29 Sep '21
SAP Authorization Consultant 1620

SAP, Gauteng Midrand


We are currently recruiting for a SAP Authorization Consultant!
12 Month Renewable Contract

Minimum Years of Experience:

6 + years’ experience

Minimum Qualification Required:

Relevant IT / Business Degree

Role Tasks:


  • Applications operations support for Authorizations.
  • Providing 1st level support to users; adhering to documented processes.
  • Providing 2nd level support to processes where documented.
  • Recording, routing and monitoring all reported incidents using ITSM to the COMPANY incident management process.
  • Liaising with other fix groups and other plant based or central support organisations within COMPANY.
  • Taking ownership of incidents reported by users, through to resolution.
  • Adhering to documented COMPANY escalation processes.
  • In the course of normal duties, identify and report discrepancies in documented processes.
  • Manage general queries in a timely and professional manner.
  • Recording ALL incidents using the COMPANY standard toolset.
  • Use of the standard COMPANY knowledge database tools (currently Primus).
  • Monitoring logs for user queries.
  • Liaise with development/team leads on user’s access requirements, new transactions, role creation etc.
  • Enforce SAP security and SAP development guidelines.
  • Provision of technical security and authorizations support and guidance to both the business and the SAP support teams

Specific Technical and Functional Skills:

  • SAP Authorization in all modules
  • SAP ERP especially in SAP HR
  • Extensive experience in Applications Operations
  • MS Excel (Strong Formula knowledge)
  • Good understanding of system landscape to design adequate and governance compliant to secure role design and user provisioning.
  • Proven experience roles design, and support within a SAP environment.
  • Good problem-solving capabilities are necessary to investigate and propose alternate solutions for compliance conflicts.
  • JIRA/Confluence knowledge advantage (Agile)

Soft Skills:

  • Problem solving capabilities
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work interdependently as well as independently and to submit deliverables on time and with excellent quality
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills with the ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and in writing) with both technical and non-technical colleagues / users
  • Strong ability to understand and interpret business needs and requirements with an aptitude to move concepts through to proposal and successful implementation
  • Should be willing to deal with (talk to) our customers. In most cases they will be foreign customers and language barriers might exist.
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Above-board work ethics
  • Flexibility to take up different tasks in the project
  • Ability and willingness to coach and give training to fellow colleagues and users when required.
  • Willing and able to travel extensively, for up to 2 weeks at a time (international).

Ad Visible Until: 30 December 2021
Ref: CPT000922/JL

Vacancy Type: Permanent