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Title:  SAP ABAP Development Manager

Job ID:  84742
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig City
Professional area:  Information Technology
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig City, 00, PH, 1630


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we believe in freedom

We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. We’ve spent the last 20 years innovating and creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries, and how we’ve grown from 40 to 4,000+ employees in the Philippines since 2009.


But our business isn’t just business, our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they’re free to be themselves, to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business. That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend, and why we’ve been recognized as INVESTORS IN PEOPLE in the Philippines


It’s the perfect moment for you to #JoinTheIdea. We’re opening our Global Business Service center in the heart of BGC Manila and looking for more than 300 bright minds to join a global multinational with an exciting start-up vibe.




SDC Development Manager


The SDC Development team, within the Global Development Center, is responsible for the SAP development strategy and lifecycle at JTI. The team leads development and maintenance of SAP development methodology, standards and procedures and ensures technical standards are respected and maintained. 


As the Development Manager you are responsible, both in projects and in production support, for:
- understanding Functional Specifications documents with the business requirements,
- researching and proposing technical solutions to address business needs,
- writing Technical Specifications based on the requirements,
- implementing via coding into SAP systems, robust and reliable solutions, always observing JTI SAP Development policies and standards,
- unit testing their own code to ensure it works properly.


You will work in close coordination with  BTS, SAP Security, GSD, SAP Basis, Enterprise Architecture and other IT teams.


What will you do?


1) To manage all aspects related to SAP Developments (ABAP and non-ABAP objects) for assigned area (Finance), including:

  • ABAP programming and testing based on the latest SAP technologies, including Object Oriented programming, Fiori, Adobe forms, Enhancement’s framework.
  • Helping process teams with analysis, estimations and functional specs writing, assisting with data cleansing and conversions.
  • Writing technical specs.
  • Coordinating off-site developments and analysing 3rd party code.

2) Work closely with BTS (functional team) and Global Support Desk on maintenance and post go-live production support:

  • Assist in identifying causes of issues and fix programming errors and bugs.
  • Develop additional functionality to existing objects in compliance with JTI Change Control procedures, J-SOX requirements, and development standards.
  • Code review and Quality assurance.
  • Perform Unit Testing in assigned area.


Who are we looking for?


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), Engineering, Physics or Mathematics.                                            
  • Overall experience in the IT discipline for at least 5 years 
  • Experience in a multi-national environment with exposure to systems implementation and maintenance for at least 3 years
  • Strong Object Oriented ABAP knowledge for at least 5 years 
  • Experience in implementation projects for at least 3 years
  • Experience in S4/HANA environments, at least 3 years                                         
  • Written and oral communication skill in English, professional working proficiency.
  • Excellent skills in SAP development environment      


What's in it for you?

  • Work in a brand-new office located in BGC McKinley West
  • Be covered with medical insurance upon hiring, with dependent coverage and medicine allowance
  • Receive cash allowances such as meal and transport allowance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Have access to over 200 company training
  • Be part of a truly international and diverse company with over 40,000 employees in 130 countries.
  • Experience the culture of an Investors in People certified company
  • Find out why 9 out of 10 employees recommend us to a friend.
  • Understand why 9 out of 10 employees say they feel free to be themselves

What are the next steps - Recruitment Process:


Thank you very much for applying!

We will make sure to provide feedback on your application within 2 weeks after the application deadline.




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