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Director, Applications Development - SAP S/4HANA

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Employer Provided Salary: 175,000-218,750 Annually
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At Skillsoft, we propel organizations and people to grow together through transformative learning experiences. We believe every team member has the potential to be AMAZING. Join us in our quest to transform learning and help individuals unleash their edge.


We are seeking a seasoned Director of SAP S/4HANA Applications to spearhead our enterprise-wide RISE with SAP implementation. As a strategic leader, you will be responsible for driving the transformation of our business processes, ensuring a seamless transition to the SAP S/4HANA Cloud environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in SAP systems, a proven record of leading large-scale implementations, and the ability to align IT initiatives with business goals.


  • Develop and execute a comprehensive strategy for the migration to RISE with SAP S/4HANA Cloud, ensuring business objectives are met and value is maximized. 
  • Lead a cross-functional team of SAP professionals, including project managers, business analysts, technical developers, and consultants, to deliver the implementation on time and within budget.
  • Collaborate with executive leadership to define the scope, milestones, and resources required for a successful SAP S/4HANA transition.
  • Oversee the design and configuration of the SAP S/4HANA system to optimize business processes and integrate with existing infrastructure.
  • Establish governance and project management frameworks to ensure adherence to best practices, standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Foster strong relationships with SAP and other third-party vendors to leverage support, resources, and insights.
  • Manage stakeholder communication, providing regular updates on project status, risks, and achievements.
  • Drive change management initiatives to promote adoption of the new SAP S/4HANA system across the organization, including training and support programs.
  • Monitor and control project budgets, timelines, and resources, making adjustments as necessary to align with strategic objectives.
  • Evaluate and implement emerging SAP technologies and innovations to continually enhance business operations and competitive advantage.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in SAP implementations, with at least 5 years in a leadership role managing large-scale projects.
  • Extensive knowledge of SAP S/4HANA applications and the RISE with SAP offering, including cloud services and best practices for deployment.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate teams in a complex, dynamic environment.
  • Strong project management skills, with a track record of delivering projects on time and within budget.
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Relevant SAP certifications and knowledge of industry-specific solutions are highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies.

Application Process: Interested candidates with a passion for innovation and transformation are encouraged to apply by submitting a detailed resume and a cover letter explaining why you are the best fit for the role. Please include your experience with SAP implementations and any notable achievements that demonstrate your leadership capabilities.

Target base salary range for this job requisition is anticipated to be $175,000 to $218,750 annualized.

We also offer participation in the Company Bonus Program and full benefits. The company may modify salaries, salary ranges and/or Pay Plans from time to time as it deems necessary.



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Skillsoft delivers online learning, training, and talent solutions to help organizations unleash their edge. Leveraging immersive, engaging content, Skillsoft enables organizations to unlock the potential in their best assets – their people – and build teams with the skills they need for success. Empowering 36 million learners and counting, Skillsoft democratizes learning through an intelligent learning experience and a customized, learner-centric approach to skills development with resources for Leadership Development, Business Skills, Technology & Development, Digital Transformation, and Compliance.

Skillsoft is partner to thousands of leading global organizations, including many Fortune 500 companies. The company features three award-winning systems that support learning, performance and success: Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform, which offers measurable impact across the entire employee lifecycle. Learn more at

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us. 
If this opportunity intrigues you, we would love for you to apply!

NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: We value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Skillsoft does not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies.  All resumes submitted by employment agencies directly to any Skillsoft employee or hiring manager in any form without a signed Skillsoft Employment Agency Agreement on file and search engagement for that position will be deemed unsolicited in nature.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is subsequently hired as a result of the referral or through other means.

Skillsoft is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer: It is the policy of Skillsoft (US) Corporation to provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability (mental or physical), protected veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by law.

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