Area Lead Engineer – SAP Engineering

Area Lead Engineer – SAP Engineering


Company Description
H&M Group is on a journey to meet and exceed our customers' expectations today and tomorrow. Through collaboration, innovation, and technology we challenge ourselves and the industry. To cater to the individual needs and desires of our millions of customers, our tech organisation delivers solutions for the entire value chain for all our brands.
We are accelerating digitalisation and to stay relevant, we need to ensure we have strong leaders in place to bring our best capabilities, innovation ideas and talented technologists to support the transformation of H&M Group.

Job Description
We are now looking for Area Lead Engineer – SAP Engineering that will be responsible for leading the SAP ERP platform, the SAP Platform Architecture, SAP product landscape and development strategy for H&M to ensure SAP solutions are leveraging optimized tools and system capabilities, architecture, including Infrastructure & Cloud, Basis and Applications. You will form the next generation SAP landscape by focusing on the business needs and optimization of the overall performance of the platform. You are responsible for maintaining, harmonizing and maximizing the SAP enterprise architecture and have experience in driving transformation initiatives and sustaining top quartile architectural standards by leveraging leading SAP best practices. While an obvious near-term objective will be to own the S/4HANA transformation strategy, you will also be responsible for translating the strategy and target state architecture into projects/programs and their sponsorship. Some of your responsibilities will include:
· Coach and lead the team of architects to ensure SAP performance is optimized and maximized
· Provide strategic thought leadership on the definition and management of the SAP roadmap
· Provide guidance and consultation to projects and operations on appropriate use of the platform and development solutions
· Lead the transformation of SAP through the re-engineering of extensive legacy business processes
· Deliver a robust and active portfolio of SAP-enabled project initiatives
· Work closely with other departments in order to meet performance and scalability expectations for SAP environment
· Assess up-and-coming SAP technology, and create ideas and strategies for adoption aligned with H&M BT and Business strategies
· Manage the vendor relationship with SAP and stay current and up to date with SAP’s product portfolio Roadmaps (SaaS intense)
· Collaborate with project teams to gather specific requirements and translate requirements into design
· Develop, implement, and valuate programs, policies and procedures
· Ensure business continuity/disaster recovery strategy is embedded SAP design when architecting for new solutions
· Continuously assess technology lifecycles
· Estimate and measure value realized through SAP platform (consolidated) to determine ROI of SAP platform

· 15+ years of experience in SAP area, with technical background
· 5+ Management experience in leading technical teams and collaboration with external service providers
· Sound functional understanding of the SAP technical enterprise framework
· 10+ Experience designing and implementing new SAP platforms including HANA, Fiori, and Mobile solutions for SAP
· 10+ Experience delivering solutions using both package and custom development solutions
· Program management, problem-solving and communication skills
· Experience in building large, global portfolio management and tracking functions and solutions
· Demonstration strong technical leadership skills and uses sound judgment
· Excellent interpersonal skills and capability to manage internal stakeholders (with a multitude of demands) in a direct and empathetic manner
· Ability to communicate actionable analytical findings verbally, visually and in writing in an inspirational way to a non-technical and business audience

Additional Information
Working with tech at H&M Group 
Shaping the future of fashion with people, data, and tech. The fashion and retail industries are going through a transformation, driven by customers' technology and sustainability expectations. At H&M Group, we want to shape the future of fashion and lifestyle by harnessing the power of smart tech and data. With our 74-year history of innovation, we understand the need to collaborate and co-create with engineers and tech specialists around the world to achieve our vision.

What we offer
You are joining a unique value-driven culture, a large tech network and community where you can be yourself. Besides the obvious perks such as staff discount card, learning communities, wellness benefits, parental benefits and a flexible work life, there are a lot of opportunities to experiment and grow in the direction you want. Being a major player gives us countless opportunities to make a real impact and shape the future.
H&M Group is a value-driven company that wants to lead the way to a more inclusive environment. We are committed to create an inclusive & diverse workplace with a culture that is dynamic and innovative.

Additional information
This is a full-time position based in Stockholm. Please apply as soon as possible but no later than 3rd of April. We will review and interview applicants on-going. If you have questions, please contact Talent Acquisition Khrystyna Hranda (


  • Arbetsplats: H&M Group STOCKHOLM
  • 1 plats
  • Tills vidare
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  • Publicerat: 23 mars 2023
  • Ansök senast: 3 april 2023


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