Job Description

SAP S4HANA Supply Chain : GTS Consultant 

Location: Edinburgh / Manchester / Reading / Birmingham 

Career Level: Consultant to Manager 


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge. 


We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.  


“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO. 


As a team: 

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways 


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


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 

  • Pre-sales/ Bid management 

  • Process Optimisation 

  • Application Rationalisation 

  • Application Management  


In our team you will learn: 

  • How to provide solutions to real world problems across a variety of industries, whilst referencing past deliveries of end-to-end SAP implementations. 

  • Insight into Accenture’s integrative operating model by working alongside other parts of our company (Strategy & Consulting, Operations, Interactive) to achieve the best outcome for our clients. 

  • How best to develop your skills and hone your talents within an innovative technology environment 


As a SAP Global Trade Services (GTS) Consultant, your will take part in and be responsible for: 

  • Requirements gathering, project planning and management, solution design, configuration and customization of SAP GTS. 

  • Opportunities management / Bid management to convert new clients looking to migrate to embedded/decentralized SAP GTS in their landscape. 

  • Technical analysis and documentation of SAP GTS and it’s integration with ERP, S/4HANA, Other SAP applications and 3rd party applications. 

  • Providing expert advice on SAP GTS international trade processes, partners, and compliance-related documents and how companies monitor and complies with the ongoing revisions and amendments to international legal requirements and other advisory services in the supply chain domain. 

  • Suggesting solutions to customers based on best practices in the import and export trade processes in SAP and other supply chain areas. 

  • Working with global teams in a good mix of onshore/offshore model, which ability to teach, onboard and take the team along to create a successful unit of people, highly required for success of a project. 



We are looking for experience in the following skills: 

  • Experienced SAP experts and architects with strong consulting and functional skills, to lead workstreams through bid to delivery 

  • High level functional and technical expertise within SAP IBP 

  • Highly experienced in the areas of Sanctioned party list (SPL) screening, export and import management, real-time compliance checking, special custom procedures (i.e. trade zones) etc. 

  • Proven experience delivering end-to-end SAP GTS implementations including greenfield and brownfield projects. 

  • Proven experience in project cut-over, successful go-live and client handling during PGLS and alignment with AMS teams will be valued. 

  • S4/HANA experience in the areas of SAP SD, FI, HR, MM (P2P) is highly desirable 

  • Any integration experience with on-premise SAP and third-party software and on-demand systems (customs and border, shipping etc.), will be important to highlight. 

  • Proven experience doing pre-sales and sales work related to SAP Supply Chain Planning, and specifically GTS 

  • Background and expertise in any of these key industries: Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Retail, Communications, High Tech, Oil & Gas or Mining 

  • Implementation and delivery experience, which should include at least two full project lifecycles. 


Set yourself apart: 

  • Demonstrated leadership skills 

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 

  • Onshore, client-facing experience across a variety of industries 

  • Hands-on delivery in major IT Transformation Programmes 



What’s in it for you: 

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice! 


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


About Accenture: 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. 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 31/08/2022 

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





All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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