Reporting to the Group Applications Manager, the ERP Systems Manager will be responsible for managing all SAP Business One and Dynamics 365 systems and their operation.
They will be responsible for providing high quality business-focused support along with a strong ability to design and manage system functional operations, projects and workstreams covering differing business and functional elements. This position provides exposure to a broad range of IT related technologies and activities covering (currently) operations in the UK, EU & the US.
The ERP Systems Manager must forge strong relationships with internal business stakeholders, ensuring business requirements are translated into IT deliverables and capabilities to improve and maintain Accsys ERP platforms, integrations and associated systems – working alongside internal resources, external support organisations and systems integrators.
The successful candidate will ideally have a strong technical, manufacturing or industrial background in an international environment, understanding the importance of ERP and how SAP & ERP Systems utilisation can be improved through the utilisation of modern agile systems deployments, cloud platforms and advanced analytics to support business growth through greater integration & visibility into all areas of operations.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities include:
Be the subject matter expert for SAP Business One
Manage SAP and Dynamics 365 environments
ERP systems patch management, upgrades and service improvements
Manage relationships, support & project deliverables with external systems support organisations
Management of system maintenance, changes and enhancements
Analyse & identify business functionality requirements & translate these into project definitions and workstreams
Provide SAP Business One basis support and monitor system health
Forward planning and strategic design of ERP platforms aligned to business strategy and direction
Design, manage and maintain integrations with external systems & devices (barcode scanners etc)
Continuous service improvement analysing & evolving infrastructure and ERP system environments
Writing customized programs and scripts, as well as configuring ERP applications
Specification and deployment of functionalities, interfaces and supporting documentation
Managing ERP software & platforms and ensuring seamless integration with other IT systems
Migration of legacy data extracts to data analytics and business intelligence platforms for business and industrial processes
Build & maintain BI dashboards & tabular reports
Performing diagnostic tests and resolving issues to optimize performance
Providing technical support and training ERP end-users
Required Qualifications & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, or similar preferred/relevant workplace experience.
At least 4 years’ experience as an SAP B1 ERP specialist with at least 6 years’ experience of supporting and managing an ERP platform
Experience with migrations to HANA
Significant Microsoft SQL server experience
Extensive SAP Basis administration
In-depth knowledge of ERP development tools, coding languages, and business processes
Great organizational and time management skills
Exceptional interpersonal, collaboration, and communication abilities
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Understanding of Data warehousing / Business Intelligence / Data Architecture / Data management
Good English language skills (verbal and written)
Good communication skills (verbal and written)
High attention to detail
Stakeholder Management and Influencing skills
Ability to deliver to tight deadlines
Good interpersonal skills
Effective problem solving skills
Highly motivated self starter with the drive and determination to succeed
Demonstrable planning and organisational skills
Flexible and open to change
Resource and supplier management
Able to travel to attend sites internationally on a rare and ad-hoc basis, for example our London (UK), Arnhem (NL), Barry (UK) and Hull (UK) sites
Good to have
Experience of system upgrades & cloud migration – SaaS, PaaS & managed service
A background in business administration, project management, or a related field will be advantageous.
Good scripting skills
Understanding of finance systems, supply chain management, sales & CRM
Experience of MES platforms
Experience of manufacturing, Industrial IT and Industry 4.0
Microsoft Azure cloud technologies
Data analytics and insights – data warehouse, BI & dashboards
Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 – Sales & CRM
This job description must not be interpreted as a complete summary of job responsibilities or limitation of job holder accountability. This job description should be recognised as a general requirement of experience combined with attributes considered advantageous to the successful operation of activities.
How to apply:
Please send your CV on email with covering note, stating which role you are applying for, to firstname.lastname@example.org