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SAP FMCG Supply Chain Solution Architect



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

About the job you’re considering

We're looking for an experienced SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) Solution Architect to oversee complete SAP S4 and Cloud Platform solutions. The role requires you to act as the primary contact for the technology solution with the client’s senior leaders and stakeholders. Working with a team of senior Engagement Managers, technical architects, and sales/delivery professionals, you will represent Capgemini with Analysts, Clients and with other partners.

It will suit someone with an in-depth expertise in Supply Chain Management, specifically Consumer Packaged (CPG) industry sector, along with SAP product suite including S/4, BTP, Ariba, warehousing, IBP and distribution. You'll bring a strong awareness of business requirements met by functional solutions, which include SAP as well as third-party products. You will be experienced in Global Template Design and Rollout Programmes.

Capgemini UK is a leading SAP Integration Partner, helping our clients navigate through complex SAP transformations. Capgemini UK has 1000 + SAP practitioners across UK & India and are ranked #1 for SAP S/4HANA® certifications in UK and globally. We work closely with our clients to transform their business together using the latest SAP products and architecture, a deep knowledge of industries and markets, and innovative delivery methodologies.

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

  • Leading key design decisions, based on your SCM CPG functional expertise in at least one of the following: Supply Chain / Finance / Order to Cash
  • Manage a team of functional leads on a large Global CPG programme to create a compelling end to end solution to meet the client’s needs
  • Understand and support the Business Change team in change impact assessment and future operating model to support the new client solution
  • To have knowledge of Agile methodology and using tools such as Jira and Focussed Build
  • Confident stakeholder management.
  • To support SAP Supply Chain and IBP sales growth targets, whilst developing and expanding our go to market strategies and approaches
  • To be responsible for addressing a portfolio of target clients, working with relevant industry sector leads and account executives to proactively grow Capgemini’s opportunity pipeline
  • To be a leading contributor to our global network of SAP Centres of Excellence, liaising with counterparts across Europe and North America to coordinate go to market development
  • To analyse, shape and lead pursuit responses for SAP Supply Chain and / IBP opportunities. This will include analyzing requirements, solutioning, estimating and developing winning proposals
  • To deliver compelling and confident presentations across client pursuits and external/ internal SAP SAP Supply Chain and IBP eminence development
  • To develop trusted relationships across client stakeholder groups, key partners such as SAP and key internal groups such as industry sector leads

You can bring your whole self to work. At Capgemini, stiving 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

  • You'll have commitment, flexibility, thought leadership and a drive and interest to expand your knowledge in new technologies and industry focus, through training and research to develop your career within the SAP SCM team and the wider Capgemini Group
  • You will have worked on a Global Template Design and Rollout Programme
  • You will have experience with leading distributed teams to scope, scale, design, build and test solutions that are then deployed globally.
  • You'll have completed at least 3 SCM CPG or similar process industry full lifecycle projects
  • You will be comfortable with managing complexity and ambiguity and giving clear advice and leadership to internal and external teams
  • You'll have a passion to work with our clients, advising them on how to get the most out of their SAP technologies
  • You will have a depth of consulting and functional experience of working across SAP Supply Chain business processes; both in the digital core and wider applications
  • You'll have a track record of leading pursuits for SAP Supply Chain and IBP opportunities, from initial relationship building through to successfully closure and delivery of the solution
  • You will have knowledge of the strategic direction of SAP and related products and how to architect those into leading supply chain solutions.
  • You'll have a strong understanding of the SAP market and competition will be a clear advantage, as well as an ability to help shape a deal and manage it successfully through internal processes

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’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.

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.

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.

About Capgemini

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 over 360,000 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, fuelled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2022 global revenues of €22 billion.

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