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Regional Centre of Excellence Lead

SAP Middle East & North Africa

Cairo, Egypt

Ref: KP442-368

Job description / Role

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 70%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T4PF

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.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

Through our worldwide service and support, SAP Digital Business Services guides companies at every stage of their digital transformation. In DBS Services Delivery we are dedicated to deliver highest excellence services and implementation projects. We provide instant resolution of top pain points, fast access to best practices and information, detailed quality assurance, proofs of concept, expertise on demand, and act as trusted advisor for SAP's latest innovations with focus on our largest customer.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

As CoE Lead you are leading the CoE Cairo delivery team and drive the execution of the global SAP DBS Services strategy in different topic areas. You will play an instrumental role in the delivery setup and structure as well as the efficiency and development of your team of experts. You participate in the sales process, judging delivery readiness for proposals and coordinating with peers in other practice areas to provide a comprehensive delivery approach. You drive customers' success through the delivery of implementation projects, application and technical services. You support in project steering committees, escalated projects, and pre-sales activities.

Requirements

MANDATORY SKILLS

- At least 5 years of relevant work experience
- Experience in managing teams
- University degree in computer science, business information technology, mathematics, physics, engineering or equivalent
- Experience in software implementation projects
- Willingness and ability to travel internationally to customers and work abroad also on short notice
- Understanding of SAP business processes such as Oil and Gas Downstream and Primary Distribution (e.g. IS Oil, TSW and associated solutions)
- Execution leadership and strategic thinking
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Arabic

PREFERABLE SKILLS

- Project Management track record (liaison with customer, sales team, customer service teams)
- Experience of working in a virtual team is highly desirable

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.

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

About the Company

Headquartered in Walldorf, Germany, SAP is the world's largest business software company with more than 51,500 employees at sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide.

Our global development approach focuses on distributing development across the world in strategically important markets. A global network of SAP Labs spanning Bulgaria, Canada, China, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, and the United States, enables SAP to operate locally, yet organize globally.

As the global technology research unit of SAP, SAP Research significantly contributes to SAP's product portfolio and extends SAP's leading position by identifying and shaping emerging IT trends through applied research and corporate venturing. SAP Research has highly skilled teams in 11 research centers worldwide.

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