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SAP Project Systems Analyst
IGT • Reno, NV
Posted 27 days ago
The candidate will be able to support the New Product Development process in Product Management and Engineering which utilizes SAP Project Systems and Clarity PPM. This person will be responsible to manage the functional configuration and development associated with both Project Systems and Clarity as well as the integration aspects between the 2 systems.
The position will serve as the primary contact with business users to adapt processes and functionality to changing business conditions, to identify opportunities for process improvements/efficiency, and to define the long-term roadmap for the global processes and functionality supported. This position will also be a mentor for other business analysts in the areas of Project Systems and Clarity.
Key responsibilities include:
•Working with internal client groups
-to analyze and evaluate business process improvement opportunities
-to clearly define, articulate and document the requirements for process and configuration changes
-to translate requirements into effective and efficient business solutions that conform to best practices
•Leading activities necessary to support the project management lifecycle including requirements gathering, solution design, implementation, documentation, testing, deployment and support
•Completing assignments that are often complex in nature and span multiple business processes and multiple IGT departments including the international locations
•Troubleshooting and solving high risk, complex business process issues company-wide that may be specific to a single department or span multiple departments
As such the candidate should have an advanced understanding and knowledge of best business practices in the discipline of Project Systems. In addition, the candidate should possess advanced system configuration skills and understanding of system configuration activities and be able to confidently demonstrate these skills. An advanced understanding of system authorization concepts is also required. The ideal candidate would have good functional understanding of labor and non-labor cost reporting related to R&D and the corresponding configuration within Project Systems to effectively manage these costs. The candidate should also possess knowledge of the integration between SAP Project Systems and other Project management tools (experience in integrating to Clarity PPM preferred).
The candidate will frequently employ innovative ideas and creativity translating them into refinement of business processes that are cross-functional in nature. This person will develop action plans for self and be responsible for developing and overseeing action plans for lower levels and assist others in identifying opportunities for improvement. Being able to multi-task (coordinate multiple projects, assignments and support activities simultaneously) and work towards multiple organizational goals and objectives is a must.
The candidate will regularly interact with internal customers on support and business initiative issues. As such the candidate should demonstrate outstanding customer support, communication, problem solving and troubleshooting skills, and advanced technical/development abilities in support of program debugging and troubleshooting. The candidate must maintain very effective relationships with functional business areas and seeks to build additional relationships. This person must possess the ability to communicate effectively; guide peers and serve as a role model for professionalism to others. The candidate must also be able to champion business process and organizational change management.
•Must have architect level knowledge of Clarity PPM and/or SAP functional experience and 2 to 3 years of project management experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
•Must be competent in the implementation of Project Systems and best business practices for New Product Development.
•Competence and/or experience in the following business practices and SAP functionality are a plus: Service Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Sales & Distribution cross-company sales and use of BW to deliver strategic and operational reporting.
•Master’s / Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
•Experience with ASAP methodology and/or principles of PMBOK; SAP Project Systems or PMP certification preferred. Special requirements needed
Security Investigation Keys To Success
• Drive results to achieve high-quality work results regardless of work complexity.
• Build collaborative relationships both internally and externally
• Decision making to identify and understand situations; identify opportunities to proactively resolve.
• Personal energy to proactively address situations and adopt a positive approach; resilience in front of change and obstacles.
• Self-leadership to continuously learn and develop oneself
• Foster innovation
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