£39,438 per annum for 36 hours per week based at County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston Upon Thames. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
About the role
An opportunity has arisen for an SAP BW and BPC Senior Specialist within the IT & Digital Business Platform Support Team, who are part of the Orbis partnership, which encompasses Surrey County Council, East Sussex County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council. The purpose of this partnership is to deliver greater value for our councils, residents and customers by increasing efficiencies and exploiting the benefits of sharing people, resources and technology.
The IT & Digital Service of Surrey County Council provides technical expert knowledge and guidance in developing effective business solutions for the County Council Services, to provide for the effective delivery of front line services.
As part of the Business Platform Support Team you will be expected to provide expert advice, on BW reporting and BPC budgeting development and administration. Liaising with stakeholders and business users at both operational level and in change projects, ensuring adherence to adopted standards, policies, compliance requirements and best practise principles, whilst ensuring continued good, professional working relationships.
- Technical lead in the implementation of BW development
- Technical support to the BW and BPC systems
- Consultancy on the use of the BW and BPC
- Resolving customer queries
You will be expected to execute assigned Projects as well as Level 2 & 3 Support, Maintenance and Minor Change tasks through providing SAP expertise, advice, guidance and good practice process knowledge in the area of BW and BPC. Knowledge of SAP ECC functional processes, including HR, Finance and Procurement is desired.
Responsibilities include prioritising your workload to meet required deadlines, ensuring accurate updates to the team's call logging systems, and monitoring progress with third parties. You will be encouraged to contribute and develop ideas to enhance efficiency within the service, and find ways to improve processes.
You should be highly literate in the use of IT systems, with excellent communication skills, strong analytical problem solving skills and a proven track record in customer support. You should have a real desire to develop professionally and be able to work well under pressure.
Technical knowledge of SAP system is required, and you will be an expert in HR business processes and have a strong understanding of testing principles.
To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:
- Excellent knowledge of application development lifecycle including upgrades and implementations
- Knowledge of Business Warehouse and associated technologies and have SAP BW work experience in similar environment / complex organisation
- Knowledge and extensive experience of Budget Planning and Consolidation
- Knowledge and experience of SAP BW security and authorisations
- Experience in performance measurements including KPI's and balanced scorecards
- Experience in monitoring and solving customer service problems
- Knowledge of SAP functional processes including HCM (PA, OM, TA and PAY) and FICO related modules
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.
For an informal discussion contact Linda Whiteman by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 31/08/2019.
Interviews will take place week commencing 09/09/2019.