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Merck & Co, Inc

SAP PTP Data and Tax IT Lead ( MERCUSR181198ENUS)

Sales and Marketing

IT Sales



Madison, New Jersey, United States

Job Description

New hires in office-based roles in the US & Puerto Rico will be required, subject to applicable law, to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption to this vaccination requirement that can be accommodated without an undue burden to the operation. However, subject to applicable law, employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as employees in health services, customer facing commercial, or research based roles, will be required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.

Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.

This challenging opportunity will support the Source to Settle Procurement processes with in our Animal Health business.

This role will report to the Director, Accounting to Report/Source to Settle (ATR/STS). The candidate will be responsible for supporting the Animal Health IT solutions in the PTP data and tax space. In this role, you will support the SAP design and configuration executing testing and write technical documentation. You will also be translating business requirements into technical design of the global SAP template. Successful candidate is also responsible for deploying a system that meets the business strategy across functional teams. In this role, you will communicate and coordinate with business management, project executives and team leads to insure appropriate integration of processes and modules across organization.

The candidate will have technical hands on SAP configuration experience coupled with technical knowledge in the SAP data and tax solutions. Areas of expertise may include: BI and middleware. The candidate will be responsible for the planning, directing, reviewing and reporting activities and work products of the perspective functional area.

This position requires a driven individual who has passion in technology ,with advanced configuration skills and ability to implement without supervision the procurement component of SAP. To ensure success , your deep knowledge in SAP Procure to pay and SAP Ariba modules and the experience in full cycle implementation, project training and change management experience are valuable and will be required.

Education Minimum Requirement

  • Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, engineering or a related discipline

Required Experience and Skills

  • At least 7 years total work experience deploying SAP

  • Must have hands on SAP configuration experience.

  • Must have experience in supporting users in a live system (production support/sustainment support).

  • Business Acumen in procurement end to end process

  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills needed.

  • Strong delivery and problem solving skills; Must have the ability to analyze complex business processes of all kinds

  • Strong communication and influencing skills

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • SAP certification within assigned area is a plus.

  • SAP Ariba implementation experience

  • OneSource Tax knowledge

  • In-depth knowledge of the capabilities within Source to Settle, Data and tax processes is desired.

  • In-depth knowledge of SAP's BI, BW reporting system is preferred and experience with middleware.

Our Support Functions deliver services and makes recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the experience of working at our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.


In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

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We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

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Requisition ID:R181198