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Head, SAP Technology Job

Work Location:  KSA > Riyadh

Tasnee was established in 1985 as the Saudi private sector's first fully owned joint-stock industrial company, with the aim of advancing the economic diversification in Saudi Arabia.  Headquartered in Riyadh.


An exciting opportunity is available for Head, SAP Technology based in Riyadh, KSA and will report directly to Head, Digital Business Solution.


Job purpose:

Responsible for leading the planning, analysis, troubleshooting, integration, installation, configuration, operations, and maintenance of the SAP systems. Additional responsibilities include managing periodic maintenance activities, refreshes, patching, and upgrades. Also, Accountable for non-SAP administration.


Role responsibilities:

  • Understand and communicate business strategy and develop application & technical infrastructure to support this strategy.
  • Deliver IT services in line with business requirements to internal customers, standardize platforms, and ensure Hardware/Software/Solution meets baseline compliance and implementation standards.
  • Financial Management/ Cost Center Management related to licenses and Technology Department.
  • Identify, track and manage key operational risks to the service, providing strong coordination with the business and internal IT Departments.
  • High attention given, but not limited to, business continuity, IT audit requirements and software compliance.
  • Provide technical leadership and oversight to Managed Service Provider (MSP) teams and maintain vendor relationships
  • Direct and Partner with Security, Development, Product teams to achieve Goals.
  • Develop and execute ERP detailed strategy and technology roadmap applying Best practices in the design and build of new implementations, version upgrades, support packs, kernel updates, and others
  • Ensure delivery of lifecycle, risk, and vulnerability remediation across ERP platforms
  • Develop and improve processes related to maintenance and support for the SAP Landscape, including environment refreshes, releases, client administration, and transport management
  • Partner with Infrastructure Services in implementation and operations of approved infrastructure related ERP projects
    Lead communications and ensure business continuity in critical SAP production scenario by initiating problem management process and root cause analysis

Qualification and Requirements:

  • University Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Management, or equivalent qualification.
  • 10 years of experience in SAP system support and new implementations in Petrochemicals or Manufacturing industries.
  • 3 years of management experience.
  • Excellent Experience in Basis and infrastructure.
  • System and database administration.
  • Additional skills or knowledge on:
    • Contract Management, Negotiation, Investigation skills, Managing Performance, Project Management, Industry, Market and Product Knowledge, Managing and Improving Business Processes, IT Environment, IT Standards, Procedures & Policies, IT Capacity Planning & Management, Excellent in budget, preparation, planning, execution and monitoring, Project Management (PMP, ASAP and Activate) methodologies, Change Management, Delivery management


At Tasnee we value the contribution of all our people in making us a leading organization. We invest in employee development and we provide a wide range of career opportunities, offering everyone the chance to broaden their experience and build a professionally rewarding career as we work together to deliver innovative solutions for our customers.

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