SAP SAP Business Architect (Global) Job in Brussels, Belgium
Requisition ID: 168875
Work Area: Sales
Expected Travel: 0 - 60%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
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SAP Business Architect
SAP BeLux is looking for a Business Architect to sell innovations and drive, co-create and realize the digital transformation at their strategic account in consumer products.
Our customer is organized in 9 geographic zones worldwide. The business architect will be part of the BeLux Presales Team and will be fully dedicated to this account. Place of employment can be Belgium or the USA. High willingness to travel worldwide: 60% of the time.
PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
The Business Architect is a pro-active and intensive customer facing role in close collaboration with the global account director, the managing partner, the services account director and the virtual account team. The Business Architect leads, manages and orchestrates all presales activities for this account. S/he is an evangelist for the SAP digital transformation, cloud strategy and solutions to influence opinions and inspire action. S/he must have a good working knowledge of SAP solutions, and how they relate to customers’ expectations and requirements. S/he engages with key stakeholders to ideate on new and innovate solutions and will work closely with the team to architect solutions. S/he must possess strong solution selling and value-based selling skills.
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS
The Business Architect (BA) will have the following responsibilities.
Serve as the single point of contact in support of sales opportunities being the key driver from vision to use cases to tangible solution proofs.
Lead the engagement with key stakeholders by actively participating in customer meetings, events and evangelize business innovation topics in the consumer products industry.
Lead and support digital readiness and digital strategy workshops worldwide
Own the quality of the solution specific proposals (presentations, demonstrations, innovation workshops etc.) by driving the process from vision to use cases to tangible solution proofs
Leverage new SAP solutions capabilities to re-imagine business process and work
Re-imagine business models by introducing new digital scenarios leveraging the SAP platform
Facilitate innovation workshops with design thinking techniques and ensuring consistent theme and readiness for workshop/demo delivery.
Drive deliverables as Business Transformation Roadmaps, Solution feasibility studies and proposals, Business case input, RFx´s, Use case stories to fulfil vision, solution maps, manage POCs, Mock-ups etc.
Orchestrate internal and external engagement worldwide as a deal captain, drive deal qualification, prioritization and setting the right team.
Responsible for resource search and reach out to presales manager for approval and allocation/staffing of the identified resources in the system.
Build strong relationship with the SAP teams worldwide and the stakeholders at our customer
Experience in presenting to and talking with C-level managers and orchestrate to co-operation of cross teams (Business, IT etc)
Experience with orchestration of complex deals envisioning the big picture and value for the customer
Provide best-practice guidance on customer processes and present business values related to solution proposition and roadmap
8 years of professional experience including min 5 years of Business Consulting and/or Presales experience in areas appropriate to the job
General & broad business process and solution knowledge in different domains
Experience with SAP applications (SAP Business Suite solutions, hybris commerce, …)
Hands-on experience in SAP applications is an asset
Consumer Products industry knowledge and experience is an asset
C-Level messaging and influencing experience
Experience in sales and presales processes
Digital transformation, Business Consulting and/or Presales experience
Experience and deep understanding of 1 or more industries is an asset
Successful sales or implementation engagements in the SAP area
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
University Degree with a high degree in business economics or information technology
Self-confident, action and result oriented with a passion for success
Ability to work in international and virtual teams
Excellent communication skills on all levels
Fluent in English, any other language is an asset.
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