SAP Director
Technical Consultancy, London
SAP Director
Technical Consultancy, London

What you'll be doing:

This role will be, either alongside or into the current Head of SAP. You will utilise your SAP expertise to shape and execute high-impact initiatives for clients and NTT DATA.

 As a Programme Director you will play a pivotal role in designing, building and leading our high performing SAP Project Teams, working closely with stakeholders from all across the business. As part of this team, you will bring proven C-Suite relationship management skills and the ability to drive negotiation at high levels. You will also show a highly developed ability to own and resolve conflicts and project issues and to manage multiple and complex project risks dealing with uncertainty.

The role requires your significant experience of portfolio and project planning processes, techniques and methodologies in multi-disciplinary and commercial environments, as well as an in-depth understanding of strategic business objectives and complex organisational structures. MSP Practitioner/Advanced certifications and recognised Project Management qualifications (SAP Activate or MSP) will be a great asset.

You will be managing significant project budgets (>£5 million) and leading teams of permanent / contract resources to provide high levels of project delivery and be accountable for project risks, issues and contingencies.

You will be leveraging your excellent people skills to create an environment in which our SAP Consultants enjoy their work and deliver great results, and use your experience to ensure that the business makes appropriate decisions in implementing change.

You will also be responsible for

  • Guiding clients through SAP enabled transformations across the end to end programme lifecycle
  • Collaborating closely with SLT and BU leads to drive business growth.
  • Providing thought leadership in SAP technologies, directing/ mentoring resources across projects and will be targeted on growing the practice
  • Analysis of the project requirements, definition of the deliverables and contribution to the definition of the business case and of the financial modelling.
  • Ensuring that project governance is followed and accurate reporting and data is delivered to the stakeholders
  • Identification, procurement and management of the appropriate contracts and resources, including cross-functional, third-parties and divisional resources.
  • Implementation of a consistent programme / portfolio management methodology ensuring that the project teams conform to appropriate governance.
  • Implementation of structured development and performance management programmes for the team including objective setting, regular reviews, feedback and training.

What experience you'll bring:

In addition to having successfully operated as an SAP Lead or Programme manager for 7-10 years, you will have strong product and application knowledge across the SAP Portfolio. You will bring a string business process and SAP Functional background (Finance, Procurement, Sales or Production)

You will be both extremely client focused with an ability to guide a business through complex change and have proven C-Suite relationship management skills negotiating at high levels

You will have Greenfield S/4 HANA experience, managing complex architectures and experienced in driving simplification.

Current connections with SAP Hyperscalers and other partner organisations would be fantastic and any experience of SAP pre-sales would also be desirable too along with a strong understanding of the SAP Activate Methodology

Who we are:

You'll be joining the 6th largest IT Service Provider, present in more than 50 countries. From our roots in Japan, NTT DATA's mission is to facilitate business change and technology transformation across many industries for a better future for our business, people and community.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values of 'Clients First', 'Teamwork' and 'Foresight' and we achieve these by putting people first.

We support and celebrate our differences and preferences, these are what makes us unique. Some of our initiatives, collectively known as “DO Diversity”, aim to create a space for us to learn and get involved in building a truly diverse environment.

what we'll offer you:

Our SAP team are market leaders in their fields, working on some of the most exciting projects and up-to-date technologies, to explore a sample of the work we have been doing and meet some of the team click the following link-

NTT DATA UK is committed and in a unique position to offer a fulfilling consultancy career.  A low ego organisation with key values around Diversity and Inclusion, Corporate Social Responsibility and an inclusive progressive agenda where employees can play an active part.


Benefits Include but not exclusive;

  • Excellent Career Development Opportunities
  • A fast paced and exciting working environment
  • Extensive training and skills advancement
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • And much more

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“Upon joining the NTT DATA UK family, you will experience a culturally diverse organisation living our values of Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight as we partner with our customers every day.

At NTT DATA UK, we are proud to support and invest in our people. We offer a variety of rewarding career paths and opportunities to develop professionally - with access to cutting edge innovation.”

Fernando Apezteguia, CEO, NTT DATA UK

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