SAP SAP Leonardo Services Applied Business Innovation Consultant Job in New York, New York

Requisition ID: 149411

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Expected Travel: 0 - 60%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

PURPOSE & OBJECTIVES

Do you combine knowledge of business innovation and next-generation technologies to help companies run their businesses better? Do you dream of changing what businesses can achieve and the impact they can have through the intelligent use of these technologies? SAP Leonardo Services is a dynamic new entity within SAP that combines business innovation, next-gen technology, thought leadership and an entrepreneurial spirit to create impact at scale for SAP customers.

Our focus is helping SAP customers grow their businesses through the smart application of Leonardo technologies, including Blockchain, Machine Learning, Advanced Analytics, IOT and Artificial Intelligence. Working closely together with SAP product, sales and the rest of the services business we help realize SAP’s strategic goal of leading in next-generation technologies.

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. Here, you work alongside creative thinkers and deep experts 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’re able to build 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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting the delivery of work-streams on combined business/technology innovation projects, including co-innovation initiatives with SAP’s customers.

  • Supporting the development of digital business and service models, and concepts that combine edge technology (IoT, blockchain, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and advanced analytics) with established tech. to deliver business impact.

  • Supporting SAP Leonardo Services leadership in the region to support new growth for SAP Leonardo Services in collaboration with the partner ecosystem and across SAP.

  • Enabling SAP customers to adapt and use the SAP innovation methodologies, edge technologies, innovation processes and tools

Key Tasks

  • Conduct user research (e.g. observation, interviews)

  • Synthesize end users research findings into insights together with innovation project management

  • Create scenario storyboards for as-is and to-be business and service models

  • Run validation sessions with customer users

  • Use interdisciplinary approaches to generate new ideas

  • Collaborate with designers and technology developers to progress ideas from design to functional prototype.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent.

  • Knowledge and experience of business and service model innovation

  • Experience of business and technology innovation in major industries, preferably in discrete manufacturing, consumer products or energy and natural resources

  • Working knowledge of how to apply one or more edge technologies (IOT, Data Science, Blockchain, Machine Learning) in a business context.

  • High energy with a strong work ethic and desire to change the way businesses operate and apply emerging technologies to make a difference.

  • Curious with an enquiring mind, inspired by exploration and the new with an openness to learn novel techniques and methods.

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and working in a fast paced, changing environment across multiple engagements simultaneously.

  • Passionate about technology enabled business change, inspired by it and able to inspire those around you about the possibilities

  • Focused on consistently delivering high quality thinking and outputs, balanced with a pragmatism to get stuff done.

  • Excellent communications / presentation skills (oral, written) able to convey complex concepts in condensed, concise and compelling terms.

  • A natural collaborator comfortable working with a diverse range of people across geographic and organizational borders.

Experience & Requirements

Experience & Language Requirements

  • Experience in innovation management, lean start-up organizations, innovation projects and/or research and development.

  • Experience in Design Thinking, innovation management, lean start-up organizations, innovation projects and/or research and development

  • Experience in development of new business or service models.

  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of professional work experience in innovation consulting or as an entrepreneur, preferably at a top-tier management consulting firm, innovation consultancy or management consulting practice at a big System Integrator

  • Experience in diverse international and cross-cultural environments

  • Fluent in English and in one further European language is an asset

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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 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: C at mailto:Careers@sap.com areers@sap.com at mailto:careers@sap.com ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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