SAP is seeking a Bilingual Retail Pricing and Promotions Consultant – Virtual Canada

Description

Do you demand the best from your professional career? Are you inspired by excellence? At SAP, you will have the power to make a real impact. As the global market leader for business software, SAP helps companies and organizations in more than 25 industries to run better.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

• Proven ability to provide solutions to client’s requirements using SAP industry best practices
• Ability to work effectively as a team lead or as part of a global team coupled with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Knowledge of the ASAP implementation methodology
• Understand Retail Best Practices and the customer environment.
• Ability to solve functional and technical obstacles with customers under the direction of the Project Manager (PM).
• Work closely with the customer and project team to define business requirements.
• Ability to successfully design, configure and deploy Retail Pricing and Promotion functionality to deliver a successful solution for the client and SAP.

Responsibilities

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Bachelors degree preferred
Bi-lingual English/French candidates strongly preferred

WORK EXPERIENCE

• 4 yr degree in computer related studies or 10 years professional business experience
• 4 or more years of SAP experience on full life cycle implementations
• Proven SAP Retail project implementation experience in design, configuration and deployment of Retail Pricing and Promotions
• Strong background in SD pricing desired
• SAP Retail experience in other functional areas a plus
• Analytical and Problem solving skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Must be capable of leading meetings and in getting the audience to interact
• Strong listening skills to solve problems from all parties, outlining the pros and cons and challenges to audience to make a collective decision to resolve an issue
• MS Office skills a plus
• Basic knowledge of Retail processes is a plus
• 3-5 years of working experience in a functional and/or technical retail environment
• Strong customer service skills along with conflict management skills are assets.

SAP’S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

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

 

Please apply here:  http://bit.ly/IT9OkD

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SAP’s Co-CEO: Bill McDermott co-Host on CNBC Squawk Box


Bill McDermott joined CNBC anchors Stephen Sedgwick and Anna Edwards live in their London studio as co-host. During the two hour broadcast, McDermott discussed and commented on several topics, including the general economic situation after the crisis, inflationary pressure in the Euro-zone, the oil price and its effect on the economy, and the impact of the Japan earthquake disaster on the economy. McDermott also took the chance to explain the business model of SAP, M&A strategies, and the different business models of competitors like Oracle. Please watch an edited version of the two hour show.

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I’m Interviewing: SAP – Director of North American Social Media Marketing

SAP’s Run Better Video: http://bit.ly/ag4uez

FOR PERSONAL CONSIDERATION EMAIL RESUME TO: kevin.daprile@sap.com

As the world’s leading provider of business software, SAP (which stands for “Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing”) delivers products and services that help accelerate business innovation for our customers. We believe that doing so will unleash growth and create significant new value – for our customers, SAP, and ultimately, entire industries and the economy at large. Today, customers in more than 120 countries run SAP applications – from distinct solutions addressing the needs of small businesses and midsize companies to suite offerings for global organizations.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

SAP’s Social Media Marketing Director is responsible for the strategy, successful execution and on-going innovation of SAP North America’s social media program. This position both manages direct strategy development and campaign execution for the North America Demand Center, and serves as the center of excellence for Social Media marketing across North America Marketing.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

Social Media Strategy Development & Innovation:

  • Develop and articulate a social media strategy covering all Lines of Business, Solution, and Program areas with the objective of growing audience share and converting to inbound response
  • Develop innovative approaches to using social media in Marketing’s program and campaign execution
  • Provide foundational expertise to Marketing on social media trends and new channels

Social Media Campaign Management:

  • Manage SAP North America’s social media channels and provide guidance on best practice usage (Twitter, Facebook, Linked In)
  • Manage social media marketing best practices program, and communicate guidance to

programs & campaign teams

  • Provide social media execution strategy for key SAP events and campaigns Identify and communicate requirements to scale social media adoption within SAP campaign execution
  • Manage Social Media agencies as required adoption within SAP campaign execution
  • Manage Social Media agencies as required
  • Social Media Monitoring & Reporting:
  • Manage social media monitoring program, including publication of Social Media effectiveness scorecard, leveraging on-line monitoring and reporting tools available through corporate marketing programs
  • Identify additional monitoring and reporting requirements
  • Support the North American online media plan holistically with assistance on reporting,

analysis and other projects as they arise

  • Provide regular status updates to manager and key stakeholder teams as necessary.

