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Date: Aug 14, 2019

City: Johannesburg, GT, ZA

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 218215
Work Area: Presales
Expected Travel: 0 - 20%
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.


Be the Expert around SAP Solution Strategy and Architecture by connecting the dots across the LoBs/ Portfolio. Become the Trusted Advisor to the Account and Customer leading the Roadmap engagements.


Seasoned and trustworthy Architecture advisor to key decision makers
Lead Roadmap Engagements

Business & Sales

Solid understanding of latest technology trends and applicability to business
Design Thinking Practitioner
Executive Presence, Storyboard & Presentation Skills

SAP Solutions & Architecture

Sound knowledge of architecture, customer successes, and value proposition in all SAP market categories
Deep solution / architecture specialization in one SAP market category preferably around HANA Platform or Core ERP
Level 1 competence of SAP LOB portfolio
Ability to develop strategic plan (As-Is To-Be mapping)
Sound business process and IT  transformation skills
Competencies in: roadmap to adoption, solution roadmap validation

Communication and Facilitation

Design Thinking: Apply innovative facilitation methodologies
Virtual Presenting: Master virtual collaboration and communication
Social Influence: Leverage professional social presence
Account Planning and Management
Account aligned engagement for key/strategic accounts (# depends on Region/MU)
Helps AEs to assess customer needs SAP’s fit
Contribute to account and execution planning


Deal Support

Support complex and strategic deal especially in SCP & Key accounts
Lead Roadmap and Architectural discussions leveraging Transformation Navigator and other Roadmap services
Initiate /drive solution strategies, architectures and roadmaps for customers
Support PCSx and VE in conducting business transformation workshops and defining the business case
Lead Architecture workshops & discovery sessions to drive broader solution value and strategy
Incorporate ‘design thinking’ approaches to maximize SAP’s innovation and revenue potential.
Present and position the broader vision and value of SAP’s portfolio to customers.  Helps ‘connect the dots’ between business goals and IT capabilities
Evangelize on strategic innovation areas (SAP Overall Strategy, S4 & Cloud Transitions, Leonardo and Platform).
Lead the solution architecture strategy and presentation of recommendations to customers
Minimum 8-10  years in relevant strategic consulting/presales roles
Minimum 3 years supporting and leading complex customer engagements
Experience in working and presenting to ‘C’ level executives in both IT and Business.


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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