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Application Development Manager (SAP - Utilities)

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00600560


- Job description

Application Development Manager (SAP - Utilities)


Locations: London (must be willing to be based at and travel to client sites throughout the UK)


We have roles available across the following Accenture career levels depending on skills and experience:


Associate Manager: from £47,000 to £64,000+ (Depending on experience)

Manager: from £60,000 to £76,000+ (Depending on experience)


Job Type: Permanent



As one of the largest IT company, we are currently seeking an experienced IT Project Manager in SAP Utilities, specifically in smart metering. In this role, the IT Project Manager will be responsible for the solution architecture and design of IT solutions, managing our team of IT professionals, implementing technology and the execution of all technology-related tasks and initiatives. The successful candidate will also be the liaison with the client and all the third-party suppliers. Additionally, the selected candidate also needs to manage the service introduction and hyper-care responsibilities.


Technical Skills


Job Qualifications and Skills:

·         In-depth experience in SAP- Utilities

·         At least moderate experience in UK Retail Smart Metering solutions

·         Implementation experience of Siemens EnergyIP 8x, CGI Smart Metering Gateway

·         In-depth knowledge of DCC DUIS commands for SMETS2  and GBCS Specification

·         Knowledge of SMETS1  

·         Experience in managing large transformation projects and large teams

·         In-depth knowledge and experience in service introduction and hyper-care

·         Knowledge of MDMS, DCC and integration with SAP systems

·         Ability to manage both onshore and offshore teams


Key Responsibilities


Job Responsibilities include:

·         Lead Solution, Design, build and test teams across multiple releases

·         Status reporting to client and company leadership

·         Stakeholder Management

·         Liaison with third parties and product vendors

·         Service introduction across multiple releases

·         Lead the stabilization of the live system(s)

·         Participate in recruitment, orientation and ongoing training of new IT staff

·         Supervise and direct IT project personnel


What's in it for you?


If you’re looking for a challenging IT career working in a vibrant environment with access to training, and a global network of Digital experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with the latest software and leading-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to build new technical skills on the job.


What we're looking for


Flexibility and mobility is required to deliver this role as there may be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.


What are the next steps?


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


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 dependents.


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.


Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2019. Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.


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