Senior IT Supply Chain Solution Manager
The Specialist Business Analysts - Supply Chain role is a primary interface between the Pearson Business and Technology teams and is responsible for the Supply Chain enterprise solutions from concept through delivery and support.
This role will be a key member of the IT Supply Chain team that will work closely with Pearson’s The Enabling Programme (TEP) in its implementation of a global Oracle E-Business solution, Pearson’s application platform that will support Pearson’s future growth strategies.
This role will be a key member of the IT Supply Chain team that will be responsibility for all functional and integration solution designs and support of a Global Order Management solution capable of meeting the business requirements that are cost effective, robust, and scalable.
This role will report to the Solution Director, Supply Chain & Order Management and The Enabling Programme leadership to deliver the TEP roadmap and Pearson operations support requirements. This role will work closely with the Programme Management office and chosen systems integrator.
Key Responsibilities:1) Proactively own the TEP Supply Chain IT Solutions from process design, develop, implement, and support to meet the Business requirements 2) Proactively own the TEP Supply Chain IT System Integration Solutions from process design, develop, implement, and support to meet the Business requirements 3) Proactively establish and maintain the partnership between Pearson’s IT and Business group’s for the Supply Chain business capabilities and drive continuous improvements (from order capture through fulfillment) across the TEP systems landscape. 4) Seek, introduce and support leading IT Supply Chain practices 5) Support the retirement of legacy systems 6) Create and maintain the Supply Chain systems documentation and standards 7) Create and maintain the Supply Chain functional specification documents for approved solution requirements that maintain the Global Solution design 8) Support the documentation and testing of all Supply Chain configurations 9) Support the business in the creation of business requirements documents that maintain the Global Solution design – including local market requirements 10) Support developers with the creation and updates to technical specification documents that maintain the Global Solution design – including local market requirements 11) Support the development of test scripts and scenarios for project and regression testing activities 12) Work as a member of a Solution Support team and provide 7x24 support when required 13) Responsible for driving adherence to project milestones, risk and issue management, including implementing appropriate corrective actions when progress deviates from plan 14) Be able to work in a matrixed and virtual environment 15) Proactively work with a number of stakeholders: externally, internally and internationally 16) Ability to work on multiple projects/tasks at one time 17) Ability to work with a global customer base and different cultures
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Key Qualifications:1) Sr. level Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) R12 – Supply Chain with 7 years of hands-on experience managing and implementing EBS Supply Chain Modules. 2) Self-motivated and comfortable working in a dynamically changing environment. 3) Extensive experience working with both business and technical global teams. 4) Excellent communication skills with solid English verbal and written capability 5) Extensive experience working in a collaborative environment that issue resolution and escalation 6) Proficient in use of desktop productivity tools (e.g. MS Office, Google Suite, video conferencing, IM) 7) Proficient in the use of Development tools (e.g. SQL,SQLPlus, XML, Forms, Toad) 8) Working knowledge of how Order Management interacts with Finance and Supply Chain Operations 9) Proficient in test planning and execution
Minimum Education Requirement:1) College Bachelor degree or equivalent – minimum requirement. 2) Technical Training related to Supply Chain – Not required, but will be consider in overall selection process.
Primary Location: GB-GB-London
Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL
Organization: Technology & Operations
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Nov 15, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1814519
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.