We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

Nouryon has an outstanding opportunity for an Application Manager SAP Authorizations in Houston, TX.

A challenging opportunity for an open minded and enthusiastic candidate with great Functional Application Management skills to support in the strategic change and further enhance and support core applications to the Business! As a key member of the IM Services Functional Application support team, working together with the rest of the team on driving business continuity, IT professionalism and user / business satisfaction.

Functional area: SAP, GRC, VIM, Ariba, Arkieva and Concur Authorizations

(Role management & User Provisioning)

Key Responsibilities

Application, change (and Project) Support responsibilities.

• Proactively and retroactively ensure compliance with identification and access Management


• Provide user management (Assignment of roles to users, solve password reset/user lock issues,

User creation/removal/changes (incl. FireFighter), Normal (one time) requests or issues /

Requests and incidents for the production environment (no enhancements and projects) and Role

Management / maintenance for the production environment and for Functional Enhancements in

SAP, GRC, VIM, Ariba, Arkieva and Concur.

• Deliver enhancements and Monitoring,

• Support monitoring of SoD compliance done by business,

• FF/SAST and BSL compliance monitoring,

• Internal Control related enhancements,

• SoD reduction processes/User review processes,

• Cleansing programs

• (Re-)Assignment of roles to users

• Role maintenance for the production environment and for Enhancements and Projects

• Project support, based on PMO resource planning

• Incident Management: Keeping systems up and running, by applying a controlled process of

registering, monitoring and resolving of application related tickets

• Monitoring overall performance of application, responsible for integrity of production environment

• Maintaining the applications according to the SLA and in line with the regional business needs of

involved Business Unit(s) and organization

• Periodic standby for emergencies (24×7 availability schedule)

• Operationalize priority setting as agreed with the business

• Functioning as a 1st escalation point for the 3rd party vendors and the user community on

Application Maintenance related services

• Signals deviations on policy, standard package matters &, after approval, contributes to changes

• Ensuring IM process compliance for area of responsibility

• Takes care of proper documentation of the application (technical – process – and end-user


• Play an active role in the CAB / Change Advisory Board

• Executes changes & enhancements: describe problem, information analysis, prepare solution,

execute system change (self or by third party), test the change, amend user documentation,

implementation, after care

• Conduct tests as defined in an integration test specification, recording details of any failures and

carrying out fault diagnosis

• Analyses and Supports Key-users training needs and creates /maintains training material

• Periodically visit the customer (sites), to discuss tickets, wishes etc. with key users, and

demonstrate visibility

• Frequently contact with key users on open tickets& act as co-coordinator for Key User Meetings

• Co-responsible for activities to ensure applications functions and operates appropriately

• Supporting project handover activities (hand over from deliverables and knowledge from a project

to the Application Maintenance teams) for the area of responsibility

• Support projects in execution of changes / enhancements

• Participating in implementation improvements and optimization projects

• Create and checking content of transports

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree, relevant experience and required skills.

Technical knowledge and skills:

• Professional with sufficient knowledge in own specialized field and has knowledge to

adjust the package to NR functional requirements and technical context built on an

understanding of the theoretical concepts and principles and their context

• Experience with relevant Business Application, Platform, infrastructures, relevant

business processes

• Familiar with IT standards like ITIL, Cobit, CMM.

• Certification in system maintenance / configuration / customizing

Business process knowledge skills:

• Is aware and has knowledge of business processes that are related to a standard package or specific developments

• Builds strong relationships and has overall knowledge of IM/IT and SLA’s


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