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Overall Responsibility

  • Be responsible to provide security support within the SAP landscape of the Group. That could include S/4H Finance, Solution Manager, GRC, ECC HR, BTP, Successfactors, HANA Databases etc.
  • Responsible to assist with user/role remediation activities on the various SAP systems based on the Segregation of duties findings.
  • Assist with supporting the internal and external auditors with information and documentation required. 
  • Assist with User License Audits.
  • Responsible for any project initiatives and BAU support which may be required.
  • Report to the Head of SAP Centre of Expertise (CoE) within Group Technology and collaborate with direct and indirect teams to ensure governance, adherence, seamless service delivery and top-notch client support.
  • You will maintain a close client and SAP CoE relationship to effectively support SLA’s and OLA’s between Group Technology and Business stakeholders.

General Responsibilities

  • Manage SAP Security JIRA requests, assess and allocate JIRA requests appropriately amongst the team.
  • Incident management and prompt resolution of security and authorization related issues according to Standard Operating Procedures and SLA’s.
  • Provide operational and technical support to SAP (Developer, Functional, Basis) teams and Business.
  • Facilitate testing for security roles as part of the change management approval process.
  • Collaborate with process and business owners and SAP Functionals to define authorization requirements for end users.
  • Ensure audit compliance in user access and Change Management processes.
  • Implement and maintain internal controls that mitigate business risks.
  • Work closely with GRC CoE to ensure implementation of SOD remediation activities.
  • Work with internal and external audit teams to provide audit support and assist in the remediation of audit compliance related findings.
  • Responsible for coordinating and managing regular reviews of user’s access including privileged user logs and critical roles.
  • Perform monthly/regular Manual Control (MCP) reviews.
  • Log SAP OSS Calls for complex SAP Security issue and implement SAP recommendations for resolution.
  • Ensure alignment with SAP CoE governance procedures, and principles.
  • Assist with Security requirements during SAP system refreshes and upgrades.
  • Manage Business as Usual (BAU) projects within the SAP Security area.
  • Serve as the SAP Security Subject Matter Expert supporting end to end SAP Security lifecycle processing from design, testing, implementation, and support.



  • Relevant Bachelors Degree or equivalent is recommended. 
  • SAP Authorizations/GRC certification would be advantageous.  


  • 8 + years of SAP Authorizations experience.
  • Involvement in at least  2 full life cycle implementations.
  • Cloud experience will be beneficial.
  • HANADB Privileges
  • S/4H security/authorizations experience
  • SAP BW Analysis Authorizations an advantage.


  • Technical knowledge and experience with SAP Authorization Concepts, User and Role administration in SAP NetWeaver, S4 HANA, HANADB, Fiori, and BW Analysis Authorizations, and SAP Licence Administration.
  • Troubleshooting complex security issues related to S4 HANA, Fiori Catalogs and Groups, Business Objects Analysis Authorizations and Solution Manager ChaRM.
  • Knowledge of escalation procedures and incident management within the support function.
  • Knowledge of Control and Compliance requirements, Security Audit Cycles, SAP GRC Access Controls, Emergency Access Management and Risk Analysis Remediation.
  • Excellent understating of Business processes.
  • Knowledge of system Change Management procedures.
  • Knowledge of SAP Modules FI, CO, MM, IM, SD, PM, MDG and key Business Processes Procure to Pay, Order to Cash, Report to Close and related Workflow approval functionality.


  • Ability to collaborate with SAP Functional and Technical teams to drive remediation plans and impact thereof.
  • Ability to proactively analyse high risk permissions.
  • Ability to interpret and interrogate written requirements specification documents.
  • Ability to deliver in accordance with strict deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills.
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