Functional Consultant

Leicester, Leicestershire (GB)
Grade G £ 39,152 - £ 49,553
Jun 23, 2020
Jul 19, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering excellent teaching and learning, high-quality research and a sector-leading student experience. DMU’s ability to provide a market-leading technology offering is key.

Faculty / Directorate Recent major investments in IT include a programme to refresh our IT infrastructure in our data centres; and a multi-million pound Core Systems Modernisation programme, delivering transformative change underpinned by the implementation of SAP Finance, HR/Payroll, Student Lifecycle management and CRM. With these foundations in place the next stage is to deliver a digital revolution, leveraging opportunities provided by technologies such as cloud based services, data analytics, the Internet of Things and Office 365. Achievement of our ambitious strategy is dependent on hiring talented technical experts, people like you.


DMU are looking for two Functional Consultants to join a fast paced and innovative SAP team, with domain knowledge around Marketing / CRM and Student Lifecycle Management (SLCM). The roles will focus on their individual specialisms, but will be responsible for the design, configuration, maintenance and support of their domain. The role will support the business to maximise the return on investment and define a systems development strategy. They will underpin the business critical student and marketing processes across the University and requires a dedicated ambitious SAP Functional Consultant that is delivery focussed. The position reports into the Lead Functional Consultant, of the functional team in the DMU SAP Centre.

Ideal Candidate

To be successful you will be educated to degree level and hold SAP functional qualifications. You will have experience of designing, delivering and configuring SAP functional solutions to deliver business improvements and efficiency across all operations and experience of architecture of SAP applications that deliver high availability and resilience and support business continuity and disaster recovery services.

DMU strives for our staff to be as diverse as our student body. We have a diverse and progressive leadership team who strongly advocate the need to ensure the university enables all talent to flourish. Applications to this post are encouraged from all members of the community, flexible working options will be considered.

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