Motion ERP IS Program Lead (flexible location)

October 01, 2023
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The Motion 2.0 Transformation Program aims at enabling the business divisions to pursue their strategies through integrated end-to-end processes, information availability and better customer experience. The Motion ERP using S/4HANA technology will serve as an architectural foundation to be fit for purpose for the targeted end-to-end digitalization of our business value chain processes. The Motion ERP COE supports the Motion 2.0 transformation program that by building and running the needed IS platforms, principally the new Motion ERP. The Motion ERP COE develops and deploys solutions with functional and technical competences ensuring a sustainable architecture which integrates with core, common and distinct applications across ABB's corporate functions and Business Divisions. The primary role of the Motion ERP IS Program Manager is to setup and lead the Motion ERP COE team through all phases of the program including the transition to operations. Once running to continue to lead through the continuous improvement cycle. What starts as a program organization will evolve into a permanent platform delivery & operations COE. A key challenge of this role is to find and maintain the right balance between a ”fit for purpose” (meet business requirements) and ”adapt to standard” (best & optimal use of S/4HANA solution) through all phases of the transformation program. This role requires high degree of planning, competence building, agreement and delivery management skills, facing widespread stakeholder needs from multiple business Divisions and across common business types. The role reports to Motion Business Area CIO. This role is open globally, but location is preferably set in ABB Motion lead countries and major locations closer to the European time zone such as Finland, Switzerland, Poland, Spain and India. Willingness to travel is required (can periodically be >50%).

This position reports to

Motion Business Area CIO

Your responsibilities
  • Matching IS delivery scope (resources, competences, capacity, delivery method and plan) with business demand
  • Managing and overseeing the delivery of the Motion ERP and other agreed IS Services on time, budget and in line with business expectations
  • Develop the expertise of the COE across S/4HANA solution architecture, functional & technical design through to ability to manage IS operations
  • Manage IS build of the Motion ERP, development & configuration including engagement of external implementation partner services
  • Manage transition to and operation of the Motion ERP landscape
  • Establish the governance framework and IS services across ERP platforms; sandbox, development, Q&A and Production systems for delivery processes
  • Collaborate with Corporate, other Business ERP COE's teams and other IS Domains for Global Programs, realize common services and resource sharing where beneficial.
  • Lead the training and engagement of the ERP IS functional expert community and support the people transition to new ERP operating model
  • Your background
  • 20+ years IT experience across multiple IS roles in delivery of ERP projects & services across all core business value chain processes (sales, operations, etc.)
  • Proven business acumen in understanding business use of ERP solutions and other major platform/application types
  • Experience in leading company-wide/cross business ERP implementations, maintenance and operations managing change impacts and dependencies.
  • Both SAP ECC & S/4HANA application lifecycle management competence.
  • IT management experience in a complex, global IS organization
  • IS solution expertise in other IT platforms integrating with ERP to support distinct business processes is a plus (e.g. CRM, Analytics, PLM, etc.)
  • Experience in designing, deploying, managing and institutionalizing processes and tools standards for IS management
  • Strong skills in networking and building rapport with variety of stakeholders
  • Communication skills: present and report activities in a clear and effective way, sensitive to communication steps related to all levels of stakeholders.
  • Fluency in English is a must, other languages are beneficial
  • More about us

    ABB Motion keeps the world turning, while saving energy every day. Our pioneering drives, motors, generators, traction converters and mechanical power transmission products are driving the low-carbon future for industries, cities, infrastructure and transportation. Through our global presence we are always close to our customers. We help them optimize energy efficiency, improve safety and reliability and achieve precise control of their applications. ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltd. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www. #LI-Hybrid

    Publication ID: GP87553442E2

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