Application Support Specialist SAP ABAP

Job Description

We’re looking to add great new talent to our Business Systems Central Operations portfolio. If you have sound technical skills and experience in the Finance Systems space, then join our commitment to supporting and maintaining world-class IT solutions. With a robust strategy focusing on People, Process and Technology, we believe that our culture and the quality of our people are our greatest strengths. As such, we need to employ top talent to support our key business functions.As a large, international, credit retail organisation, TFG has a sophisticated suite of Financial systems. The main purpose of the job is to provide Operational Support and Maintenance services for TFG’s suite of Financial solutions. In particular, the functionality and integration of TFG’s SAP solution and all associated Finance and Business System applications.With 28 retail brands that trade in fashion, jewellery, accessories, sporting and outdoor apparel, cellular, home ware and furniture, TFG is one of the leading retail groups in Africa. Besides South Africa, TFG also has a presence in Ghana, Botswana, Zambia, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Kenya through various TFG retail brands.

Responsibilities + Skills


Root cause analysis, resolution of Incidents, Service Requests, ProblemsEnsure that Operational Support services align to Service Level and Service Availability KPIsIdentify and implement Continual Service Improvements (CSI)Make recommendation regarding the elimination of Technical Debt


A relevant tertiary qualification, ideally IT / Accounting relatedFinance systems experience, ideally within an Operational Support capacityHighly experienced (+5 years) in ABAP programming and SAP / ABAP runtime systemsKnowledge of other database and programming languages, in particular MS-SQLSystem integration experience (3-5 years)

Job Summary

  • Published on: Thursday, 16th January 2020
  • Designation: Application Support Specialist – SAP ABAP (Finance Systems Operations)
  • industry: Retail
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: not
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Thursday, 16th January 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: The Foschini Group.
  • Address: Non-SA: + 27 21 938 7666
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • Customers may know The Foschini Group (TFG) by one of its many different brand names. The company, with more than a dozen trading divisions, is one of the largest apparel, jewelry, and home furnishings specialty retailers in South Africa, operating more than 1,500 stores. TFG's retail businesses include Foschini, Donna-Claire, Markham, Exact!, @home, and AmericanSwiss. The company also operates sports apparel and jewelry retail stores, and issues credit cards. Its Markham (men's apparel) and Foschini (women's apparel and accessories) retail outlets account for most of the company's revenue. Beyond South Africa, the company in recent years has expanded to Botswana, Namibia, and Swaziland.

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