Functional Expert SAP Global Trade Services
Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain
hace 3 días
source : Linkedin

Airbus pioneers sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world. The Company constantly innovates to provide efficient and technologically-advanced solutions in aerospace, defence, and connected services.

In commercial aircraft, Airbus offers modern and fuel-efficient airliners and associated services. Airbus is also a European leader in defence and security and one of the world's leading space businesses.

In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions and services worldwide.

A vacancy for Functional Expert SAP Global Trade Services has arisen in Information Management (IM) Team within Airbus Defence & Space

in Getafe (Madrid), Spain

  • The roles & responsibilities of the position will focus on the business relationship management mission towards finance.
  • Major tasks will be business requirement capturing, functional and technical consultancy and management / implementation of changes (projects and continuous improvements).

    Furthermore a wide scope (cross country, cross program lines) is mandatory for this new role to foster further consolidation of processes & tools in the area of responsibility.

    You will become part of the International ERP solution team being in charge of the implemented SAP S / 4 HANA solution and GTS will be the integrated solution for customs.

    Consequently, strong business process knowledge combined with functional and technical capabilities, with respect to GTS, are expected, and S / 4 HANA desirable.

    Team assignment :

    You will join TZIPE2 Finance ERP solutions team of around 20 SAP experts on various SAP areas, such as Finance, Controlling, Project system, Sales (billing part), Time booking and Central Finance domains.

    The team is located in Germany, Spain, UK and France.


    Core vision :

  • Implement, Maintain and further evolve GTS as functional expert at Airbus DS for customs processes according Spanish regulations.
  • Provide specialist advice where appropriate for the Scoping, Development, Deployment and Implementation, Change Management, Application Maintenance & Evolution SAP GTS.
  • Being up to date with functionalities from current SAP GTS and SAP S / 4 HANA release (we operate on release version SAP S / 4 HANA 2020 currently) and proactively work on preparing for upcoming releases in the next years to come.
  • This includes back-end options as well SAP FIORI working options for the end users.

  • You will act as a Customs expert in transformation and improvement projects.
  • Being up to date with functionalities from current customs system and proactively work on preparing for upcoming releases in the next years to come and propose improvements.
  • Full project life cycle activities : from concept definition until entry in service including training and change management will also be one of your tasks
  • Main tasks will be to secure permanently the stability, reliability, quality and performance of Airbus Customs process & system.
  • A close collaboration with Customs Business representative & the project portfolio manager for customs will be needed.
  • General view :

  • Analyze business requirements and translate them into solutions writing requirements specification as well as technical specifications.
  • In coherence with this, identify areas for improvement in business processes and provide feasible solutions based on SAP GTS.

  • Configure / Customize the solution following the established change process.
  • Provide End to End solutions focused on business outcome and User Experience.
  • Manage subcontractor resources for project and service delivery mainly for development tasks and interact with development team for efficient solution deployment.
  • In coherence with that guide developers when specialized development needs are required.

  • Work in separate systems and harmonize solutions. Our SAP S / 4 HANA systems are set up in an international layer as well as a German layer (clone system of the one in the international layer), considering the national systems might have specific criteria to fulfill to meet regulation from German authorities or IT Security.
  • In future even additional national clones (UK, France, Spain) are planned that add to the system landscape. GTS will be the custom solution for all those environments

    Focus view :

  • Act as Customs focal point and expert for all the requirements requested to apply to the current customs application, ensuring service quality and end users satisfaction, covering end-to-end perspective, considering the needs for initiatives focused in the migration to GTS.
  • Adaptation of the actual interfaces with direct connection to a new communications aproach based on ESB technology is necessary.

    This includes testing, developing, UAT s, entry into service and stabilization fases.

    The aim of customs service is to provide a complete solution to handle the different flows for customs business, including messaging with the authorities to allow importing and exporting goods to other countries and generating the monthly reporting for them (INTRASTAT).

  • Customs systems in Spain are supporting Airbus Operations, former Airbus Military, former Cassidian and former Astrium. We have implemented two different installations;
  • one for Airbus Operations and another one for the rest of former divisions. These two installations have several links in order to simplify the customs procedures between Airbus Spain and AD&S.

    They are interfaced with the different ERP s (SP1 for AD&S and SPA for AOSL) to automatically download the information related to the logistic flows with other countries and materials, vendors and customers data needed to complete the transactions.

    And they it is connected to the Spanish taxes authorities using BUDA.NET with an application installed on premise. This application is AXTRA and the supplier is TARIC.

    BUDA.NET (Base Unificada De Aduanas) is the Spanish customs authorities system. In Spain, most of the customs transactions have to be done electronically by EDIFACT messages.

    The upgrading of BUDANET system implies maintenance not only on SICEX but in all standard customs software available in the market which have some interaction with Budanet.

  • Conduct Customs related regression testing along the project lifecycle in order to identify side effects to existing processes and solutions as well as towards multiple company codes running in parallel in our target landscape.
  • Interact and collaborate with other departments and providers in charge of the different systems interfaced with customs applications.
  • This role will involve occasional travel for business and as such you are asked to travel accordingly.


  • Positiveness and open mindset.
  • Teamwork and collaboration spirit are essentials.
  • Good communication and presentation skills, considering recipients from a diversified audience with participants from several countries and different cultural background.
  • Pro-active approach to problem solving, thinking innovative and non-silo based that support decision-making.
  • The ability to work to strict timescales as part of an integrated, multidiscipline and quite often highly virtual team.
  • Assertiveness, influence, persuasive and change management skills are required.
  • Quality processes expertise.
  • Adapt rapidly in an evolving environment through multifunctional and international teams.

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration or Information Systems Technology. Master degree preferred.
  • At least 5 years of expertise and knowledge with SAP GTS module is mandatory.
  • Further functional and technical expertise in other SAP modules that add to the end-to-end view for CFIN are desired (e.g. SAP FI, CO, MM).
  • Knowledge about development needs to guide developers for solution implementation is highly appreciated.
  • Knowledge about SAP S / 4 HANA is a must (preferably HANA version 2020).
  • Knowledge about SAP System Landscape Transformation (SLT), SAP FIORI, SAP Business Intelligence / Business Warehouse (BI / BW) and SAP Analysis for Office (AfO) technology is a plus.
  • Language skills : English / Spanish on fluent level is required. Ability to communicate in other European language(s) would be beneficial (German, French).
  • For national related work :

    This position will require a security clearance or will require being eligible for clearance by the recognized authorities in case the new employee is participating within corresponding projects.


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