ILM Archiving consultant

Location: Primarily home or client-based with some travel to attend meetings as required. Ideally someone located in Southeast/Midlands/East of England.

We are seeking a Senior ILM & Archiving Consultant to join our team of analytical and critical thinkers. You will be instrumental in architecting and leading implementations of enterprise-level solutions of SAP Archiving. You will define the problem, propose and create the solution.

The successful candidate must have proven, successful experience in at least three end-to-end projects, taking them from requirements gathering through to design, implementation and post go-live activities. You will have client facing experience and strong communication skills as this role will include daily collaboration with business representatives and technical leaders.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing customer’s current archiving strategy and verifying scope within SAP Landscape.
  • Performing database analysis to identify and formulate proposed archiving roadmaps.
  • Leading ILM workshops to present findings to key stakeholders.
  • Configuring ILM Archiving Objects for Blocking, Archiving, Reporting, Retrieval and/or Deletion, across various modules. This includes the Read programs, Archive Information Structures (AIS), DRB views and other SAP-standard reports.
  • Scheduling and executing Catch-Up and Ongoing Archiving runs, reviewing results and optimizing where required.
  • Retaining overall view of project implementation to ensure quality results.

Qualification and Training:


  • Any business or technical graduate degree


  • BSc in Computing



  • 5-7 years archiving experience
  • 3 years ILM experience
  • End to End Implementation of at least 3 ILM Archiving Projects
  • Strong Customer Services


  • Experience working with archiving with Business Suite on HANA or S/4 HANA;
  • Awareness of how ILM functionality supports GDPR compliance.

Qualities and Attitude:

  • Team focused.
  • Embrace learning and change.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Passionate about what you do.
  • Leadership abilities and effective decision-making skills.

Product Knowledge:

  • In-depth knowledge of all aspects of the implementation, customisation and configuration of ILM technologies.
  • Experience of business processes purchase to pay, order to cash are mandatory, others are a benefit.

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