SAP IBP (Supply) Consultant (M/F/D)

SAP IBP (Supply) Consultant (M/F/D)


Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization 

We are currently looking for an experienced SAP IBP Consultant for our adidas Tech HUB in Porto. As a member of our Supply Planning Tech chapter  in “Engineering SAP & Corporate (Planning)” you will use your experience and knowledge to build, improve and extend capabilities of our global Planning solutions. Next to this you will work in close collaboration with our planning transformation program “Future Planning Solutions”, as well as our transformative SAP S/4HANA transformation program. 


In your role you will be responsible for: 

  • Implementing and improving our best-in-class solutions using most modern SAP platforms and tools: SAP IBP, S/4HANA and SAP Analytics Cloud 

  • Key responsibilities include enhancing existing applications, deployment of custom build applications, and (cloud) data integration 

  • Supporting architecture & platform decisions, as well as strategic choices to ensure best opportunities-vs-risks balance, considering internal and external dependencies 

  • Consulting Product Ownership team in shaping requirements to achieve maximum business value in most efficient and effective technology approach 

  • Interacting with Demand/Supply/Fulfillment Product teams, as well as the software engineering team in Headquarter and Markets to understand, configure and deploy tools in this domain and integrate data required for planning 

  • Defining and managing scope, requirements definition and prioritization activities for small and medium scale changes and assists with more complex change initiatives 

  • Providing constructive challenge to stakeholders as required and ensuring proper testing procedures are aligned and adhered to 

  • Translating specifications into detailed designs on application and database level to efficiently implement requirements 

  • Investigating operational needs, problems and opportunities in collaboration with operations support team, to continuously improve automated and non-automated components of tools or processes 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

 Key for us are… 

  • At least 5 -year experience in IT 

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a technical consulting role in the field of supply planning 

  • Deep customizing experience in at least one of the following SAP areas: SAP IBP (Sales and Operation, Demand, Supply and Response) 

  • Excellent understanding in one or more (cloud) data integration technologies: BW-capabilities, SLT, SDA, SDI or RTI 

  • Passionate and up-to-date with technology trends - especially in the SAP context 

  • Strong communication skills 

  • Good understanding of and experience in agile methodologies 

  • Experience in delivering value in a partially remote team 

  • Eager to learn 

A plus are for us the following… 

  • SAP S4/ERP experience or experience in APO SNP CTM - attribute based planning 

  • AWS cloud integration experience with focus on ETL, data modeling and data flows 

  • Experience in team management 

  • Experience in Machine Learning, Big Data technologies and Advanced Analytics/Generative AI 


Education Required 

  • Four-year college or university degree with focus on computer science or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience 

  • Proficient spoken and written command of English 

  • Certification in relevant technology (e.g. SAP) and methodology (e.g. Scrum)  areas is a plus 


What we offer:

  • Be part of a company where digital transformation, innovation and continuous improvement are core principles of our culture.
  • Join a team of talented and passionate engineers with a lot of opportunities to learn, grow and reach your expectations.
  • Individual development, training and a tech community.
  • Sport friendly environment, great work-life balance and flexibility.
  • Competitive salary, benefits and valuable discounts on adidas products. 
  • Hybrid Work Setup: 3 days at the office & 2 days at home.

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  SAP IBP (Supply) Consultant (M/F/D)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Porto
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  13
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  506763
Date:  Feb 9, 2024