Career Central

Connecting people since 1887
Leverage our network to build your career.
Tell us about your professional DNA to get discovered by any company in our network with opportunities relevant to your career goals.

SAP Programme Director



Administration, Operations
United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

About the job you are considering

As a SAP Programme Director you will lead engagements to transform our client’s businesses throughout the lifecycle of a programme. From shaping propositions in the pre-sales cycle and in providing advisory services to our client, through to delivering programmes of work and embedding the change within the business.

You will be the primary delivery contact for executive managers and stakeholders at our Clients and will take a key role in board level governance, often chairing or co-chairing steering group and programme board meetings.

Accountable for delivering profitable programmes of work whilst meeting and exceeding the Client expectations and growing our pipeline of work at that client.

With innovation you will build delivery models that enable continuous improvement utilising the most recent delivery techniques and tooling.

Hybrid working: The places that you work from day to day will vary according to your role, your needs, and those of the business; it will be a blend of Company offices, client sites, and your home; noting that you will be unable to work at home 100% of the time.

Your role

This is a unique opportunity to join one of the fastest growing SAP practices in the UK working with a number of FTSE 100 companies. You will be managing projects in some of the most cutting-edge SAP solutions including S/4; Business Suite on Hana; CX; Ariba; SuccessFactors and UX. We have delivered the first HEC project in the UK and continue to work with clients on strategic roadmaps to fully leverage the potential of SAP.

Key responsibilities:

  • Sell and deliver profitable programmes to forecast
  • Lead on shaping our response to RFPs and grow the pipeline of work to budget targets
  • Build strong and enduring CXO relationships
  • Innovate to build continuous improvement in delivery with strong programme governance
  • Build high performing teams that can work flexibly incorporating hybrid remote working models

You can bring your whole self to work. At Capgemini, striving for equity, diversity and inclusion is part of everyday life, and will be part of your working reality. We have built an inclusive and welcoming environment, for everyone.

Your skills and experience

  • To have an ability to inspire a shared vision across client and Capgemini teams
  • To be a trusted client advisor with outstanding communications skills and ability to influence at all levels
  • To have compelling win rate for bids led with deep experience in building the case for SAP in the context of our client’s business
  • To be a proven leader with a track record in successful delivery of major SAP projects and in project turnarounds
  • To be highly experienced in contract and commercial management with a focus on budget control and forecast management

Your security clearance

To be successfully appointed to this role you will need to undergo Baseline Personnel Security Standard checks.
There are no nationality or residency restrictions, although if you have resided outside of the UK within the last 3 years, further checks may be required.
There are other criteria and check required for BPSS, and throughout the recruitment process, you will be asked questions about your security clearance eligibility such as, but not limited to, country of residence and nationality.

What does "Get The Future You Want" mean for you?

You’ll be bringing your unique skills and perspectives to the team, inspiring and taking inspiration from your teammates as you unlock value in everything you do. You’ll be joining a professional community of experts, who have got your back and will support you, every step of the way.

You’d be joining an accredited Great Place to work for Wellbeing in 2023. Employee wellbeing is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions. To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas, and we have invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy.

Why you should consider Capgemini

Growing clients’ businesses while building a more sustainable, more inclusive future is a tough ask. But when you join Capgemini, you join a thriving company and become part of a diverse collective of free-thinkers, entrepreneurs and industry experts. A powerful source of energy that drives us all to find new ways technology can help us reimagine what’s possible. It’s why, together, we seek out opportunities that will transform the world’s leading businesses. And it’s how you’ll gain the experiences and connections you need to shape your future. By learning from each other every day, sharing knowledge and always pushing yourself to do better, you’ll build the skills you want. And you’ll use them to help our clients leverage technology to grow their business and give innovation that human touch the world needs. So, it might not always be easy, but making the world a better place rarely is.

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of nearly 350,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported 2022 global revenues of €22 billion. Get the Future You Want | www.capgemini.com