Rimini Street, Inc

  • Functional Specialist, SAP ECC

    Job Location JP-Tokyo
    Job ID
    2018-4020
  • Job Description

    Rimini Street, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software support products and services, seeks a Functional Specialist, SAP to be located in Tokyo, Japan. The candidate must be proficient in Japanese and English.

     

    Rimini Street views all of our employees as partners, and is committed to providing an exciting, participatory and team oriented work environment. In addition to our very competitive compensation packages, be prepared for challenging professional growth and fun along the way in our work hard, play hard corporate environment

     

    Position Summary 

    As part of our Functional Support Services (FSS) group, the Functional Specialist will have progressive experience in ERP environments including excellent functional skills with specific experience as a Specialist focused on SAP ECC, and related in depth knowledge of current Analytics and Mobility solutions. He/she is expected to partner with existing internal and external subject matter experts in various technologies (in addition to Mobility and BI/Analytics), and have an extensive background and experiences in SAP.  The role also encompasses providing thought leadership around Functional Strategy, including driving Project Implementations, Product Roadmap Analyses, reviewing and analyzing current system functionality, and have demonstrated a strong ability to analyze and provide guidance to support strategic objectives. 

     

    He/she will collaborate with all levels of client and internal IT staff, while demonstrating professional written and oral communication skills, deep analytical skills, functional expertise, solution orientation, strategic thinking, the ability to establish rapport at all levels within the organization, and the ability to drive consensus.  Significant focus will be on Mobility and Analytics Functional Sales Support, and retention of existing clients by resolving issues related to alternative Mobility and Analytics solutions provided by Rimini Street.  This position likely will require travel averaging 50% of working time.  However, travel could be more or less, as required and necessary, to successfully carry out work assignments

     

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

    • Serving as a Trusted Advisor to our Clients by providing functional SAP ERP expertise and research, advisory and implementation services, innovative business solutions, and Strategic Planning Engagements
    • Provide outstanding client service and help them obtain maximum value from their ERP investment in alignment with the established FSS framework
    • Work with client IT staff and review business requirements, research solution alternatives, and create professional, high quality deliverables
    • Provide subject matter expertise with respect to Mobility and Business Intelligence / Analytics standards based, configuration driven, scalable and manageable solutions. Provide support to other IT staff in high-priority situations and dedicated to issue resolution
    • Resolve Mobility and Analytics issues relative to new application releases and established applications
    • Provide pre-sales consulting assistance with Mobility and or BI / Analytics application questions during the sales cycle
    • Develop a macro view of current and future state of business and technology architecture that is well connected with business strategy
    • Provide leadership in developing standards, functional governance, functional design patterns and IT best practices. Work with other Functional Specialists to develop a comprehensive view of all aspects of client Mobility and Analytics solutions.
    • Develop and demonstrate subject matter expertise in various areas such as Mobility and Business Intelligence / Analytics technologies, including the creation and delivery of presentations and white papers to internal and external stakeholders
    • Evaluate new technologies and identify the benefit case for using new technologies
    • Provide thought leadership to help guide development of IT systems solutions that are strategically aligned to the overall architecture vision of clients
    • As part of the duties of this position the Functional Specialist is expected to be up to 50 percent billable on project delivery for Asia clients or prospects, yet must have client facing Marketing and Sales experience, and associated speaking skills

    Qualifications/Skills/Experience

    Location

    • Office: Tokyo, Japan (Shinjuku-ku, near Tokyo)

    Education

    • Bachelors and/or Masters Degree in Business, Finance, Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience

    Experience

    • 11+ years consulting or functional support experience working with enterprise applications, including strong client management experience
    • 8+ years SAP enterprise ERP application functional implementation configuration and upgrade experience to include two or more full lifecycle projects
    • 3+ years Mobility and Analytics consulting or implementation project experience
    • Demonstrated, proven track record in helping clients leverage their IT solutions to meet business objectives

    Skills

    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Thorough understanding of leading-edge mobility and analytics solutions technologies
    • Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal, relationship building skills
    • Ability to adapt and perform in a dynamic work environment and work successfully in a cross-functional, matrix management environment
    • Expertise using common communication management tools: e.g. Salesforce, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Strong local language and English verbal and written communication skills (above TOEIC score 740 level)
    • Business-Level Japanese verbal & written communication skills required

    Desired Qualifications

    • ERP and Mobility and or Business Intelligence / Analytics products technical certifications a plus

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    Company Description

    Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products. The company has redefined enterprise software support services since 2005 with an innovative, award-winning program that enables licensees of IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and other enterprise software vendors to save up to 90 percent on total support costs. Clients can remain on their current software release without any required upgrades for a minimum of 15 years. Over 1,330 global Fortune 500, midmarket, public sector and other organizations from a broad range of industries currently rely on Rimini Street as their trusted, third-party support provider.

     

    The company is widely recognized by clients, leading industry analysts (including Gartner, Forrester, Constellation Research and Nucleus), and financial analysts as the leader in a large, fast growing market with tremendous upside and an extremely strong value proposition that resonates with CIOs and CFOs. With tight IT budgets and flat global economic growth, IT and procurement professionals are actively looking for proven methods to cut costs while improving service. Rimini Street enables organizations to free up budget for strategic business initiatives by delivering savings of up to 90 percent on total maintenance and support costs.

     

    Be Treated Like the Best

    • Rimini Street hires only the best – and provides the compensation, bonus and benefit programs appropriate for proven top-performing professionals. We want our employees to have an opportunity to share in the financial success that results from our dedication to service excellence, high-quality deliverables and an unparalleled client experience
    • No bureaucracy, thousand-page rule books or politics — just everyone working together to build a great company through service excellence and client success
    • Work hard, play hard environment – Rimini Street is a group of hard-working professionals who are passionate about achieving success, but we also enjoy opportunities to meet up at fun company events
    • We are also passionate about giving back to our communities around the world, with plenty of opportunities for volunteering and charity through the Rimini Street Foundation
    • All Rimini Street professionals are encouraged to grow and learn new skills

     

    Accelerating Company Growth

    • Trading on Nasdaq: RMNI
    • Over 1,450 active clients, including 85 of the Fortune 500 and Global 100
    • 47 consecutive quarters of sequential revenue growth
    • 2017 Q3 revenue results of $53.6 million, a quarterly increase of 32% year over year

     

    Recent Industry Recognition

    • Listed as a 2017 Top Workplace in the Bay Area by the Bay Area News Group
    • Named an Inc. 5000 company for the seventh consecutive year, and recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies with three-year revenue growth of 172%
    • Honored with 11 Stevie Awards in 2017, including 5 awards for delivering excellence in customer service
    • Received 7 Golden Bridge awards including Technology Company of the Year

     

     

    To learn more about how Rimini Street is redefining the enterprise software support industry, visit http://www.riministreet.com

     

    Rimini Street is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

    Please Note:  Rimini Street does not accept resumes submitted by recruiting/staffing firms unless specifically requested by Human Resources.  Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.

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