OCM Consultant

Stamford, CT, US

Description

Assists with implementation of SAP Solutions within the Consumer Industry allowing clients to enhance their business more efficiently utilizing SAP solutions. Provides consulting services on which SAP application/solution is most appropriate for each client, and delivers assistance with designing, configuring, set-up, developing, integrating, testing, and deploying that application. Utilizes industry knowledge and expertise to ensure successful implementations.

Essential Functions

  • Functions as an individual contributor on a team utilizing industry-specific knowledge and expertise to ensure successful implementation of SAP solutions, which may include contributing expertise in a functional, technical, development, security and/or BASIS consultant role.
  • Gathers and analyzes the clients’ business requirements and objectives to determine how to best configure the software to meet their needs.
  • Prepares for and conducts “fit gap” meetings with client’s project team, identifying and documenting gaps between standard SAP software and the client’s requirements to facilitate customization of system.
  • Summarizes client needs, identifies functional and technical specifications, and configures system to meet requirements.
  • Interacts with various members of client’s organization and internal specialists, e.g. Project Managers, Scrum Master, Team Leads, OCM Resources, Trainers, and Analysts.
  • Creates documentation (BPD, BPA, BPP, BPML, KT documents, Configuration documents, Requirements docs, FSDs, Technical Specifications, and Training documentation).
  • Adheres to software implementation standards and best practices.
  • Designs and delivers high quality demonstrations and presentations.
  • Troubleshoots and provides resolution of system issues or defects, as assigned.
  • Builds test scripts and reports and trains clients on how to test and use the system.
  • Assists with preparation of training materials to include when teaching clients how to utilize the system.
  • Provides basic systems and functionality training and knowledge transfer to clients, administrators, and end users.
  • Arranges travel, prepares status updates, tracks time and expenses to ensure timely system implementation within budget.
  • Participates in the strategic enablement process (MBOs).
  • Completes continuing education activities to attain and maintain professional certifications.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions (Continued)

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent experience in a related relevant field.
  • 2 years of industry experience with at least 2 years of SAP or other large project implementation experience with working knowledge of the integration among all SAP modules.

Desired Qualifications

  • Consumer Industries experience.
  • Certification in specific subject area.
  • Multiple full cycle SAP implementations.
  • Prior experience in functional or technical consulting role.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Expert knowledge in specific industry and area of expertise to include how SAP software is used in the client’s business environment.
  • Knowledge of the SAP solution that will be implemented, some knowledge of the client landscape and how the SAP Solution will enhance the overall business and technical processes.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint.
  • Ability to attentively listen and effectively communicate with clients in order to build relationships to include effectively articulating ideas to various audiences, creating and delivering presentations, facilitating focus groups and workshops.
  • Ability to assess and assist clients with existing systems and optimize their solutions using existing knowledge of system functionality and best practice recommendations.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a diverse project team, deploying the features and functions of SAP products as outlined in the Statement of Work.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and lead various initiatives as required.
  • Ability to build relationships with a variety of groups including executives, managers, consultants, and clients.
  • Ability to engage and work with the client team, reach out internally to support or provide insight when working on problem statement, technical design or configuration challenges.
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex problems, with the ability to implement resolutions.
  • Ability to think in abstracts and logically, diligently asking probing questions and recommending solutions.
  • Ability to establish and manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines with attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work long hours, including weekend hours to ensure deliverable commitments are on delivered on time.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Continued)

Work Environment and Special Consideration

  • Extensive travel to client worksites.
  • Works in a professional and/or remote office environment.
  • Routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptops, monitor, phones, and headsets.

Competencies

Excellence
Respect
Collaboration
Integrity
Courage

ABOUT THE RIZING COMPANY

Rizing is a privately held multi-million dollar international company fully committed to providing leading SAP functional and technical services to our customers.  We provide  best in-class solutions to meet the global demand for SAP consulting, implementation services, and products by leveraging our industry expertise to help companies run better.   For companies seeking to transform their business through SAP software, Rizing combines the scale and stability of a global company able to take on more complex projects with the expertise, focus, and attention of a boutique firm.   We offer specialized services in:   

  • Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Geospatial services
  • Human Capital Management (HCM)  through on-premise HCM and SuccessFactors 
  • Consumer Industries (CI) for Retail, Fashion, Consumer Products and Wholesale

If you value a culture that respects diversity, individual courage, integrity, excellence, and promotes team collaboration, Rizing may be right for you.


Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury