SAP Trade Promotion Solutions, Lead Analyst

<h4>The Hershey Company&rsquo;s Information Services (IS) Department serves as a catalyst for achieving the corporation&rsquo;s strategic objectives. We continue to push the boundaries in insights and innovation by leveraging technology. Hershey&rsquo;s Information Services is a global and diverse team, operating with integrity, and working together to make a difference. Every day presents new challenges and opportunities to learn and grow. <strong>Are you up for the challenge?</strong></h4>

Hershey, PA

The Hershey Company

One hundred twenty years ago, people across America fell in love with the name "Hershey's" stamped on a chocolate bar. Since our company was founded, we've been bringing goodness to the world, one smile, one moment and one person at a time&mdash;just like our founder, Milton Hershey. Today, The Hershey Company is a global confectionery leader with a footprint that spans countries and cultures around the world&mdash;and yet our company is still unified behind a shared vision of Bringing Goodness to the World. We do this through our wide portfolio of iconic brands, our 21,000+ remarkable people and our commitment to helping children in need.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>Are you someone who wants to help us write the future story of Hershey&rsquo;s success?</strong>

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Overview: <p>This position is responsible for ensuring the success of the SAP Trade Promotion Management processes and system implementation including the leading the design, training, and testing of a &ldquo;new&rdquo; top tier SAP Trade Promotion Management (TPM) system. This position will have responsibilities for providing oversight of the execution of projects, it&rsquo;s schedules, reporting variances along with planned corrective action. This position works with the business teams and the implementation partners, to ensure alignment with key design decisions and system capabilities. In addition, this position has the responsibilities of creating the foundational elements of the implementation including analytics and reporting. Moreover, this position has responsibilities with design, configuration, functional and technical specifications, testing and user implementation training, and will support the change management for stage-gate project management.&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>The SAP TPM expert is a key member of the Global Solution Delivery team forTrade Promotion Management Solutions tasked with assisting the development of strategic technology roadmap, prioritizing technology initiatives, identifying innovation opportunities, and staying with industry and technology trends.<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>The &ldquo;Sweet&rdquo; Stuff:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Opportunities in continued learning, growing, and formal training;</li> <li>Multiple onsite fitness centers;</li> <li>Employees are rewarded with a highly competitive, market-driven package of compensation, well-being, growth, and inclusion;</li> <li>A unique and vibrant culture coupled with a commitment to an innovation everywhere mindset &ndash; from process to product; back office to brand building;</li> <li>Hershey is a great place to work&hellip;.and unlike anywhere else in the world!</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <p>The SAP TPM expert &nbsp;will have responsibilities for&nbsp;developing and nurturing business relationships with customer capabilities and sales finance teams, while understanding the go-to market strategies and technological capabilities to enable process improvements.</p> <p>Ultimately, the SAP TPM expert will be the solution lead for the existing and new TPM technologies to optimize sales, while working with business and Information Service partners to identify new capabilities to drive continuous improvement and innovation.</p>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Services (MIS), Engineering or related field; a Master&rsquo;s Degree preferred.</li> <li>3 Years of experience in SAP Trade Promotion Management with at least 1 full cycle implementation.</li> <li>5 Years of technology implementation experience, preferably within a large company or consulting organization.</li> <li>Demonstrates considerable knowledge of, and success in, applying extensive understanding of the Trade Promotion processes, SAP, CRM, and ECC solutions to implement Trade Promotion Management solutions.</li> <li>Technical domain knowledge including, a broad understanding, and working knowledge of, Information Technologies and all major functions.</li> <li>Must be up to date with SAP trends, such as: S/4 HANA, general industry trends and technology advancements, including big data capabilities and advanced analytics.</li> <li>General understanding of SAP claims processing/accounting and SAP transport management.</li> <li>Strong relationship building skills for developing partnerships with Hershey&rsquo;s business partners and key stakeholders.</li> <li>Excellent written and verbal communication skills.</li> </ul>