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SAP Chief Architect - Strategy (m/w/d)


Our client is one of the leading international IT providers with over 600,000 employees worldwide. The company has a strong and intensively growing presence in Germany and is one of the TOP 10 employers. It offers its customers a complete portfolio of services for digital transformation.



Are you a strong leadership personality with broad SAP experience? Highly self-motivated, always curious, a life-long learner? You like to understand and advise on latest ERP and Cloud technologies? And you enjoy working with CIOs and top IT executives of large global enterprises on their ERP Strategies and IT Transformation Roadmaps?
If yes, you are the right one for our client’s SAP Strategy & Architecture Center of Excellence.
The SAP Strategy & Architecture CoE is helping companies reinvent and redesign their solution landscapes to be optimally positioned for the new digital economy. For the customers – which are some of the largest international enterprises of the world – you will deliver and drive value-based, strategic IT Roadmaps to steer through ongoing and upcoming IT transformations, covering key topics such as post-modern ERP, IT M&A, SaaS, extensions into Public Cloud, migration strategies to S/4HANA.


  • Build and drive C-level relationships with large, global customers

  • Develop strategic SAP Roadmaps covering key topics and initiatives (3-5 years planning horizon)

  • Identify customer needs and advise on services & solutions

  • Conduct strategic IT transformation assessments for e.g.

  • ERP Strategy/ Roadmaps

  • post-merger ERP consolidations

  • S/4HANA transformations

  • Public Cloud migrations

  • Further refine our integrated services and tools platform (methodology, assets, accelerators)

  • Identify and research arising SAP and ERP related technology and business trends; perform customer surveys, drive research studies

  • Create & publish ERP Strategy related White Papers, articles, social media

  • Contribute to conferences and industry events

  • Organize roundtables, expert cycles



  • Architected or worked on solution which involves integrating with third party applications around financial domains

  • Evaluates architecture and solution risks and estimates effort for business case, prepares management decisions on these topics

  • Aligns solution with stakeholders regarding architectural or technical dependencies

  • Supports and advices by ensuring technical and architectural & solution feasibility, readiness, and compliance

  • Monitors implementation of the solution concepts together with implementation team

  • Engages actively in both delivery and presales scenarios based on the stage of the customer opportunity

  • Works with various stream leads on projects to deliver the proposed solution in schedule, timelines and quality

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related technical areas

  • Broad SAP know-how (SAP ECC, SAP S/4HANA, SaaS offerings) is a must

  • NON-SAP ERP know-how (Salesforce, MS Dynamics, Kinaxis, etc.) is a plus

  • Cloud Technology know-how (AWS, MS Azure, GCP) a plus

  • Proven track-record of driving ERP architecture in large organizations, optimally across multiple business units and country organizations

  • Highly organized, demonstrated to be able to manage and drive projects and initiatives in high-pressure environments (e.g. on board-level, in post-mergers, in carve-outs, in turn-arounds)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills: able to successfully drive complex discussion on all management levels

  • Excellent analytical & problem-solving skills

  • Business and commercial savvy: can build the bridge between a company’s business priorities and the resulting IT investment decisions

  • 15-20 years of experience in IT related positions

  • 5+ years in a leadership position

  • International work experience

  • Work experience in large, global enterprises

  • Very good German and fluent English language skills

  • Open to travel within Europe



  • Attractive career prospects in a successful growing company with challenging projects

  • international environment

  • flexible working hours, company pension scheme

  • employee discounts, company cell phone, good transport connection

  • Accessibility



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