Group Applications Manager
The stow Group SAP & Applications Manager will advise the Group ICT Director & the CFO on the further evolution of the Application landscape. He/she will lead the roadmap towards further application evolutions in line with the vision of the company & the Group IT strategy.
Together with the Group ICT Director, to who this function reports, & the Group Infrastructure manager, you will help in bringing the full ICT department to a higher level. You will also be the main contact for SAP implementation partners & for other application partners.
What do we expect from you?
Tasks & Responsibilities
You are responsible for SAP functions & projects
You manage the SAP Support approach & ensure proper service level to the business/to the SAP users
You collaborate with the Process excellence manager in translating the business requirements into solutions in SAP or other applications
You challenge the SAP Implementation partner for proposed offerings (including implementation partners for other applications)
You take ownership of the budget & the follow up on actuals in collaboration with the Group IT Director
You have a leading role in the SAP Project Management team together with the Group PMO & the Process Excellence manager.
You manage all changes & improvements & ensure the SAP team is guarding the standards & best practices.
You act as a trusted advisor for the Group ICT Director
You manage the activities performed by implementation partners
You have at least a bachelor’s degree in IT or equal because of experience
You have at least 10 years of SAP experience including managing internal & external teams
You have a strong cross functional SAP knowledge with an in depth knowledge of one or more modules (SD, WM, MM, EWM, FI/CO, PS, …).
You have experience with managing external partners
You have strong management and people development skills
You are critical when capturing business needs
You are a strong communicator
You have a hands on mentality
You speak Dutch, French & English
What do we offer you?
An attractive salary based in an international environment