SAP Change and Release Manager – SAP Platform

Application Start Date03 OCT 2016
Applcation End Date18 OCT 2016
Functional AreaIT
Career LevelProfessionals
CompanyOutokumpu Oyj

We are seeking an experienced SAP Change and Release Manager for SAP Platform

SAP platform is an internal service provider of SAP services against our business facing services. As our SAP Change and Release Manager for SAP Platform you will be globally responsible that proposed changes to services/solutions are efficiently and promptly handled, controlled, monitored, and implemented with minimum disruption to the services.

Main responsibilities:
• Supervises the request process, collects approvals and gathers change orders to releases
• Verifies that transition has compliance with ITIL
• Agrees with stakeholders the release content and schedule
• Leads planning, resourcing and execution of requirement analysis and release processes
• Communicates to stakeholders release performance
• Coordinates all releases in SAP platform area in global scale
• Manages supplier interface and follows release progress
• Participates in the Change Advisory Board (CAB)
• Plans and controls the movement of Releases to test and live environments. His/her primary objective is to ensure that the integrity of the live environment is protected and that the correct components are released

The key requirements are:
• Minimum 8+ years’ experience in change management, release and/or project management
• Good knowledge of SAP and its components
• Pragmatic knowledge on IT processes and roll out in SAP area
• Advanced IT and ITIL knowledge in theory and practice (certifications are an advantage)
• Experience in working in virtual teams
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Analytical and problem solving skills, attention to details and quality
• Fluent in English
• Bachelor's or Master's degree in technology or economics

Location for this position is Helsinki.

For more information please contact: Hanni Tuominiemi, SAP Platform Services Lead, by email  hanni.tuominiemi(at) or by phone (tel +358 40 4867371) on 6 October at 8-9 EET or 13 October at 8-9 EET

Please send your CV and application by Tuesday, October 18th to HR Specialist Maini Strömmer at hr(at)

Outokumpu is a global leader in stainless steel. We create advanced materials that are efficient, long lasting and recyclable – thus building a world that lasts forever. Stainless steel, invented a century ago, is an ideal material to create lasting solutions in demanding applications from cutlery to bridges, energy and medical equipment: it is 100% recyclable, corrosion-resistant, maintenance-free, durable and hygienic. Outokumpu employs 11,000 professionals in more than 30 countries, with headquarters in Helsinki, Finland and shares listed in Nasdaq Helsinki.