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Bi Erp Data Analytics Senior Architect (M/F)


15.07.2021 | Lisboa | Referência: 2020329


Bi Erp Data Analytics Senior Architect (M/F)


Your new company

Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group committed to helping people around the world build families and live better lives. Headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, Ferring is a leader in reproductive medicine and women’s health, and in specialty areas within gastroenterology and urology. Ferring has been developing treatments for mothers and babies for over 50 years and has a portfolio covering treatments from conception to birth. Founded in 1950, privately-owned Ferring now employs over 6,000 people worldwide, has its own operating subsidiaries in nearly 60 countries and markets its products in 110 countries. To learn more about Ferring or its products please visit

Ferring is opening an IT Center of Excellence (CoE) in Lisbon, Portugal, to build and operate a new global ERP platform and we are looking to attract qualified and motivated candidates. To enable Ferring to keep up with new demands, changes and business needs, we are now recruiting a professional team that will implement the new ERP in countries throughout the world as well as its central and support functions. The ERP program is expected to run for at least four years and the scope of the new team’s work will include global implementation, as well as on-going operation and maintenance. In addition, the IT CoE in Lisbon will be an integral part of Ferring’s Global IT Function.

Your new role

As BI ERP Data Analytics Senior Architect you will be responsible o versee the Business Intelligence (BI) landscape related to SAP S/4 Hana ERP. You will supervise analysts and contribute in building data models, integrating with existing BI solutions, ensuring fit with functional requirements, reviewing tests. You will work with other Architects to align on coherent BI landscape.

It will be your responsibility to supervise analysts on Business Intelligence (BI) Data Warehouse and Front-end, collecting business requirements in Functional Team and translating it into technical requirements and identify within SAP S4/HANA the relevant objects to be extracted to fulfil the business requirements. You will collaborate with data Architects to build the target data model in compliance with the architecture best practices and work with SAP Hana Functional Architects to capture data definitions for specific modules (e.g. FI, CO) and turn them into target model Azure (Synapse). It will be also your responsibility to ensure the design & architecture are in alignment with ERP Analytics requirements and Azure Data Foundation (Could data Warehouse) architectural standards. SAP BW 4Hana is not used at Ferring; assess together with Functional Scrum Team new enhancements requests requested by the Line of Business and ensure all the processes are defined and documented according to Ferring standards.

What you'll need to succeed

We are looking for a talented professional with a minimum of 5-6 years of SAP data model knowledge to identify and extract data to populate an external data warehouse (target is a Microsoft Azure cloud data warehouse). You will need experience in building and supervising developments with CDS views and ODATA services; experience in diverse SAP modules (Priority on Financials and commercials modules) and proven involvement in implementing user exits, enhancements, and transaction objects, scripts, BAPIs, internal and external integration technologies. Finally, you will need a good understanding of front-end SAP reporting modules - Fiori development and support, SAP Report Painter / Report Writer, SAP Gateway, etc. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills is essential, as well fluency in English.

What you'll get in return

Inspiration from our commitment to advocate for everyone’s right to build a family, no matter who you are, where you live or who you love. Motivation from innovation in our chosen therapy areas and ongoing development of our organization. You will perform a key role in the development and implementation of the new ERP from scratch, on a global scale, which will provide you with the opportunity to enable an organisational transformation with end to end business visibility.

What you need to do

If you're interested in this role, please apply now.