Senior / Consultant - Logistics (MM/SD)

NTT DATA - ConsultantAs the leading ERP provider in APAC and part of our Company growth, we are looking for dynamic, motivated and dedicated individuals to be part of our team in Singapore.  If you have the right skill set, is driven and demonstrates a can do attitude, come join us as a Senior Consultant - PS.

NTT DATA Business Solutions is a business unit of NTT DATA Corporation — a top 10 global IT services company.  NTT DATA was established in 1967 as Data Communication Headquarter of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation.

Today with business operations in more than 50 countries, NTT DATA Business Solutions offers a powerful, unified combination of businesses delivering full-service solutions globally, providing premier professional services from consulting, system development to business IT outsourcing.

NTT DATA is your Innovation Partner anywhere around the world, every day around the world we help clients explore new ways to respond to market dynamics with flexibility and speed, reduce costs with less risk, and increase productivity to enable growth.

Purpose Statement

  • The Consultant is expected to have a deep understanding of, and primary responsibility for providing expertise in Materials Management (MM) and Sales & Distribution (SD) to effectively integrate SAP Solutions into the clients’ business environments to achieve agreed results, as well as a deep understanding of Logistics Execution (LE), with experience in integration into Finance and other Logistics modules.  The Consultant is assigned to deliver tangible, sustainable, effective and quality SAP-related business solutionsfor new implementations, ongoing customer support, and implementation of additional functionality.

Key Responsibility Areas (KRAs)

  • Provide consulting services to clients in an efficient and effective manner, based on technical expertise and experience
  • Act as subject matter expert in Material Management, Sales and Distribution and Logistics Execution
  • Delivery workable solution, with primary focus on SAP Material Management (MM), Sales and Distributions (SD) and Logistics Execution (LE), and integration with other modules, to meet clients’ business requirements
  • Act as primary resource accountable for MM, SD and LE deliverables. Carry out all phases of the project, from Business Blueprint (including detailed design), Realisation (including Configuration, Data Migration, Testing & Training), to Final Preparation & Cutover/Go Live support, and Transition to Support:
    • Run and facilitate workshops to carry out Business Analysis and detailed design of Business Solutions
    • Define business goals, scoop of work and scope of change initiatives; outline and translate specifications of business requirements (FRICE functional specifications); and provide solutions to a level that enables effective delivery of agreed scope of work or changes
    • Configure the system to meet design and business requirements
    • Perform unit testing on all processes (embracing planning, design, management, execution and test scripts) and provide assistance and issue resolution for System Integration and User Acceptance testing using appropriate techniques that conform to agreed project standards.
    • Assist with Data Migration including preparation, guidance to customers, writing upload programs, and loading data
    • Facilitate logical integration testing with order related SAP modules and interfaces in order to verify end-to-end business process
    • Develop (embracing planning, design & documentation) and execute training as required
    • Carry out applicable Change Management Processes as pre-defined by Project Manager
    • Prepare and conduct project handover to Support Consultant
  • Apply and utilise Industry and Business Best Practice knowledge and tools
  • Adhere to corporate standard, security guidelines and sustainability, and deliver within time constraints
  • Identify sales opportunities at existing customers and communicate internally to management team. Support presales effort as needed in response to proposals, and conduct demonstrations and presentations.
  • Conduct knowledge-sharing sessions with colleagues

Key Performance Measures (KPM)

  • Ability to define solution to meet customer requirement
  • Established experience working on customer sites managing and delivering quality technical services against formal service levels and timeframes
  • Strong demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills:
    • Confidence in presenting to, and discussing solutions with, various audiences and groups of different sizes
    • Experience in running and facilitating workshops
  • Proven ability to support MM & SD pre-sales activities including:
    • Preparation of solution market content
    • Preparation of sales proposals and statement of work documents including project resource plans and effort estimates
    • Carry out systems demonstrations
  • Capable in building, establishing and maintaining trust, and strong, productive and effective relationships, including with clients and ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholder groups and individuals
  • Ability to provide leadership and mentoring

Qualifications & Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Certified in SAP MM & SD

Critical Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Qualification and experience as subject matter expert specializing in SAP Materials Management (MM), Sales and Distributions (SD) and Logistics Execution (LE) with proven depth of skill, knowledge and expertise
  • Prerequisites include:
    • 5-7 years of SAP MM, SD & LE implementation experience
    • Multiple end-to-end MM, SD & LE implementation experience (3-5 large projects or 5-7 medium-sized projects)
    • Understand of country-specific legal and regulatory requirements
    • Implementation experience using Activate methodology
    • Ability to closely collaborate with Developers, writing Functional Specs and testing Forms Reports, interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements and Workflows
    • Ability to take full ownership and responsibility for the stream deliverables, including integration points with other modules and teams
  • Outstanding functional knowledge and gap analysis experience; detailed understanding of business operations to ensure the best solutions are provided to our customers
  • Passion for quality and demonstrated high standards of service delivery
  • Strong issues resolution experience with excellent analytical, conceptual, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills:
    • Demonstrated ability to extract, scope and document requirements and translate these into technical specifications
    • Passionate in analyzing customers’ issues as well as to build and improve existing processes
    • Strong experience in troubleshooting of process problems and technical developments, as well as implementation of new functionality
  • Enthusiastic about learning new SAP-related technologies, with flexibility to quickly adapt to rapidly changing cultural and business environment with a strong desire to excel
  • Outstanding interpersonal and collaboration skills:
    • Excellent client relationship skills, strong customer service orientation with a convincing and creative personality
    • Exceptional skills in managing stakeholder expectations
    • Solid skills in managing and collaborating with a team of professionals including customers, provide leadership and mentoring
  • Solid time, task and people management skills:
    • Well organized with strong management skills, and an ability to establish and work to priorities
    • A high positive, motivated, proactive and responsible self-starter able to work in a team as well as independently
  • Exceptional business communications skills:
    • Excellent written and verbal communication
    • High quality documentation delivery (including functional specifications)
  • Adaptable to the consulting lifestyle with flexibility to travel which may be minimal or extensive depending on project requirements
  • Additional knowledge and experience in any of the following areas will be and added advantage:
    • Other SAP Logistics modules
    • SAP ByDesign
    • Awareness of HANA or Fiori in relation to MM & SD

Applicants are invited to send detailed resume in MS Word format to career.cs@nttdata.com