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Title:  Senior Technology Specialist (SAP ERP)

This role is part of the Global Information Services (GIS, Global IT) department of HEINEKEN International. GIS is proud to bring cutting-edge innovation, strong technology and advanced analytics to HEINEKEN. With speed and agility we ensure HEINEKEN has the technological competitive advantages it needs to deliver on its ambition.


The Senior Technology Specialist (SAP) is part of the ERP SAP team, under the Finance, Procurement and ERP functional IT department.

As SAP Senior Technology Specialist - you ensure the business requirements are met to maximum extent. Through managing external hands-on vendor you will ensure that the business requirements are delivered, current Global ERP landscape is developed in a consistent with global guidelines manner from both operational and strategical for your space view.


General Technology Specialist:

  • Ensures consistency of the overall solution;
  • Works with the Product Owner to understand, elicit, analyze, document and communicate program and platform/application requirements;
  • Participates in the selection of new technologies;
  • Provides guidance and coaching to other product team members on changes throughout the design process;
  • Manages the quality of the solution and technical debt;
  • Identifies potential bottlenecks and their underlying causes that affect the product and proposes how to resolve these;
  • Maintains awareness of emerging technologies, industry trends, and architecture best practices; and evaluate them for applicability;


Specific Technology Specialist (SAP ERP):

  • Looking at the strategy for your own features together with your business stakeholders and further on executing the proposed improvements or deployments
  • Ensuring support, maintenance and continuous improvement to the applications in your scope through Partners
  • Participating in cross-functional ERP projects impacting your area, starting from initiation to deployment phases, and in the same time triggering new projects in your own space
  • Keep up with relevant developments in own functional area and ensure development, transfer and retention of knowledge. Is together with team members end-to-end responsible to deliver the value of a single Product through the entire Product life cycle;
  • Deliver working product enhancements with the allocated timescale and quality standards that minimize rework and aspire a zero defect culture;
  • Is self-organising with other team members. There is no separate management layer, work is planned and executed by the team;
  • ps and a key-user network with different Operating Companies and Global Heineken Functions





  • In–depth and hands- on knowledge of SAP SD/MM
  • Knowledge of FI/CO is a plus
  • S/4 Hana deployment experience is a plus
  • Agile experience is a plus
  • Experience with managing both local and global stakeholders and strategies
  • Strong influencing skills in order to generate change without authority
  • Bachelors’ degree or higher in a IT-related field of industry


For Heineken the agile mind-set is centred on four principles; focus on customer value, power to the teams, start quick and smart and learn relentlessly. As a Senior Technology Specialist you own these principles and integrate them in the daily life. Self-reflection, adaptability, collaboration and resilience come natural to you and make you thrive in an Agile environment. Engaging with these characteristics and become more self-aware of personal strengths and weaknesses, makes majors strides in development of yourself and others.

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