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IS Application Authorization Specialist - Portugal  

Solvay (company)


Posted on : 26 February 2017

Project Description

  • Our company is a global service provider in Finance and Human resources End-to-End processes - alongside a highly qualified Information Services (IS) team of professionals.
  • Our company currently employs a team of about 1900 professionals worldwide, distributed in 90 sites and 30 countries. 
  • We are organized in a number of local-office satellites, coordinated by 4 regional offices of expertise  providing global services from 3 integrated Service Centers. 
  • Our company's 350 employees, working in an international environment where the official language is English and providing services in several other languages through a fully-integrated SAP-based system.

The main purpose of the role is :
  • To design, build and maintain access rights (mainly for SAP solutions) during the projects implementation and the service operation;
  • To handle escalated requests (included user creation and role assignment for special users of SAP and no SAP applications); fix incidents and solve problems related to authorization
  • To improve the methods, tools and procedures currently in use in order to enhance the effectiveness, efficiency and compliance of authorization processes 
  • The job contributes to assure data integrity, availability and confidentially in accordance with business needs, company security policy and other internal/external regulations.

The key activities are:
  • Understand functional requirements related to accesses 
  • Design, test and build technical solutions to assure data security 
  • Contribute to the building of process by setting up the right accesses for each process actor
  • Produce & maintain documentation related to accesses 
  • Lead activities related to data security and access management  during project implementation 
  • Deliver training to key-users and support teams of SBS

  • Master in Information Services (IT)
  • Strong technical skills on SAP authorization management (relevant Sap tables as AGR_*, TOBJ, PFCG… )
  • Strong technical knowledge on identity management life cycle processes 
  • Knowledge of data security, segregation of duties and risks management principles and how it impacts the operations
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience within the area of authorization management in SAP solution is required. 
  • An experience in project management and in an international environment would be a plus.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory
  • Strong customer focus & high customer centricity
  • The drive and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and other entities within the organization
  • To act in a proactive way and anticipate future opportunities and problems and not simply thinking about the future or only reacting to current situations
  • To deliver business results and continually find sustainable improvements to methods and processes.
  • Good communication skills
  • Good team player
  • Business travel requirement :  regular trips around 2 per quarter mainly in Europe.