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Abbott SAP IBP Senior Demand Manager in Alameda, California

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

The SAP Integrated Business Planning(IBP) Demand Manager will be responsible for implementation of the SAP IBP solution with focus on Demand. The candidate will lead the implementation of the SAP IBP Demand Planning process and solution. The candidate will lead the Demand project team and coordinate with SAP IBP Business Manager, supply, IT and finance teams for successful delivery of the integrated solution. The candidate will have experience in business process expertise of S&OP and Demand Planning processes as well as SAP IBP solution experience to design, build, test and deploy. Demonstrated project management skills to develop detailed task plan towards timely completion of project milestones and demonstrated experience in a SAP package solution implementation tools and methodologies. The candidate will manage internal stakeholder relationships, primarily with middle-management and will drive consensus on complex business solutions.

  • Responsible for providing business oversight for Demand Planning for comprehensive SAP IBP implementation project.

  • Leverage SAP IBP experience to provide guidance on minimizing customization by fully utilizing out of the box functionality.

  • Lead cross functional team to develop user requirements, business processes, and training curriculum for SAP IBP.

  • Provide functional expertise in business processes across S&OP and Demand Planning

  • Provide expertise on leveraging SAP IBP functionality to optimize S&OP processes.

  • Effectively communicate with business unit S&OP planning teams, IT, and third-party vendor to foster and maintain productive working relationships.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business operations, engineering, technology, or other related discipline.

  • Prefer experience with high volume consumer healthcare products.

  • At least 3-5 years SAP Integrated Business Planning and S&OP/IBP process experience

  • At least 5 years of knowledge and experience of Supply chain planning functions

  • Experience with at least one full cycle implementation of SAP IBP a plus, including:

  • Functional & Technical solution design & development

  • Developed project deliverables - formal/structured methodology

  • Requirements definition/mapping & apply required configuration changes

  • Functional & Technical Workshop delivery

  • Training material development

Proven knowledge of Project Management Methodology concepts and tools

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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