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Senior Consultant, SAP Planning

Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  

Hydro Global Business Services (GBS) is an organizational area that operates as an internal service provider for the Hydro group. Its ultimate purpose is to deliver relevant IT, financial and HR business services to all business areas within the company.

Role purpose

As a Lead Consultant SAP Planning, you are not just a part of the team; you are at the very heart of our analytics journey. Here, you'll utilize the potential of the latest SAP technologies to build, run, and optimize best-practice solutions. 
In your role you will be taking the lead in development tasks and architecture decisions and work on projects with internal team members, external consultants and our business stakeholders. 


  • Delivering advanced end-to-end data planning solutions with SAP Analytics Cloud Planning, managing both internal and external resources 
  • Be a lead consultant / architect in SAP Planning projects and establish and advice on best practices for implementing planning projects and solutions that also integration with various systems (S/4 HANA, BW4HANA, SAP Datasphere, etc)
  • Work closely with business, translating requirements into development tasks and define and deliver projects 
  • Work with business stakeholder to develop a planning roadmap
  • Establish standards both on the technical solution but also on the interface to the frontend / users 
  • Support the business in taking the planning solutions live and onboard end-users

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor or master's degree in IT, business or similar fields
  • 5-7 year of experience with SAP Planning Solutions (SAP BPC or SAP Analytics Cloud) or comparable non-SAP Planning tools
  • Delivered 3+ customer projects with SAP Analytics Cloud
  • Strong conceptual experience in defining planning processes and solutions
  • Experience with SAP Planning Architecture and integration to SAP ERP or S/4 and SAP Business Warehouse
  • Great communication skills, taking initiative and responsibility when working with international teams 
  • Work independently and structured 
  • Be a trusted team member both within the SAP team and towards our internal customers 
  • Keen on keeping up with SAP technology, translating new trends into tangible business value
  • Proficiency in English is a must

We offer

  • Working with the newest SAP Technologies: S/4 Embedded Analytics, BW4HANA, SAP DataSphere, Analysis for Office and SAP Analytics Cloud for reporting and planning  
  • Working at the world’s only fully integrated aluminum and leading renewable energy company  
  • Diverse, global teams  
  • Flexible work environment including home office options
  • We provide you the freedom to be creative and to learn from experts  
  • Career growth opportunities, with potential for new certifications
  • Attractive benefit package  


Hydro values diverse skills and perspectives among employees. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability. We strive to provide equal opportunities for all to contribute and succeed with us.

Apply before: 15/06/2024



A job where you make a difference.
A key part of succeeding in this mission involves encouraging a collegial environment where our differences are acknowledged as our greatest competitive advantage. Your diverse perspective makes us stronger. Our global diversity, inclusion and belonging program enables us to cultivate a high-performing and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

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Posted on:  4 Jul 2024

Avintes, PT, 4415-272 Barcelona, ES, 8430 Prior Velho, PT, 2689-513

Department:  SAP Service Delivery
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Hungary kft.
Job Type:  Permanent

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