SAP Service & Support Partner Job in Hanoi, Vietnam

Requisition ID: 181978

Work Area: Customer Service and Support

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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Key Areas of Responsibility:

SAP’s Strategic Customer Program (SCP) includes our 25 largest accounts globally. Through a collaborative engagement model and top executive attention, SCP accounts engage in a balanced, sustainable partnership for future growth, delivering innovation while lowering time to value.

Following the license sales customer segmentation, DBS enhances SCP account definition with DBS specifics, creating a subset called “Important SCP accounts”. Those accounts are classified based on 3 characteristics:

A) Top maintenance payer

B) ONE Service account

C) Premium Engagement Customer

These accounts are at the leading edge of adoption and co-innovation, embarking on a digital transformation journey. In order to drive this journey, SAP DBS requires a trusted advisor and partner, that has the following objectives:

  1. Be accountable for commercial targets Meets own P&L and services revenue targets within a dedicated account

  2. Demonstrate Leadership Provides thought leadership and strategic direction and ensures success of our customers by aligning the customer strategy with IT

  3. Ensure Project Delivery: Leads engagements to go-live and beyond, developing a holistic understanding of the customer’s environment, current state and goals, industry challenges and key business drivers

This position has a high level of responsibility and exposure within SAP; the industry and our market leading customer. Thus a professional with an entrepreneurial mindset and business acumen is needed for this challenging role.

  1. Be accountable for commercial targets:
  • Is accountable to meet own account-related P&L, supports overall customer revenue consumption (from all lines of services) and margin (bid and incoming margin)

  • Identifies customer problems and pain points that can be addressed through MaxAttention/Active Embedded offerings including value assurance packages

  • Is accountable for MaxAttention renewals and quality of services delivery plans

  • Drives customer loyalty and satisfaction

  • Provides transparency of customer status towards DBS market unit management

  1. Demonstrate Leadership
  • Serves as trusted DBS partner for a dedicated customer, managing a sustainable and long-term engagement starting with customers not necessary in the “important SCP account” segment in a 1:1 relationship (1:n also possible)

  • Strongly supports the development of the customer along the defined value based innovation roadmap together with the Business Transformation Lead and corresponding Solution Architects:

  • Is accountable to identify cross and upsell opportunities within existing customer engagements along the innovation strategy of the customer

  • Supports the adoption of the value based innovation roadmap as well as of SAP solutions

  • Coordinates all SAP deliveries in service & support of an identified roadmap which is aligned with the customer

  • Starts a strong collaboration with the customer (ideally on C-level) as well as with SAP Global Account Directors, Project Managers, Licensing team, Account executives, Regional Leads, Architects, and SAM to drive the customer adoption strategy

  • Acts as escalation point for all issues with regards to the Service & Support engagements

  • Collaborates with GCO in identifying, developing and reviewing proposals for expanding SAP’s footprint (license, subscription and services) and to preserve maintenance revenue streams

  • Ensures an early involvement in the customer sales cycle to ensure a proper attach and the positioning of PE and further strategic DBS topics

  • Strongly collaborates with the embedded Service & Support team (PM, EA, TQM) and jointly defines the strategic objectives for the engagement

  • Is accountable for contractual obligations for Services, Subscription and Maintenance

  1. Ensures Project Delivery
  • Is responsible for the end-to-end delivery of services & support

  • Ensures project delivery in time & quality, that the revenue gets consumed, software utilized and the profitability is managed

  • Acts a single customer contact point for all Lines of Service delivery (incl. delivery for cloud LoB solutions), including subscription and maintenance support

  • Principally acts as owner of the customer relationships for DBS Line of Business

Main Tasks:

  • Manages the account P&L

  • Supports the definition and management of the strategic development and direction of the customer by jointly establishing the customer’s innovation roadmap

  • Making the customer “reference-able”, i.e. ensuring the customer becomes an official reference

  • Ensures the adoption of the value based innovation roadmap

  • Establishes and actively manages relationships with key customer stakeholders (LOB and IT)

  • Serves as point of contact for the customer to simplify the experience, mitigate risks and resolve high profile project, support and contract escalations and questions.

  • Oversees the development of proposals and tenders

  • Establishes trusted advisor status with strategic customers

  • Manages “business outcomes” based on customer business KPIs

  • Ensures on-time and on-budget delivery and appropriate project & risk management

  • Actively collaborates with the entire Front Office Team (program manager, project manager, TQM, EA,…).

  • Defines and agrees on governance model with customer and front office team

  • Orchestrates and participates in the governance cadence with customer

  • Ensures contractual obligations are met across Services, Subscription and Maintenance contracts Competencies and Skills:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset (DBS P&L knowledge)

  • Experience in 1 or more industries and the industry the customer belongs to (core processes and trends of the industry)

  • Experience in Value Management and Realization

  • Experience to sell and deliver customer engagements

  • Knowledge of the strategic and operational issues of engagement management, program management and project management.

  • Ability in managing internal and external client expectations on program requirements and deliverables

  • Strong knowledge of SAP’s Digital Transformation Strategy, our Service and Support offerings (e.g. Premium Engagement, Max Attention, Value Assurance Packages)

  • Liaison and consultative skills: negotiating skills within a context of political sensitivity and conflicting interests.

  • Strong writing, communication, and meeting facilitation skills; ability to utilize a combination of formal authority and persuasion skill sets.

  • Senior stakeholder management

  • Proficiency in key program management knowledge areas of Program Management Lifecycle, Benefits Management (Value Management), Program Governance, Stakeholder Management

  • Knowledge and competency in program management related areas of Knowledge Management, Portfolio Management, Organizational Change Management,

  • Adaptability and flexibility to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change.

  • Leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with people from different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience; competence in clear concise and tactful communication with senior management, clients, peers and team members. Project Management Services:

  • Agile Project Management

  • Bid Management

  • Customer Service Management AMS

  • Manage Premium Engagement

  • Delivery Executive

  • Delivery Manager

  • Program Management

  • Project Lead

  • Project Management

  • Project Management in Cloud Projects

  • Manage Delivery of Service Products

  • Project Management in Custom Development Projects

  • Project Management Office

  • QA Review

  • Quality Assurance

  • Quality Management

  • Ramp-Up Coaching

  • Risk Management

  • Steering Board Membership

Business Consulting:

  • Big Deal Support

  • Business Innovation

  • Digital Strategy

  • Digital Transformation

  • Delivery Management

  • Business Transformation Management


  • Execution of Strategic Goals

  • Liaison within and outside Services org

  • Partner Management

  • Service & Support Lead

  • Team Lead




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