Head of IT for FMCG Firm (SAP SD Specialist)


Salary:

¥10M - 15M / annum

Location:

Tokyo 23 wards

Date posted:

June 14, 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

11033004-BT

Specialisation:

IT and technology


Description

Overview:


My client is a global consumer goods business with a profitable business in Japan. To support their business growth and lead various strategic technology driven initiatives for the coming years, they are looking for a new IT Head of Japan. The person in charge will be the focal point in Japan for business applications projects, including SAP S4 Hana migrations, ecommerce and various other projects. Given the large SAP flavor, the role requires a very strong exposure to SAP SD/MM modules, so could be a great stepping stone for someone coming from a systems integrator or consulting firm. Also, the successful candidate will have management over the entire technology portfolio, including budgeting and managing 1 onsite infrastructure resource, in addition to vendors. The main objective of the role is to ensure adequate, reliable and consistent IT services are delivered to the Japan business.


Responsibilities:



  • Act as IT Business Partner to engage with business stakeholders (sales, marketing, solution chain etc) to lead IT solution delivery projects

  • Develop comprehensive business requirement specifications and coordinate with global IT team for developing customized solutions

  • Oversee business applications and infrastructure, functioning as the business applications specialist, and managing 1 infrastructure engineer

  • Establish project plan and project team by confirming project scope, estimating resources and defining roles and responsibilities

  • Lead business analysis workshops for projects / enhancements and align with global IT and business team on solutions for key gaps

  • Champion process standardization and automation


Requirements:



  • Proven experience in project management

  • Good understanding of business processes particularly in supply chain space e.g. FMCG, pharmaceutical, manufacturing

  • 5+ years experience in SAP implementation or support in a global organization.

  • Experience in SAP SD is preferred

  • Develops strong engagement with key stakeholders (in Japanese & English)

  • Ability to work with offshore and vendor resources



Tokyo

Ote Center Bldg, 22F
1-1-3 Otemachi
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-0004
jp
+813 5219 6633
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