SAP Senior/Principal Business Consultant Manufacturing Industries Job in Virtual - Germany, Germany

Requisition ID: 132446

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Location: Virtual - Germany

Expected Travel: 0 - 100%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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.


SAP provides a comprehensive range of enterprise software applications and business solutions and supports leading companies worldwide in creating benefits. As the management consultancy of SAP, SAP Business Transformation Services supports customers in identifying value creation potential in the planning of strategic IT projects, and support customers on their journey. The aim is to create flexible, cross-company processes, thereby significantly influencing enterprises' growth, profitability, and strategic positioning against their competition.

A major factor for doing so successfully is to identify and fulfill customers' requirements, both from an IT perspective and in relation to the affected business departments. SAP Business Transformation Services uses strategic analysis, plans, and implementation scenarios to add value to companies by:

  • Developing and realizing business and IT strategies within the Manufacturing Industries

  • Create and evaluate new business scenarios for our customers

  • Preparing investment decisions based on detailed business case examinations

  • Supporting strategic customers and large transformation initiatives constantly

Manufacturing Industries consists of several industry segments, the focus will be on:

  • Industrial Machinery, High Tech, Engineering and Construction, Automotive


  • Being an industry and SAP solution expert in at least one of the mentioned industries, proofed in responsible roles during end-to-end assignments

  • Generate opportunities and support sales, including bid and proposal management

  • Prepare and execute customer workshops

  • Lead initiatives involving alignment of multiple teams, including people from different departments, regions and cultures

  • Development of business cases and TCO analyses

  • Analyze, evaluate, map and make proposals to align business processes & IT architecture

  • Plan, conceive and implement strategic and operational Change Management measures via successful communication, training, and stakeholder management

  • Long-term transformation management experience

  • Support of innovative and strategic projects (Proof of Concepts) – e.g. setup of new business models and conversation of new technology capabilities to costumer business advantages, e.g. IoT scenarios, Digitization strategies, Predictive scenarios, etc.

  • Ability to travel up to 100%

  • Preparation and execution of customer Workshops in order to optimize processes in the context of SAP’s product portfolio

  • Research and knowledge development regarding trends and topics in Manufacturing Industries

  • Support of business and IT architecture designing


  • Master degree or equivalent

  • Knowledge within the SAP Solution portfolio (ideally in the area of Manufacturing Industries) is a must

  • Certifications, e.g in PMI, ITIL, or TOGAF would be a plus

  • Excellent communication & presentation skill (oral, written)

  • Team player/good interpersonal skills

  • Results- and execution-focused, highly motivated, “self-starter”-abilities

  • Experience in self-managed project work at customer, high focus on customer orientation

  • Perspectives on current IT trends and their impact on business strategies within Manufacturing Industries

  • Fluent in German and English is mandatory


  • 8 years’ work experience as Consultant, experience in Manufacturing Industries preferred

  • Extensive knowledge in Manufacturing Industries (preferable in Industrial Machinery, High Tech or Automotive) is mandatory

  • Extensive transformation management and leadership experience maybe in heterogeneous and international environments

  • Good knowledge of and affinity to trends and topics in Manufacturing Industries

  • Strong awareness of global cultural differences; previous work experience in a multi-national Environment

The position can be filled as part time position.


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