Associate Business Systems Consultant

Job title: Associate Business Systems Consultant

Company: AbbVie

Job description: Company DescriptionAbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas – immunology, oncology, neuroscience, and eye care – and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.Job DescriptionJob Description:Take the next step in your career with an organization that strategically invests in the long-term health of the company, its technology and its people. The AbbVie Business Technology Solutions (BTS) team shapes the digital transformation necessary for our treatments to positively impact patients’ lives. In the role of SAP Global Trade Services – Associate Business System Consultant, you’ll tackle complex challenges as you develop and diversify your professional experiences while helping others grow and develop their skills.This position will be responsible for understanding business challenges faced in the area of Global Trade and Compliance and providing SAP GTS centric solutions that adhere to software architecture and quality standards followed at Abbvie. Responsibilities include partnering with business leadership and project management, build, test, document and delivery of solutions, coordination with cross-application teams, drive effective issue management and effective communication with key stakeholders.The candidate will be responsible to evaluate alternatives to satisfy business objectives, estimate and plan projects. The candidate will be involved in solving complex problems that arise during the planning and execution of different IT programs and projects as well as managing SAP support activities.Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Understands organization’s vision, goals, and strategies. Aligns department priorities appropriately, determines critical success factors, evaluates, and pursues initiatives based on fit with strategies.
  • Actively seek ways to apply technology to business processes, researching and providing information on technical trends and best practices.
  • Assess near-term needs utilizing structured interview processes to establish business priorities, consult with technical subject matter experts and develop alternative technical solutions; advise on options, risks, costs versus benefits, and impact on other business processes and system priorities.
  • Champion change and innovation. Stimulates creativity and innovation in others. Open to new ideas. Supports those who initiate change and take risks.
  • Partner with business unit IT to formulate application strategies and roadmaps.
  • Define templates, standards, and patterns to be used across project teams.
  • Anticipates and recommends technical solutions to business problems. Accountable for maintainability, reliability, and availability of systems solutions relative to business expectations.
  • Establish and maintain high-quality relationships with all levels across the company and with external partners.
  • Manages employees/contractors, direct/indirect at varying levels of the Project Management job family.
  • Operates within well-defined expectations.

Significant Work Activities -Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)QualificationsBasic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education and typically 6+ years of experience, Master’s Degree, or equivalent education and typically 5+ years of experience development.
  • Work experience in the pharmaceutical industry and academic background of International Trade is preferred.
  • Clear understanding of Global Trade and Compliance Procedures
  • Solution design in following areas of SAP GTS
  • Legal Control and Compliance
  • Customs Management for Import and Export transactions
  • Special Customs Managed Inventory Procedures like CWH, IP, PUCC and FTZ
  • Preference Management and FTAs
  • Expertise required in SAP GTS integration with S4HANA and Non-SAP Feeder systems as well as eCustoms Applications through middleware
  • SAP S/4HANA Logistics and Supply Chain experience is preferred.
  • Understanding of ABAP Programming will be added advantage
  • Perform business process analysis and translate business requirements into workable SAP solutions and/or functional designs for specific projects and changes.
  • Write functional specifications for custom programs.
  • Develop and execute functional (integration) test scripts.
  • Work with a managed service provider with onshore/offshore resources using the service management systems and hold the SI accountable to their defined SLA.
  • Expertise required in business processes, systems configuration, enhancements, and master data elements.
  • Managing SAP projects and teams; working knowledge of all aspects of the SAP ASAP methodology including Applications, Integration, Data, Security, Change Management, Training, and Communications.
  • Ability to resolve complex issues in high stress and high-pressure situations.
  • Effective communication and influencing Senior Leaders in business and IT.
  • Critical Thinking.
  • Coaching and mentoring business and IT resources to ensure effective and sustainable application designs.

Additional InformationApplicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law: ​

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes in good faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position. Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.​
  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.​
  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs. ​

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company’s sole and absolute discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law. ​AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.

Expected salary: $83000 – 157500 per year

Location: North Chicago, IL

Job date: Tue, 19 Mar 2024 23:44:33 GMT

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