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ID:  114468

Marseille, FR

SAP FI IT Technical Business Analyst Lead


CMA CGM Group, founded by Jacques R. Saadé, is a leading worldwide shipping & logistics group.

Now headed by Rodolphe Saadé, CMA CGM reinvents transport and logistics in order to offer an integrated maritime, port and land service that exceeds its customers' expectations. 

Present in over 160 countries through 755 offices, 750 warehouses, equipped with a young and diverse fleet of 511 vessels, CMA CGM serves 420 of the world's 521 commercial ports and operates on more then 200 shipping lines. The group currently employs 110,000 people worldwide, including nearly 2,400 in its headquarters in Marseille.




Within the framework of Finance and Accounting Applicative Maintenance of CMA-CGM Group, we are looking for SAP Technical Lead capable of providing strong development expertise to implement and enforce SAP Finance modules (FI, CO, MM, AP, FICA), in close collaboration with business users, as well as internal and external Technical and functional teams. 

As part of the Financial Support Domain at CORE IT Direction, for SAP – will have to:

  • Maintain SAP application platform in collaboration with our partners and AMS organization
  • Manage and support the SAP developments
  • Monitor solutions delivery (creation/modification of administration) with subcontractors, from the request until the delivery to Business.

He/she will be able to work with offshore resources belonging to our different partners.



As part of IT Finance Support team, the SAP FI Technical Business Analyst Lead will have to : 

  • Maintain the smooth running of SAP developments (abap, abap oo, idoc, Odata) by writing and managing the technical specifications as well as the non-functional requirements attached to the development of the solution as well as to all of the incoming and outgoing interfaces with other operational systems (SAP TM, Ariba, Tradeshift, Kyriba,..)
  • Work in Agile mode by collaborating with the Key Project Core Team (FAST) to identify, analyze, interpret and prepare development models ensuring consistency with the requirements of other business process owners and experts
  • Analyze business and technical Requirements for access and restrictions on a wide range of Systems.
  • Participate to evolution’s and solution’s deliveries of the program roadmap
  • Stabilize the group Finance Legacy system
  • Organize, prepare and execute the technical tests resulting from the functional use cases
  • Guarantee compliance with SLAs (Service Level Agreements)
  • Assist on deployment and development of the existing SAP solution (LISA) with the various business entities,
  • Ensure management on meeting deadlines (ETC), progress of tasks and risks,
  • Work with offshore teams (Europe, North America, North-Africa, Asia)
  • Ensure to communicate regular reporting status to management and business
  • Propose configuration optimization on solutions
  • Manage and properly write technical requirements and specifications for inbound outbound interfaces
  • Provide support to Architect to design the target Architecture Design for Interfaces
  • Apply the CMA CGM methods and processes
  • Help BRM and business project referents in their Business Requirement writing
  • Ability to lead workshops with various Business representatives
  • Enhance the existing SAP FI application to the CMA CGM Carrier’ entities
  • Work on Agile mode to collaborate with the business and the key project core team members, to identify, analyse, interpret, and prioritize business requirements ensuring alignment with one or more business process owners/ business process experts
  • Ensure SAP Organizational structure alignment with CMA CGM principles regarding Carrier Agencies relationship, accounting and bank business rules and uses cases
  • Rigor while monitoring deliveries with subcontractors
  • Functional support for Business users                      
  • Reporting to the Management team


(These activities are not exhaustive and can change with needs). 




  • Business Schools, Engineer School or equivalent in IT / IS
  • At least 8 years within a similar role, as a Technical Lead consultant or including at least 3 years in a similar role, as a Lead consultant or Lead Dev
  • You have led at least 2 implementation cycles, preferably global template on the deployment of global SAP solutions, or Finance and Accounting Information Systems
  • You master the SAP ECC 6 environment, ideally Finance and the development of its solutions (including AP, ABAP, integration, Idoc Management, DMEE, Tax accounting data model and Odata processes)
  • You also master development on other technologies (.net, SQL, ...)
  • You bring knowledge of development tools, methods and standards
  • You have already had the experience of piloting offshore teams
  • Rollout experience on Agile method will be a plus
  • Knowledge of computing methodological tools and standards


You also bring the following qualities : 

  • Autonomy and pro-active behaviour
  • Good writing and oral communication
  • Good in analyzing, synthesizing and writing
  • Ability to get new functional skills
  • Rigor, reactivity and professional awareness
  • Team spirit and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Teaching skills 
  • English must be fluent for him/her, French would be highly appreciated




Come along on CMA CGM’s adventure !











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