Social Media Center of Excellence:

  • Provide on-going social media coaching and mentoring to all programs teams, upskilling

Marketing on the use of social media techniques

  • Team with other SAP organizations to further grow Marketing’s social media reach (i.e. Global, SCN, other regions)
  • Provide consulting support to key stakeholders

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10 to 15 years Marketing experience
  • Demonstrated use of social media technologies including: Radian 6, Twitter, Facebook,

LinkedIn, etc

  • B2B Enterprise, Industry and SMB Software Marketing
  • Best in Class Demand Generation, with command of online, web, tele channels

Marketing Planning, Execution & PMO Experience

  • Command of online, web, tele channels
  • Top 100 Brand Social media experience (Agency or Client Side)
  • Deep understanding of Social Media marketing, with ability to manage community and social media channels across multiple program areas.
  • 10+ years demand generation experience
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and direct cross functional project teams, including agency

management.

  • Experience with Executive and Intra departmental presentation development
  • Expert Communicator and Project Leader
  • Audience acquisition and share of voice growth
  • Foundational program development and execution
  • Marketing Stakeholder Alignment/Feedback
  • Innovation/Next Gen Approaches



I’m Interviewing: SAP Solutions Sales Advisor (Pre-Sales Engineer), Financial Services, CRM – Toronto

 

SAP’s Run Better Video: http://bit.ly/ag4uez

FOR PERSONAL CONSIDERATION EMAIL RESUME TO: kevin.daprile@sap.com

A Solution Advisor, also known as a Presales Representative. Is an active participant in the application software sales cycle at SAP as a member of the SAP Virtual Account Team. Responsibilities of a Solution Advisor include active participation in any of the following: site survey, strategy sessions, value based product presentations or demonstrations, and after sales transition to consulting services.

 

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

  • Strong understanding of functionality and\or willingness and ability to acquire deep SAP Knowledge.
  • Communicates the business requirements to project\implementation team after completion of sale to endure a smooth transition from presales to implementation stages, warranting a continuous degree of customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to demonstration the value of the solution (not just demonstrate the functionality), and the ability to build a strong working relationship with both the prospect and the SAP Virtual Account team.
  • Ability to grow into the role of Solution Captain (lead on the Virtual Account Team).
  • Possess teamwork, high integrity, self-starter, can-do attitude, problem solver.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

• Bachelors

• SAP CRM Solutions

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Requires 3+ years of professional experience;
  • 3+ years applications presales experience to an Industry (such as Financial Services, Public Sector) OR 3+ years of SAP product implementation with SAP CRM.


I’m Interviewing: SAP – Director of North American Social Media Marketing

 

SAP’s Run Better Video: http://bit.ly/ag4uez

FOR PERSONAL CONSIDERATION EMAIL RESUME TO: kevin.daprile@sap.com

As the world’s leading provider of business software, SAP (which stands for “Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing”) delivers products and services that help accelerate business innovation for our customers. We believe that doing so will unleash growth and create significant new value – for our customers, SAP, and ultimately, entire industries and the economy at large. Today, customers in more than 120 countries run SAP applications – from distinct solutions addressing the needs of small businesses and midsize companies to suite offerings for global organizations.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

Social Media Marketing Director is responsible for the strategy, successful execution and on-going innovation of SAP North America’s social media program. This position both manages direct strategy development and campaign execution for the North America Demand Center, and serves as the center of excellence for Social Media marketing across North America Marketing.

