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IT&D Manager ABAP Development


We're looking for an ABAP Development Manager! 


We'd like to bring someone in to work as part of the Reckitt SAP Competency Centre to work on the ABAP development aspects of the Reckitt SAP template. An exciting time for here at Reckitt as we undergo a large IT Transformation and continuous Global SAP Deployments within an ever increase product portfolio.


IT&D Manager ABAP Development

Slough, Berkshire

Hybrid working patter with international travel.


Based in our Manchester office on hybrid basis, you'll be mentoring junior staff whilst providing expertise in ABAP Development, JAVA and you'll have an awareness of API and Middleware systems. The goal within this role is to Extensive, demonstrable experience in ABAP ensure that the validated state of the system is kept intact with respect to documentation and process, keep the system audit compliant and allow the ability to upgrade without the need for changing SAP outside the current template.


You'll be working alongside the SAP Competency Centre members to govern the SAP template, coaching junior members of the team, coordinating with global initiatives and you'll be the primary contact for out systems implementation partner (IBM) with respect to technical SAP topics.


What we're looking for is:




  • Extensive, demonstrable experience in ABAP 
  • Solid understanding of the application modules areas of ECC6
  • A thorough understanding of user-exits/BADIs is required along with integration options around non-SAP systems
  • Practical experience of supporting SAP and related solutions



  • Experience of working in a global organisation
  • Ability to consult with stakeholders and subject matter experts to acquire appropriate business requirements
  • Ability to establish meaningful business relationships both internal and external business partners



  • Creative problem solving skills and ability to work on own initiative to drive and deliver results
  • Language skills desirable
  • Process oriented, articulate and enthusiastic, capable of confidently presenting to higher Management teams, working closely with vendor team members, Architects and Project teams with end to end responsibility
  • Team player
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


You’ll succeed because…

…you’re positive, constructive and an evangelist for using technology to drive business improvement. Process-orientated, you’ve a good working knowledge of SAP. You’re able to communicate effectively with technical teams and users alike. Calm and composed, you keep your cool – even under pressure. You love learning and developing new skills. Naturally curious, you love learning and, importantly, love the chance to share your enthusiasm with others.


You’ll love it because…

…you’ll have the freedom to make a difference. You’ll put your own ideas into practice. The products you help us get out there will allow people to live healthier lives and have happier homes. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will bring the very best out of you, every day.


At Reckitt, we recognise that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. That’s why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you. Come and join a team whose purpose is to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner and healthier world.

All qualified applicants to Reckitt will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

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