EY SAP Technology Senior Consultant in United Kingdom

SAP Technology Senior Consultant


Requisition # UNI00C8I

Post Date Feb 07, 2019

Technology Advisory – Senior Consultant, SAP Enabled transformation – UK

The Advisory Service Line has a global network of over 23,000 professionals with over 4,000 advisors in the UK & Ireland (UK&I). We provide Performance Improvement, Risk and IT Risk & Assurance services to our customers.

The Advisory line is organized around three markets, Energy and Assets (E&A), Government and Public Sector (GPS) and Products and Services (P&S).

EY Technology sits within the Advisory Performance Improvement team and aims to be recognised as a leading provider of differentiated technology consulting services harnessing new disruptive technology, alliances and talented people to solve our client’s issues. We are looking for talented people who can help us achieve this!

The opportunity

Having undergone a paradigm shift in recent years, SAP offers an innovative high-performance real-time platform and solutions which meet the needs of end-to-end digitised enterprises. Our EY SAP team is focused on working with our clients to leverage these SAP innovations and create business value. This could for example mean:

  • Re-defining a finance functions financial processes based on S/4HANA to reduce both Opex and Capex,

  • Optimising Sales & Operations planning by utilising the possibilities of granular and real-time forecasting and data to improve insight, or

  • Creating strategic insight by adopting SAP predictive analytics to better understand customer behaviour and prevent potential customer churn whilst growing the top line.

We are looking for technology-minded, business-focused and creative senior consultants with a passion for bringing context to SAP innovations and ability to demonstrate how it can help transform our clients’ day to day operations. We are looking for people who have been there and done it, who want to keep close to the technology and who want to deliver solutions that have optimum impact on their clients.

Your key responsibilities

In your role as an EY Consultant you will have responsibility for designing & delivering key aspects of our projects and transformation programmes within our client base. You will be expected to:

  • Deliver strategic and operational change

  • Manage a work stream on a client facing engagement

  • Engage and collaborate with clients’ stakeholders across all levels of the organisation

  • Build excellent client relationships

  • Work as part of a high performing team, mentoring junior members of staff

As a Senior Consultant you would be expected to:

  • Manage a work stream on a client facing engagement;

  • Deliver strategic and operational change;

  • Apply proven project methodology;

  • Build excellent client relationships;

  • Influence stakeholders across all levels;

  • Support profitable engagements;

  • Coach and develop junior members of staff.

Skills and attributes for success

You will have knowledge and experience of the following:

  • SAP software solutions – Underpinned with strong functional process knowledge and an ability to contextualise technology and deliver business value

  • Designing and delivering SAP solutions (incl. evidence of displaying thoughtful insight) in one or more of the following areas:

  • SAP S/4 HANA

  • SAP Analytics, performance management and Reporting

  • SAP Fiori Front-End architecture, design and development on the SAP HANA Platform

  • SAP Success Factors

  • SAP Ariba


  • SAP Data & Integration (PO)

  • SAP Leonardo

To qualify for the role you must have

  • The ability to structure teams, manage work streams and create solutions

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build ‘Trusted Adviser’ relationships

  • A deep understanding of the Technology Development Lifecycle

  • Strong experience with Waterfall, Hybrid-Agile and Agile methods (eg. Scrum, Lean, Kanban)

  • Willingness to travel as required in relation to working at Client Sites on specific engagements

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience in complex SAP delivery

  • A progressive approach to SAP implementation, experience of SAP solution architecture

  • An understanding of the SAP roadmap and industry trends

  • Exposure to the given market would be advantageous

What we look for

You will be comfortable working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, where you operate collaboratively with clients to help them digitize their business processes utilizing the latest SAP technology. You will add value by contextualizing, designing and delivering solutions within your domain expertise, you are expected to continuously develop your skills and product knowledge, staying up-to-date with SAP’s innovations and leveraging this to provide insight and creative solutions.

What working at EY offers

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, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build abetter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities andcreativefreedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY experience lasts a lifetime.And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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