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SAP TPM Systems Analyst and Solutions Architect

  • Location: Kansas City
  • Salary: Up to US$140000.00 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Contact: Rod McNeall
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 30 November 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH20106_1667234565

Job Title: SAP Trade Promotion Management Systems Analyst & Solutions Architect

Reports To: Vice President Information Technology

Direct Hire -Full Time Employment

Position Summary:

The SAP Trade Promotion Management Systems Analyst & Solutions Architect will lead the technical design, delivery, and ongoing IT support activities associated SAP Trade Promotion Management solution. The solution represents a significant change in capabilities for the company brands and is one of the key strategic focus areas. A solid understanding of related business processes, combined with hands-on SAP CRM, CBP, TPM, and BW configuration experience is necessary to be successful in the role. Understanding of integration points and dependencies between sales and trade finance is required. Preferably, the position will be based in Kansas City, MO, but could also be located in San Leandro, CA or Stratham, NH. The position will require 50% domestic travel.

Essential Functions:

  • Define technical and functional standards and ensure delivered work meets technical, functional, performance, and business requirements as well as best practices
  • Lead the requirements definitions and convert requirements into program specifications and necessary system documentation
  • Configure and implement the following SAP modules based on business requirements: CRM, CBP, TPM, and BW
  • Execute and lead testing process (unit and integration test)
  • Support applications, facilitate changes, respond to tickets, and train end-users
  • Aid in the management of third-party vendors
  • Create and maintain knowledge repository of business processes/testing scripts related to trade promotion management
  • Provide support to management regarding strategy and road-map planning

Job Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Functional knowledge of processes across sales, marketing, customer planning, trade promotions management, and integration with demand planning, pricing, and finance
  • Deep knowledge of SAP trade management (CBP, TPM, funds, claims, settlements) with at least 2 full life cycles of implementation experience
  • Proficient in all CRM related configurations, master data, pricing, promotion types, planning layout, P&L, and enhancement points and customizations (BAdls, class, methods)
  • Proficient in integration of CRM with ECC/S4 (data exchange, middleware, etc.)
  • Experience in configuration of rebates and condition types in CRM
  • Well-versed with data flow between CRM and ECC/S4
  • Understanding of configuration in ECC/S4 that may be required to accommodate CRM fields/structures

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in working with trade promotion management processes and tools in the CPG industry
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or Business
  • Knowledge of and experience in the consumer goods industry is highly preferred
  • SAP certification(s)