The IBP/APO Lead will act as solution architect and SME for an integrated APO and/or IBP planning solution.

Major responsibilities include:

• Provide advice on supply chain planning best practices.

• Lead the development of workshop materials and facilitate users in requirements gathering and solution validation.

• Lead the configuration, test and documentation of APO DP, SNP and/or IBP functionality.

• Lead the development of functional specs for enhancements and reporting requirements

• Develop and deliver IBP demos to clients and be able to explain business benefits and best practices.

• Participate in project planning and control activities.

• Collaborate with team members (onsite and offshore) to coordinate integration and master data design.

• Work with the training specialist to develop and deliver APO and IBP training materials.

• Train and mentor junior consulting staff and contribute to the practice’s intellectual capital.

Minimum Experience:

• At least 3-5 years of experience in SAP SCM including at least one full lifecycle implementation of APO SNP and DP.

• Development of Functional specifications for APO enhancements and BW reporting

• Leading onshore and offshore teams

Strong preference for experience with one or more of the following:

• SAP IBP Planning Area configuration

• Inventory and/or Supply Chain network optimization projects (not SAP specific).

• APO PPDS implementation experience • Detailed tuning of the APO SNP Network Optimizer.

• Detailed tuning of APO DP statistical forecasting models; preferably causal forecasting.

• Developing SAP BI/BW objects and/or reporting

• Contributing to Supply Chain assessments and transformation project business cases

• Designing/implementing customer/supplier collaboration solution(s)

With their expertise in a specific technology  environment, Applications Consultants are responsible for software-specific design and realization, as well as testing, deployment and release management, or technical and functional application management of client-specific package based solutions (e.g. SAP, ORACLE). 

These roles also require functional and methodological capabilities in testing and training.

Required Skills and Experience:

You are an expert in one or more business processes and technology practices and are accountable for translating a business case into a detailed technical design.

Alternatively, you are responsible for operational and technical issues and translate technical blueprints into requirements and specifications.

You may also be responsible for integration testing and user acceptance testing.

You act as a stream lead, guiding team members by experience.

You are seen as active member within technology communities.

• Qualification: Minimum 5 years experience, Bachelor’s Degree.

• Certification: Should have SE or ERP/SAP Level 1 and seeking level 2.

• Must  have experience in Package Configuration.

• Should be proficient in Business Analysis, Business Knowledge, Architecture Knowledge, Technical Solution Design and Vendor Management.

• Should have baseline skills in Financial Analysis.

About Capgemini

With more than 190,000 people, Capgemini is present in over 40 countries and celebrates its 50th Anniversary year in 2017.

A global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, the Group reported 2016 global revenues of EUR 12.5 billion (about $13.8 billion USD at 2016 average rate).

Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness.

A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.

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Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position.

Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed.

Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.


As part of the Capgemini Technology Services Group, this person will be responsible for the full systems lifecycle from requirements gathering through implementation of data analysis solutions.

This person will work closely with our clients and must demonstrate professional knowledge to ensure that the work products and deliverables are of the highest caliber to ensure client satisfaction.

This person will also apply subject matter expertise to identify, develop, and implement techniques to improve engagement productivity, increase efficiencies, mitigate risks, resolve issues, and optimize cost savings and efficiencies for each client.

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