SAP Functional Enterprise Architect

  • Full Time
  • Toronto


SAP Cross Functional Enterprise Architect

CGI is seeking a high-potential S/4HANA Cross Functional Enterprise Architect (Finance & Controlling & Supply Chain) with strong SAP experience to support SAP practice initiatives, pre-sales activities, client demos, RFP’S responses and to support Business Units on delivering S/4HANA migration projects.

The successful candidate will be responsible for working closely with our clients and leading a team of consultants in supporting the delivery of major SAP programs/projects. This involves leading the team through the full lifecycle of SAP implementations, which includes gathering requirements, designing solutions, configuring SAP, testing, deployment, and transitioning the solution into sustainment.


The SAP Functional Enterprise Architect will help facilitate the implementation and support of the SAP suite of solutions (ECC/S4 HANA, BI, BW) to enhance the clients’ business functionality and overall performance, while maintaining a high degree of customer satisfaction.

In addition, the consultant will partner with the client to analyze and define business requirements, processes and objectives to scope project and deliverables. The consultant will demonstrate, implement, test, and deploy SAP solutions that meet and exceed client business requirements.

This is a key leadership role, requiring deep knowledge and understanding of SAP’s ECC /S4 HANA & BI – BW suite of solutions.

The Functional Solution Architect provides both strategic and tactical guidance with a keen ability to understand what the client wants, and how best to deliver on it. This may entail knowing how to segment scope into logical phases for deployment.

In order to quickly establish credibility with senior stakeholders and project team members, comprehensive knowledge of SAP ECC / S4 HANA & BI solution suite comprising FI/CO, MM, PS, PM, SD, BI will be essential.

Strong facilitation and communication skills will also be important. Previous experience in SAP’s Telecom Industry solution will also be helpful.

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging.

Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees.

We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last.

You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Your future duties and responsibilities

§ Leverage extensive knowledge of industry and solution best practices and methodologies to make functional solution recommendations on complex SAP environments.
§ Act as the client-facing single point of contact for the SAP ECC, S/4 HANA & BI solution design, delivery and issue resolution.
§ Facilitate collaborative discussions and workshops with the business user, IT and executive communities to ensure alignment and desired business outcomes are achieved. Investigate and evaluate SAP solution landscape, organize and assess necessary task required to successfully address solution gaps and resolve pain-points.
§ Analyze and map clients’ business requirements, processes and objectives; formulate functional modifications, upgrade or migration recommendations to satisfy clients’ needs.
§ Lead end-to-end solution blueprint discussions accounting for integration points between the SAP modules as well as non-SAP legacy applications.
§ Able to design, communicate and deliver innovative end-to-end solution recommendations leveraging new features of SAP products and technologies.
§ Leverage, improve and challenge SAP solution proposals to make it follow the industrial best practice and ensure it meets client’s functional requirements.
§ Lead a team of functional and technical consultants, work closely with CGI engagement and project leadership to develop the overall solution roadmap.
§ Able to formulate and articulate business value of various solution and deployment options.
§ Assist the delivery team in project definition and planning for solution implementation, upgrade, extension or migration type of projects in traditional or agile environments.
§ Take ownership (evaluate impact, design, validate and plan) for any proposed changes to approved solution architecture and deployment strategy.

Align it to maximize the business value of the solution.
§ Address client questions and lead the resolution of challenges during design, implementation and maintenance phase of the project.
§ Provide various status reporting and updates to clients as required.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

§ 5+ years of S/4 experience in Brownfield and Greenfield implementations in an S4 environment.
§ 15+ years SAP consulting experience, complemented with 5+ ECC end-to-end project implementations.
§ Overall expertise in SAP’s ECC/ S4 HANA & BI solution suite.
§ Deep expertise in SAP FI/CO and SAP business processes
§ Expertise in cross functional integration points within the ECC /S4 HANA suite of products
§ Experience working in a heavily customized environment with several ECC /S4 HANA landscapes
§ Strong leadership skills to be able to lead customer engagements at an executive level.
§ Previous functional architect and team lead experience on major projects.
§ Effective communicator and artful delegator.
§ Ability to analyze problems and provide clear recommendations.
§ Strong technical skills
§ Strong organizational skills.
§ S/4 knowledge and work experience for solution design
§ S/4 HANA Certification in either Supply Chain or FI/CO
§ French language is a plus
§ PMI certification along with SAP Activate is a plus
§ Business degree and/or CPA is a plus.

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