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SAP Senior Solution Architect

As a solution architect, you will be responsible for working closely with our clients to design and implement technology solutions that meet their specific needs as well as working together on our opportunities to solution and estimate the right technological impact for our customers. Do you want to contribute to our Technology Advisory team in Enterprise Solutions capabilities by developing and implementing SAP solutions with clients? Apply now!

IT Architecture & Cloud platforms
Digital Transformation
Technology, Data & IT
Professional (3+)

Your challenges

  • Overall, a solution architect plays a critical role in helping organizations leverage technology to achieve their business goals and objectives.
  • Analyzing business requirements/use cases and identifying required technology solutions/configurations that will meet those requirements.
  • Solution estimations for all the technical work that needs to be conducted in the client context and related assumptions for the proposal.
  • Developing detailed plans and strategies for implementing technology solutions.
  • Advise on technical integration of the SAP application with other client and 3rd party tools/applications.
  • Advise on data migration and data integrity as part of the deployment engagement.
  • Working with external and internal stakeholders to ensure that the solution meets their needs and is aligned with the organization's goals.
  • Identifying potential risks and issues and developing plans to mitigate them.
  • Lead the growth of one of the SAP capabilities through sharing knowledge, developing thought leadership and supporting the career aspirations of team members.
  • Selecting and implementing hardware and software components, and ensuring that they are integrated effectively.

This is what you bring

  • Completed Bachelor/Master’s degree studies.
  • 10+ years of consulting experience in the technology enablement / solutions area S/4, EWM/TM, SRM/Ariba and BTP.
  • Proven record of Solution Architect experience for large scale SAP transformation programs (SAP system design estimating, build and deployment experience).
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of digital trends in at least one of the following SAP capabilities: S/4, EWM/TM, SRM/Ariba and BTP.
  • A proactive communicator with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in English language and Dutch oriented and/or willing to learn fast.
* These criteria are an indication of the profile we are looking for. Research shows that male candidates often apply when they see a 60% match with the profile, while women only apply when they see a 100% match. If you don't meet all the criteria but you do believe that this is the right position for you, we kindly invite you to apply anyway or get in touch.

What will you do in this position?

As solution architect, you are the linking pin between business and IT to solution/design, estimate  complex SAP architecture and software solutions that allow them to move to next generation SAP technology S/4, EWM/TM, SRM/Ariba and BTP. The main responsibility of a solution architect is to create a plan, estimate and strategy for how a technology solution will be implemented, including determining the hardware and software components needed, and how they will work together to achieve the desired outcome. 
The role of a solution architect and the best practice architectures can vary depending on the industry (focus on FMCG, Retail, Energy & Utilities and Discreet Manufacturing) and the specific needs of the organization they are working with. In general, our solution architects must have a deep understanding of the technologies they are working with, as well as an understanding of the business needs and goals of the organization they are working with.
Of course you will not do this alone but as part of a team. KPMG has a world-class accelerated Enterprise Business Transformation approach called Powered Enterprise for cloud-based solutions that uses pre-designed back-office leading practices and KPMG’s six-layer Target Operating Model. It enables clients to make better, faster decisions, resulting in a quicker implementation and a faster path to Return on Investment. This solution combines the breadth and scale of KPMG’s leading practice, capabilities and insight into a complete solution for an effective back-office.
The Powered Apps teams are communities of technology focused professionals who work together to deliver KPMG Powered Enterprise through a standardized delivery model, which drives professional delivery to clients. The teams use their functional knowledge and experience (e.g. Finance, Supply Chain, Procurement), coupled with their expertise in the cloud applications (e.g. SAP, Ariba) to lead and deliver client programs, support pre-sales activities and develop improvement and extensions to Powered Enterprise.
If you are passionate about technology and have a strong track record of designing and implementing successful technology solutions, we want to hear from you. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to work with a talented and dynamic team.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your experience and qualifications. We look forward to hearing from you!


This is what we offer

  • Competitive salary, a bonus, a fixed expense allowance and a working from home allowance. 
  • 30 vacation days (on a full-time basis) and the option to buy more days or sell your vacation days. 
  • Reimbursement of your travel expenses with a NS business card or travel allowance. 
  • A laptop and iPhone which also can be used privately. 
  • Pension accrual without a compulsory personal contribution.  
  • Choice to pick from different courses which contribute to your own personal and professional development. 
  • Focus on well-being! There is a gym at the Amstelveen office or you can get a discount for a gym near your house and you get access to different health and/or vitality programs. 
  • ‘Together’ is one of our core values. So you can count on different social activities, like team events, drinks with colleagues and events with all your KPMG colleagues. 
Advise and implement SAP solutions
Digitalize with SAP
Contribute to the development of SAP team
  • Project management and team coaching

  • Client conversations and giving presentations

  • Business development and building relationships

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