SAP Senior Client Advisor in SAP Strategy & Transformation (STO) Office Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 153827

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Location: Any location in Germany possible

Expected Travel: 0 - 100%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

The “Cloud Strategy & Architecture Office (CSA)” plays a critical role within SAP Digital Business Services, and is providing strategic advisory and SAP product and platform expertise to SAP's customers. The CSA is armed with best practices in program management & enterprise architecture; drives conversations with our customer's Enterprise & Solution Architects, Program Managers and decision making stakeholders and ensures a ONE SAP messaging through close collaboration and Cross-Board-partnerships within SAP.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

Our Consultants are crucial CSA Office team members and focused on customer success for SAP Cloud in helping her/his customers to achieve business value faster through technology.

Your main tasks and areas of responsibility will include:

  • Become a highly certified and recognized SAP Cloud expert through intensive training program (10 weeks intensive training will be provided to every advisor)

  • Drive with our customers the integration of SAP’s Cloud solutions into their landscapes

  • Strategic mapping of a customer business roadmap with SAP’s product strategy

  • Act as a trusted advisor armed with architecture best practices and industry references

  • Support our customers to achieve the maximum value of their investments into SAP solutions through significantly leveraging the value of increased cloud adoption

  • Provide Architectural Leadership, develop and represent SAP’s viewpoint to the customer

  • Contribute to project- & program setup, ensure that SAP solutions are deployed in the best possible way and that Architectural Governance is in place to keep programs on track and anticipate on potential technology related issues

  • Drive, advise and mentor diverse teams, including customer, partner and SAP resources

  • Develop strong connection and interaction with SAP’s product development teams

  • Troubleshoot on key customer implementation issues and drive to successful resolution

  • Manage customer expectations, negotiate solutions to complex problems with all parties involved. Act a highly visible and respected individual at the customer residence.

  • Develop strong working relationships with all stakeholders on various levels and drive total customer satisfaction

  • Take ownership for the further development & growth of the Cloud Strategy & Architecture Office (CSA) within SAP

  • Actively contribute to other architecture / CTO communities inside and outside of SAP

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Required skills:

  • University degree (or equivalent through experience)

  • Fluency in English; other languages are an asset

  • Exposure to multi-cultural environments either from international assignments

  • Knowledge about SAP Cloud products (SuccessFactors, S/4 HANA, Ariba, Customer Engagement & Commerce, Fieldglass, Concur, etc.)

  • Business acumen, ability to influence stakeholders and drive business & IT alignment

  • Hands-on proven skills in Design Thinking and creation of Digital Strategies & roadmaps

  • High level of flexibility required; willingness to learn on a continuous basis

  • Focus on customer success, strong entrepreneurship, broad communication capabilities, hands-on mentality, discipline, resilience, cross-organizational team playing and a positive attitude are key pillars of your professional character and expertise

  • Strong communication skills on all levels in complex multicultural environments

  • Demonstrated ability to drive significant change and transformation successfully

  • Ability to work independently and to be a self-starter

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum Job Experience: 9 Years

  • Thereof relevant experience with SAP products and solutions: 5 Years

  • Experience in managing projects with cross-functional teams

  • Experience as a Senior Architect and/or CTO in a complex / matrixed organization or as leading Consultant at a SAP Partner or Management Consultancy

  • Experience with key areas of enterprise architecture and hand-on solution experience in one of SAP’s core products

  • Extensive services experience, including implementation experience with one or more core SAP solutions and the associated team management

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, sensory 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 contact us at Careers.Germany@sap.com . Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Additional Locations: Virtual - Germany