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  • Posted: May 17, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Shoprite Group of Companies, comprising several iconic brands, is the largest retailer in Africa. It started out as a group of eight grocery stores in 1979, and has grown into a technologically-advanced, continent-wide business selling items from food, liquor and medicine, to concert tickets and furniture. Today the Group is at the forefront of retail...
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    Senior SAP Data Volume Management Administrator

    Job Objectives    

    • Manage and coordinate all data reduction, archiving implementation, and destructionrelated activities with business stakeholders, SAP technical and functional support teams.
    • In collaboration with SAP technical and functional support teams and business stakeholders, document and coordinate sign off activities.
    • Analyse critical data at object level.
    • Create archiving objects.
    • Liaise with SAP technical and functional support teams and business stakeholders to identify housekeeping activities.
    • Customise and produce technical archiving solutions, adhering to business and legal requirements.
    • Configure archived data viewing functionality and activate archive information structures.
    • Schedule, perform and monitor periodic data archiving runs.
    • Detect critical deficiencies and recommend improvements, proactively anticipate potential roadblocks and take corrective action to keep the deliverables on track.
    • Continuously review and monitor the database and table growth to ensure alignment with business processes.
    • Test new storage system migration, and propose recommendations for improvements.
    • Upgrade archiving and storage testing accordingly.
    • Where relevant, support with the training of new users on archive documentation retrieval.
    • Work within the framework of Agile methodologies and/or other agreed crossfunctional team ways of working.
    • Actively share insights and information with relevant stakeholders. Act as a SAP knowledge resource for functional teams and provide knowledge transfer to team members as necessary.
    • Remain abreast of and understand current trends in Information Technology, and specific current and future technologies. Continuously make recommendations to improve effectiveness.


    • Grade 12 with extensive, relevant and demonstrable job related experience as described below including but not limited to SAP Basis ERP, BW and CAR (essential)
    • Diploma or degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent (preferred)


    • 3-5 years experience as SAP Basis Administrator, SAP Basis Consultant, SAP Archiving Consultant, SAP Data Archiving Consultant, with practical experience in Applications Operations, Business Processes and Process Integration or similar role (essential)
    • Demonstrable experience in SAP Basis ERP, BW and CAR (essential)

    Knowledge and Skills    
    Understanding of:

    •  SAP system landscape and design (essential)
    •  SAP system integration and intermediate documentation (essential)
    •  SAP Archive Development Kit (essential)
    •  Pre and postarchiving requirements (essential)
    • Exposure to agile projects with a particular emphasis on collaboration of multiple, crossfunctional teams with specific deliverable streams, including Project / Service delivery Lifecycle Management tools & methodologies experience (preferred)
    • Exposure to and an understanding of Corporate, Retail or Customer interfacing environments in a similar role (preferred)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Shoprite Group of Companies on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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