maintenance of the following modules: Sales and Logistics activities for all Imerys Business and Function Areas.
JOB SCOPE/ DIMENSIONS
The role is directly responsible to manage up to 5 Business Solution Architects and up to 5 external resources
ERP : SAP S4/HANA
Applications designed to support Opera processes and which will be part of the Opera roll-out in addition to SAP ERP.
Interfaces Between SAP ERP and satellite group applications (SalesForce.com,) or outsourced solutions (EDI with suppliers and customers).
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Opera Stream execution:
Ensure the relevance and timeliness of the progress of the Order to Cash solution
Ensure a proper quality and risk management in the Opera stream
Manage and coordinate communication with teams and the various stakeholders.
Prepare and lead the change process.
Track the conformance of work effort to budget, planned effort, schedule, and resources
Maintain close global alignment with the core model during the rollout.
Prepare and communicate regular reporting to the management of IT and business stakeholders.
Opera Core Model Design:
Manage SAP application activities following the Opera Core Model methodology from preparation to user acceptance
This includes the management of application activities related to business requirements, analysis, solution design leading configuration, testing, documentation, training and acceptance
Define and evolve the Opera Core Model methodology (life cycle)
Opera Core Model Rollout and Improvement:
Ensure close relationship with SAP, BI and EAI rollout project teams for Opera Core Model deployments across Imerys BA to ensure knowledge transfer and standard compliance with Opera rollout methodology
Ensure that Change Requests are properly understood and approved by Business Process Owners before any configuration and/or development
Ensure that the Business Requirements are effectively addressed through maximal and optimal standard configuration
Build and promote the Opera Core Model Methodology across IT organization
Ensure the functional management of Business Solution Architects and Consultants
Opera “run” activities:
Organize and facilitate changes and or evolution requests.
Direct day to day operational support to meet service level agreements that will be established and maintained by working with the Business Areas and business functions.
Manages demand and supply of services to meet business needs by negotiating competing priorities within the business and functional areas.
Act as the Opera Change Control Gatekeeper in order to insure applications availability and efficiency.
Diagnose individual and group competence, identifying skill needs and skill gaps.
Review training and development options and select appropriate methodology taking into account the individual, program and business requirements.
Coach and/ or mentor individuals and teams to address development needs.
INTERNAL & EXTERNAL INTERACTIONS
Internal: Other Opera Business Solution teams and Opera Transversal teams, Business Process Owners and Business Process Experts, Business and IT Opera Wave Rollout teams, Business Partners from other departments (Purchasing, Finance, Sales and Logistics, Industrial), Business leaders
External: Suppliers, Sub-contractors
Education and Experience requirements
Master degree in Information System, Master in Management degree
10+ years of experience in ERP implementation including at least 5 years of experience in project management role
Experience in leading teams in operation and project mode and geographically dispersed (multicultural management experience)
Experience of working within a culturally diverse global company
English (Advanced), fluency in one or more other languages desirable.
Soft skills and abilities
Leads self & Leads others
Strong leadership with the ability to draw and embody a strategic vision
Flexes own style to adapt to different situations & meets the needs of others regardless of their differences.
Regularly provides feedback & encourages a feedback culture.
Demonstrates the courage & desire to tackle difficult conversations or decisions in the right way.
Flexible working hours to accommodate diverse geographic locations
Acts as a coach for junior Business Solution Architects
Communicates & Collaborates
Ability to proactively communicate detailed information to management and project team
Ability to drive the changes
Clearly articulates own viewpoint & listens to & considers others’ views.
Challenges the right things, at the right time, with the right intent.
Strong organizational, resource management and planning skills
Superior analytical mindset
Demonstrates a longer term outlook and uses it to build plans for the future.
Commits to plans and sees them through to delivery.
Continuous improvement mindset
Looks to find ways to do things better, quicker or more efficiently taking in account various views & perspectives from different stakeholders.
Commits to leads & supports organizational change & is not afraid to take calculated risk.
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