We are seeking an Enterprise Architect specializing in Supply Chain Planning to join a prominent client, a Big 4 consultancy, in supporting an Integrated Business Planning transformation for a German manufacturing firm.
The client initiated the Supply Chain Planning program to address identified business planning challenges and enhance overall processes. The implementation involves integrating the Blue Yonder tool with the existing SAP platform, extending to the IT perspective of supply chain processes.
The role involves building a team of up to four resources for this engagement. Successful candidates will collaborate with the consultancy and directly engage with the end client, offering subject matter expertise to support the project and operations.
- Type: Contract/Freelance
- Working Hours: Full-time (40 hours/week)
- Duration: Jan 2024 - Dec 2026 (with potential extensions)
- Location: Remote
- Industry: Manufacturing
- Provide enterprise architecture guidance for the successful delivery of the Supply Chain Planning transformation.
- Guide the project to ensure the integration of the Blue Yonder solution with SAP and the broader environment.
- Offer architecture and technical expertise throughout the program.
- Oversee the smooth transition and operation of Supply Chain Planning.
- Remote role with optional travel readiness to Bayern, Germany, for key meetings.
The ideal candidate for the role of Enterprise Architect - Supply Chain Planning possesses a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, demonstrating expertise in senior architecture roles with a focus on Blue Yonder and SAP modules. This candidate should have a strong background in enterprise architecture, technical proficiency in supply chain processes, and effective communication skills to collaborate with both the consultancy team and the end client. Adaptability, resilience, and a willingness to work under pressure are essential, along with EU or UK residency and fluency in English. Knowledge of German (Deutschkenntnisse) is desirable but not mandatory. The candidate should be available for a full-time commitment from Jan 2024 to Dec 2026, with potential extensions. Experience with large consultancies and manufacturing clients is a plus.
- EU or UK residency
- Fluent in English
- Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
- Senior architecture roles in Supply Chain Planning
- Familiarity with Blue Yonder, SAP O2C, SAP P2P, and SAP ATP
- Broad enterprise architecture experience
- Strong communication skills and ability to work under pressure
- Team player
Ideal (but not essential):
- Experience with large consultancies
- Experience with manufacturing clients
- Familiarity with other supply chain tools, like Kinaxis