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SAP Solution Architect

Job Location: London, Manchester

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00565889


- Job description

Role: SAP Solution Architect Management consultant

Package: £45,000- £85,000 pa + Benefits (Based on experience and level)

Location: London, Manchester or Edinburgh 

Travel: up to 100% flexibility

Closing date: 31st August 2018

SAP Solution Architects


Join Accenture and be part of our mission to help the world’s largest and most dynamic company’s pivot to New IT and transform the way they do business. 


With broad global resources and deep technical know-how, we collaborate with our clients to cultivate ideas and deliver results. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.


Key features of the role:

Our SAP capability operates across all Accenture industries and contributes to the success of our clients by taking on responsibility for large, complex and challenging SAP engagements. You could work within:


  • Business Transformation
  • Process Optimisation
  • Application Rationalisation
  • Application Management 
  • You will direct solution decisions to complex Client problems across the SAP landscape and throughout the project/programme lifecycle, providing subject matter expertise, and guidance on best practices, and with a strong strategic awareness within SAP market and associated technologies.
  • Engaging with Clients in understanding their requirements, scoping, discovering and defining solutions, explaining business benefits and use cases and a roadmap to meet their goals
  • Creating innovative solution designs that utilise our extensive service offerings
  • Acting as the guardian of the solution, governing scope, solution agility and the integrity of the solution across work streams
  • Supporting our Business development activities, working with our sales teams in proposal generation, shaping the solution plan and delivery approach for SAP transformations
  • Provide clear guidance and experience on leading practices and policies


Key responsibilities include:

 What we're looking for

Deep understanding of SAP products, technologies and competencies, across multiple ‘end-to-end’ SAP solution landscapes including several full life-cycle rollouts.


In addition, for you to demonstrate your experience interacting with senior management levels at a Client and/or within your organisation, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters.


  • Proven Client-facing experience across multiple industries is also highly desired:
  • Bachelor's degree or relevant experience
  • Strong broad SAP functional and technical expertise, with a good understanding of integration touch-points between modules and applications
  • Sound understanding of the SAP product roadmap
  • Experience of SAP S/4 HANA Enterprise Management, SAP Cloud solutions (SuccessFactors, Ariba, Fieldglass, Concur, Hybris, …), Cloud Hosting and other SAP technology (e.g. Fiori, SAP Cloud Platform, SAP Cloud Portal etc).
  • Good understanding of SAP Leonardo capabilities for Cognitive, Blockchain, Machine Learning, etc.
  • Excellent Client engagement and communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to conceptualise and communicate complex topics in a clear and understandable manner. Good commercial awareness and experience in planning and estimating
  • Good knowledge of delivery methods for SAP (waterfall, hybrid agile, agile), complex deployment experience, e.g. global template roll-outs
  • You must be willing to be London, Manchester or Edinburgh-based, but be fully mobile, i.e. prepared to work away from home Monday to Friday as required.


Accenture will be recruiting at the following levels: Manager and Senior Manager.


What’s in it for you?

All of our Consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialisation. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ (30 days for managers and senior managers) vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!


What are the next steps?

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.


About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependants.

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2018

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.


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