IBM Global Energy, Environment and Industry SAP Transformation Manager in Raleigh, North Carolina

Job Description

The world is getting smarter, triggering unprecedented change. IBM's unparalleled ability to bring together deep business insight, advanced research, analytics, and technology enables IBM Global Business Services to help position its clients for the future. We leverage the proven roadmaps and frameworks that have been developed across 17 industries and the unique combination of skills and experiences of our teams in over 170 countries - unmatched capabilities. When you join IBM, you'll partner with our clients and utilize all of these capabilities to deliver real business value.

As a Global Energy, Environment and Utilities SAP Transformation Manager, you will have an excellent knowledge of SAP CR&B solutions and new innovations in SAP and the Global Utilities Industry. You will lead the SAP CR&B / Utility Industry sales discussions with clients to clearly demonstrate the business benefits of SAP CR&B, crafting and supporting the SAP CR&B implementation process. You will be aware of the SAP CR&B roadmap differences between releases and new innovations that are brought in in each of the SAP CR&B releases, and should be familiar with new cloud offerings (e.g., SAP Hybris) from SAP. In this role, you will be knowledgeable of required SAP product module/suite business processes, navigation mechanics, and configuration requirements and integration with other modules and SAP's Business Intelligence platforms. This role requires excellent oral and written communication and strong client service skills.

Proficiency in developing channel and client relationships, identifying and closing new business, and developing SAP CR&B thought leadership within IBM as well as a visionary outlook in SAP are required. This is a challenging global role in a complex environment. Responsibilities include providing advice and counsel to clients, market leading thought leadership, and active contribution for delivery success and client satisfaction.

In this role, you will:

  • Serve as the SAP CR&B thought leader and as a SME for solutioning in the Global Energy, Environment and Utilities industry;

  • Participate in the sales pursuits cycle as well as execution of projects;

  • Support GBS Partners in SAP CR&B globally with existing and new EE&U Industry accounts;

  • Support the identification, development, and closure of SAP CR&B sales efforts in support of an identified sales targets;

  • Provide industry guidance, strategies, and SAP CR&B best practices;

  • Maintain industry references, approaches, IBM contacts and competitive analysis, in support of both general industry solutions and specific solutions;

  • Build and lead internal communities of IBM industry practitioners;

  • Lead or contribute to the creation of IBM positions and strong POVs on specific SAP CR&B industry topics;

  • Define, develop and use repeatable non-traditional consulting industry solutions; and,

  • Transfer knowledge to local IBM teams through training and side-by-side engagement work.

Preferred candidates will have:

  • Strong client network and strong team network, extensive current SAP sales and delivery experience;

  • Deep understanding and experience with the SAP CR&B (SAP’s Utilities Industry Solution for Customer Relations and Billing);

  • Deep understanding of Customer Service Processes in the Utilities Industry;

  • Proven track record of sales and delivery for SAP Energy & Utilities projects for more than 5 years, preferably 10 years;

  • Project Management experience on large scale SAP implementations;

  • Business development and delivery experience with SAP Utilities;

  • Proven ability to deliver high profile activities to tight timescales;

  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment;

  • Strong stakeholder management skills

This position will require significant global travel.

BENEFITS

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

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CAREER GROWTH

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills. Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations. Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

5+ years of experience in Sales and delivery of SAP Utilities Projects

5+ years of experience in Project Management experience on large scale SAP implementations

5+ years of experience in Business development and delivery experience with SAP Utilities

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

10 + years of experience in Sales and delivery of SAP Utilities Projects

10+ years of experience in Project Management experience on large scale SAP implementations

10+ years of experience in Business development and delivery experience with SAP Utilities

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.