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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 1:42 AM

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SAP Functional Manager, IT Business Services
Purpose and Scope
The SAP Functional Manager (associate) supports the alignment between the business and IT, and delivers IT services to the business through his direct reports, Timken's IT Center of Excellence (COE), and contingent resources. Associate participates in establishment of, and drives execution and compliance with, technical and operational strategies, as well as standard/implemented business processes and global design.
Associate is responsible for enabling business process functionality by managing team that develops, implements, and maintains functional applications within, predominantly but not limited to, Timken's global SAP applications landscape.
Associate is responsible for a designated group of functional areas (currently Inter/Intra:company product movements, Order Management, Distribution/Warehousing/Logistics, Finance/Costing, Purchasing, Supply Chain, and CRM).
Associate develops, sustains, and manages a team responsible for partnering with business functional management to execute/lead projects and support existing SAP systems.
Associate provides the needed project management and SAP functional expertise to effectively manage projects within the business system portfolios.
Associate insures adherence to standards to consistently deliver value:added solutions to the organization, on:time and on:budget.
Associate ensures adherence to development standards, change processes, global designs and implements best practices in respective areas.
Associate is responsible for, or manages directly or indirectly resources responsible for, Project oversight responsibility tasks:
Conducts business process analysis, needs assessments, and preliminary cost/benefit analyses. Formulates and defines system scope and objectives through research and fact:finding to develop or modify complex information systems.
Develops and maintains project and communication plans and schedules, managing deadlines and coordinating project team and sub:team activities
Ensures that project goals are accomplished according to specifications and business objectives, relying on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Assimilates and integrates dependent project plans from other entities and coordinates activities that have dependencies with other projects
Estimates project skill requirements, working with the management teams inside and outside of IT to identify appropriate resources, and managing their integration into the team.
Defines and gains consensus on deliverables, milestones and scope, communicates status and vision to internal client management and stakeholders.
Provides oversight for SAP business systems projects and consults project teams and IT leadership on best practices.
Prepares and presents progress reports to various management levels.
Associate partners with key business leaders and process owners to ensure:
SAP project deployment roadmap is in alignment with organizational strategic objectives, including, but not limited to, new business acquisition IT integration.
Value proposition for each project is justified through effective business case development
Implemented standard business process designs are leveraged, minimizing custom configuration/development
Projects cost and timeline estimates are developed and managed
Sustainable and measurable continuous improvement is achieved in both business processes as well as technology enable


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