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Title:  SAP PPM Process Analyst Manager

Job ID:  80021
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig City
Professional area:  Information Technology
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig City, 00, PH, 1630


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As the Process Analyst Manager, you will act as a service provider working under the BTS Team Lead to support the daily operations and effective performance of the business solutions for GSC area in SAP PPM and SAP PS. For SAP PPM focus will be on Portfolio Management (buckets, items, integration, configuration) and on PS we are looking for basic configuration knowledge (profiles, structure, UI, validations). Experience with SAP BW is a plus. Sound Business analysis skills (requirements gathering and functional specification creation) and a must, while basic financial process knowledge (financial planning, asset accounting) is considered a plus.


In this respect, you are responsible for resolution of minor and complex incidents & change/service request and to deliver timely and quality solutions to the users while at the same time ensuring that they utilize the full application potential. Upon request, you will be part of specific approved project as a customizing expert. You will be collaborating with local teams and global business owners in deploying the global solutions to best suit local needs.


What will you do?


1) Operations (Business process / system changes requests)


  • Having the ownership of the application support requests coming from the Global Service Desk (GSD), you will provide application support for both Production and Development through resolution of minor and complex incidents & change/service request. That includes:
    • reproduce the problem in test system
    • investigate for the solution, searching for SAP notes if applicable, consulting with relevant BTS experts, test implemented technical application notes, communicating, requesting and monitoring remote access by the application vendor's technical support team
    • test the solution and provide solution to end-users
    • maintain appropriate documentation on the change request
    • when required update the knowledge base tool
    • provide input to the operational BTS procedures to enhance service to customers


2) Minor/standard enhancements/projects


  • In regards of new enhancements, you will also analyze the requests coming from the Team Lead. For that, you will assist  senior team members in the analysis of the feasibility of this business request in the context of the standard application solution.
  • You will also participate in analyzing the impact of this requirement on the GRM (global versus local)
  • Coordinate and conduct the application testing (new support packages, releases, functionality and customizing) in close cooperation with quality assurance and technical team. When participating in a project team you will:
    • design of business processes
    • configuration and configuration coordination from external parties, unit testing
    • maintain appropriate documentation
    • definition and roll out of standards and templates
    • potentially participate in training business community (key users)
    • ensure transfer of knowledge/expertise from external consultants


3) Knowledge management


  • Take a permanent effort in keeping the End Users up-to-date and knowledgeable of the systems and business processes / best practices
  • Provides knowledge transfer and best practices (global processes) to end- users through support/change request resolution.
  • Maintain the solution database by creating knowledge base articles and getting them validated by the appropriate Expert


4) Process Documentation


  • Maintain up to date appropriate documentation in your scope of responsibility this includes BPMLs, Process flows, Enterprise structure and BTS operational procedures
  • Working together with power users on documenting the processes from a business perspective
  • Working together with the project team and the process/business Expert on documenting the processes from a technical perspective
  • Ensures QA on the documentation executed by development teams


5) Performance management


  • Monitors performance and effectiveness of specific business processes in close cooperation with technical team
  • Together with other Business Intelligence groups assess master data and reporting requirements for key users in his/her business area.


Who are we looking for - Requirements: 


  • Sound SAP PPM module knowledge – Portfolio Management (buckets, items, integration, configuration)
  • SAP PS: Project system basic configuration (profiles, structure, UI, validations)
  • SAP BW: basic experience with BW reporting, functional specification creation in this area is a plus
  • Experience in Business Analysis role;
  • Basic Financial Knowledge – financial planning and asset accounting
  • Project management (Waterfall/Agile) skills are a plus
  • Database structures (MS SQL), Microsoft Azure platform is a plus,
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Analytical and Detail oriented;
  • Self-starter, proactive, fast learner and interested in self-development.  


What's in it for you?


  • Work at JTI GBS' ultra hip and modern office at West McKinley
  • 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?


Thank you for applying!

We will make sure to give you feedback 2 weeks after the application deadline. 


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