Specialist SAP Authorizations











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Objectives of the Position

Our unit “Authorizations” provides SAP authorization access for SAP systems and related business users. We ensure adherence to related guidelines and regulations and are key contact for related access management teams. We work with both SAP standard technologies as well as several add-on products and processes. Following our agile working philosophy, we guarantee the complete lifecycle management for SAP authorization role and access management for projects, business requests and daily operation topics. We work in a global team setup sharing continuously knowledge exchange and striving for efficiency and continuous improvements for our product “Authorizations”.


With your contribution and close collaboration with the Global Digital Services product teams as well as the internal business partners you will help to set up compliant SAP authorizations for BASF globally.


You help shape the vision of our product family Core Systems and Foundation and continuously expand the product by developing and implementing innovative ideas.

Main Tasks


  • Collaborate with project teams to develop an authorization concept and set up roles in SAP, providing users with appropriate access, take Lead Consultant responsibilities
  • Drive the complete lifecycle for SAP authorization topics in the areas of SAP ERP, SAP HR, SAP S4/HANA, SAP HANA and future technologies, including the design of authorization concepts
  • Drive continuous improvement and quality assurance of the service
  • Apply diverse certified add-on products to ensure a compliant authorization environment
  • Apply our validated change management and incident/problem management tools 
  • Work in a devops environment to apply agile tools and methods such a s JIRA, Kanban, Scrum, etc.
  • Consult on strategic decisions for the business by optimizing methodology, tools guidelines and techniques to develop solutions in a complex environment according to IS strategy and enterprise architecture
  • Work in partnership with diverse service providers and key stakeholders as an essential part of the delivery model
  • Drive and steer quality assurance and documentation of SAP authorization implementation based on service management processes and tools
  • Drive the continuous service improvement process
  • Develop and assure internal guidelines for SAP authorization related topics are met
  • Collaborate with auditors to support all audits run for the authorization and access environment including analysis, reporting and quality improvements on demand
  • Contribute to build an expert network, to collaborate very closely with global devops teams
  • Take ownership of team roles and responsibilities, e.g. For agile working methodologies such as Scrum
  • Ensure continuous skill-up and knowledge transfer within the global team
  • Present authorization related topics to diverse stakeholders and audience
  • Support the product manager in achieving organizational and operational targets and goals





  • A Bachelor degree in relevant Business/IT studies


Working Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience in SAP ERP or at least 3 years of IT experience in the field of setting up SAP authorization content and roles and user management


Technical & Professional Knowledge (Mandatory)

  • High Experience with user authentication and user authorization topics
  • High Experience in authorization setup for ERP, S4/HANA, HANA and SAP Fiori.
  • Basic SAP ERP and HR module expertise such as SAP Finance, etc.
  • Basic SAP security knowledge
  • Business consulting and technical consulting skills
  • Basic project management experience.
  • High developed sense of responsibility and decision-making
  • Highly innovation-oriented
  • Well-developed proactive character
  • Very well-developed ability to think analytically
  • Highly customer-oriented
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to foster a positive and energized culture
  • A growth mindset with a curiosity to learn and improve
  • Global team player with strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Very well-developed English communication skills
  • Good experience in working agile, Scrum knowledge and JIRA knowledge


Technical & Professional Knowledge (Additional)

  • Basic experience in ABAP programming language


As one of the world’s largest chemical companies, BASF is on a mission to create chemistry with a sustainable future. The Digital Hub Kuala Lumpur, alongside four other Digital Hubs across the globe, are part of the Global Digital Services team, which is the technology powerhouse driving our vision. As an integrated hub focused on digital growth and innovative business solutions, you will find many opportunities to create an impact here.  


Whether you want to streamline processes with robotics automation, deep-dive into emerging technologies, or help tell the story of BASF – we have you covered. By investing in best-in-class tools and encouraging cross-functional collaboration, we empower our people to be curious and pursue any area of the business that interests them. The bottom line? We want you to bring your differences and spark positive evolutions in BASF. 


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