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Principal Consultant - SAP Basis Administration

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Date: Mar 9, 2023

Location: PB, IN, 160059

Company: Bunge

Job Title: SAP BASIS Consultant

Dual Reporting Line:  Primary to Global Basis Lead

Department: Global SAP Basis – Basis Services Team     

Management Level: Senior Consultant/Lead


Role Purpose Statement

The SAP Basis Consultant should have 5-8 years’ experience supporting SAP System Admin/NW/Basis Administration/Technical architecting and delivery. He/she must demonstrate solid experience with SAP change management, user management and software logistics and should be able to support the environment unassisted when required


Key Interfaces: Internal – External

Internal:  Global Basis Consultant(s). Global SAP teams (Agri, Food, Finance and Reporting), Global IT department

External: Hardware partner(s), SAP Support (OSS), SAP



Global (All countries, according to SAP implementation plan)


Main Accountabilities   

•             Supporting SAP ERP and Business Warehouse

•             Supporting other SAP applications if required (eg OpenText)

•             Applying SAP Enhancement packages and upgrades. 

•             Performing system copies.

•             Administration of HANA & Oracle databases

•             Troubleshooting performance problems considering infrastructure, database and SAP application server

•             Support of SAP printing and file interface infrastructure

•             Co-ordination with Functional team, Hyper-Care support, Transport Setup, Performance optimization, Unit Test & Integration test support

•             Mentor and support other colleagues and L2 team for L3 Basis delivery

•             Managing services SLAs like availability (proactive monitoring) , Incident resolutions as per SLAs


Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

•             Support

-              Ability to negotiate and communicate with support partners like SAP and Functional partners

-              Ability to proactively address problems to prevent them occurring

•             Project

-              Ability to deliver ad hoc project work on time and as requested

-              Ability to deliver and lead Basis services and delivery to different worldwide regions

-              Ability to communicate with SAP team members, end users and other IT personnel to effectively interpret their requirements and then deliver where the SAP Basis Team are responsible


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

•             Minimum 5-8 years in SAP System Admin/NW/Basis Administration/Technical architecting/delivery

•             Experience performing SAP Basis administration on SAP ERP and SAP BW instances

•             Experience with S/4, C/4, BW/4 HANA Conversion/Upgrade, Migration and OS/DB Conversion Projects

•             Experience installing, upgrading and supporting both SAP ABAP and Java AS installations

•             Experience supporting SAP with HANA & Oracle Databases on UNIX

•             Experience on SAP Cloud Platform tools, SAP Cloud Connector etc.

•             OS/DB/Platform/Cloud Migrations (experience of at least 2 to 3 projects)

•             Should understand the key concepts of SAP change management and SAP software logistics

•             SAP Enhancement Packages installation

•             SAP Basis certified consultants are preferred


Experience with any of the following additional SAP modules is desirable: -

•             SAP NetWeaver Portal, SAP Solution Manager, SAP Process Integration, SAP GRC, SAP IDM, SAP CPS, OpenText



1) Technical knowledge:

 -ECC 6.0 EHP7, P0, NW Portal

- SAP Cloud Platform, SAP Enterprise Cloud, HANA Enterprise cloud

- Solution Manager 7.2

- NetWeaver 7.4, BW 7.4 and BOBJ 4.2


2) Openness and Communications

Excellent communication/interpersonal/ Strong presentation and facilitation skills

3) Personal Effectiveness

- Creative, capacity to think ‘out of the box’

- Reliable, understands the consequences of actions

- Works well under pressure

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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