Role: SAP Master Data Consultant

Location: London, Manchester or Edinburgh

Career Level: Consultant, Associate Manager or Manager (Depending on experience)

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As a team:

As one of SAP’s Tier 1 global partners we understand the importance of data in our client’s transformation journeys. Whether in the context of a S/4HANA transformation or as part of a data roadmap we strive to bring leading thinking and delivery of cutting-edge solutions to our clients. You will work on full lifecycle data journeys with clients from roadmap through to execution, delivering value to our clients through the latest features and benefits within SAP solution set.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

In our team you will learn to:

+ Advise clients on their data transformation roadmaps driving value creation through the positioning of SAP enabled solutions as well as leading solutions from SAP partners.

+ Define and carve out solutions to solve client business problems that take advantage of SAP’s latest cloud enabled solutions.

+ Support clients to develop data transformation roadmaps, advising on data operating model best practices, governance and hybrid technology architectures.

+ Drive the necessary solution sign-off with robust thinking based on client business objectives, industry imperatives, risk assessment, budget and technology options.

As SAP Master Data Consultant, you will:

+ Advise clients on their data quality and governance challenges, helping them to develop business strategies for data in readiness for digital transformation journeys.

+ Supporting clients with the data elements of their SAP S/4HANA migration journeys, helping them to formulate plans for the migration of data from classic ECC platforms to SAP S/4HANA.

+ Assist clients with the evolution of their data governance models, ensuring the relevant business accountabilities are in place and appropriate technologies such as SAP MDG, other MDM tools and innovation are brought to bear to simplify business data processes.

+ Define and carve out solutions to solve client business problems that take advantage of the latest SAP and Accenture Cloud Solutions to enable a digitally driven client business model.

+ Undertaking sales origination, including working with other Accenture teams in identifying opportunities to grow a successful practice.

+ Deliver advisory on data governance, data quality, master data management and data migration to clients.

+ Define data strategies, data governance, and data architectures to enable complex businesses scenario.

+ Help clients to set up data organizations and establish data policies and standards.

+ Engage with Key Business stakeholders for formulating and closing the scope, technology, and other requirements.

+ Play a critical client-facing role that interprets and translates client requirements into a solution that benefits from exploitation of some of Accenture’s predefined assets.

+ Actively participate in the delivery of solutions alongside Accenture Technology colleagues, ensuring that a value based functional business focus is retained in client transformation journeys.

+ Provide subject matter expertise to different projects for data technology and key business problems.

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

+ Strong functional data management skills, prior experience of assisting clients with the definition of data management processes and governance models.

+ Experience of both advising clients on the data elements of their S/4HANA roadmaps and supporting the implementation of S/4HANA and associated Data Management solutions like SAP MDG.

+ Proven ability of supporting clients with Data Quality challenges, working with the client to define corrective actions and data quality monitoring solutions.

+ Good understanding of Agile and Scrum methodologies.

+ Industry functional data experience is desirable but not essential.

+ Understand and translate client requirements into solution definition, observing data management best practices.

+ Ability to effectively communicate the implications of complex technical concepts to senior, non-technical audiences.

+ Collaborate as a key member of the sales team to represent the solution offering to the client buyer and other internal Accenture groups.

+ Understanding of Data Management and Governance frameworks and methodologies.

+ Experience with data tools (i.e. SAP Data Services, SAP MDG, Information Steward, SAP ILM)

+ Experience in Data Life cycle management.

Set yourself apart:

+ Ability to demonstrate innovative thinking in front of our clients in to help them maximise the value of their investments in data.

+ A proven track record of data solution delivery experience from assisting clients with their initial thinking, through to definition of functional requirements, right through to delivery.

+ The ability to develop relationships with clients, through confidence in presenting challenging points of view and innovative solutions to their business challenges.

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days of vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 01/02/2022

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.


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