Senior SAP Sales and Distribution Functional Lead (S/4) – MA or CA – Hybrid On-Site

Posted 06 September 2023
Salary Salary Bandings – $170k-$185k Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEnterprise Applications (SAP/Salesforce/MS Dynamics)
Contact NamePatrick Hindmarsh
Remote working Hybrid/Flexible

Job description

Senior SAP Sales and Distribution Functional Lead (S/4) – MA or CA – Hybrid On-Site
Skills – SAP SD, SAP Sales and Distribution, SAP Order to Cash, SAP OTC, SAP S/4 HANA, Senior Manager
My client who is the operating company for a selection of leading Global sports brands (manufacturing) is currently looking to on board an experienced SAP SD Functional Lead at the Senior Manager level.
My client utilizes a flexible work from home/travel policy. Travel numbers are roughly in the 20-30% range and thus those who live within a commutable distance to either Dartmouth, MA or San Diego, CA are ideally sought after.
Due to industry requirements, U.S. Citizens or Green Card holders are encouraged to apply.

The Role – The Sr. Manager/Functional Lead in SAP Sales and Distribution is responsible for designing and managing the implementation of, as well as process improvements, within SAP S/4 HANA with a focus on the Order-to-Cash processes. This position will collaborate with key business stakeholders and IT staff on the strategy, planning, and execution for all S/4 implementations. This role will also be responsible for operational excellence, including the management of external IT resources within their functional area. This role will be a hands-on leader in configuration (primarily in the SAP S/4 HANA space) to drive synergies, developing key metrics to measure success as well as key contributor in the development of a strategic roadmap.
  • Act as primary point of contact for all SAP SD functional project resources and then develop teams consisting of other technical resources and end users.
  • Partner closely with various internal customers to identify best practice and further automation opportunities for SAP solutions.
  • Analyze business process gaps, develop test plans, and translate requirements into specs.
  • Work with Master Data Resources to extract, transform and load data from legacy solutions.
  • Understand the touch points for Sales & Distribution execution with Site Master, Customer Master Data, Billing, and Financial Postings.
  • Support operations including end user assistance, system troubleshooting, and configuration of the core SAP modules specifically SAP Sales & Distribution and Logistics, as well as, other areas, as needed. 
  • Manage end user support needs by coordinating training where required and initiating system projects where changes in SAP configuration or programming are required. Coordinate with SAP training staff to deliver professional and succinct training materials for SAP functionality.
  • Direct master data uploads and other annual system activities that are required for business continuity.
  • Successfully support SAP process changes and major data conversion efforts and have ownership and accountability for technical SAP support. 

The Candidate:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Business, or related field (MIS, IT) * SAP Certification a plus.
  • 8+ years of hands-on SD configuration experience with greenfield deployment experience in SAP S/4 across Sales & Distribution (S/4 Fashion experience highly desired)
  • Track record of success leading complex transformation efforts with teams inside and outside of SD. 
  • Experience in front-to-back program/project management, Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), and Change Management leading cross-functional initiatives.
  • Technical and operational knowledge and integration experience with other SAP functional areas - MM, PP, FI, and Logistics. Knowledge of Manhattan Distribution Systems. 
  • Deep experience and expertise translating business requirements and processes into low friction automation and high impact systems.
  • Able to demonstrate experience in SD within a Wholesale, CPG environment.
  • Willingness to travel, as needed.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - Ability to explain complex systems and technical topics in a clear, concise manner to others who may have minimal technical knowledge. 
  • Demonstrable success implementing and supporting large scale enterprise applications. 

Salary Bandings – $170k-$185k Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Please send resumes directly to [email protected] and we can look to run through the specifics.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Skills – SAP SD, SAP Sales and Distribution, SAP Order to Cash, SAP OTC, SAP S/4 HANA, Senior Manager
Senior SAP Sales and Distribution Functional Lead (S/4) – MA or CA – Hybrid On-Site