 

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

Social Media Strategy Development & Innovation:

  • Develop and articulate a social media strategy covering all Lines of Business, Solution, and Program areas with the objective of growing audience share and converting to inbound response
  • Develop innovative approaches to using social media in Marketing’s program and campaign execution
  • Provide foundational expertise to Marketing on social media trends and new channels

 

Social Media Campaign Management:

  • Manage SAP North America’s social media channels and provide guidance on best practice usage (Twitter, Facebook, Linked In)
  • Manage social media marketing best practices program, and communicate guidance to

programs & campaign teams

  • Provide social media execution strategy for key SAP events and campaigns Identify and communicate requirements to scale social media adoption within SAP campaign execution
  • Manage Social Media agencies as required adoption within SAP campaign execution
  • Manage Social Media agencies as required
  • Social Media Monitoring & Reporting:
  • Manage social media monitoring program, including publication of Social Media effectiveness scorecard, leveraging on-line monitoring and reporting tools available through corporate marketing programs
  • Identify additional monitoring and reporting requirements
  • Support the North American online media plan holistically with assistance on reporting,

analysis and other projects as they arise

  • Provide regular status updates to manager and key stakeholder teams as necessary.

 

Social Media Center of Excellence:

  • Provide on-going social media coaching and mentoring to all programs teams, upskilling

Marketing on the use of social media techniques

  • Team with other SAP organizations to further grow Marketing’s social media reach (i.e. Global, SCN, other regions)
  • Provide consulting support to key stakeholders

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10 to 15 years Marketing experience
  • Demonstrated use of social media technologies including: Radian 6, Twitter, Facebook,

LinkedIn, etc

  • B2B Enterprise, Industry and SMB Software Marketing
  • Best in Class Demand Generation, with command of online, web, tele channels

Marketing Planning, Execution & PMO Experience

  • Command of online, web, tele channels
  • Top 100 Brand Social media experience (Agency or Client Side)
  • Deep understanding of Social Media marketing, with ability to manage community and social media channels across multiple program areas.
  • 10+ years demand generation experience
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and direct cross functional project teams, including agency

management.

  • Experience with Executive and Intra departmental presentation development
  • Expert Communicator and Project Leader
  • Audience acquisition and share of voice growth
  • Foundational program development and execution
  • Marketing Stakeholder Alignment/Feedback
  • Innovation/Next Gen Approaches
  • Social Media marketing adoption

 



SAP Inside Sales Executive “Consulting Services” – Scottsdale, AZ – CURRENTLY INTERVIEWING!

Check out SAP’s Inside Sales Video & Job Description: http://bit.ly/hsCQsk

FOR PERSONAL CONSIDERATION EMAIL RESUME TO: kevin.daprile@sap.com

 

Challenge yourself by selling the intrinsic value of software solutions to our customers. Grow with one of the most successful field sales organizations in the world as an Inside Sales Executive.

 

SAP solutions enable our customers to develop quick, agile and innovative processes that help them lower costs, reduce risk, achieve objectives, expand operations and evolve with the ever-changing business requirements, industry trends and market demand. To help our customers exploit the functionality embedded with SAP solutions, they can take advantage of the expert guidance offered through our consulting services, remotely or onsite.

 

The Inside Sales Executive Services is responsible for providing remotely proactive and programmatic coverage of the SAP installed base to identify up-sell, cross-sell and new customer opportunities, while ensuring maximum coverage of the account space, working in conjunction with the field account executives of services where necessary. The essential responsibilities of the Insides Sales Executive (ISE) Services are to work directly over the telephone with customers to capture leads, progress into sales opportunities, and convert into revenue. Actively sell the Predefined Services portfolio in a set of ~ 200-400 target installed base accounts and participate in pipeline creation activities. The ISE remotely closes deals actively by himself in case of opportunities that have a lower level of complexity and are quite transactional. The ISE Services drives opportunity qualification and hand-over of opportunities to field account executives where the deal becomes more complex. However the ISE Services will remain engaged in the sales cycle through the deal closure.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

Drive volume business sales:

* Identify sales opportunities with SAP’s installed based customers and new accounts by   telephone

* Manage opportunities to develop SAP’s installed base customer accounts and new accounts by telephone

* Create, build, and nurture customer relationships for assigned accounts

* Act as single point of contact for partner-led sales activities

* Leverage field resources to manage sophisticated transactions as necessary
Generate volume business pipeline:

* Define coverage strategy and an action plan in alignment with the account team

* Execute effective prospecting efforts to maximize coverage of defined accounts

* Drive proactive outbound call activity into net new contacts (for example, lines of business)

