AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP SAP SOTC -Senior Consultant in Chennai, India

JOB DESCRIPTION – SAP Senior Functional Consultant for a world leading Pharmaceutical company which operates in over 100 countries and is head quartered in the United Kingdom. The candidate is expected to be a senior member of a functional team for a large SAP support and maintenance project, spanning several SAP landscapes across continents.

GCL - D3


  • As a Senior Functional Consultant, will be responsible for resolving any SAP issues reported by the business users and delivering all enhancements as required by business users.

  • Responsible for completing all tasks assigned by team lead and project manager.

  • Responsible for reviewing solutions designed by the team members and proposing improvements.

  • Responsible for proactively working with business users for identifying and resolving recurring issues.

  • Play role of mentor to Functional Consultants


  • The candidate should possess broad functional knowledge in his/her domain and in-depth technical knowledge in the SAP SD module. The candidate should have proven expertise in configuring and supporting SAP landscapes.

  • Good understanding of business processes in the life sciences / pharmaceutical domain.

  • Ability to understand business requirements from business users and prepare and review functional specifications.

  • Exposure is essential to highly customized SAP environments and working on interfaces with Non SAP systems.

  • Very good understanding of integration of SAP modules in End to end business processes

  • Understanding of ITIL processes and Application life cycle management.

  • Ability to work in large and diverse teams.

  • Exposure to Run SAP (Solution Manager) methodologies.

  • Good understanding of GXP and SOX requirements. Should have working experience in a validated environment.

  • Should be able to guide and mentor junior members of the team.

  • Should be aware of release governance processes and have experience in working on any incident management tool.

DESIERED SKILLS : With Implementation experience. The certification for SAP SD would be good to have.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Any specific Bachelors or Master Degree

PREFERABLE INDUSTRY: IT or Manufacturing or Pharma or any specific

OVERALL YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 8-11 years of relevant SAP functional experience in the IT industry and domain experience of minimum 6 years