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Senior Consultant Retail for EMEA Region (f/m) Job

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Date: Dec 28, 2017

Location: Rome, RM, IT

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 157849
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 80%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time




As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.




SAP’s Service & Support strategy is driving innovative services to customers from an end-to-end perspective. Global Consulting Delivery (GCD) provides a major cornerstone in this value-chain. The mission of GCD is to achieve customer satisfaction and retention by efficient and flawless implementation of all SAP solutions across all geographies.


GCD is the Trusted Partner for all customers globally. It delivers excellence by

  • helping customers on their journey to innovation and simplification across all solutions
  • providing an unparalleled service experience On Premise, in the Cloud as well as hybrid
  • delivering efficient results based on major practices with a focus on Industry, LoB and Platform


Our team is taking care of customer requests and customer projects in the area of Consumer Industries focusing on all aspects of Retail.

In order to strengthen our team of experts we are looking for a Senior Consultant to transform customer requirements into an optimal SAP solution architecture, develop roadmaps for implementations, highlight the additional value of SAP solutions and to model and discuss End to End processes.


The focus region for this role will be EMEA.




SAP Retail experience – expert in at least one of the areas below:

  • Master Data
  • Materials Management
  • Sales and Distribution
  • Store Operations
  • Customer Activity Repository (CAR)


Design and Implementation

  • Analysis of Retail processes, information flows and functional requirements, documenting the proposed solution to a high standard
  • Design end to end processes and architecture based on process requirements, application and system landscape
  • Analyze and define requirements for customer-specific development needs or integration requirements
  • Implementation of business processes including customizing and custom development
  • Define customer-roles to execute the business processes
  • Review of business processes and corresponding mapping into IT architecture
  • Support strategic customers as Trusted Advisor

    Sales and Business Development Support

  • Promotion of the SAP brand, SAP products and SAP best practice approaches
  • Supporting pre-sales in the evaluation process
  • Identification of enterprise services


Familiarity with SAP Activate methodology, and with SAP implementation tools such as Solution Manager will also be a distinct advantage




  • Proven SAP Retail functional and architecting experience
  • Implementation experience in a number of different projects
  • Ability and willingness to undertake global travel and assignments
  • Perspectives on current IT trends and their impact on business strategies within Retail
  • Excellent approved analytical skills
  • Good communications/presentation skills (oral, written)
  • Ability to explain a complex context in simple words
  • Experience in self-managed project work at customer, high focus on customer orientation
  • Results driven and focused on execution, highly motivated, “self-starter”-abilities




  • University degree or equivalent
  • Fluent in German and in English is required, additional language is a plus




  • 5+ years working experience as Consultant or Solution Architect with experience in Retail Industry or Fashion Industry




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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