Senior SAP Procurement Business Analyst

  • Job Ref: 2463
  • Location: Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent


A vacancy has arisen for a Senior SAP Procurement Business Analyst based in Kilkenny or Dublin offices. This is apermanent position & will report to the Manager of the SCM Centre of Excellence.

Key elements of the role

  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert in the area of SAP MM Procurement.
  • Evaluate business requirements, many outside of the ‘standard’ SAP template, and propose SAP functional and technical design solutions.
  • Carry out sizing and resource requirements for SAP Procurement projects based on agreed design approach.
  • Design, develop and deliver enhancements in the form of specific mini-projects and change requests in the SAP Procurement area.
  • Act as SAP Procurement lead analyst on projects of various types – i.e. new business implementation, existing template roll-out, enhancements / integration to facilitate new business process requirements etc.
  • Work with Business Unit Purchasing managers to champion and implement best-practice standard SAP P2P processes.
  • Liaise with development team to define end-to-end technical and functional solutions to complex requirements.
  • Recommend best-practice processes based on knowledge of current and emerging SAP capabilities in Procurement area.
  • Technical mentoring and development of graduates and new joiners to the team where required.
  • Provide assistance to the Application Support team in the resolution of complex support calls escalated by them.
  • Gain an understanding of the Company SAP processes, configuration and enhancement points for Procurement module across our various divisions.
  • Some travel to project locations will be required as part of the role – 20%.

Requirements for the role


  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in IT, Supply Chain or related discipline.
  • Ideally SAP Certified in MM Procurement module for ERP 6.0.

Skills & experience

  • At least seven years’ experience in hands-on configuration and development roles within SAP Procurement module.
  • Experience in a Procurement lead role in at least five full-cycle implementations.
  • Experience of configuration or implementation of SAP SRM or Ariba would be an advantage.
  • Strong cross-functional knowledge into related MM, AP and Finance processes.
  • Experience of specifying changes via SAP enhancement points around user exits, custom routines, forms, and interfaces, and ideally in debugging simple ABAP code / routines.


  • Ability to display a high degree of professionalism in dealing with managers and users.
  • Technically and commercially focused, high levels of enthusiasm and energy.
  • A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.

If interested, please get in touch at: 0874508796 (Alexandra).



Alexandra Dumitrescu, IT Recruitment Consultant - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Alexandra is a member of e-Frontiers Executive Team, specialising in Business Analyst and System Analyst roles. She also identifies suitable candidates for permanent opportunities within the Project Management area. She holds a Bachelor of Marketing Research and a Master’s in International Marketing. She speaks English, Romanian, Italian and Portuguese.

Specialises in: Business Analysts, Project Managers, Agile, CEO, Executives