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Job Description

Requisition ID: 138898 
Work Area: Information Technology 
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot 
Expected Travel: 0 - 60% 
Career Status: Professional 
Employment Type: Regular Full Time 
 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

As you know, 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 Simple.

We empower 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. Here, you 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’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.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

Within the Products & Innovation board area, the mission of the Managed Cloud Delivery (MCD) organization is to run the HANA Enterprise Cloud and drive SAP HANA adoption and scale; provide Enterprise-class cloud offering for mission critical operations; and run real-time cloud platform, infrastructure, and managed services, focusing on fast time-to-value at reduced cost and risk.

The MCD Project Delivery Organization, which is a part of MCD, has the following priorities:

  • Build and operate a world-class, efficient and reliable organization to support our customers' journey toward their next-generation business                
  • Help SAP customers realize the innovation power of SAP HANA and the SAP Cloud on a continuous basis
  • Accelerate innovations on the SAP HANA platform (SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA, industries, and high value apps)
  • Provision system landscapes, install applications, and perform upgrades & migrations
  • Provide technology consulting for HEC Projects
  • Perform project management for all HEC Delivery Projects
  • Act as the main interface to the customer project team to ensure effective communication

These priorities are transferred into the MCD Project Delivery Organization in order to support the accelerated SAP HANA growth and adoption goals, and to ensure that SAP customers have an effective & secure way to move into the HANA Enterprise Cloud.

In order to increase our bandwidth, the MCD Project Delivery Organization required talented, hands-on lead architects, project managers and experts on all seniority levels for all application and technology areas, ideally candidates who are also in interested in combinations.  Specifically, we are looking for the candidates with the expertise and skills for the following:

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

  • You are involved in engagements from the first hand-shake with the customer to a lasting innovation partnership in the SAP Cloud, beyond the first go-live.
  • You are the main contact for the creation of the complete SAP Cloud powered by SAP HANA system landscape and you understand the customer`s needs.
  • Your passion is the implementation and migration of different solutions and technologies including the design, configuration and operation of the perfect solution landscape with the newest technologies, products and innovations.
  • Ensure alignment with all relevant units (e.g. HEC infrastructure, HEC blueprinting, Active Global Support etc.)
  • Manage overall project/program delivery according to planned scope, budget and milestones
  • Enable improvement of SAP’s Cloud project management capabilities
  • Manage transition projects from on-premise or other datacenters to Cloud Production
  • Provide onsite presence for SAP as required to ensure effective project delivery

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Required skills

  • Demonstrate IT Project Management Competencies
  • Strong business acumen + plus technology/solution background
  • Team player, proactive networking attributes, results and execution focused, self-starter
  • Solid understanding of SAP HANA and SAP Cloud technology topics
  • Strong intercultural business and team skills, with proven ability to effectively manage a virtual, multi-cultural/ cross-functional team
  • Actively manage project escalations
  • Strong experience in upgrade / migration, provider transition or global roll-out projects
  • Fluent in English and fluent in German (spoken and written)

Preferred skills

  • Good understanding of SAP Next Generation solutions and services (Analytics, Cloud, Mobility, HANA, Sybase)
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan, run, and support workshops/meetings with internal and external clients
  • Be able to lead Quality Assurance reviews and Lessons Learned sessions (internally/externally)
  • Basic knowledge in SAP technologies would be an advantage

WORK EXPERIENCE

Seven or more years of experience in customer facing engagements

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.

About SAP

Business Objects is the world's leading business intelligence (BI) software company, with more than 39,000 customers worldwide, including over 80 percent of the Fortune 500. Business Objects helps organizations of all sizes create a trusted foundation for decision making, gain better insight into their business, and optimize performance. The company's innovative business intelligence suite, BusinessObjects(TM) XI, offers the BI industry's most advanced and complete solution for performance management, planning, reporting, query and analysis, and enterprise information management. BusinessObjects XI includes the award-winning Crystal line of reporting and data visualization software. Business Objects has also built the industry's strongest and most diverse partner community, and offers consulting and education services to help customers effectively deploy their business intelligence projects. Business Objects has dual headquarters in San Jose, Calif., and Paris, France. The company's stock is traded on both the Nasdaq (BOBJ) and Euronext Paris (ISIN: FR0004026250 - BOB) stock exchanges.

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