Value Advisor Expert

SAP - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Requisition ID: 207591
Work Area: Sales
Expected Travel: 0 - 30%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION
SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

ROLE DESCRIPTION:
Provide industry thought leadership, strategic solution advice, and expert consultation to support customer co-innovation, enterprise transformation, and business process performance improvement programs.

Lead customer engagements to assess strategic objectives, innovation scenarios, key improvement opportunities and other sources of incremental economic value. Lead strategic account planning sessions with customers, facilitate customer visioning workshops, and lead delivery of value focused engagements. Partner with field sales teams to identify revenue opportunities, create account strategies, and execute sales plays. In focused industry segments, responsible for demand generation, industry pipeline build strategies and development of scale initiatives resulting in increased industry pipeline, revenue and in elevating SAP’s leadership position in an industry segment within a specific region / Market Unit.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS:
Contribute to practice development through thought leadership content, business benchmarking, best practice assessments, and customer success studies. Represent SAP externally and internally on a local level on industry sector, innovation and value management related topics.

Area 1: Identification, development, and execution of targeted sales opportunities; act as key expert in SAP’s IVA portfolio and serve as a primary conduit between the Global and Regional IBS and field sales organizations to oversee, influence and track the execution of key field sales priorities.

Area 2: Develop and validate high-quality business plans. Design customer engagements and select team members. Oversee engagement delivery and provide quality assurance. Recommend scope and project set-up to ensure on time, on quality delivery of customer solutions. Act as trusted advisor for customers.

Area 3: Devise comprehensive strategies to engage partners in areas such as business development, packaged solution development and industry solution cross-selling. Regularly benchmark SAP customers for best practices and value achieved. Develop, refine, and leverage standardized innovative approaches, tools, methodologies, industry/Lob-specific content used in VA engagements, etc.

Area 4: Provide standardized approaches for IVA based sales activities. Enable the field sales and support roll–out of new training; conduct in class training for specific industries and contribute to e-learning content. Provide on demand access for industry specific expertise.

Area 5: Development of SAP’s IVA brand through thought leadership, content creation, appearances, articles and social and traditional media interviews, etc.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
6+ years of professional experience including min 4 years of management consulting experience with leading international firm (or previous Value Advisory experience)

Success designing, facilitating, and leading complex consulting engagements with a track record of success

Ability to distill complex, cross-industry problems and insights into simple, clear, and concise outputs

Ability to analyze and provide recommendations surrounding processes, opportunities, strategy.

Experience with business cases, analysis, and market research, ideally with large public organizations

Comfortable aligning stakeholders of various backgrounds and levels

Experience developing long term strategic, operational, or IT project plans

Customer facing, with experience building and retaining strong relationships

Knowledge of executive interview techniques, ability to design and facilitation of executive workshops

Interest or experience in technology, ideally enterprise software. Knowledge of SAP or similar companies a plus, but not required

Exposure to companies with complex, matrix-based organizational structure

Advanced understanding of Microsoft Office (mainly PowerPoint & excel) an asset

Fluency in English & French required.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPENTENCIES:
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) required

Post Graduate (MBA / CFA / CPA, etc.) or equivalent degree required

WHAT YOU GET FROM US

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com).

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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