SAP GRC Specialist

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Date: 09-Jun-2022

Location: Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa

Company: Sanlam Group

Who are we?

Sanlam Group Technology is responsible for the provision of a digitally enabled technology service as a group COE, drive business and transformation and provide group-wide digital and data architecture. We operate the various technology platforms and shared services, ensure Cyber and Information Security resilience, and act as technology governance and risk orchestrator for technology across Sanlam.

What will you do?

As an SAP GRC Specialist, while working closely with the GRC CoE, you will be responsible to maintain smooth technical support of SAP GRC Access and Process Control operations within the SAP GRC platform as a service.
You will maintain a close client, GRC CoE and SAP CoE relationship to effectively support SLA’s and OLA’s between all stakeholders.

What will make you successful in this role?

Support the management and delivery of financial controls through SAP Access Control 12 and Process Control 12 applications:

  • Maintenance of BRF+ rules in Access Control workflow
  • Implementing and maintaining the GRC Access Control configuration to support the defined access management processes for following modules ARM, EAM, ARA, BRM, custom notifications.
  • Configuration of Access Control parameters according to requirements
  • Resolve SAP Access Control Support Incidents
  • Support setting up of SAP AC batch jobs - Functional
  • Implementing and maintaining the GRC Process Control configuration to support the defined financial control management processes.
  • Administration of access requests (forwarding, re-routing)
  • Support configuration of Manual control performance (MCP), Continuous controls monitoring (CCM), test plans and notifications
  • Resolve SAP Process Control Support Incidents
  • Managing interaction with Basis Team for SAP AC and PC
  • Managing the SDLC (Change management) of SAP PC
  • Responsible for SAP GRC technology roadmap to support overall business strategy and roadmap
  • Provide Internal Team Training


  • Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • SAP certification is an added advantage


  • 3 years implementation and support experience of SAP GRC Access Control, and SAP GRC Process Control
  • Functional experience in Finance or Risk Management is an added advantage
  • Experience of internal audit, risk assessments, related methodology and terminology is an added advantage


  • Knowledge of Risk and Compliance processes and controls is an added advantage
  • Functional and basic technical understanding of SAP Fiori is an added advantage.
  • Functional and basic technical knowledge and understanding of S/4HANA Security is an added advantage.

Knowledge and Skills

Assessing security risks
Security solutions
Project management
Business requirements
IT governance, compliance and quality improvements

Personal Attributes

Decision quality - Contributing through others
Interpersonal savvy - Contributing through others
Optimises work processes - Contributing through others
Plans and aligns - Contributing through others

Build a successful career with us

We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping  our employees to realise their worth. Through its four business clusters – Sanlam Life and Savings, Sanlam Investment Group, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Santam, as well as MiWay and the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

Core Competencies

Being resilient - Contributing through others
Collaborates - Contributing through others
Cultivates innovation - Contributing through others
Customer focus - Contributing through others
Drives results - Contributing through others

Turnaround time

The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers. 

Closing date: 22 April 2022

Our commitment to transformation

The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity.  This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa.  The Group's Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.