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Technology Consulting (SAP) - Utilities Solution Architect

Location:  Dublin 2
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 27, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1490415

Technology Consulting (SAP) – Utilities Solution Architect - Manager/Senior Manager


General information    
Location    [Dublin]
Business area    SAP
Contact type    Permanent 
Working model    Hybrid

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture, and technology to become the best version of you, we are counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.
EY have a number of career opportunities available, and we are interested in meeting candidates who are looking for a new challenge, one where you can develop your range of skills significantly. Be that a move out of industry into practice, or from within practice into advisory services. We are looking for future leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. Our opportunities will allow you to apply your expertise to a variety of projects whilst offering you excellent career progression opportunities.
The team and the opportunity
Our SAP practice is experiencing an exciting period of growth. We are interested in hearing from experienced SAP professionals who would like to take their careers to the next level.
EY's global SAP practice now totals more than 26,000+ dedicated SAP professionals in over 150 countries and we are investing heavily in S/4HANA, Ariba, IBP, SuccessFactors, Concur, GTS, SCP, Analytics, and other new SAP solutions. We are helping our clients to tackle their most difficult challenges by implementing SAP solutions that enable business transformation and deliver real value for our clients. We operate local and remote teams across multiple locations, we design and build global solutions with variations to meet local requirements and we deploy these in ways that maximize value for our clients.
As a Manager/Senior Manager, you will become a key member of our SAP team. Your role will be focused primarily on the delivery of SAP services to a large global client implementing SAP S/4HANA. Secondary focus will be on support and broader practice development. In this role, you will help develop high-performing individuals and teams, leading and supporting them to deliver exceptional client services.


What we offer and how we will support your Career progression

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Continuous learning: personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future. Transformative leadership, we will give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Career progression: When you join EY, you will be supported to ensure that you are enhancing your skills from day one. As you grow and develop here, you’ll discover opportunities to help customise your career journey, so that it’s as unique as you are. 
  • Benefits: We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, with a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Your experience in EY will also include:
  • Free enrolment in EY’s Tech MBA Programme accredited by Hult International Business School
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Pension
  • The purchase of additional annual leave
  • Hybrid Working model


Your key responsibilities 

  • Participating in design workshops to gain a clear understanding of our client’s industry and business requirements.
  • Learning about accelerators such as SAP Model Company or EY’s Pre-Configured Industry Solutions for potential use as design accelerators on client engagements. 
  • Provide strategic direction for SAP Utilities architecture, ensuring alignment with overall business objectives.
  • Collaborate with executive leadership to define and execute the SAP Utilities roadmap.
  • Lead the design and implementation of SAP Utilities solutions, considering best practices and industry standards.
  • Drive the development and maintenance of the SAP Utilities architecture, ensuring scalability, reliability, and flexibility.
  • Oversee SAP Utilities projects from conception to completion, ensuring timely delivery and adherence to quality standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project scope, timelines, and resource requirements.
  • Producing key project deliverables including, design and configuration documentation, functional specs, data migration specs, test scripts, training materials etc. 
  • Sharing knowledge of best practice within the SAP team and across other firm disciplines, as well as developing other members of the SAP team
  • Supporting the development of the SAP practice, including leading internal team activities, supporting sales activities, and facilitating client events.


To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • A third level qualification in Business, Technology, Engineering, or a related discipline
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience delivering SAP Utilities projects in modules such as ISU (IDE, CCS, Billing & Invoicing), FI-CA, PM, CS, PS
  • Experience of engaging with CxO stakeholders, articulating cloud value propositions and business cases
  • Knowledge of SAP Workflows and BPEM is a plus
  • Experience with, or demonstrable understanding of, S/4HANA best practice processes, key benefits, and implementation scenarios
  • Proven experience in leading team planning for all project phases
  • Strong ability to lead, mentor and motivate teams, adopting a collaborative and supportive approach
  • Proven ability to build and leverage relationships with senior-level clients


Ideally, you also will have:

  • Relevant SAP certifications in Utilities or related modules
  • Proven ability to think strategically and translate business requirements into effective SAP Utilities solutions


Inclusion & Diversity
We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging: Inclusion, diversity, and equity are part of who we are at EY. We believe that the highest-performing teams maximize the power of different perspectives and backgrounds. These teams are both diverse and inclusive and are willing to invite and learn from other perspectives. Our ability to include various viewpoints into our mindsets, behaviours and operations is fundamental to driving innovation, building strong relationships, and delivering the best solutions for our clients.
We recognise the strength that comes from having a diverse workforce and building a culture where we support all our people to achieve their potential. You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
CIPD 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Winner, GreatPlaceToWork’s Top 20 UK’s Best Workplaces for Women 2020 (Super Large Category) And Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2019 & 2020.


If you are interested in the above role, please submit a CV via the EY Careers Site at: EY Career Page
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