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Prod. Team Analyst-Lead to Cash/Func.Dev


Shanghai, CN

Req ID:  76181
Facility:  Shanghai-484
Department:  IT Product Team-Lead to Cash-Idea to Mkt
Division:  Global Business Services

Prod. Team Analyst-Lead to Cash/Func.Dev

Basic Function

The Product Team Analyst is a key position in the discovery and delivery of business solutions from information technology. The Product Team Analyst/Functional Developer, through continuous consultation with the functional areas, has a deep understanding of business operations and is capable of articulating solutions in business terms and not technical jargon. They are capable of envisioning potential value for new IT solutions.  While a Product Team Analyst has a deep understanding of specific business areas, that expertise is set into a broader context of understanding of the business processes and technical capabilities that may cross functional boundaries.

The Product Team Analyst is an individual contributor will be part of a Global team who is responsible for helping with gathering of business requirements and perform functional development configuration steps, to ensure business objectives are met by the new IT solutions and is team member during the design, development and execution of projects. The Product Team Analyst must ensure the full systems lifecycle process is adhered to, overseeing solutions through the entire implementation process.  They must be proficient in Project Management disciplines from requirements gathering through implementation of the functional solution.  The Product Team Analyst advocates for their clients and acts as the single point of contact for incident management, new services, and resource allocation

Roles & Responsibilities

This position reports to the IT Product Team Manager and supports other Product Team Analyst with cross team collaboration.   They are responsible for developing and maintaining a trusted business relationship driving the greatest possible business value from ITS investments.
Specific areas of responsibility and influence include:
•    Supports the Forecast to Plan work stream being familiar with SAP solutions 
•    Maintains relationship with business colleagues with excellent communication 
•    Works closely with business colleagues, to quickly understand new requirements or problems, and then suggest a possible solution
•    Lead solution design activities with client groups in a specific business area to create and to document the business requirements
•    Perform development and configuration activities as needed along with working with the technical team for ABAP or web app type solutions
•    Create Solution documentation for solutions to ensure approved requirements are met
•    Oversees and follows up enhancements and small projects implementation activities including development solution documents, functional designs, and work with technical developers to ensure business requirements are clear and development activities are on schedule
•    Develops unit test cases and performs testing to ensure requirements are met for system modifications or data extracts.
•    Consults with the business colleagues on appropriate change management activities to achieve organizational readiness for the implementation of changes.
•    Demonstrates leadership by coordinating the requirements, specifications, and user acceptance testing efforts.
•    Participates in development of short and long-term plans
•    Manages incident and problem management for assigned 
•    Manges monthly enhancement cycle process for development steps 

Personal Specification

Bachelor's Degree in related discipline with specialized leadership training and/or demonstrated capability to perform job responsibilities through previous experience and education
Required experience, skills, professional attributes, and qualities include the following:
•    Show an understanding of Sales and Operation Planning processes and the integration with Supply Chain 
•    Have functional development experience with the following SAP modules/components: Global Available to Promise or ATP in general, SAP Integrated Business Planning, Advance Planning and Optimization:  Demand Planning, Production Planning/Detailed Scheduling
•    Proficient configuration and functional development experience 
•    SAP Sales & Distribution or Material Management experience optional  
•    4+ years of solutions and multiple domain experience with increasing levels of leadership responsibility in systems analysis, defining technical requirements, and performing high level design for complex solutions
•    4+ years of work experience in roles that had a high level of client or end-user engagement with experience in both support and formal or informal leadership
•    Experience in the Petrochemical Industry with strong business acumen 
•    Leadership, Communication and Relationship demonstrating outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
•    Financial planning and estimating for projects preferred
•    Team leadership with ability to motivate and resolve conflict
•    Value Oriented, understands technology is a tool with overriding goal of business success
•    Partners closely with business partners to analyze new projects and readiness for governance decisions and provides transparency of portfolio investments.
•    Communicate and defend IT policies and standards and understand how IT services benefit the business.


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

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