Senior Technology Consultant SAP APO/IBP (SNP) (m/f/d)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

We are currently looking for an experienced Senior SAP APO/IBP Consultant for our adidas Global HQ in Germany. As a member of our central Tech chapter “Engineering SAP & Corporate - Planning” you will use your experience and knowledge to build, improve and extend capabilities of our global “Supply Planning” solutions. Next to this you will work in close collaboration with our planning transformation program “Future Planning Solutions”, as well as the challenging and fast paced SAP S/4HANA transformation program. 


Key Responsibilities:


  • Implementing and improving our best-in-class solutions using most modern SAP platforms and tools: SAP APO SNP (Focus: CTM with ABP), SAP IBP, S/4HANA and SAP Analytics Cloud  

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

  • 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  


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:


  • University degree with focus on computer science or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience  

  • At least 7-year experience in IT, with a minimum 5 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:  SNP-CTM / DP / SAP IBP, e.g. Sales and Operation, Demand, Supply and Response, DDMRP 

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

  • Good understanding of and experience in agile methodologies 

  • Fluent spoken and written command of English 


Additional desired experience:


  • SAP AFS experience or experience in 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  


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:  Senior Technology Consultant SAP APO/IBP (SNP) (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  418068
Date:  Jun 19, 2022