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Consulting and Professional Services




Requisition ID: 291055
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 70%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.


The SAP Data Management and Landscape Transformation (DMLT) is a global organization as part of Services, Customer Success board area. We are searching for a senior consultant in Tokyo or Osaka, Japan.


SAP is providing solutions for data-driven business with SAP Intelligent Enterprise. DMLT is offering 100+ consulting services for guidance, advisory, architect, and delivery of unique and advanced technology to fill the gap in DATA area of solutions for customer’s business needs. Team is driving business through Go-To-Market, Demand Generation, Customer Engagement, technology development and service delivery in 3 solution areas around DATA;


  1. Transition into the Intelligent Enterprise

We provide advisory for the best fit migration approach to S/4HANA to customers and drive the business of Selective Data Transition as a global owner of the approach under SAP S/4HANA MOVEMENT program.

  1. Data Management

DMLT translates business strategy to deep-down technologies/solutions with holistic solution portfolio for customer’s challenges around data by providing services around Data Management Strategy, Governance, Architect, Data Quality, Master Data, Data Privacy, Data Volume and Retention, Data Integration and Intelligence.

  1. System Landscape Optimization (SLO) for the Intelligent Enterprise

We have been delivering SLO services with unique technology for more than 20 years for business challenges like M&A, Divestures, Organization Structure changes, Data harmonization like master data, Currency changes, System Consolidations etc. It utilizes the table level migration/conversion technology as SAP product vendor.


This position is a great opportunity to join SAP Global expert community to become a global solution architect and develop carrier in special strategic technology in SAP.



As a DMLT Consultant in this position your job will involve working in a global team focusing on:

  1. International customer engagements/projects/support to lead delivery of defined solutions in productive environment, SAP applications, digital platform, innovation and system landscapes:
  2. International customer engagements/projects/supports to provide the best solution and solution architect to realize planned adoption and changes in productive environment, SAP applications, digital platform, innovation and system landscapes with experts from other team members or individually for your own core solution area:
  3. Activities in our Go-to-Market Area including support for Professional services/Premium Engagement/License sales, the intellectual property in the form of best practices, creating sales collateral, methodologies and providing critical input into the Service Portfolio Management Team and development teams for further improvements.


It includes:

  • Conduct evaluation of customer requests to define and construct the solution offering tailored to the specific requirements. Plan and estimate the service offering
  • Lead and deliver small to large size of projects & engagements by maintaining trustful relationships with people, both externally on customer/partner side and internally
  • Drive transformation projects into and within SAP’s Intelligent Enterprise incl. S/4HANA based on SAP standard software and DMLT consulting solutions
  • Maintain and contribute to service development and knowledge sharing, continuous improvement in operation, products
  • Lead bringing innovative idea of solutions to customers for their business benefits
  • Enable regional/local consultants across teams in Service organization for delivery
  • Engage and leverage multiple stakeholders in the related SAP environments (sales, marketing, portfolio management, development..) to support our Go-to-Market activities
  • Demonstrate leadership skill in global business operational model in DMLT
  • Work with team in local, regional, and global in professional manner to deliver further higher value to customers and market


We also expect:  

  • Show passion on the job: act as a role model, show authentic behavior, pride and enthusiasm in what you do
  • Strong team player attitude: actively establish relationships and motivate through inspiration. Team as a collective intelligence regardless of seniority, structure, hierarchy with respect. Anyone can take leadership of topics. Proactiveness to change for the better and innovative ideas are highly appreciated.
  • Active participation and leading initiatives in regional and global operating model of DMLT



  • Graduates from university with bachelor or master degree(s) or relevant work experience. if it is with area of specialties that potentially enhance business value like business administration, data science, AI, city planning etc., it would be great plus.


  • Business development skills – understand customer’s pain points and present potential SAP/DMLT solution
  • Solution design and architecture skills for core knowledge area
  • Customer focus, ability to handle conflicts, organizational skills
  • Very good communication skills across all hierarchy levels, both internally and externally with leadership.
  • Fluent in Japanese and Business level+ in English plus or at least willingness to improve English
  • Knowledge of core business processes such as Lead-2-Cash, Procure-2-Pay, Design2 Operate, or Hire-2-Retire are a strong asset
  • Experience in Data Management area of solutions like Data Intelligence (DI) is a strong asset
  • Programming knowledge and experience (ABAP, Python, JAVA, etc.) is a strong asset
  • Project management, Enterprise Architect, Business Consulting skills are plus
  • Presentation and facilitation skills are plus (e.g. visualization techniques, Design Thinking, etc.)



  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years’ of work experience in one SAP and overall 10 to 12 years of total IT industry experience.
  • Should have understanding of business processes and enterprise structure overview. Fundamental knowledge and experience of any application areas in ERP FI, CO, LO, SD or MM modules
  • Knowledge and experience in executing data migration and conversion projects, various data migration techniques and approaches as well as data management/governance topics like data management strategy, governance, data quality, master data governance.
  • Experience and proven track in customer interaction and international projects is plus
  • Understanding in SAPs’ new dimension products along Intelligent Enterprise – e.g.) S/4HANA, SAP Analytics Cloud, Data Intelligence, Machine Learning is plus

Added Advantage:

  • If already worked in the area of presales support and RFP preparation for scoping
  • Knowledge in Data Scientist is great plus
  • If candidate has technical understanding of ABAP, Java, Python
  • If any exposure to data management topics like data quality, master data management, data management strategy/governance etc.
  • Work experience in a certain industries and related business process knowledge are plus


The DMLT provides great opportunities to develop your professional and personal career working in a fast growing cross cultural team with close links to the service/product developments globally. Coaching will be conducted by DMLT solution architects & consultants in global, Asia Pacific Japan & Greater China.


Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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Facility:  291055
Posted Date:  Nov 23, 2021
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 70%

Chiyoda City, Tokyo, JP, 100-0004

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