Introduction
As a Package Consultant at IBM, get ready to tackle numerous mission-critical company directives. Our team takes on the challenge of designing, developing and re-engineering highly complex application components and integrating software packages using various tools. You will use a mix of consultative skills, business knowledge, and technical expertise to effectively integrate packaged technology into our clients’ business environment and achieve business results.

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM Business Consulting Services has more than 60,000 professionals in over 50 countries worldwide. With a strong focus on results, we enable clients to leverage technology and information to improve performance and create sustainable competitive advantages.
As the leading supplier of SAP software solutions to a rapidly growing list of major North American corporations, we are proud of our talented team, our respected reputation, and our outstanding results.

This opportunity is for an individual with SAP S/4HANA experience in Finance and experience in leading teams. The successful candidate will be instrumental in helping IBM to continue being recognized as the premier SAP solutions implementer in North America.

Responsibilities for this position will include:

  • Leading an S/4HANA Finance stream with 5+ team members and a variety of clients
  • Managing critical stakeholders
  • Planning and staging the detailed work for the team in accordance with project milestones
  • Communicating priorities to the team members including cross-functional activities and deliverables
  • Consolidating and presenting the status, risk, issues, and key decisions from the stream to various stakeholders
  • Reviewing the major solution design decisions and key deliverables from a Solution Architect perspective
  • Following and guiding the team through the PMO defined project procedures and methodology
  • Providing S/4HANA Finance expertise on the assessment of business and application requirements, functional and system specifications, fit/gap analysis and business process modeling, configuration, and testing
  • Maintaining necessary documentation
  • Actively performing knowledge transfer to clients
  • Coaching the team members, managing their time, resolving any internal conflicts or resource issues
  • Communicating in a team environment with clients and colleagues from a leadership position
  • Providing support for deployment and sustainment as necessary

Necessary qualifications for the position include but are not limited to:

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to multi-task within a dynamic workplace
  • Thorough experience and knowledge of consulting practices and techniques
  • The ability to develop strong relationships with clients
  • Excellent time-management skills and the ability to deliver results with an aggressive timeline
  • Effective coaching and knowledge transfer skills
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 3 or more full project lifecycle implementations of SAP FICO as the Team Lead
  • 1 or more full project lifecycle implementations of S/4HANA Finance
  • At least 3 additional years hands on experience designing and implementing the SAP Finance and Controlling module
  • S4/HANA experience
  • Strong familiarity with SAP implementation methodologies – experience in the Activate methodology preferred


Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Preferred applicants will be S/4HANA certified
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