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SAP Solution Lead - Finance


Bristol, GB, BS11 0YA

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:               SAP Solution Lead – Finance
Location:               Portsmouth, UK – Hybrid, working from home options available
Compensation:     Attractive salary + benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                 SF46339

The difference is you


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an SAP Solution Lead.
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility


Babcock Corporate Services (BCS)

The SAP Solution Lead role is based within our Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) business unit


Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) is a global function, with our largest site being Lakeside in Portsmouth, but we operate from multiple sites around the world.  BCS supplies and operates all IT, security, procurement, and finance Shared Services.  We are embedded alongside the operations that we serve, enabling us to maintain close working relationships that support delivery to our customers. We drive standardisation, simplification and automation across Babcock, to help generate sustainable value for the group and our external customers


The role

The difference our new SAP Solution Lead will make
As an SAP Solution Lead, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary - working closely with our customers to deliver, maintain, troubleshoot, and enhance SAP functionality, adding value to the SAP organisation through your technical and business process knowledge of this area.


Day to day, in the SAP Service and Program organisation, you’ll play a critical role being responsible for the design, configuration, analysis and support of the SAP FI-CO modules/solutions.  This includes the related integrations and user interfaces to meet the business needs of Babcock cross divisional processes.


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role requires monthly travel to Portsmouth alongside remote working arrangements.  Therefore, would be ideally suited to someone within commutable distance to Portsmouth due to travel requirements expected.


Essential experience
•    A university degree or relevant experience in Finance
•    Demonstrable experience of hands-on SAP FI-CO solution lead, configuration and support experience
•    Strong hands-on SAP Project Systems, configuration and support experience
•    Excellent understanding of business processes and integrations within SAP and Finance related solutions required to deliver the service
•    Integration experience with Logistics, Project Systems, Timesheets, HR, Plant maintenance, Production Planning and Procurement and Supply Chain
•    Must hold or have ability to obtain BPSS and SC security clearance


What we offer

Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Pension members – death in service 4 times base salary
•    Paternity – 2 full weeks pay
•    Maternity & Adoption leave - 20 weeks full pay – 13 weeks SMP
•    CSP - Up to 5 years service - 26 weeks full pay, 5 to 10 years service – 39 weeks full pay, 10 years plus – 52 weeks full pay
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date: 21st April 2023

Job Segment: SAP, CSR, ERP, Technology, Management

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