SAP Senior/Principal Business Architect Manufacturing Industries for SAP Business Transformation Se Job in Virtual - Germany, Germany

Requisition ID: 169900

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Location: Virtual - Germany

Expected Travel: 50-80%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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.


  • Act as single point of contact for the customer management level/C-level to align transformational initiatives with SAP’s road map and solution portfolio

  • Coach and guide customers around developing a SAP centric Enterprise Architecture – encompassing on premise and cloud layers

  • Analyze, evaluate, map, and make proposals to align business processes and a SAP centric IT architecture

  • Initiate and steer customer workshops on IT-enabled business transformation at top management level

  • Initiate and co-lead together with the customer SAP enabled multiyear transformation programs with strategic importance for the customer

  • Roll out complex IT and business process transformations for global companies

  • Initiate and drive co- innovation initiatives powered by SAP innovation from the top level

  • Strengthen SAP brand image by positioning/orchestrating the entire SAP portfolio (with SAP subject matter experts) - acting as the trusted advisor for the customer

  • Partner with SAP Sales and Industry Cloud organization to increase SAP’s contribution to the customer’s value creation and to secure long term positioning of SAP as core business and value partner

  • Perform TCO analysis and benchmarking exercises for large-scale IT and business process projects

  • Manage large bids and orchestrate holistic solutions that align business processes and IT architecture in the lead role


  • Bachelors or Masters degree (preferably in business/economics, finance, or IT) or an MBA

  • Advanced certifications (e.g. PMP, ITIL) are a plus

  • Deep knowledge and practical experience in the Automotive & Manufacturing Industry

  • Knowledge of the SAP portfolio of solutions, in particular for Automotive & Manufacturing clients

  • Understanding of IT trends, latest SAP developments (SAP S/4, Cloud, Leonardo,…) and their impact on business strategies

  • Excellent verbal and written in German and English is mandatory


  • 6 years of experience in Consulting, Account Management or Business Development within the High Tech & Manufacturing Industry and/or respective IT/Software/Consulting organizations

  • Proven track record of successful Consulting or Services/Solutions sales

  • Extensive proven international program and/or project management experience


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A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now .


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