project edge- sme- sap specialist in Australia

dale pyndiah, randstad
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The Client

Take the opportunity that will enhance your career and have you apart of a very well respected market leader in the manufacturing industry.

Due to increased growth within the business, the team has reshuffled and are looking for SAP Specialists to help with the current processes.

The Role

The EDGE Subject Matter Expert is responsible for analysing and ensuring that the new process design to be delivered is fit for purpose, efficient and best practice. The SME – Project EDGE is responsible for utilising domain and or functional expertise to benefit and support the delivery of the global project which will manage the roll out of 50+ IT systems built around a Greenfield SAP system. Critical to this role is the development of an understanding of global / local project methodology, framework, tools and templates relating to the procurement/planning functions across APAC.

The Responsibilities:


  • Review data relating to their functional area, participate and provide advice regarding cleansing of data as appropriate
  • Interface with the SAP system integrators who will deliver the actual system.
  • Interface with the non-ERP system integrator who will do the actual system development.
  • Provide expertise, advice and support for the global business lead and help to oversee testing, handover and training of the business in the use of the new system which is acknowledged as being performed by others.


  • Identify, plan, create, and modify GSOPs, SOPs, documents and procedures relating to the new way tasks performed within the functional area;
  • Preparation of workflow instructions and/or process flows/maps within the designated functional area, ideally in Visio;
  • Accountable for considering the needs of other functions and ensuring efficient and streamlined processes of a best practice nature are delivered.


  • Participate in the testing and validation of the data & test scripts pertaining to the processes of the functional area including:
    • Integrated systems testing
    • OQ – Operational qualification
    • User acceptance testing
    • Defect management


Although the responsibility for the delivery of the training is acknowledged as being performed by others, this role will:

  • Contribute to and review training needs analysis and training mapping;
  • Perform informal SAP training sessions with end users in the developed processes
  • Review training and other documents in light of business area processes and SOPs to ensure they adequately meet the needs of the staff in the relevant business area;

Change Management

  • Assist in predicting, providing feedback and reacting to specific change management needs of the functional business area;
  • Assist in developing and implementing change management tactics aligned with the overall change management plan to address any specific needs within the functional area, including:
    • Delivering briefings, as required, pre and post go-live in terms of any new information that their colleagues need to be aware of (e.g. showing them a new ‘shop floor form’ to be used post EDGE go-live);
    • Contributing to and reviewing ongoing communications;

To be considered for this role you will need to have the following capabilities;

  • Extensive experience in SAP project and implementation
  • Experience in testing and documentation in a SAP procurement/planning project
  • Knowledge of global Pharmaceutical and FMCG planning and distribution networks
  • Deep experience of working in a project environment


  • Strong team player capable of independent and remote work
  • Ability to influence staff at all levels
  • Passion, enthusiasm to drive through change
  • Proactive attitude and focussed on deliverables
  • Flexible, including willingness to travel routinely
  • Adaptable
  • Strong communicator

Desire to “do”

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Dale Pyndiah on 03 9252 2198 or email

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


SAP and Procurement Specialist


Degree and also SAP Experience

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree