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Job Description

SAP Senior Functional Consultant for a world leading Pharmaceutical company which operates in over 100 countries and is head quartered in the United Kingdom. The candidate is expected to be a senior member of a functional team for a large SAP support and maintenance project, spanning several SAP landscapes across continents.

The candidate should possess broad functional knowledge in his/her domain and in-depth technical knowledge in the relevant SAP module. The candidate should have proven expertise in configuring and supporting SAP landscapes. 


As a Senior Functional Consultant, will be responsible for resolving any SAP issues reported by the business users and delivering all enhancements as required by business users.
Responsible for completing all tasks assigned by team lead and project manager.
Responsible for proactively working with business users for identifying and resolving recurring issues.
Play role of mentor to Functional Consultants
Owner of certain niche processes within broader domain area like AII, OER, ATTP interfacing to 3rd party systems, etc.
Mandatory Skills

In-depth functional understanding for their respective work stream (SD, AII, OER and ATTP)** and expert knowledge in configuration and maintenance of SAP systems.
Good understanding of business processes in the life sciences / pharmaceutical domain.
Good Understanding of regulatory compliance in the life sciences/pharmaceutical domain.
Ability to understand business requirements from business users, prepare, and review functional specifications.
Exposure is essential to highly customized SAP environments and working on interfaces with Non SAP systems.
Very good understanding of integration of SAP modules in End to end business processes
Understanding of ITIL processes and Application life cycle management. 
Ability to work in large and diverse teams.
Exposure to Run SAP (Solution Manager) methodologies. 
Good understanding of GXP and SOX requirements. Should have working experience in a validated environment.
Should be able to guide and mentor junior members of the team.
Should be aware of release governance processes and have experience in working on any incident management tool.
Experience of various Estimation Techniques needed
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Well versed in English. Excellent spoken and written skills.
Willingness to work in shifts
Proactive approach to problem solving. 
Experience working in a globally distributed team
** SD – Sales & Distribution, AII – Auto ID Infrastructure, OER – Object Event Repository, ATTP – Advanced Track & Trace for Pharma

Desired Skills

SAP SD Module
Cross functional knowledge in MM & WM.
Education Background

Any Graduate or Post Graduate.

Preferable Industry:

IT/Manufacturing/Pharma with SAP Consulting background

Overall years of Experience:

Overall 08 to 11 years of relevant SAP functional experience in SAP SD Module in the IT industry.

3 – 5 years on SAP AII, OER. SAP ATTP knowledge is nice to have

About the company

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that spans the discovery, development, manufacturing, distribution and worldwide commercialisation of primary care and speciality care medicines.

We believe the best way we can help patients is to focus on breakthrough science in order to uncover disease mechanisms and develop novel, targeted therapies that interact with them. This is at the heart of our purpose as a company: to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines.

We invest in distinctive science in three main therapy areas where we believe we can make the most meaningful difference to patients: oncology; cardiovascular and metabolic diseases; and respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity. Our science exploits our rare combination of capabilities in small molecules and biologics, immunotherapies, protein engineering technologies and devices. These are reinforced by a strong focus on translational science and personalised healthcare capabilities. We build on our own capabilities by collaborating with world-renowned scientists and academic institutions and partnering with like-minded science-led companies.

Through leading in science, we are confident that we can transform the lives of people around the world and deliver value to our shareholders.

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