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Software-Design and Development

Solution Specialist

What we offer

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Team Details

The Chemical Industry is a core industry for SAP with a long and rich history dating back to 1972 and SAP’s very first customer - ICI. Today, 99 of the top 100 global chemical companies run SAP, along with nearly 6,000 mid-market chemical manufacturers around the world. The Chemical Industry Business Unit (IBU) is a strategic part of SAP’s Energy & Natural Resources sector which is one of the largest and most important sectors in the company.


The Chemicals IBU team is responsible for defining and ensuring the delivery of end-to-end IT solutions for the Chemical industry which address current and future customer needs, enable the sales and consulting organization and support strategic deals and implementations. The IBU is the global entity that represents SAP in the Industry and is targeting for sustainable business growth, customer satisfaction and solution completeness.


The main responsibilities of the Solution Specialist – IBU Chemicals will be to execute on the Chemical Industry plan for the NA region to drive revenues and ensure maximized Return on IT for chemical customers in the region. The solution manager will also work within the existing team environment to leverage existing and to-be-developed SAP products to compile solutions that will build on SAP’s existing footprint in the chemical industry.



• Thought Leadership: Leverage chemical industry knowledge and solution expertise to bring innovative thinking to customers’ business problems

• Industry Content Development and Support: Take the lead in key solution areas (strong focus on Customer Experience and related Supply Chain Management solutions) for the development of rich, industry-relevant content in support of our global GTM for Chemicals. Key assets to be developed for our Solution Explorer, enablement events (Customer Success Summit, ASUG SAP Best Practices for Chemicals, SAPPHIRE, etc.) and deal lifecycles.

• Industry Go-To-Market: Build, drive and refine the Go-To-Market model for the NA Region primarily together with our internal and external Ecosystem.

• Deal Support & Best Practice Sharing: Support deal activity with deep chemical industry and solution expertise which helps to expand deal value and accelerate deal closure.

• Portfolio Adaptation: Leverage a detailed understanding of customer business processes and requirements to produce chemical solutions that support the vision of SAP Chemicals. Influence and provide direction to cross industry or Line of Business development teams for solution realization (market definition, business case, solution definition, development, and go- to-market.


Educational and Qualifications

• Master’s degree (preferably in chemical-related area)

• MBA or similar experience beneficial

• Firm and broad understanding of and experience with chemical company business processes.

• Experience across various business functions, including product management, sales, consulting, development, channels/partners and business development, strategy.

• Prefer prior experience with SAP product portfolio.

• Prefer previous hands-on experience at a leading Chemical, Petrochemical, or Life Sciences Company (or similar).

• Highly Desirable – Experience as a business development or solution manager, product manager or similar in the chemical information technology industry.



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.

Requisition ID:314825 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Intern  | Additional Locations: 

Solution Specialist

Facility:  314825
Posted Date:  Jan 2, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Intern
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Newtown Square, PA, US, 19073

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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