* Establish trusted advisor relationships across lines of business that will provide ongoing, accurate account information and future opportunities

 

Establish volume business approach in SME:

* Quickly establish credibility in the virtual account team

* Provide thought leadership in discussing and communicating account strategy with the virtual account team with a focus on volume business

* Proactively shape the volume business sales approach jointly with the business owners and Inside Sales management

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

* Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business or IT-related discipline

* Proven sales ability and drive

* Good IT or enterprise resource planning knowledge; an understanding of SAP solutions is an asset

* Strong facility with teamwork and an ability to learn and adapt quickly

* Strong customer focus and excellent interpersonal skills

* Ability to articulate the SAP value proposition clearly in an industry context and to listen actively to customers to identify prioritized customer needs

* Knowledge and understanding of Indirect channel dynamics
* Knowledge of ERP market

WORK EXPERIENCE

* Minimum of 1-2 years experience in complex solutions sales
* Successful experience in multichannel go-to-market models

 



5 Tech Vendors’ Different Views on the ‘IT-for-Green’ Opportunity

Reuters (USA), December 15, 2010 (Online)

In an analysis of what he calls “five important technology suppliers, each of which has very different views on the opportunity in the broad arena of IT-for-sustainability,” author Christopher Mines recaps SAP’s recent analyst event in which he says, sustainability was “front-and-center, both as a key corporate value and as a driver of software and software-as-a-service sales.” Mines says SAP is integrating its own sustainability strategy and initiatives with its overall corporate strategy, and will be following suit in its corporate reporting over the next several years. “It makes a compelling case for being both an exemplar and enabler of sustainability in corporate operations,” says Mines. SAP’s challenges, he adds, are in integrating its broad portfolio, and “giving its sales teams and channels packaged solutions that are well-targeted to different customer stakeholders in operations, IT, finance, or HR.”

View full story: http://reut.rs/hrtMI3

 

Inside Sales Executive “Large Enterprise” Vancouver, BC

Check out our “Inside Sales Video”: http://bit.ly/SalesJobSAP

For personal consideration email resume to: kevin.daprile@sap.com

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

Primary purpose is to provide proactive and programmatic coverage of the SAP install base &

prospect base to identify up-sell, cross-sell & new customer opportunities. Ensure maximum

coverage of the account space, working in conjunction with Partners and field account

executives where necessary.

 

The primary responsibility of the Inside Sales Executive is to generate new SW license

opportunities and incremental revenue by systematic up & cross-selling in a set of accounts

and by co-selling with partners, if deal size is below the threshold. The ISE drives opportunity

qualification, hand-over of opportunities to partners /AEs; the ISE will remain engaged in the

sales cycle through to deal closure. The ISE acts as the prime quota own in the territory space

in deals below the threshold. In Target accounts the ISE collaborates with the field AE/ TSE and

will “own” opportunities that have a lower level of complexity

 

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

  • Territory and Account Planning
  • Pipeline Generation and Execution
  • Drive Software Sales
  • Proactive Self Development
  • Identify sales opportunities within SAP install base customers
  • Manage up-sell and cross-sell opportunities through fulfillment with SAP install base

customers

  • First-line resource for partner led transaction support
  • Leverage field resources or partners to manage sophisticated or complex transactions

 

Accountability:

  • Responsible for delivery outcomes of assigned sub projects
  • Work within defined policies and processes under regular supervision
  • Contribute to milestones
  • Build collaborative work relationships with similar functions across SAP and customer

and partner organization

 

Complexity:

  • Contribute and works on sub projects and activities with moderate level of complexity
  • Work is independent & collaborative in nature.
  • Provide regular updates to manager or project manager on project status

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelor equivalent: yes

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Strong competence with various tools, procedures, programming languages used to

accomplish the job

  • Minimum 1 to 2 years experience in complex solutions Sales
  • Knowing or having successful experience in multi channel go to market models
  • Knowledge and understanding of Indirect channel dynamics
  • Knowledge of ERP market

 

AT SAP, YOU CAN IMPACT THE WAY BUSINESS IS RUN