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Kyriakos Tarasidis


Last update: 06.09.2022

Senior Solution Consultant, SAP IS Retail

Graduation: B.SC.
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
All-in, Negotiable for Remote Projects
Languages: German (Full Professional) | English (Full Professional) | Greek (Native or Bilingual)




  • Expertise in
    • Retail for Merchandise Management / Omnicommerce Customer Experience / Store Operations / Point of Sale / Store Connectivity (SD-POS-IN/OUT)
    • Sales and Distribution Module (SD)
  • Strong configuration experience in
    • Retail Pricing and Retail Promotion (LO-MD-RPC, LO-MD-PR)
    • Logistics Execution – Decentralized WMS Integration (LE-IDW) and Shipping (LE-SHP)
  • Advanced functional knowledge and hands-on configuration experience of
    • Materials Management – Purchasing (MM-PUR), in areas such as Conditions, Messages and Rebate Processing for Vendors
  • Proven fundamental and core knowledge with configuration experience of
    • SAP S/4 HANA Sales (Release 1709/1909) in topics such as Smart Business, Simplifications, S/4 HANA Essentials, Enterprise Management Execution
  • Basic knowledge with some configuration experience of
    • POS Inbound Processing Engine (POS DM-PIPE)
    • Condition Contract Settlement (LO-GT-CCS)
  • Basic knowledge of SAP Fashion Management (Basic Processes & Foundation)
  • Basic ABAP programming such as User Exits, ABAP Debugger
  • 10 greenfield implementation projects (5 in Retail and 5 in SD/LE)
  • 11 international rollouts to 22 Countries (9 rollouts in Retail, 2 in SD/LE)

Project history

09/2020 - Present
SAP Retail Senior Consultant (SD/MM), Self- Employed
Ernst & Young, Greece (50-250 employees)
Auditing, taxes and law
Project: Masoutis, Athens, GR (Super Market)
S4HANA ON PREMISE 1909, New Implementation with selective Data Transition from EHP6 FOR SAP ERP 6.0 (NW 7.0)
  • Support EY consultants on SAP Retail specific functionality
  • Expert advice on SAP Retail specific functionality
  • SAP Configuration when needed
  • Training / documentation of provided services

04/2019 - 06/2020
SAP Retail Senior Consultant (SD), Self- Employed
SAP UK (50-250 employees)
Internet and Information Technology

Project: Co-op, Manchester, UK (Food Stores)

EHP8 for SAP ERP 6.0, RTLCAR 3.0 (NW 7.5), PMR greenfield Implementation

  • Review Requirements and Process Design Documents in the solution area of CAR PMR, especially for the integration of Promotions with SAP Retail.
  • Identify potential Gaps/Risks, conduct Technical Workshops, create Functional specifications for the End state Integration of Promotional Space with external Space Management (JDA) as well as the Interim Integration to Legacy Merchandising System (CTS) and Commercial Forecasting & Modelling System (Oliver Wyman).
  • Define Enhancements to transfer additional data from PMR Offers and Vendor Funds to SAP BW using standard and custom extractors. Create Functional specifications to move custom fields via Inbound Interface from PMR to ERP and update the Promotion Purchase Price via Sales Price Calculation.

09/2018 - 03/2019
SAP Retail Senior Consultant (SD), Self- Employed
Bauhaus (1000-5000 employees)
Consumer goods and retail

Bauhaus, Mannheim, Germany (DIY and Garden Stores)

EHP7 for SAP ERP 6.0, GK-POS rollout

  • Reviewing Functional specifications for the Price Activation at SAP Omnichannel POS by GK, for the generation of high-performance retailing Assortment List via POS Outbound processing and the implementation of custom-specific enrichments (LO-MD-RA-ASL).
  • Performing Unit test and Integration test for the end-to-end solution for retail pricing. Within this solution, conditions are maintained in SAP Retail and outbound messages (COND_A IDocs) are sent to Retail Store Billing and Inventory Management system. Price changes are activated and printed within the legacy pricing framework and processed again in SAP Retail via incoming messages (COND_A IDocs) before they are distributed in GK DB and GK Portal/ GK-POS via the Assortment List (WBBDLD IDOC).
  • Configuring Pricing Conditions for shipping costs and cross out prices, ensuring integration with Online Shop/ SAP Hybris via COND_A IDocs.

03/2018 - 08/2018
RETAIL - Consultant Through Company (SD), Self-Employed
Richemont International (1000-5000 employees)
Consumer goods and retail

Richemont International, Geneva, Switzerland (Luxury Goods - Jewelry, Watches and Fashion division)

EHP7 for SAP ERP 6.0, Fiori Launchpad/UI5 rollout

  • Enabling Country requirement Analysis for Retail Sales / Frontend Store Operations and GK-POS Migration in Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Australia; Initiating Template Rollout Workshops/ GAP Analysis for Jewelry and Watches Division. Define conversion values for POS Inbound Sales (tender types, reason codes, tax codes by country)
  • Reviewing and extending Functional specifications for custom UI5 and Fiori applications like Sales app, Client Transaction History (integration with SAP CRM/Hybris/BI), Article Information & Stock Overview. Creating Functional specifications for POS Functions (Invoice Printouts, Anti-Money Laundry messages) and special POS Scenarios like Sales with Tax Exemption, Sales with Tax Refund (Integration with Global Blue) by integrating SAP Fiori Launchpad/UI5 Technology with SAP Omnichannel POS by GK
  • Solving Incidents at the above-mentioned areas using SAP Solution Manager; mainly for Post-Go-Live-Support, urgent Change Requests and User Acceptance Tests in Europe and North America

03/2016 - 02/2018
Senior Consultant (Retail MM), Self- Employed
KPS Consulting, Frankfurt, Germany (250-500 employees)
Internet and Information Technology

Project: Lidl, Heilbronn, Germany (Discount Supermarkets)
EHP7 for SAP ERP 6.0, rollout

  • DC Replenishment for Northern Ireland, US and Serbia: Applying Unit and Integration Tests for Merchandise Buying – Purchase order processing and monitoring in areas like, F&R integration with Retail, IDOC Interface to external TMS (via ESB Middleware), EDI for Purchase order ORDERS and Inbound Delivery: Shipping notification ASN (DESADV via Seeburger) and their Integration to Decentralized SAP EWM (Expected Goods Receipt).
  • Creating Functional specifications for Enhancements and configuring in the areas of Output Messages (for Email/Fax or EDI), Order dispatch status monitoring (custom Web Dynpro Appl.), and Extended Inbound Delivery Processing (SPM).
  • Coordinating the end-to-end solution design for the self-pickup scenario and the integration with SAP EWM and SAP TM.
  • Solving Incidents at the above-mentioned applications using SAP Solution Manager; during Go-Live and Post-Go-Live-Support, Unit and Integration Testing of Change Requests.

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