SAP Functional Expert

Job Title: SAP Functional Expert
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-10-16
Reference: JO-1910-98104
Contact Name: Nicholas Leong (TECH)
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 17, 2019 18:21

Job Description

About the Role
The role of the SAP Functional Expert, Operational Procurement and Inventory (OPIM) is to provide expert advice and content knowledge of the solution to ensure design and configuration activities are completed to meet service delivery objectives. The SAP Functional Expert, OPIM will provide expertise to solve complex problems.

About You
Responsibilities and duties to be undertaken by the role include but are not limited to:
The primary duties of this role include the following:
  • Design, configure and test SAP S/4HANA in accordance with strict information system standards and documentation requirements.
  • Transfer knowledge to support staff of SAP S/4HANA in accordance with the adopted functionality and operating procedures.
  • Document system configuration, technical specifications and procedures ensuring that they are maintained, reflect best practice for user requirements and appropriately comply with recognised Departmental and Government accounting policies.
  • Liaise with clients to solve problems that arise in the SAP S/4HANA system in a timely manner.
  • Proactively assess the effectiveness of the SAP S/4HANA system and liaise closely with stakeholders to recommend modifications to improve system effectiveness.
  • Provide expert advice and support in the completion of quality reviews of deliverables.
  • Recommend and implement improvements to the processes involved in the deployment of application and infrastructure releases. This person will also be recognized as a subject matter expert in OPIM, and be influential in setting direction and process.
  • Provide expert advice on changes to the solution design to ensure the system design remains robust, fit for purpose and meets requirements
  • Work collaboratively with other management team members of the support team to ensure that each OPIM system change has been fully considered for both application and infrastructure implications and the resources are available to implement changes.
  • Other duties as directed.
  • Organisational Duties as follows:
  • Contribute to the effective management of the Division by adhering to relevant financial management practices, quality management practices (ISO:9001) and public administration policies (related to Freedom of Information, Judicial Review etc).
  • Discharge responsibilities of the position with reference to employment equity, anti-discrimination, occupational health and safety, and ethical behaviour.
An ‘ideal candidate’ would have
Proven experience in the support and configuration of large-scale SAP Solutions, preferably S/4HANA.

Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills in SAP S/4HANA in the following areas:
  • SAP ERP solutions, particularly in the SAP module areas of OPIM.
  • Extensive experience in designing, configuring and supporting SAP solutions.
  • High level knowledge of the integration aspect of SAP modules, including ability to develop high quality system specifications, configuration documentation and testing scenarios.

These skills should include experience in formulation, documenting and implementing functional and technical specifications, including:
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good knowledge of current technical trends, including systems integration, and service-oriented architecture.
Skills in the following areas would also be highly regarded:
The candidate will ideally have forged their skill set through working in and leading complex, large business implementations―as a broad indication, it is anticipated that candidates would have a minimum of 5 to 7 years’ experience in such roles.

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Nicholas Leong on 07 3023 1069, quoting ref no. JO-1910-98104. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at