Job Description :
Job Title: SAP TM (Transportation Management)
Location: NYC NY USA
Duration: 36 Months

Functional duties:
TM and SAP Event Management specialist
Following SAP methodologies, standards and ERP SAP implementation best practices, contribute to the design, build and implementation roll-out of the SAP TM & EM solution for Transportation Planning, Execution and Management.
Support the gathering and definition of requirements for the SAP-based TM & EM solution in Umoja, working with the various concerned Umoja teams in transitioning, testing and providing further feedback with respect to functional requirements.
Contribute to the preparation of test cases and execution of testing cycles to support the delivery of SAP TM & EM functionality, including the provision of demos of out-of-the-box modules on request.
Contribute to the preparation of business specification documents, functional specification documents and training materials, inter alia.
Maintain track monitoring on the deadlines and deliverables, and communicate status updates to the project lead against milestones, escalating as appropriate.
Perform knowledge transfer to Umoja Functional and Technical team.
Provide post-go live functional and technical support, including acting as focal point to address questions/issues and services requests regarding the implementation of the Umoja Transportation Management solution.
Record and follow up on tracking incidents or production change related work orders.

Technical SAP TM & EM requirements:
SAP ERP - Full understanding of the integration points of the below ERP areas with TM & EM functions (including interfaces) and of the overall financial accounting integration aspects:
o Purchasing
o Sales, Returns
o Shipping
o Transportation
o Materials Master and Business Partner Master Records
o Inventory Management
o Warehouse Management
o Services Processing
o Tracking and Tracing
o Visibility
o Alerting
o Demurrage Processing
Implementation experience in a project landscape which included Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) solution (Extended Classic Scenario) as this constitutes the key component of the Umoja Public Sector Procurement for the UN.
Understanding of integration aspects with SAP planning solutions (APO DP/SNP, IBP) in order to implement a fully optimised Supply Chain.
SAP TM & EM - Functional and technical expertise with the relevant TM & EM areas:
o Transportation Master Data
o Transportation order Management
o Product and Service Catalogue
o Quotation and RFQ Management
o End-to-end Order management
o Freight order management, Freight procurement and capacity planning
o Package, Load and Dispatching Planning, Execution and monitoring
o Optimization of ERP Logistics integration
o Interactive planning
o Subcontracting and Tendering
o Customer and Supplier contracts
o Agreement management and settlements [invoicing]
o Tariff and rate calculation
o Charge calculation and settlements
o Order workflow control
o Internal charging
o Draft customer and supplier invoices
o Document Management
o Output Management
o Event Management configuration & association to Transportation Management process
o SAP Supply Chain event management visibility processes
o Infrastructure and administration

Functional-technical expertise with the implementation of real time tracking, monitoring, exception handling and analysis of purchase orders, deliveries, shipments (Freight Orders, Units, Parcels, Vehicles, Containers) and freight conditions (e.g. secured transportation) to provide visibility on status, location, history, analytics, and forecasts of Supply Chain.
Functional-technical expertise with the implementation of End-to-End routing with optimization, Multi-step Planning and Planning Scenarios, Planning Cockpit personalization, Management of Cargo consolidation and flow, Package and load planning, Dangerous Goods Management, Strategic Freight Procurement, TMCollaboration Portal, Carrier and Broker Data Integration, Settlement of Suppliers’ invoices.
Functional-technical expertise of interfacing / integrating a variety of sources, such as barcode scanners, 3rd party applications, mobile / messages alerts, geo data / GIS provider.
Experience requirements
o Experience with at least 1 full life-cycle Transportation Management implementation project in a hands-on role, including conducting Blueprint sessions with customers and complete functional specifications, design, build and deployment.
o Functional-Technical experience with implementation of SAP Event Management, in particular in connection with SAP Transportation Management implementation is required. Including: Establishing system connections, implementation of relevant BADIs, coding of relevant extractors, configuration of EM functionality and exposing relevant data to BI.
o Experience with SAP TM [7.0 or 8.0/8.1, or 9.0/9.1 and 9.3/9.4].
o Understanding of transportation planning, scheduling, route determination, route optimization, freight rate management, tendering, SD Order integration etc. is mandatory.
o Experience with CIF-integration models definition and configuration is required.
o Understanding of Transportation Management Business environments of Shippers, and Logistics Service Providers.
o Good understanding of SAP Order Fulfilment Processes (OTC), and hands-on SAP R/3 SD/LES - or APO-TP/VS - shipping and transportation functionality experience.
o Experience and knowledge of SAP ERP SD/LES/WM module
o Relevant SAP Certifications such as SAP TM, SAP SCM, SAP MM are required.
o Understanding of SAP TM related RFCs, BAPIs, BADIs, BDCs, user exits and enhancement points is desirable