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Solution Analyst

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Govern the design, build and test activities of partners for the SAP deployments in the instance. Principal Accountabilities Describe in detail 4-5 major position responsibilities/duties, not tasks, listing the most important first. * 40% Provide technical oversight to partners for all the work related to deployments in the Commercial stream. Fully familiar with Solution design principles. - Create solution designs across process, data, and technology that meet business requirements and adhere to relevant standards and principles, leverage common tools and processes, and meet cost/delivery objectives - Perform reviews with key stakeholders throughout the design lifecycle to ensure alignment on solution designs and requirements. This may include but is not limited to the following activities: design reviews, testing execution, deployment verifications, customer satisfaction reviews, etc. - Create supporting solution design documentation to ensure sustainment of the solution and business capability, support solution implementation as necessary - Identify issues relating to missing or misinterpreted business requirements, so that corrective actions can be developed and applied accordingly - Advocate quality of solutions that meet or exceed defined business requirements - Guide solution options and business partner decision making to minimize the amount of project investment divergence from target architecture * Analysis & Requirements Gathering 30% - Assess Business Unit/Function needs, clearly eliciting, translating, and documenting business, functional and non-functional requirements - Facilitate requirements discussions with key stakeholders - Communicate and clarify the requirements to the design and development resources - Collaborate with the key project SMEs and stakeholders to define project requirements and change requests - Analyze and interpret data and information to guide process and solution decisions - Plan for acceptance of solution (change management, communication, training needs) - Assist in translating business requirements into functional design specifications - Contribute to innovation and digitization by upskilling oneself in new technologies and work on adoption of these in Cargill. * Other Project Delivery Responsibilities (may include some or all of the following) 15% - Manage workload and priorities to deliver agreed upon project milestones - Prepare and execute test plans - Prepare and execute training of users and operations teams - Provide guidance and architectural oversight during requirements, design, build, and test phases - Work across architecture domains to identify and resolve issues and manage inter-dependencies between integration points - Assist in the selection of employees and provide input on future workforce needs * Provide subject matter expertise in one or more system or application * Relationship Management 15% - Build strong relationships with global stakeholders and be identified as SME in Operations area. - Create and maintain long-term working relationships with technology teams, functional counterparts, vendors and business partners - Engage and influence business sponsors and users and contribute to their targeted business outcomes - Engage and influence developers to ensure productivity and solution quality - Act as a coordinator to ensure infrastructure requirements are implemented - Champion collaboration and enable delivery in team environment


Required Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, Advanced education is helpful. * 5 years of SAP Design,Implementation and Support experience in the SAP Controlling (CO). Experience in Costing for Pricing implementation * Experience in SAP S/4 HANA will be preferred * Good functional knowledge of SAP Finance Controlling, Profitability Analysis, Pricing, Material Ledger etc. * ABAP understanding and experience in SAP Configuration * Experience in scoping, requirements gathering/definition, Solution Design, Testing etc. * Proven record of interacting with the functional teams at different levels * Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate technical and business information effectively to both technical and non-technical people. * Proven conflict resolution skills * Ability to understand our business, work across business units, be a team player and enjoy working in a team-oriented environment. * Experienced working with ambiguity * Strong problem solving/decision-making skills * Experience leading and influencing others, including senior level personnel * Established skills in identifying and developing strategies to address change management issues. * Project demands may from time to time require work during non-standard business hours. An example would be during a system implementation at a plant which can only happen during scheduled downtime


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