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Software-Design and Development

S/4HANA Chief Designer (f/m/d)

What we offer

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!

 

 

SAP needs more Design & UX leadership
Are you a Chief Designer Unicorn? 
SAP is currently looking for someone with the skill set, creativity, leadership abilities, and empathy that make them truly unique to take on the role of Chief Designer. This individual will help us design and build the Cloud ERP that truly makes the world run better.  


If you are looking to have a lasting impact on the future of design for mission-critical products here at SAP, we’d love to hear from you.


Some key questions to consider:

  • Do you want to shape the User Experience for SAP’s flagship products?  
  • Do you want to bring multiple product areas and teams together and create a significant impact to our business?
  • Do you want to change the experience of software for millions of users whose business is evolving & changing every day?
  • Do you want to work at every level in the business and with our customers to create the best product experience for our end-users?
  • Do you want to work with multi-disciplinary engineering teams alongside our designers and bring SAP’s design thought leadership to the next level?

 

If your answer is an enthusiastic YES to all of the above, then you just may be the unicorn we are looking for!

 

More Design leadership will help SAP S/4HANA become even more successful
At the heart of SAP is the SAP S/4HANA product portfolio, which covers a huge range of customer critical product areas including Enterprise Management, Finance, Industries, Supply Chain, Sustainability and Sales. It’s a diverse product set which is on an exciting transformation journey into the cloud. Experience is key to attract and keep our customers, to maximize employee delight and productivity so that we can bring real business value.
 

We are looking for an excellent design leader who has a willingness to initiate and drive the change needed for our products and within our design & development culture. We need someone with a profound background in designing for large scale product development, who can set the standard for excellent design and design practices to bring together all the SAP S/4HANA solutions and products. 

 

S/4HANA loves UX
This role, reporting to the head of SAP S/4HANA User Experience organization, is an extremely influential and strategic role, and is needed to improve our design leadership in the SAP S/4HANA area, and work with all our major stakeholders on design direction, strategy and concepts for this vital area of SAP’s product portfolio. 
 

The SAP S/4HANA User Experience organization itself has a proven track record of increasing employee engagement and leadership trust with our “people first” programs and culture. It is a great organization to join, and to help grow to the next level, as a leader for design and a role model for our brilliant people. 

 

Summary & Role Information
As a Chief Designer (m/f/d) in the SAP S/4HANA UX organization you will help drive, consolidate and define the strategic direction of design within the SAP S/4HANA organization. We need someone who will work with us to accelerate everything we need to have a better end user experience in our cloud products. Together with our 100+ designers working across our complex and diverse portfolio you will help:

 

  • Bring to life our design strategy, working closely with the SAP’s overall Design organization
  • Understand the end-users needs and transfer it into a modern product experience
  • Define key requirements to help us push the needle for UX within SAP S/4HANA
  • Align our designers within SAP S/4HANA
  • Ensure our SAP S/4HANA UX teams needs are closely aligned with our product area partners in the SAP S/4HANA, Design and Technology teams

 

This is a chance to do concepts work with our designers who work in the product teams, and a chance to see the products and drive change together with our designer and engineering teams in SAP S/4HANA. 

 

Experience / Role Requirements
We need a designer who must already have at least five years’ leadership experience operating and driving large scale, global, enterprise design projects. Excellent knowledge of SAP S/4HANA Products is also extremely desirable to enable us to move the needle for design in this area.  
 

We want someone who has a track record for taking responsibility for driving design topics, and knows how to apply modern, inclusive design principles and working models to ensure the delivery of high-quality results. We need someone who is experienced in working with end-users and knows how to bring in the customer perspective to every conversation. Our customers’ business is often complex, and we need someone who understands how we can empower our end-users by giving them an intuitive and empathic interaction design that will help them to successfully drive their businesses. 
 

Collaborative, result-driven & well organized while acting with a high degree of service-orientation, this great team player must also join us with a positive mind-set, excellent communication skills and a strong ability to network. The ability to work and communicate effortlessly at all levels is essential, with executives, development teams, and with our great design talent. Your main focus? Ensure that our customers have the best experience possible which moves them to, and keeps them happy to continue to, use all the products in the S/4HANA public cloud.

 

 

 

We are SAP

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

 

Our inclusion promise

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.

 

SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.

 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

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

 Requisition ID:310167 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Management | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: Virtual - United Kingdom

S/4HANA Chief Designer (f/m/d)

Facility:  310167
Posted Date:  Nov 28, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Management
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%
Location: 

London, GB, EC3M 7AF


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