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PwC Consumer Markets Trade, Promotion & Marketing SAP Planning Manager in Washington, District Of Columbia

Line of Service: Advisory

Specialty/Competency: Technology Strategy

Industry/Sector: CM X-Sector

Time Type: Full time

Government Clearance Required: No

Available for Work Sponsorship: Yes

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career in our T​rade Promotion Excellence and Analytics Strategy practice, within Technology Strategy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations develop strategies that transform their technology capabilities and solve their most critical challenges. We focus on building technology enabled and agile operating models, planning their new enterprise architecture into a differentiating capability system that helps them win in the market, leveraging digital analytics to enhance the customer experience and optimising business operations, and using modern management techniques such as robotic process automation and next generation sourcing strategies to help our clients get fit for growth.Our team helps our clients create a world class trade capability, through strategic processes, organisation alignment, smart analytics, and transformation leadership. As part of the team, you’ll leverage data analytics tools to provide impactful and intelligent insights that our clients can use to make better trade decisions and improve operations.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.

  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.

  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.

  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Minimum Years of Experience: 8

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Systems or Engineering.

Knowledge Preferred:

The SAP BW Planning Manager will be responsible for applying the technical knowhow in SAP BW, SAP HANA and SAP BW-IP toolsets, SAP CRM and ECC solutions to implement SAP Trade Promotion planning solutions for our Consumer Markets practice.

  • Working knowledge of building financial/sales planning applications using SAP planning technologies ( SAP BPC Embedded, BW-IP using Analysis Office )

  • Experience required in architecting and building SAP BW Integrated Planning based planning models

  • Working experience with HANA Planning Application Kit (PAK) in SAP BW is required

  • Adept in building and configuring BW-IP planning functions ( FOX, ABAP/HANA SQL Script )

  • Extensive experience with programming using SAP ABAP, HANA SQL Scripts is required

  • Hands-on experience working with SAP BW powered by HANA and BW4HANA features, among others, standard and custom SAP BW Extractors, complex transformations, advanced DSOs, composite providers, exposing BW models as HANA views, mixed scenarios, HANA Analysis process in BW and LSA ++ best practice and performance optimization concepts.

  • Experience with administering, monitoring, troubleshooting, analyzing and resolving technical problems arises from the technical development.

  • Hands-on experience with SAP (Native) HANA and SAP BW Security concepts including User Management, Roles, and Privileges.

  • Knowledge of SAP Customer Business planning and Trade Promotion Management will be an added benefit

  • Experience required with capturing and documenting non-functional requirements, interpreting functional requirements, defining the architecture, preparing estimates and defining technical solutions to proposals.

  • Experience with building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and the ability management of resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing, and collection is a huge plus

Skills Preferred:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in SAP Planning Platform ( SAP BPC /Integrated Planning )

  • At least 5 years’ experience in SAP ABAP Programming

  • At least 2 years’ experience in SAP HANA Modeling.

  • At least 3 years’ experience in SAP BW powered by HANA (BW 7.4, BW 7.5 powered by HANA) including BW4HANA and LSA++ concepts.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.