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AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines 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, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.
Our Business Technology Solutions (BTS) team shapes the digital transformation accelerating the future of medicine at AbbVie—and we do it together, asking bold questions and taking on tough challenges through deep, honest collaboration. In the role of Global Application Architect, you will join a diverse, global team that invests in your customized career growth and uses technology and data to positively impact people’s lives.
The position will be responsible for defining, designing, governing and delivering SAP centric solutions that enable and enhance AbbVie’s sales and distribution (SD) processes. This position is accountable to ensure high quality solution designs that meet current and anticipated business needs. Responsibilities also include evaluating alternatives to satisfy business objectives, estimating and planning SAP Order to Cash (OTC) and Service Management (SM) projects and cross-project process and design governance. This position is responsible for partnering with business leadership and project management to provide guidance to technical teams, driving effective issue management with and communication to key stakeholders, and delivering successful end results.
The position will be involved in solving complex problems that arise during the planning and execution of different IT programs and projects.
Key Responsibilities Include:
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.
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.
Operates within well-defined expectations.
Bachelor’s Degree in software engineering, business, information systems, or a discipline closely related to the client area served.
Minimum of 8 years of experience including 5 years hands on SAP SD configuration and implementation plus 1-2 years supervisory experience. Experience as an Architect is a Must.
Demonstrable end-to-end business process knowledge in Order to Cash processes (sales and distribution as well as intercompany), Service Management, Materials Management, Plant Maintenance, In-House Repairs, and Field Service.
Expert level knowledge in SAP sales and distribution module covering order management, pricing, master data, Consignment process, Warranty, Service contracts & Orders, Serialized Product Management, Equipment master, customer invoicing, accounts receivable, contract management, customer returns, customer credit management, collection etc.
Expert level knowledge of handling integrations with supply chain and finance areas.
Expertise in handling interfaces with various systems (both internal and external to organization) like customer orders, invoices, ASNs etc.
Exposure of handling IDocs (EDI), SAP API Integration for E-Commerce & Internal Sites, background job (using Autosys), SAP system life cycle (SLC), documentation (in Solution Manager), testing (Confluence & JIRA).
Knowledge of applicable regulations and standards affecting Pharmaceutical and Aesthetics Products (e.g., GMP).
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.
Hands-on experience planning and facilitating blueprint workshops.
Strong understanding of developing complex interfaces.
Ability to resolve complex issues in high stress and high-pressure situations.
Effective communication and influencing Senior Leaders in business and IT.
Coaching and mentoring business and IT resources to ensure effective and sustainable application designs.
Ability to travel globally.
Key AbbVie Competencies:
Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally and with partners outside of team to enable higher performance.
Learns fast, grasps the 'essence' and can change course quickly where indicated.
Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo.
Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement.
Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality.
Why Business Technology Solutions
For anyone who wants to use technology and data to make a difference in people’s lives, shape the digital transformation of a leading biopharmaceutical company, and secure sustainable career growth within a diverse, global team: we’re ready for you.
Applicable 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.
· This job is eligible to participate in our long-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.