BPKC - Global SAP Security Analyst


On Site
Depends on Experience
Full Time


SAP Security
Business process
Problem solving
Process improvement
SAP implementation
Supply chain management
Design controls
Project implementation
Project management
Information Technology
Requirements elicitation
Process control
Data Analysis
Risk management
Knowledge transfer
Process flow
User experience
Human resources
Health care
Software development
Meta-data management

Job Details

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We're looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

At the Business Process Knowledge Center (BPKC), we're on a mission to empower global Security & Controls processes through technical expertise and innovative solutions. Our team plays a pivotal role in ensuring that business processes are not just efficient but also secure and forward-thinking.

As a BPKC Analyst, you'll be at the forefront of driving excellence. The BPKC is responsible for providing business process and SAP training, consulting, high-level problem resolution, process improvements, innovation, project implementations, and tool and process governance in an effort to leverage the use of SAP and related global tools to make the Security & Controls business processes more innovative, productive, and control-minded.

While this position will perform no IT technical configuration or SAP programming work, configuration knowledge and SAP implementation experience is strongly desirable. The position responsibilities focus on the usability of SAP and connected systems by our GBS Centers, Corporate functions, affiliates, and supply chain personnel.

This role will focus on one of the Role Design, Controls, or Provisioning sub-processes within SAP Security, but proficiency will be developed across all sub-processes over time.

We're looking for someone with the ability to appropriately diagnose SAP and business problems, select or create alternative solutions, and effectively implement the solution. Can you work independently and collaborate effectively as part of a global, virtual, multi-functional team? Bring a growth mindset and learning agility to draw upon previous experiences and apply them to new situations and become an integral part of Team Lilly!

Project Implementation
  • Collaborate in cross-functional or large projects within Security & Controls
  • Lead small and medium projects within Security & Controls, applying project management techniques as appropriate
  • Support design and development of business process and technical solutions to the global SAP environment in cooperation with information technology and business users
  • Contribute in requirements gathering, design, testing, documentation, and training activities for projects impacting Security & Controls
  • Provide Role Design, Controls, & Provisioning support to Finance, Supply Chain, and IT

Business Partnering and Innovation
  • Build relationships with business partners and end-users to grow business process knowledge
  • Network with external partners to gain knowledge of the latest business and technical trends, issues, and opportunities
  • Leverage Finance and Supply Chain business and technical experience to propose innovations that improve productivity and controls

Process and Tool Governance
  • Work with process owners, controllers, Corporate groups, Global Business Solutions (GBS) Center management, Sites, and auditors to ensure the system is compliant to all external requirements and internal productivity targets
  • Provides consulting and guidance on the usage of SAP Process Controls as a global financial controls repository and continuous control monitoring tool
  • Prioritize system changes for break/fixes and enhancements in cooperation with IT
  • Find opportunities to enhance technology usage and benefits
  • Use data, analytics, and process mining tools and techniques to gain actionable business insights
  • Conduct global reviews of security provisioning design and metadata
  • Monitor Segregation of Duty risk mitigation processes and be responsive to audit requests and issues

Consulting and Problem Resolution
  • Provide initial consulting and resolve issues to security steward community and end-users
  • Resolve business and technical issues impacting global and local processes
  • Identify and act on incremental innovation opportunities based on consulting requests received

Training Materials and Delivery
  • Provide Security & Controls business process and SAP training and formal knowledge transfer around key integration points and cross-functional implications of processes
  • Share key learning points and system changes to the relevant community to increase business process knowledge and SAP proficiency
  • Ensure educational materials and process flows are up-to-date based on the latest system and business process changes

Basic Requirements:
  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Information Technology, Business, Supply Chain or a related field
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant industry experience with knowledge of Security, Finance, Supply Chain, or IT processes
  • Strong SAP skills

Additional Preferences:
  • Strong English communication skills
  • Understanding of SAP role group design and security authorizations
  • Understanding of Security provisioning systems and processes
  • Control frameworks and mitigating controls familiarity
  • Familiar with Finance and/or Supply Chain business process
  • SAP related project, consulting, problem resolving, or power user experience
  • Ability to cooperate with people at all levels of an organization
  • Curiosity to uncover root causes of issues and the drive to correct and prevent them
  • Committed and persistent to work thru ambiguity
  • Effective project management skills to manage time, prioritize tasks, and implement mitigating steps to keep projects on schedule to meet deadlines
  • Multi-lingual a plus

Other Information:
  • This role is located in Indianapolis, IN with hybrid work schedule.
  • Due to the nature of the global project and support activities, some overtime and/or "off hours" effort is required during peak business times
  • Some international travel might be required if global circumstances allow

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