Client Partner Banking – South Africa

SAP Fioneer is a joint venture with SAP that builds exceptional software solutions for the financial services industry. With access to industry experts, the latest technology & development expertise, as well as a broad ecosystem of global partners, SAP Fioneer is rapidly establishing itself as a major force in the FSI Solution market.

Due to our growth in South Africa, we are searching for a banking industry expert to be a Client Partner for our South African Banking practice. In this role you will work closely with the senior leadership team of our Banking customers; advising, partnering, building, and implementing innovative technologies to achieve their strategic goals.

This is a high visibility role that will provide exposure to senior leadership (C-level), consulting them on a range of transformation initiatives to evolve and innovate their Core Banking solutions. Defining IT strategies & roadmaps is only one element of the role. You will lead co-innovation initiatives, the creation of new solutions and deliver large scale transformation projects.

What you are responsible for:

  • As Client Partner, you will build relationships with a select group of clients, building strategic relationships and creating mutual benefits for customer and SAP Fioneer 
  • By partnering with your clients, you will anticipate their future needs and innovate on their behalf. This will require you to understand their long-term business and IT roadmaps from the C-Level perspective
  • Innovation is key, you will challenge the conventional wisdom you will shape digital business solutions that positively impact our customers. To do so you will create new products and solutions that extends the SAP Fioneer suite
  • You will operate with a large degree of autonomy as well leading and partnering effectively with cross functional teams including delivery and product engineering teams on multiple initiatives
  • This is a high visibility role and will report directly to SAP Fioneer’ Regional President and to the Head of International Services Practice

The Expertise you bring:

  • A proven track record in Consulting, Banking, Fintech, SAP system integrators or entrepreneurial environments with a strong focus on Financial Services Industry
  • Combining your Digital Core Banking and Bank Management expertise, with design thinking and conceptual skills to build solutions using modern, agile project management methods Expert knowledge of the SAP Core Banking offerings
  • Act as a trusted advisor to the C-Level leadership by demonstrating the foresight and critical thinking required to anticipate their needs and solve problems on their behalf
  • The leadership and experience to deliver large scale transformational projects E2E, with an innovative approach and assumes the responsibility for delivering results
  • The ability to thrive in an agile, cross-functional teams with a collaborative hands-on attitude

What we offer:

  • The platform to lead the design the next generation of digital solutions for the FSI platform of SAP Fioneer
  • The opportunity to be a leading innovator in your field and advance your career by leading transformation projects you have designed  
  • Benefit from a prestigious brand, existing relationship with global FSI customers and an organisations of SAP industry experts
  • The agility and independence of an elite, high-performance team, thus creating a career path that you define
  • An attractive compensation and benefits package  

SAP Fioneer culture and ambition:

  • Unparalleled impact:  In everything we do, we strive for the highest impact on a global scale. Driven by your mindset, your ideas and your effort, we empower the future of the financial world.
  • High innovation: Never stop being curious. Being audacious. Being bold. Working alongside like-minded innovators, you will anticipate customers needs and build solutions that have never existed before. Everything can be improved. Dare it.
  • Care: You will work in an environment which continuously supports you in your own growth. Together we’ll reach unmatched heights. For you. And for our customers.
  • Freedom to achieve: We believe in entrepreneurial freedom. We don’t hire the best to tell them what to do. We talk about what we want to achieve, and you tell us what you need to make it happen.

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