Rio Tinto

Solution/Functional Architect (Sales & Marketing)

Rio Tinto
Jun 28, 2020
Aug 27, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Solution/Functional Architect (Sales & Marketing)
  • Opportunity to work in a world class organization
  • Exposure to global operations, processes and stakeholders
  • Work in a collaborative and fast paced environment
  • Based in Singapore

About the role

We are looking for a Functional Architect to be part of the IS&T Commercial Business Partner team and is responsible for the solution design of applications within Commercial - sales & marketing domain. The role is essential in the architecting, design support, maintenance, extension and improvement of the applications which manages the contract to cash process, commercial finance, risk management and trading function within Commercial, by providing fit for purpose designs, quality assurance and functional consulting to the Commercial team business users and delivery partners.

This role is a great opportunity for an experienced solution architect to join a market leader in the design and delivery assurance of sales & marketing solutions into the digital age

Reporting to the IS&T Business Partner Sales & Marketing, you will:
  • Define, develop and confirm business requirements and solution designs for business and IT stakeholders consistent with the business vision, strategy, objectives, priorities and drivers for Commercial Sales & Marketing
  • Contribute to the development of the sales & marketing IS&T strategy and roadmap
  • Provide functional solution expertise, process analysis and consulting services across IS&T and Commercial teams within the sales & marketing domain.
  • Deliver solution design and implementation estimates and lead software product selection, leveraging knowledge from other SME practitioners
  • Assess design, applications and systems alternatives and provide recommendation to the business and IT stakeholders
  • Manage solution overall quality assurance of the solutions, across the design, build and testing phases of delivery projects, including the review and sign off for design and build deliverables
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of integrated applications to drive consistency with the data models and standards.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot solution incidents and issues and advise the delivery partners on appropriate solutions.
  • Support delivery and operations team with solution assurance, problem analysis and troubleshooting, where these teams do not have knowledge of the current solution.
  • Govern and maintain sales master data standards, which includes customers, products and enterprise structure..
  • Participate in and support any procurement related activities on system implementation vendor selection and software product selection
  • Collaborate and contribute in the digital architecture forum, operational forum and other related governance forum

About you

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in IT, Engineering or Commercial disciplines
  • At least 7 years' experience with sales & marketing business application
  • Experience in SAP Sales & Distribution (SD) and Logistics Execution (LE) functional experience, as an implementation consultant or part of a solution delivery team
  • Hands on experience in solution design and/or delivery as an implementation consultant and lead solution architect.
  • Strong operational and functional process knowledge in sales & marketing, commodity / resources and manufacturing industries,
  • Excellent collaboration, influencing and analytical abilities
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders in a network organisation across multiple regions/time zones
  • Demonstrated ability in building good relationship with key business stakeholders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to translate complex business requirements to functional and technical solutions
  • Creative and innovative problem solving and logical and structured decision making

It will also be beneficial if you have:
  • Experience of eCommerce, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Commercial Trading applications, sales and marketing reporting and analytics and financial planning and management tools.
  • Experience of Agile development and User Experience (UX) design
  • Proven experience in business process re-engineering, process design and significant change management
  • Good understanding of master data governance
  • Exposure to UI design

Where you will be working

The Commercial group is focused on maximising the value of our products; growing value in the marketplace through partnership with the company's customers, suppliers, product groups and Group functions. Headquartered in Singapore, and integrated with Rio Tinto's assets, hubs, and offices globally, Commercial's purpose is to provide the commercial insights to drive value along the mine-to-market value chain. Commercial incorporates and utilises the knowledge and capabilities of the global Sales & Marketing, Procurement, and Marine & Logistics organisations, supported by the Market Analysis, Commercial Treasury and other functions, to ensure our approach to business is driven by a commercially-astute and innovative mind-set.

The Commercial group came under the leadership of the newly appointed chief commercial officer on 1 January 2018.

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Aluminium for cars and smartphones. Copper for wind turbines, electric cars and the pipes that bring water to our home. Iron ore to shape our city skylines. Borates that help crops grow, titanium for paint and diamonds that celebrate the best things in life.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We've developed some of the world's largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It's a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it's this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

Application Deadline: 14th July 2020 COD Singapore time

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for a role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

"[C]Rio Tinto[/C] reserves the right to remove job postings prior to the stated closing date, therefore, if you are interested in applying for this vacancy please submit your application as soon as possible."

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