IM%26T Manager - Product Management

Location:Cumbria
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IM & T Manager - Product Management

We have a fantastic opportunity to work within The ERP Competency Centre within IM&T which supports circa 7000 SAP Users. The department exists to ensure that incidents relating to SAP are dealt with in a timely manner and that Changes requested by the business relating to SAP are managed to conclusion. The department also administers User requests for access. SAP is a huge application delivering much capability to the programmes, and we have a roadmap of project work to extend this capability over the coming years. When ERP Projects arise, the appropriate team members are seconded onto the project as subject matter experts. We currently have a vacancy for an IM & T Manager at our site in Barrow.

As an IM & T Manager, you will work extensively with all ERPCC staff, ERP Project staff and key business stakeholders, to understand the SAP MM/SD configuration and development requirements associated with any SAP change/development, across all functional areas.

This role will provide you with the chance to develop in line with company needs and individuals career plans. We have a SFIA aligned career roadmap allowing staff to progress beyond technical grades into our "Exec" population, in niche technical delivery roles or into more traditional line management roles. The focus of this position is technical delivery.

Your main responsibilities as a IM & T Manager will involve:

Incident Management: - Resolving SAP incidents relating to SAP MM/SD solution.

Requirements analysis – understanding the implications of requests for change coming in from the end user community, and working with the business and key stakeholders, together with ERPCC functional staff to ensure these requirements are adequately understood & documented.

Change Management: - Development of functional specifications relating to a change. Delivery of SAP WM configurations to support the change. Working with internal and external partners during the build of the change, and finally testing of the change prior to deployment.

On larger projects, working alongside Functional consultants and developers from SI partners collaboratively delivering changes.

Production of high-quality documentation (Functional specifications principally

Your skills and qualifications as a IM & T Manager:

Current knowledge of SAP MM/SD principles and practice.

Extensive experience of the SAP MM/SD module.

As many full SAP project lifecycles as possible in a Lead/Senior Technical/Consultant role, ideally in complex regulated environments (eg Defence, Nuclear, Pharma, Banking).

Ability to work as part of a cross functional delivery team. Discussion of the implications of your changes/developments with other team members.

Understanding of the key ITIL Processes impacting the department (Incident Management, Change Management, Release Management and Configuration Management)

Ability to produce high quality Functional specifications and work collaboratively with functional teams and developers to build, test and ultimately support those developments.

What we're looking for in you:

Collaborative – working with many stakeholders, Attention to detail, Able to use initiative, Ability to prioritise, Ability to absorb complex information and apply analytical tools and Able to work with people at all levels in the organisation.

Location: Barrow

Grade: GG12

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Maritime – Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.