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SAP Contractor (Procurement & Supply Chain)

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Emma Lamb
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 25 February 2022
  • Job Ref: 1039467
NRL are currently recruiting for a number of professional SAP Contractors (Procurement & Supply Chain) This is to work on an initial 12 month contract for one of our leading clients in the nuclear defence industry. Please note that this role is to be based at Lakeside, Portsmouth with flexible remote working available. Candidates must be Procurement and Supply Chain experts with substantial experience to be considered.

About The Role:
The SAP Contractor (P&SC) is a key role in the SAP Programme organisation and is responsible for the design, configuration, analysis and support of the SAP Procurement & Supply Chain modules/solutions, including the related integrations and user interfaces to meet the business needs of Babcock cross divisional processes.

Working closely with our customers to deliver, maintain, troubleshoot and enhance SAP functionality, the Procurement & Supply Chain solution lead adds value to the Neptune (SAP) organisation through their technical and business process knowledge of this area.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provides specialist level design, configuration and functional support for the SAP solutions in the Procurement, Supply Chain Planning modules in the SAP ECC 6 solution.
  • Excellent configuration, support and business process knowledge of Procurement & Supply Chain processes.
  • Excellent configuration experience & process knowledge in the following areas; Materials Management, Warehouse Management, Quality Management, Production Planning, Material Requirements Planning, Supply Chain Planning.
  • Excellent understanding of configuration dependencies and integration points between separate functional modules of SAP Procurement & Supply Chain (Project Systems/Finance/Timesheets/Ariba/Asset Maintenance/Fleet Operations/HR).
  • Conducts or participates in user requirements gathering, blueprinting & documentation designs.
  • Ensures all Business Processes, Functional specification, Technical specifications, Test scripts and Training documentation are created and up to date.
  • Ensure compliance to existing standards, and development of required data and reporting standards. 
  • Ensure the integrity of the Procurement & Supply Chain configuration in the SAP systems across multiple landscapes. 
  • Support business implementations by sharing best practice configuration skills.
  • Assist with responding to user requirements, problem resolution, develop designs, and process modeling.
  • Conduct configuration changes to accommodate change requests and prototype activities.
  • Demonstrate proof of concept and assist in training activities
  • Perform initial testing of problem fixes, change request, enhancements, and new functionality.
  • Work with the Service Desk, SAP Functional and Support analysts to facilitate incident & problem resolution.
  • Work with SAP and relevant third parties to resolve software issues.
  • Keep abreast of SAP releases, enhancements/new functionality and perform application research.
  • Participate in release upgrade or new functionality/enhancement assessments and make recommendations.
  • When required work with the Functional Support team to perform break/fix analysis and recommend solutions for incidents in Procurement & Supply Chain related processes.
  • May be required to lead and coordinate the work of a small team.
  • Understands the business processes and how the application supports the processes. 
  • Understands and applies Babcock methodologies and procedures.
Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • A university degree or relevant experience in Procurement & Supply Chain.
  • 5 Years of hand-on Procurement & Supply Chain solution lead, configuration and support experience, MM, SCP, PP, QM, WM, Inventory etc
  • Excellent understanding of business processes and integrations within Procurement & Supply Chain and related solutions required to deliver the service.
  • Integration experience with Logistics, Plant Maintenance, Fleet Operations, Project Systems, Timesheets, HR,
  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Management of reporting and change programmes.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Previous experience as a consultant or customer facing experiences (Internal or External).
  • Should be comfortable working in a team and leading when required.
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills.
  • Experience working in an environment where negotiation, influence, mediation and conflict management skills are required.
  • Desire to improve the current solution.
  • Focus on delivering customer service and quality solutions.