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Corporate SAP ABAP Developer

Date: 18-May-2019

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 158479
Job Function: IT
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Level: Professional
Sub-department: Shared IT Finance Systems

Office Location: Lisbon CoE (LIS_COE)

Travel Required: up to 10%

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 70 countries, and employs around 16,000 people worldwide.

We are looking to hire a Corporate SAP ABAP Developer to cover standard SAP applications from a business implementation and build point of view (Handling of new implementations, new requirements, and application support during hyper care phases).


Generic Tasks

* Developing, testing and documenting new SAP ERP solutions based on the functional specifications of the FS Application colleagues

* Change exisiting SAP ERP solutions based on approved GAPs/Change requests, including detailed documentation

* Support business in testing solutions

* Assisting support organizations for incidents in SAP ERP legacy systems.

Specific Tasks

* Perform technical analyses, code reviews, of ABAP developments in small enhancements as well in larger projects.

* Ensure compliance to exisiting and development of required data and reporting standards

* Perform bug fix analyses, recommend and implement solutions

* Write and validate technical specifications, and create test scripts

* Support implementations by sharing best practice development skills

* Support of finance related changes in interfaces with operational applications (e.g. AirWarder, CASS solution, SAP TM, FOS, L-Base)nsulting and analysis of financial business requirements


* Higher business degree with special fields finance and controlling or Business Informatics

* Expert in of ABAP(OOPS); Dialog & Interface Programming, BAPI, RFC, BDC, Workflow

* Know-how in the area of SAPScript, XML, ALE, IDocs , SAP FI / CO / PCA /AA / SD / MM

* Minimal 4 years of SAP ABAP development experience

* Minimal 2 SAP FICO implementations

* Minimal 2 years Change Management / Incident management experiences as ABAP Developer

* Experience with SAP Solution Manager (Solution Implementation, Roadmap and Test Management).Understanding of PA strategy and products

* Understanding of business principles and language, mainly the fundamentals of finance and profitability

* Overall understanding of business processes and interdependencies

* Knowledge of finance business processes

* Knowledge and experience with documentation standards such as blueprints, functional and technical specifications, test scripting and protocols as well as training material.


• Ability for systematic and rational analysis to identify the root cause of problems

• Ability to communicate openly and confidently

• Willingness to challenge the status quo and to drive innovation and change and capable to to find pragmatic solutions.

• Internal customer focus

• Ability to work with different cultures and to manage cross functional interfaces

• Ready to take personal accountability for achieving individual and shared goals

• Planning & Organizing (Ability to prioritize, plan, assign & control)

• Be authentic, approachable, open and honest


• Excellent English knowledge both oral and written

• Further languages are a plus (French, German)

What Panalpina will offer you?

• You will be part of the IT Center of Excellence based in Lisbon (Saldanha) with an international team.

• Permanent contract with 35h/week

• Willingness to travel (10%)

Please submit your CV in English! Good luck and we look forward to hearing from you!