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SAP Functional Consultant

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

Frankfurt, Germany · Berlin, Germany · Munich, Germany · Düsseldorf, Germany
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023

SAP Functional Consultant

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in Germany or in the Vienna office as part of McKinsey Digital.
At McKinsey Digital, we partner with our clients from the leadership to the front line to transform how they work, integrate technology where it matters most and help their people embed and sustain these changes. You will be part of a global team working on everything from IT modernization and strategy to agile, cloud, cybersecurity and digital transformation. We combine the latest tech innovations with deep industry expertise to help our clients create long lasting impact across all industries and functions.
You will work closely in small teams of McKinsey colleagues such as management consultants, functional experts, sector experts, agile coaches, business case experts, solution architects as well as clients and system integrators.
Our office culture is casual and social with an emphasis on education and innovation. We have the freedom to try new ideas, experiment and are expected to be constantly learning and growing. There is also a strong emphasis on mentoring others in the group, enabling them to grow and learn.

What You'll Do

You will help teams in creating value and accelerating the delivery of S/4 HANA-based business transformations.

In this role, you will intervene at each step of the lifecycle of the business transformation. You will drive value identification at the sub-process level based on new functional capabilities of the S/4 HANA solution but also on best practices in operating model for the function in your scope of expertise.
During the implementation using our Agile ERP approach, you will be a leader and challenger in business process design or fit-gap sessions as well as advisor for complex functional deliverables of the system integrator such as organization structure, master data, configuration and customization choices. You will coach and challenge the testing strategy and execution, documentation, quality assurance and more along the way.
You will have the platform to leverage your expertise on analytic projects or on technology enabled business transformation where S/4 HANA or ECC is a key element. You will manage project streams and progress autonomously including tracking metrics, handling complex analyses and preparing communications to report back to client and internal leadership.
Lastly, you will have the opportunity to build best practice S/4HANA migration playbooks and create visible impact to share knowledge and capabilities within the McKinsey community.


  • 4+ years of experience in ERP transformation programs and at least one full lifecycle of S/4HANA implementation with mastership in initial process design
  • Experience as work stream leader or functional lead is a plus
  • Sound knowledge of functionalities configuration from the end-to-end process
  • Ability to establish yourself as a trusted and indispensable advisor
  • Excellent project management abilities; detail-oriented with strong multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in an international team environment with people at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work well in ambiguity and a highly entrepreneurial environment, consistently delivering exceptional results
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to explain and present complex information and influence senior business and IT executives on technology decisions
  • Flexibility to travel ~80% of the time

FOR U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

FOR NON-U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity employer. For additional details regarding our global EEO policy and diversity initiatives, please visit our McKinsey Careers and Diversity & Inclusion sites.

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Job Skill Group - CSS Associate
Job Skill Code - DSP1 - Digital Specialist (1)
Function - Technology
Industry - Chemicals;Electric Power & Natural Gas;High Tech;Metals & Mining;Oil & Gas
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Mon Dec 14 00:00:00 GMT 2020
LinkedIn Posting City - Munich
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LinkedIn Posting Country - Germany
LinkedIn Job Title - SAP Functional Consultant
LinkedIn Function - Consulting;Information Technology;Product Management
LinkedIn Industry - Computer Software;Financial Services;Information Technology and Services
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Mid-Senior level