SAP Implementation Lead | Senior Manager | Technology Consulting | Advisory | Dublin/Cork

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Technology Strategy

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Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary

About PwC Technology Consulting

At PwC, we recognise the opportunities that can be achieved when we embrace what technology has to offer. Our Technology Consulting team are dedicated to leveraging technology in order to solve complex business problems for our clients. We work with Ireland’s largest organisations across a wide range of industries including financial services, healthcare industry and the public sector. With PwC, you will get the opportunity to work with clients along the entire technology lifecycle, from developing IT strategy through to system implementation.

Job Description

A career within Technology & Digital Consulting will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations transform their technology capabilities and solve their most critical challenges. We focus on building technology enabled and agile operating models, planning new enterprise architectures and delivering differentiating system capability that helps clients win in the market. We also leverage digital analytics to enhance the customer experience and use modern technologies such as robotic process automation to help our clients get fit for growth.

The team is a mix of technical and business professionals and expects everyone involved to fix problems and address challenges of every kind. The role would be deployed to client projects across the development lifecycle, which may be at different phases varying from ideation to commercialisation. We are looking for talents who are passionate, with the desire to solve problems and would be adaptive to a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

As a SAP Implementation Lead, your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting clients in the implementation and support of SAP packaged solutions and improving business processes;

  • Managing large software applications, gathering internal and external client requirements for the management of those applications in implementation and production settings, and turning those requirements into client-specific, compliant, cost competitive solutions;

  • Interacting with experienced client buyers and/or influencers and making a contribution to the development of new business including designing, costing documenting, proposing and transitioning the technical solution;

  • Developing complex onsite implementation proposals (from deal qualification through transition to delivery);

  • Demonstrating intimate knowledge and/or a proven record of success with the SAP product suite leading or assisting with technical development efforts and off-shore development resources;

  • Designing, building, testing and deploying the technical components required for successful SAP solutions, especially RICEFs (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Extensions, Forms) design and development;

  • Identifying and addressing client needs and communicating value propositions, managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections;

  • Developing practice marketing materials, change management plans and/or project plans, workshops and whitepapers, practice methodologies and tools, policies and procedures, and/or other standard business communications.

Job Responsibilities

As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.

  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.

  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.

  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.

  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.

  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.

  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

  • Lead all B2B and/or B2C technology thought leadership efforts in Ireland. Represent PwC at key SAP conferences and client events.

Minimum Qualifications / Your Profile

  • Full lifecycle experience of a minimum of two large SAP implementations (preferably S/4HANA)

  • Working knowledge of agile methodologies / SAP implementation methodologies (ASAP, Activate)

  • Working knowledge  of on-premise methodologies (agile, waterfall) and cloud implementation methodologies

  • Working knowledge of migration to S/4 HANA from legacy (cloud and on-premise)

  • Integration between core S/4 and other line-of-business applications (SuccessFactors, Ariba etc)

  • Ability to advise on deployment options (RISE, private cloud, hyperscalers)

  • A strong understanding of best practices across a range of the business processes, cross-pillar dependencies and related application implementation design and configuration options within large scale multi-application implementation and business transformation programmes

  • Strong problem solving skills with a focus on pragmatic solutions within the SAP standard best practice framework

  • Ability to lead a team and manage stakeholders

  • Strong written, oral and presentation skills

  • Strong workshop / meeting facilitation skills

Why you’ll love working for PwC (Benefits)

We want you to love every minute of your career. But  we get it: each stage of life comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you with a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. There’s something for everyone. Here’s just a flavour:

  • A competitive compensation package with a defined career path

  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan

  • Subsidised healthcare insurance

  • Wedding leave and gratuity, paid maternity leave, new parent leave;

  • Flexible working arrangements

    • “Everyday flexibility”: Supporting our staff to be productive and have a balance between their working and personal lives.

    • “Hybrid working”: A blended arrangement that allows working from home and in the office depending on business, client and team needs

    • “Flexible Friday”: A 3pm finish on Fridays through the Summer and ahead of bank holidays

  • On-site gym and shower facilities, fitness classes and wellbeing services

  • On-site restaurant, shop, dry cleaning service and great coffee in our excellent coffee shop

  • Commitment to digital transformation. All our employees attend our Digital Academy Training

  • A dedicated team of Learning and Development professionals who work tirelessly to deliver an evolving training framework. It’s our goal to continuously develop our employees' technical and professional skills

  • Training is centred around the “PwC Professional” our global leadership framework. It focuses on developing your core skills to become an authentic and inclusive leader for all levels

  • You’ll be paired with mentors to help you develop your skills, diversify your experience and support you in achieving your career goals.

  • We’ve over 3,000 people working in PwC Ireland and we hire over 300 graduates every year along with 300+ experienced hires so there is always lots going on with different societies and social events and you can get involved in as many or as little as you want.

  • Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is really important to us also and last year we were certified to the Business Working Responsibly Mark. The Mark assesses best in class corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability and looks at leadership, policies, practices, performance, and impact in areas such as; employee engagement, innovation, environmental practices, supply chain management and engagement with the local community and we are one of only 29 companies in Ireland to achieve this.

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Firm: PwC

Location: Dublin