SAP Business Solution Architect (f/m) Ocean Shipping for Digital Business Services EMEA Job in Ra'anana, Israel

Requisition ID: 155942

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Expected Travel: 0 - 80%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Career Level: T3

Recruiter Name: Hila Feldman


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

General Description

Globalization and digitization is driving change for all our clients as global supply chains get more sophisticated and the Internet of Things help our customers to meet market demands. SAP sees extraordinary growth opportunities for our strong solution portfolio targeted on ocean shipping. We are helping container shipping lines and ports to operate and manage their resources more efficient and to provide better customer service using our latest technology.

To support this growth also from the services side, we are looking for several solution architects with the ability to explain the value proposition of our products to our ocean shipping customers and to translate ocean industry requirements into IT specification. The solution architects will be supporting our sales force in positioning SAP solutions at our customers and will support customers in implementing our solutions with specific focus on container shipping lines, ports, and terminal operators in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Take the opportunity to join an international team of transportation & logistics experts, implement software in international projects and gain cultural experience, to set a serious foundation for future career steps.

Job Description

  • C-level relevant in understanding business requirements, current solution landscape and proposing new solutions and applications that provide enhanced value from customer perspective

  • Ability to create the target operating model and the high-level to-be process model based on client’s scope, requirements and business strategy

  • Ability to design detailed end-to-end industry and transportation mode-specific to-be processes, identify the appropriate end-to-end solution portfolio options and recommendations and design the end-to-end functional landscape and solution design, including the functional integration points, applicable standards and governance

  • Good understanding of planning and/or operations and/or accounting processes in ocean shipping and/or terminal handling based on prior work experience.

  • Ability to create innovative solution proposals and compelling business cases maximizing the business benefits of our customers.

  • Ability to lead on strategic RFX’s and projects mixed teams in a multi-cultural environment to bring the best of One SAP to bear.

Job Requirements

  • Graduate / Post-Graduate degrees in Management, Logistics or Computer Science.

  • Proven experience in the ocean shipping / ports industry

  • Certification in architectural standards and methodologies (such as EA, TOGAF, FEA, Gartner Methodology, ITIL) and / or project management methodologies (such as ASAP, PMI/PMBOK, PRINCE2 etc.) is expected

  • 5 years working experience in leading / business facing roles implementing logistics solutions for shippers, carriers or logistics solution providers.

  • Prior SAP implementation experience is expected: either SAP Transportation Management, and/or hybris Billing and/or S4HANA and/or LEONARDO skills are required.

  • Adept at handling project communications, capable of having c-level interactions and engaging with senior management stake-holders, managing expectations and proposing value-based offerings

  • Strong presentation and communication skill set

  • Team player and ability to work successfully in culturally diverse environments

  • Fluency in English and 1 - 2 additional EMEA languages are mandatory

Additional Information

  • Job Location : anywhere in EMEA, but preferably in Israel, Italy or the Netherlands

  • Travel : Willing to travel internationally (80%)


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