The APO solution architect is overall responsible for envisioning and developing the successful SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO) solution. Responsibilities include the creation of the overall integrated process and technical design through to development and implementation of that design, providing technical leadership to the implementation team. The solution architect will lead a team of consultants and subcontractors, coordinate with other teams, lead integrated design workshops to ensure successful delivery of integrated solutions as well as ensure the development of functional and technical documentation. The solution architect will manage client relationships and drive consensus on complex business and technical solutions, communicating status and vision to client management and stakeholders. The solution architect will leverage project management skills to estimate activities and develop detailed task plan towards timely completion of project milestones. IBM Global Business Services: Join a Leader. Consult with us. IBM Global Business Services helps top-tier clients solve their most complex business and technical issues. As a GBS consultant, you will deliver innovative business consulting, business process design, systems integration, and application design and management to leading commercial and public sector organizations in 17 industries worldwide. With access to resources that only a global leader can provide, as a consultant you will learn valuable skills, gain access to a vast and diverse network of talented professionals, and enjoy unparalleled career, training, and educational opportunities. Visit ibm.com/consulting/careers for more information. (2252) Required * High School Diploma/GED * At least 2 years experience in Multiple, full life cycle, complex SAP APO implementation experience using multiple APO modules * At least 1 year experience in consulting and business in a manufacturing environment * Readiness to travel Up to 4 days a week (home on weekends-based on project requirements) * English: Basic knowledge
Preferred * Bachelor's Degree * At least 4 years experience in Multiple, full life cycle, complex SAP APO implementation experience using multiple APO modules * At least 3 years experience in consulting and business in a manufacturing environment * Certified in SAP APO * English : Intermediate
Additional information As the majority of our work is performed at client sites with significant travel required, applicants must live near major metropolitan airports. To be an official applicant to IBM, you must submit a resume and online application. Resumes submitted remain active for six months.
NOTE: This role can be located in any large metropolitan US City.
Post Date: 20130902 Department: Consulting & Services