Functional Consultant Warehouse Management

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelors or higher-level degree in Engineering, Life Science, Business and who have/are expecting to achieve a 2:1 or equivalent in their degree.
  • TERP10 for Integration of Business Processes in SAP ERP
  • C_TSCM66_66 Application Associate - Logistics Execution and Warehouse Management with SAP ERP 6.0 EHP6

Preferred qualifications:

Please see basic qualifications


GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a world leading research-based pharmaceutical company with a powerful combination of skills and resources that provides a platform for delivering strong growth in today's rapidly changing healthcare environment.

The company is the second-largest drug company in the world, with estimated 5.3% share of the world's pharmaceutical market. The business comprises three types of products: pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and consumer health care products.

GSK's mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. GSK is headquartered in the UK with operations based in the U.S.

Our ERP Programme

Our journey to simplify our operating model is enabled through ERP transformation and two major initiatives which will cover the Commercial and Manufacturing operations and run over the next few years.

These significant programmes will be a key enabler for transforming the organisation, driving efficiencies in our Commercial Businesses, the factories and across the Supply Chain which will be critical to GSK's overall strategic ambition.

To enable our journey GSK are recruiting high calibre SAP experts to partner with Senior Process Owners from the business to drive the transformation. We are seeking individuals with excellent SAP capabilities as well as a strong business partnering mindset to join our integrated transformation team.

Job Description

Functional Consultant Warehouse Management

Competitive salary and benefits on offer

Based in GSK House, Brentford

Permanent role

This role exists to define, drive, and deliver standard processes, data and IT systems which are:

(a) Aligned to the overall strategic direction for GSK and the GSK overall operating model

(b) Integrated into end-to-end process flows: driving alignment across multiple sites and functions to deliver value to the end customer

(c) Aligned to all relevant policies, procedures and regulatory standards

(d) As simple as possible and as complex as necessary aligned to Lean Six Sigma principles

(e) Structured to enable the adoption of simplified, standardized IT systems (especially SAP systems), minimizing customization and maximizing the adoption of embedded SAP good-practices

(f) Aligned to other internal and external best practices

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Performing business analysis during design, development and implementation of projects
  • Designing, developing and supporting software solutions
  • Managing project and software quality, including testing and validation
  • Ensuring that all user acceptance testing is appropriately defined and executed
  • Managing schedules, milestones, and resource requirements to meet project objectives
  • Preparing technical documentation
  • Interfacing with customers and other stakeholders at all levels of the business
  • Identifying opportunities to improve business processes and performance, and advising the business of possible technical solutions
  • Identifying and building appropriate sources of information and cultivating effective business relationships

To be successful in the program, an associate needs to possess the following core competencies:

  • Relationship Building and Networking
  • Technical Aptitude
  • Drive for success

During the course of your application you will be requested to complete voluntary information which will be used in monitoring the effectiveness of our equality and diversity policies. Your information will be treated as confidential and will not be used in any part of the selection process.

If you require a reasonable adjustment to the application / selection process to enable you to demonstrate your ability to perform the job requirements, please contact 0808 234 4391. This will help us to understand any modifications we may need to make to support you throughout our selection process.

Closing date for applications: 8th September 2017

When applying for this role, please use the 'cover letter' of the on-line application to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above.

The information that you have provided in your cover letter and CV will be used to assess your application.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.

  • LI-GSK

Contact information:

You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

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