Job Description

 

Are you ready to step up and take your technology expertise to the next level?
 
There is never a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why we love it here! This is an extraordinary opportunity to build a rewarding career at Accenture. Working in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, we’ll nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. Whatever your work and life goals, we’ll help you achieve them. Sooner.
 
Join Accenture Technology and thrive in a digitally-driven, innovation-led environment where you can help clients shift to the “New” using leading-edge technologies on some of the coolest projects you can imagine.
 
Accenture Technology provides cross-industry experts with the insights and management and technology capabilities to drive change for the world’s leading companies. Our Technology capabilities enable our clients to design and implement transformational programs across their entire organization to increase productivity and cost optimization.
 
Accenture delivers its services and solutions through 13 focused industry groups in five operating groups. This industry focus provides Accenture’s professionals with a thorough understanding of industry evolution, business issues and applicable technologies, enabling us to deliver innovative solutions tailored to each client. We operate at the heart of our clients’ businesses, helping address their most complex, mission-critical issues. Accenture’s clients span the full range of industries around the world and include 95 of the Fortune Global 100 and more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500.
 
What will I do in this position? 
We are seeking an SAP Delivery Lead with the ability to plan and deliver large and complex SAP Programs, enabling Digital Transformation journeys for our clients using the SAP products’ portfolio.
 
Being able to understand the client business and technology requirements, and to work with the SAP solution architects and required subject matter advisors on defining the optimal approach and plan to deliver the desired business capabilities. That will require working with clients to gather requirements and leverage best practices and experiences to ensure implementations are complete, scalable, and risk mitigated.
 

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Qualifications

 

Responsibilities
  • End-to-End delivery responsibility over an SAP program / project, including
    • Quality of Delivery and client satisfaction
    • Scope, Schedule and Milestones
    • Resources, Costs and Financial
  • Deliver SAP Revenues and Margin plans by working with the Accenture Canada SAP Leadership and the Market Units
  • Manage portfolio of projects and workstreams within an SAP program and/or client environment, including required resources supply and demand
  • Manage the needs of client stakeholders and the Accenture delivery team to meet agreed scope and timelines
  • Work with the required Accenture SAP delivery centers, onshore and offshore, ensuring quality, timing and cost-effective delivery
  • Support Accenture’s SAP sales pursuits by driving Request for Proposals and/or Request for Information, and attending orals and executive meetings
  • Maintain industry, sector and technical SAP knowledge by attending key workshops; growing personal networks; and participating in professional societies
  • Represent Accenture in social media and be an active contributor
Key Skills:
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in end-to-end SAP project implementations.
  • Strong leadership, relationship management, teamwork and interpersonal skills 
  • Delivery acumen and report to client executives on program performance
  • Background and expertise in SAP Technology Delivery and complex systems implementation, including SAP ECC and/or S/4HANA
  • Experience extending SAP solutions with custom development and/or cloud technologies
  • Expertise leading large teams working in global, distributed / multi-location projects
  • Interact as a peer at executive levels in client companies and comfortable working within complex organizations, and an ability to build empathy, credibility and trust with key customers
  • Effectively manage and mitigate program / project risks and issues
  • Possession of a “Can-do” attitude
  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience managing S/4HANA implementations and/or conversions
  • Experience working in consulting and/or professional services organization
  • Experience and familiarity working with an offshore/global team
Why should I join the Accenture SAP Team?
  • Drive SAP innovation: working with SAP’s leading business partner, gain early access to SAP innovations and help shape and build credentials through an unparalleled collaboration program  
  • Learn and grow continuously: build skills in “New” SAP, grow existing skills and develop cross-industry skills with unmatched 24/7 access to the SAP Learning Hub, through expert-curated learning boards, webinars and classroom-style training programs
  • Thrive in our inclusive environment:  Bring your whole self to a company that aims to be the most diverse in the world and delivers real-time performance feedback based on individual strengths—not stats
What’s in for YOU
  • Competitive benefits, including a fair and balanced parental leave policy
  • At Accenture, we believe in bringing the best to our clients through continuous learning & improvement – from basic skills to industry-specific content – available to all our people
  • Career coaching and mentorship to help you manage your career and develop professionally
  • Performance Achievement – our performance management process that focuses on your strengths, progress and career possibilities
  • Opportunities to get involved in corporate citizenship initiatives, from volunteering to doing charity work.
 
We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.        
 
To learn more about Accenture, and how you will be challenged and inspired from Day 1, please visit our website at Accenture.ca/careers.
 
It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients our employees must be available to travel when needed.
 
Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law.   Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.
 

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