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Senior Consultant for Data Management & Landscape Transformation Services (Global Organization) Job

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Date: Jul 31, 2019

City: Mexico City, DIF, MX

Company: SAP

 

 

Requisition ID: 204362
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 80%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION
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.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

SAP Data Management and Landscape Transformation  group serves SAP customers in managing their data and transforming their landscapes. Business, market, and technology changes often result in realignment of business processes and structures. This reflects in various IT-based activities, such as consolidation of system landscapes, harmonization and optimization of processes and data, or reorganization of corporate structures. We support and advise our customers globally in strategy definition, conceptual planning, and the realization of their business and digital transformation requirements. In fast pace changing market and business requirements, it is also essential for customers to adopt to the digital platform to drive their business innovation with SAP Leonardo, S/4HANA on premise and cloud options.  The DM< service portfolio and solution offerings play a significant role in helping customer to transition to S4/H, BW/4, Successfactors, SAP Data Hub and more.

DM< has significantly refined and grown its service and solution portfolio to increase market demand and to foster customers’ adoption of SAP’s digital platform. SAP’S new flagship S/4HANA and SAP Innovation Services are of our main drivers.

The DM< solution offerings are based on three main portfolio items:

  • Transformation solutions helping customers with their transition into the digital economy – private, public cloud and innovation offerings (i.e. SAP S4/H, SAP BW/4, SAP Leonardo, SAP Data Hub)
  • Landscape transformation services including roadmap design, advisory, execution, and safeguarding for topics like M&A, Divestitures, Unification services and System consolidation
  • End-to-end data management solutions with products and technologies for Data Quality, Data Integration, Data Governance process etc.

The service portfolio delivery ranges from short term engagements to long-term customer projects. During the upcoming years, the demand for our DM< will increase significantly in the Latin America Region.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

The SAP Data Management & Landscape Transformation (DM<) as part of SAP’s Digital Business Services Area is searching for a principal consultant to join the DM< consulting team in Columbia, Bogota office. 

As a DM< Principal Consultant, your job will involve working in a global team focusing on delivering international projects mainly in Latin America but where needed also in all global regions to realize planned changes in productive SAP applications and system landscapes and drive customers transition to SAP S4/H. The DM< team offers a full solution package encompassing project management, programming and services.

Your main tasks are:

  • Identifying customer’s holistic business needs and designing and architecting the appropriate solution proposal from the DMLT Portfolio and beyond
  • Leading and facilitating customer’s workshops and discussions to validate the best solution design for the customers’ requirement and leading a global solution architect team 
  • Leading the delivery of DM< projects remotely and onsite, in distributed regional and global teams
  • Conducting feasibility studies and system analyses, supported by SAP DM< products and tools
  • Contributing to continuously enhance the DM< solution design according to changing market requirements and identify potential enhancements
  • Closely collaborate with people in different roles and locations, and with different areas and levels of expertise (for example, customer engagement lead, developers, product owners, solution architects)
  • Establish and maintaining trustful relationships with people on all levels of both externally on customer side and SAP internally
  • Lead and drive customer opportunities throughout all engagement phases (presales, sales and delivery) and architecting potential solution designs.

We also expect continuous learning about new technologies, products, solutions and from project delivery experience, strong team player attitude: actively establish relationships and motivate through inspiration, show passion on the job: act as a role model, show authentic behavior, pride and enthusiasm in what you do, thinking outside the box, be aware of trends in the changing workforce and changing concepts of customer communication and engagement (i.e. Design Thinking Methods etc.)

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Required Skills:

  • Master degree or equivalent
  • Very good written/spoken Spanish and English language skills – Portuguese language knowledge would be a plus
  • Specific skills and experiences in the following functional and technical areas
    • Knowledge and implementation experience in at least two SAP ERP or SAP S4/H Solution and modules (i.e. FI/CO, LO; SD/MM)
    • Knowledge and experience in executing data transformation (i.e. migration and conversion) projects, various data migration techniques and approaches (DM< methods, standard transactional methods)
  • Specific skills in at least ONE of the following areas/solutions:
    • SAP Migration Cockpit
    • SAP Data Services (DS) 
    • SAP Landscape Transformation or Migration/Data Load implementation background
    • ERP Technology background
    • S4/H Transition scenarios 
  • Excellent communication skills across all hierarchy levels, both internally and externally
  • Advanced presentation and facilitation skills are a strong asset (e.g. visualization techniques, Design Thinking, etc.)
  • Solution design skills, Knowledge about data architecting / system architecting is a strong asset
  • ABAP Programming skills and understanding of the SAP Data Models and technical structures
  • Very good analytical skills combined with the ability to condense and visualize results
  • Experience in international customer projects
  • Team player, proactive networking attributes, results and execution focus
  • Proactive and interested in learning new solutions and business practices
  • Willingness to become an expert in DM< migration, conversion and transformation approach and technology
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers to understand the specific data needs and to be able to translate those requirements into a comprehensive DM< solution
  • Ability to drive execution within area of responsibility and experience in aligning cross-topic objectives & approaches
  • Experience in working in an international environment
  • High customer focus and strong business acumen

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 10 to 15 years’ work experience in one or more SAP ERP Solution or module (e.g. as a functional consultant with technical skills (SAP data model, ABAP)) and experience in Data Transformation, Data Migration projects and solutions (SAP LT, DM< Services or SAP EIM Solutions).
  • Knowledge and experience in executing data migration and conversion projects, various data migration techniques and approaches
  • Additional experience in SAP S4/H, BW/BW4, CRM, SRM, HCM/ Successfactors, Hybris, MDG, C4C or SAP Industry Solutions is a benefit
  • Experience and proven track in long term customer C Level interaction and running international consulting projects

WHAT YOU GET FROM US

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.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
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.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you 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).

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

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