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

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Date: Feb 20, 2021

City: Newtown Square, PA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 272392
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 100%
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 (DMLT) 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 business and IT driven activities, such as

  • Fast-track data migration and the move to SAP S/4HANA via New Implementation and selective data transition (SAP S/4HANA SDT) options into SAP
  • Manage business and IT challenges that come with mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures
  • Optimization of processes and data, or organizational restructuring
  • Ensure data harmonization, data restructuring or the consolidation of IT system landscapes
  • Improve data governance, master data management, data quality and information lifecycle management

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 S/4HANA and SAP S/4HANA cloud.  The DMLT service portfolio and solution offerings play a significant role in helping customer to transition to SAP S/4HANA, BW/4, Successfactors, SAP Data Intelligence and more.

The DMLT solution offerings are based on three main portfolio items:

  • Transformation solutions helping customers with their transition into the digital economy – on premise and cloud offerings
  • Landscape transformation services including roadmap design, advisory, business blueprinting, execution, and safeguarding for topics like M&A, Divestitures, Unification services and System consolidation (all releases)  
  • 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 DMLT will increase significantly in the North America Region.

 

 

 

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

 

The SAP Data Management and Landscape Transformation (DMLT) as part of SAP’s Customer Success Board Area is searching for a senior consultant to join the DMLT consulting team in North America, Newtown Square office. 

As a DMLT consultant, your job will involve working in a global team focusing on delivering national and international projects mainly in the North America region 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 and the Intelligent Enterprise. The DMLT team offers a full solution package encompassing analysis, architecture and service delivery putting the customers in the center of all our activities.  

 

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 
  • Delivering of DMLT services projects remotely and onsite, in distributed regional and global teams
  • Conducting feasibility studies and system analyses, supported by SAP DMLT products, tools and methodology
  • Contributing to continuously enhance the DMLT 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, sales teams)
  • Establish and maintaining trustful relationships with people on all levels of both externally on customer side and SAP internally
  • Drive customer opportunities throughout all engagement phases (presales, sales and delivery)

 

 

 

We 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; lot size of one etc.)
  • Understands the as-is situation and goals of a customer holistically, can translate it into an adequate technology roadmap design (processes, applications, systems) as well as the appropriate operating concept based on SAP’s offerings, with a clear focus on customer success.
  • Clarifies existing expectations with customer’s technology/ operations experts and stakeholders; creates an approach which integrates diverse points of views and which drives success from a technology / operation perspective. Collaborates with customer / SAP teams for the best possible implementation.
  • Drives knowledge management and innovation activities based on this experience with customers. Documents successful approaches, tools etc. and makes them available to colleagues at SAP.
  • Collaborates and co-innovates with the respective development teams
  • Defines IT strategies, -governance and –architecture based on state-of-the art technology; creates buy-in with the customer and works with other SAP-experts within the MaxAttention / Premium Engagements
  • Defines the strategic, conceptual and technological boundaries for the design of the SAP-centric IT landscape as well as their financial impact. Can address the organization as well as the procedures of customers’ IT-departments with a focus on high efficiency, stability and performance. Helps customers to conceptualize a state-of-the-art Technology-Innovation Roadmap.
  • Knows solutions to address the need for cost sensitive IT operations versus supporting innovation in the age of digital transformation
  • Stays abreast with newest technological developments driving the Digital Transformation as well as the top technology trends; uses this knowledge to drive the SAP innovation story with customer engagements.

 

 

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

 

Required Skills:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent
  • Excellent written/spoken English language skills – any additional language 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 and data transition projects (i.e. migration and conversion), various data migration techniques and approaches (i.e. DMLT methods, standard transactional migration methods)
  • Specific skills and experience in at least ONE of the following areas/solutions:
    • SAP own tools like MWB
    • SAP Migration Cockpit
    • SAP Data Services (DS) / SAP Advanced Data Migration by Syniti
    • SAP Landscape Transformation or Migration/Data Load implementation background
    • ETL Experience
    • 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 DMLT 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 DMLT solution
  • Ability to drive execution within area of responsibility and experience in aligning cross-topic objectives & approaches
  • Experience in working in an international environment and experience in managing difficult client situations
  • Experience acting as a coach for colleagues, community lead, stream lead or topic owner
  • High customer focus and strong business acumen

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 7 to 10 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, DMLT 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.

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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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