Applications Consultant - SAP (Graduate Community Scheme) - Capgemini

Digital, Media & Technology


Closing date: 20/06/2017

Be the you, you want to be

Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. A flexible benefits package tailored to suit you. These are just some of the rewards we offer. But perhaps most rewarding of all, is the opportunity you’ll get to grow.

We may be one of the world’s top consulting, technology and outsourcing organisations, with more than 190,000 people in over 40 countries. But we still have big ambitions – and we’ll rely on you to help us achieve them. So expect the training, support and challenge you need to capitalise on what makes you special – and to confidently pursue the career path that most inspires you.

It’s all part of our commitment to hiring the best people and enabling them to achieve their full potential with us, regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Job Description:

Choose from three routes into our SAP team in Worthing: Project Management, Technical and Functional. Although it’s not essential, we have found that Finance, HR or Business graduates do well in the Project Management and Functional roles, while graduates with IT or STEM degrees do well in Technical roles. Please be aware that if you’re applying for a Technical role, we’d like to see you demonstrate an understanding of software development life cycles and solid technical awareness, with previous coding experience.

What would I be doing in each role?

SAP Project Management

To be successful in the Project Management Office, you will need to learn and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment. In this role, you will support the whole SAP Community, particularly the senior leadership team and project managers. You’ll need to be able to positively build working relationships with key stakeholders, as relationship management is crucial for this role.

As a SAP Project Management graduate, you will be expected to:

  • Work closely with Project Managers
  • Understand the commercial models under which we work
  • Attend various project meetings and workshops
  • Understand the financial cycle of a project

SAP Technical

The primary role of a SAP technical consultant is to support and develop the SAP Systems from a technical perspective. You will receive training in ABAP which is the coding language for SAP. This will be through multiple channels such as shadowing, online courses and formal classroom training. You will start by being involved in resolving issues known as ‘tickets’, working alongside experienced developers who will guide you through the process. When you’re able to resolve tickets independently, you’ll be able to get involved with projects and begin working on new and existing developments.

As a SAP technical consultant, you will be expected to:

  • Support the team in ensuring a reliable, consistent operation of the SAP Systems
  • Resolve and diagnose tickets
  • Work to deadlines and know when to escalate potential problems
  • Follow the Agile Methodology


SAP Functional

As a SAP functional consultant you will part of a team that supports different streams of work. Whether it’s providing application management support within the Live Services team or delivery work through the Project team, this role requires sound knowledge of the specific, implemented SAP module. You’ll hone your expertise through frequent use of the system, as well as training and guidance from our senior SAP consultants. You’ll find this is an extremely dynamic role with opportunities to develop functional and technical expertise, as well as the client facing soft skills you need to excel in IT consulting.

As a SAP functional consultant, you will be expected to:

  • Gain knowledge and expertise in specific SAP modules

Support the Live Services team by:

  • Resolving incidents identified by end users
  • Working with the client to understand and diagnose new issues, as well as potential issues which may arise in the future
  • Working with the development team to implement fixes
  • Reporting to service delivery managers on deliverables

Support the Project team by:

  • Attending and facilitating workshops
  • Working with the client to clarify requirements
  • Creating/updating project documentation
  • Testing new developments
  • Understanding the project lifecycle and agile methodology
Skills Range:

For all roles we require:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Minimum of a 2.2 degree
  • Real enthusiasm for the challenges and opportunities we offer
  • Passion for technology, desire to build an IT/SAP career
  • Curiosity and willingness to challenge and be challenged
  • Flair for solving problems
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships
  • Good knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Appetite to continually develop skills
  • Happiness with working location
Key Area: Testing and QA 19-4099.01Testing and QA
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

Visit the following site for more information on being a Capgemini graduate:

Please note: to meet security clearance requirements, you will need to have lived in the UK for the past five years. If you have spent more than six months outside the UK in that period, we will unfortunately not be able to consider you for the role.


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