SAP ERP Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: ERP Manager – SAP

Ref: BL18118

Department: Information Technology

Section: SAP

Responsible to: Head of Group ICT & Business Head

Responsible for: ICT Support Officer

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Overall Purpose of the Position

  • Responsible for SAP B1 implementation
  • Optimize and upgrade SAP B1 System
  • Making sure that all SAP solutions are resilient, fit for purpose and supportable
  • Ensure SAP B1 services are available in 24×7 model
  • Maximize usage of SAP across the company by collaborating with teams both within, and outside the IT organization
  • Leading SAP solution implementation at a detailed level
  • Giving guidance and support to team member’s right across the board.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or Business.


  • Total 10 years of IT experience with 2 to 4 years in SAP B1 implementation/support projects in manufacturing industry


  • Will work on new implementations and functionality for the SAP Supply Chain Logistics execution applications, such as warehouse and quality management.
  • Engage with business leadership and key users at the divisional level.
  • Manage a team and coach team members, especially in the areas of project management, communication and career development.
  • Partner with internal organizations such as Risk Management and other cross-functional business units as necessary.
  • Manage analysis, research, and resolution requests submitted by the business through use of technology.

Technical Skills

  • First level Configuring and implementing SAP applications & experience supporting SAP ERP applications.
  • Good knowledge of SUSE Linux Operating System
  • Good understanding of SAP HANA Landscapes and architecture
  • Knowledge of third party products integration with SAP
  • Knowledge of core SAP modules and cross functional integration

Managerial & Behavioural Skills

  • Strong oral & written communication skills with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms. An ability to explain technical information to non-technical people
  • Able to adapt and work effectively with a variety of situations, individuals, and technologies.
  • Able to negotiate and manage difficult situations.
  • People management experience preferred.
  • Methodical and analytical approach
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Good business understanding
  • Team-working and team management experience
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Good organization and problem solving skills

Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send their applications along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating expected salary and their daytime contact to (Subject of the email should be the title of the POSITION APPLIED FOR + JOB REF).

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Updated: January 18, 2018 — 5:38 pm