Applications SAP Trainer Finance

Posting Date: 12 February 2018

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire, GB, PO6 3EN

Company: Babcock

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Babcock is the UK's leading engineering support services organisation employing over 28,000 people across the world. Babcock offer a hugely diverse number of career options.

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Job Purpose

  • Reporting to the Applications Training Manager, you will be responsible for all activities in the training lifecycle for the SAP Managed Finance workstream. Supporting multiple SAP projects and BAU, the right candidate will be experienced in stakeholder management at all levels.
  • Lead training activities during the delivery of a greenfield SAP implementation (already in-flight)
  • Deliver training/training materials to support BAU activity
  • Engage with applications teams and the business to ensure system and process information is delivered effectively and can be traced back to requirements
  • Produce and communicate training activities status report to the Applications Training Manager and Programme Manager

 

Main responsibilities

  • Complete work stream deliverables adhering to timelines and objectives
  • Responsible for training course development ensuring consistency with Babcock Applications Training approach
  • Conduct instructor led training sessions to Super Users & End Users on the new system functionality and business processes
  • Manage training environment and landscape
  • Assist in various training activities and provide advice and guidance to the business where required
  • Understand the business processes for Finance and how the application supports the processes and integration with other SAP modules
  • Understand and apply Babcock methodologies and procedures
  • Perform QA on training materials
  • Provide Hypercare/Go-Live support when and where required
  • Perform testing where required and feedback defects
  • Keep abreast of SAP releases, enhancements/new functionality and perform application research
  • Work with Project managers and give training input to the project plan
  • Ensuring defects are fixed in a timely manner
  • Ability to prioritise and guide teams on severity and priority issues
  • Participate in and give input to daily stand-ups, meetings, workshops, quality gates (Entry and Exit criteria conformance; support go / no-go decisions), documents (training plan) and ensure all reports (daily / weekly progress reports) are produced in a regular and timely manner.
  • Ensure you manage your time to deliver to agreed timescales for agreed projects and changes activity
  • All solutions delivered should be to an agreed standard using agreed industry methodologies and have measurable benefits that can be tracked
  • Create all materials and documentation to agreed standards ensuring training can be delivered in a structured format
  • Ensure all work carried out is either within an agreed SLA or Project sanctioned by the PMO

     

The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the post.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 5 years plus experience of delivering SAP Finance training where changes for enterprise applications and operational availability is critical
  • Working in a challenging and complex organisation and demonstrable experience of enabling organisational, business and technical change
  • Demonstrable experience of designing and delivering a blended learning solutions to users in your SAP area of specialism
  • Experience in developing and refining training course material development
  • Knowledge of the associated SAP Finance processes
  • Experience throughout the full SAP lifecycle (Design, Build, Test, Deploy)
  • Exemplary presentation skills
  • Strong experience of SAP WPB (Workforce Performance Builder)
  • Experience of using Microsoft Sharepoint
  • A full, clean driving licence
  • Experience or exposure to IT Governance
  • TPMA Certified or awareness of the TPMA certification
  • Exposure to ITIL Framework
  • Domain Expertise in Engineering & Construction will be a plus

 

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential:

  • Work closely with the Applications Team demonstrating 100% commitment to excellence in everything you do, a real desire to deliver quality service to customers at all times, the ability to manage stakeholders through periods of change and growth, be self-motivating, flexible, hard-working and thorough
  • High level, proven interpersonal and communication skills are essential
  • Exemplary presentation skills
  • Work collaboratively across IT and non IT departments
  • Ability to effectively manage, challenge and influence others
  • Good creative thinking, problem solving and analytical skills

 

Desirable:

 

  • Professional and technical gravitas to be able to build trust with stakeholders
  • Flexible and creative problem solving skills
  • Security cleared

 

LOCATION

  • Portsmouth, Hampshire

 

 

Closing Date

 

27th February 2018

 

 

Security

 

SC Clearable

 

Dependant on the administrative privileges required for this role the job incumbent may have access to controlled technology and or information, such as, but not limited to, ITAR.

 

 

 

Application Information

 

Babcock offers a competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday entitlement plus public holidays, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme and a broad range of career opportunities.

 

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For further information or to be considered for this role, please click apply to follow the link below to our Careers page.

All applications should be made online. Recruitment correspondence is normally by e-mail, so please check your e-mail account and spam folder regularly. If you are experiencing any problems applying online, please visit http://www.babcockinternational.com/careers/faq/

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