Application Specialist- SAP

Ref No. EMP426493
Salary £40,000 - £50,000/annum
Location Worthing, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing


A SAP Application Specialist is required on a permanent basis working in Worthing



The Job

Working for a leading utilities company who are currently going through an exciting IT transformation which will strategically change the way it delivers IT support and services to its business and end users. To help support this strategic initiative, a new IT Application services unit is being introduced, which will become the delivery unit for end users requiring IT support and services along with support delivering strategic and tactical projects.

There is a competitive salary on offer of up to £50,000 per annum and an attractive benefits package

This position is part of Application services team helping deliver the departments overall objectives in the short and long term. The role will be expected to liaise with the Service delivery and project delivery counterparts, to ensure that the applications are supported & projects are delivered to the highest standards.

Scope of role

  • Implement new business application software, capturing end user requirements and configuring, testing and integrating as necessary.

  • Develop, implement and report the findings of suitable test schedules to measure and improve the quality of application solutions being deployed, to ensure that new and amended systems, configurations, packages, or services, together with any interfaces, perform as specified.

  • Integrate and test components and/or subsystems and their interfaces in order to create operational services.

  • Liaise IT service desk to facilitate robust service support for new and upgraded application solutions.

  • Facilitate productive relationships with and between key stakeholders, during the Planning management and implementation of business change, as applicable.

  • Ensure that project and business application support documentation is maintained.

  • Coordinate the work of suppliers and contractors during the development, testing and implementation of new or upgraded business modules or solutions.

  • Support and maintain the database infrastructure which underpins the Company's business applications and enterprise reporting requirements.

  • Provide estimates for scope of works and associated resourcing requirements for project planning purposes.

  • Identify project related risks and escalate project issues in a timely manner

  • Own the responsibility for unit testing and code merge for changes and projects ( With external parties as needed)

  • Follow the agreed architecture, design patterns and the software development methodology.


  • Excellent technical knowledge and experience in SAP ISU and CRM Modules

  • Good Utility industry work experience with ISU / CRM project implementation

  • Experience of working in large scale and complex SAP environments

  • Proven hands-on experience of SAP ISU / CRM support, configuration and integration

  • Excellent understanding of configuration dependencies and integration points between different functional modules of SAP

  • Excellent technical knowledge and experience in SAP HR and Payroll Process

  • Good functional knowledge in UK Payroll rules and in HMRC Legislative topics.

  • Experience of working in large scale and complex SAP environments

  • Proven hands-on experience of SAP HR/Payroll support, configuration and integration

  • Excellent understanding of configuration dependencies and integration points between SAP modules of HR and Finance

  • Experience in supporting business in Annual billing and other billing related support activities

  • Good understanding on Linux & Windows operating systems & Oracle Databases

  • Experienced in using Transport Expresso to support SAP transport process

  • Good understanding on SAP system backup and System refresh

  • Strong Experience in SAP ISU & CRM Module

  • Hands on Knowledge in SAP FI-CA, Billing & Collections, CRM Complaints Management

  • Hands on experience in development of ABAP objects, BAPI enhancements, Transactions, User Exits etc.

  • Excellent Technical and Integration experience with SAP PO, PI, Java etc.

  • Experience in issue analysis and recommend solutions for SAP ISU/ CRM related technical changes

  • Experience in impact analysis of support pack and SAP notes implementation for SAP ISU / CRM modules

  • Act as single point of contact for SAP ISU/CRM related technical issues to project and support teams

  • In-depth knowledge of SAP ISU and CRM process with a proven track record of supporting, implementing and improving applications

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