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Junior Operations Consultant (F/M/D)

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PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
The GPSP Cloud Services Processes unit has the mandate to support the board area in driving strategic transformation initiatives while securing effective and efficient operations. As part of that organization, the Post Sales Process Excellence team manages the Golden Standard Process Framework, owns Golden Standard Processes, provides governance on process standards and coordinates the continuous process improvement for the Cloud Delivery units. One main focus is ensuring process compliance to achieve external attestations/certifications and simplifying and harmonizing Cloud Delivery processes to support SAP’s Cloud growth strategy. Ultimate goals are cloud services that are reliable and easy to consume for our customers. 


The Cloud Service Processes team drives process harmonization and simplification based on customer pain points and efficiency goals to support SAP’s growth strategy. The team furthermore ensures external certifications and attestations expected by customers are available to outline reliable processes. The team coordinates the continuous process improvement for Operations units.
The ultimate goal is to provide cloud services that are reliable and easy to consume for our customers. 


EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS
We are looking for a Junior Operations Consultant (F/M/D)  to complete the team and support us to strive for process excellence by supporting cloud delivery units improve and establish effective and efficient processes.
It is crucial to that the processes fit to business requirements and are compliant to regulatory demands. 
The team supervises the design of the Golden Standard Framework and further development of the overall Cloud Delivery Process Map and supports the full process lifecycle (PDCA-Cycle) of individual processes including appropriate deployment activities like info sessions and coaching.


Together with the team you will be responsible for:

  • Driving simplification and harmonization of cloud delivery processes along the Run Simple agenda
  • Supporting cloud transformation initiatives regarding improvements to post sales operations
  • Establishing excellent process management practices supporting the cloud delivery units to improve their business outcome by means of improved process effectiveness and efficiency
  • Owning and maintaining the Cloud Delivery Process Map so that process information can be used as baseline for improvement projects, process related assessments by internal and external parties, to prioritize projects and to provide transparency on interactions between processes


Specific Tasks will include:

  • Assessment of processes, tools and organizational structures to outline best practices and find improvement areas 
  • Define cloud delivery processes and adopt them to specific LoB requirements
  • Support Organization Change Management activities for new and updated processes
  • Support trainings and coaching sessions on cloud delivery standards
  • Ensure compliance demands are reflected in the processes 
  • Consult units in implementation of guidelines and procedures and establish governance of harmonized processes
  • Manage projects and present status and results to management
  • Build a liaison for the team members located in the US to the ones located in Walldorf


EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Experience in process design and process rollout activities 


Required skills

  • MS Office and Signavio
  • Project and program management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Orientation towards results with strong problem-solving skills
  • Good analytical skill and technical understanding
  • Ability to structure and articulate complex topics in a structured way
  • International experience and intercultural awareness 
  • Ability to work in an international team in a virtual environment
  • Friendliness and a positive attitude towards customers and colleagues
  • Fluency in German and English


Preferred skills

  • Open Communications – supports the team climate in which candid dialogue is valued and encouraged; fosters open communication and candid discussion.
  • Collaboration and Teamwork – motivates team members and pulls the team together to accomplish goals. 
  • Inspiring Change - understands situations or conditions where change is needed; helps teams accomplish goals in an environment of uncertainty and incomplete information.
  • Negotiation and conflict management – handles difficult conflict situations firmly and decisively; diffuses high-tension situations confidently and effectively.
  • Problem Solving – capable of quickly analyzing complex problems in a structured way and finding a creative solution


WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 0-2 years experience in managing projects
  • 0-2 years’ experience in process design, process implementation and process rollout activities
  • 0-2 years Organizational Change Management

 

 

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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.

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 Requisition ID:312396 | Work Area: Administration | Expected Travel: 0 - 20% | Career Status: Graduate | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Junior Operations Consultant (F/M/D)

Facility:  312396
Posted Date:  Dec 2, 2021
Work Area:  Administration
Career Status:  Graduate
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 20%
Location: 

Walldorf, DE, 69190


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