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Senior SAP Manager/Director - Consumer Goods (m/f/d) Frankfurt, Germany

Senior SAP Manager/Director - Consumer Goods (m/f/d) Description

About the role

As the Senior Manager/Director of SAP Consumer Goods and Retail Solutions, you will shape and guide our customer engagements across our extensive retail and consumer portfolio on a European scale. This role requires a proactive, self-motivated and highly organized individual. You will dictate key decisions, manage complex customer relationships and provide intensive SAP expertise, specifically in the retail and consumer goods industry.


  • Lead and manage SAP teams across multiple countries, ensuring performance in the SAP CPG sector
  • Deliver comprehensive end-to-end solutions, adhering to a continuous improvement process to maximize customer satisfaction
  • Provide strategic advice to clients, creating operating models tailored to their specific needs for further growth
  • Collaborate with international counterparts to formulate strategies and solutions for SAP consumer and retail opportunities
  • Promote and encourage trust and cooperation among clients, partners and internal stakeholders, achieving seamless source process integration
  • Demonstrate proficiency in SAP consumer retail solutions, including S/4HANA, forecasting, warehousing and IBP (Integrated Business Planning) for advanced supply chain management
  • Develop business value propositions, sales plans and assist with RFPs/RFQs/RFIs in collaboration with Business Units, sales, partners and executive teams
  • Collaborate with internal and partner teams on joint opportunities, including pipeline and forecast reviews
  • Establish yourself as an internal SAP trusted advisor, managing product cycles and providing access to early release programs and over time, product roadmaps


  • Deep industry expertise in SAP solutions for clients in the Fashion and Retail sectors, with several years of experience in complex SAP consulting/implementation projects, particularly in industry-specific modules like SAP Fashion Management and Retail solutions
  • Possess strong technical proficiency in SAP development and architecture, with an understanding of SAP Retail, SAP Customer Activity Repository (CAR), SAP S/4HANA Fashion and other SAP retail-centric solutions
  • Demonstrated professional services experience in a vendor environment, inclusive of extensive management and consultation capacities
  • Proven solutions' selling skills and success in developing and fortifying client relationships while maintaining strong internal alliances
  • Solid technical experience with digital retail technologies like omnichannel commerce, customer experience management and inventory management systems
  • Exceptional ability to communicate effectively and manage distributed teams with a focus on fostering motivation and leadership based on trust
  • Robust skills in verbal, written, collaboration, presentation and interpersonal communication
  • High energy level and the capacity to work independently with a strategic vision for SAP systems and a strong conceptual mindset
  • Experience in team building and leadership, able to attract committed employees with an entrepreneurial drive

Our Benefits Include

  • 30 days holiday per annum
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • Regular performance assessments
  • bitkom - Corporate Benefits
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Great learning and development opportunities, including in-house professional training, career advisory and coaching, sponsored professional certifications, well-being programs, LinkedIn Learning Solutions and much more
  • Friendly and enjoyable working team
  • Regular corporate and social events
  • Flexible and remote working opportunities
  • Certain benefits and perks may be subject to eligibility requirements

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential

Why join EPAM

  • Work across markets and verticals and gain exposure to a great variety of projects and cutting-edge technologies
  • Become part of a global community of well-connected experts across 50+ countries: enjoy a career without borders within an international environment
  • Carve your career path: as the Fastest-Growing IT Services Company in the Fortune 100 List, EPAM is committed to help you discover your fullest potential by creating career plans that best suit you and your future plans
  • EPAM Germany was named a Top Company 2022, 2023 & 2024 by Kununu for its people centric culture built on life-long learning



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