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Technology Director - S4/HANA

City:  Copenhagen V
Country/Region:  DK
Application Deadline:  N/A

Do you want to be a part of the world’s leading jewellery company while putting your experience in SAP to use? If yes, then we might have an exciting opportunity for you! You will be part of an exciting business area and work in an international organisation of can-do spirited, passionate, and performance-driven people. We value flexibility and informal working, where you are trusted to deliver and to focus on outcomes, outputs and value delivered.



About the Team:

During the next year, we will continue to establish a world-class digital team of thinkers, makers, and doers to ensure digital and technology is at the heart of our business. And we want you to bring your expertise, knowledge, ideas, entrepreneurial spirit, and experience to make a significant impact, and help build and shape this with us from an early stage.


We have embarked on a multi-year transformational journey to implement SAP S/4HANA as our new ERP to drive our business transformation. It’s time for us to revolutionise our digital backbone and transform how we deliver and support our business, enabling our customers to give a voice to their loves. We’re on the start line of this exciting journey, and we want you to join us, and bring your extensive SAP knowledge to the table. Expect a global journey ahead where you can deploy your SAP best practice knowledge and seek new ways of doing things, crafting brilliant solutions that enable us to serve our customers and colleagues even better.  Our S/4HANA platform will enable PANDORA´s future business growth and customer excellence through automation and process simplification. 


Your role as a Technology Director S4/HANA:


As Tech Director S/4HANA, you will partner closely with our senior executives, product management and cross functional teams to build and operate our next generation ERP platform. As a leader and people manager, you will build and support a high performance team and help them deliver results through coaching and inspiring leadership that builds trust, engagement and belonging.


This role will define the technology direction for the S/4HANA landscape and steers its development in an agile model – therefore this role is mission critical to our success. You will have a great opportunity to create a massive impact that will drive the future growth and strategy with the implementation, and further on the operation of our new ERP.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:


  • Build and execute the S/4HANA roadmap and strategy to deliver a global scalable platform ensuring tangible business outcomes and growth in close collaboration with Product Management
  • Build strong working relationships across multiple business and tech teams to collaborate and remove unnecessary complexity starting with the customer in mind
  • Drive operational excellence for running and enhancing the S/4HANA platform with service level objectives and key metrics, also in close collaboration with Tech Leaders from adjacent domains
  • Build and develop a high performance team of (agile minded) SAP Architects and Functional Analysts
  • Build a strong DevOps culture and Agile team that operates with a bias towards delivering measurable outcomes with high velocity, quality and engagement with their customers and stakeholders



What is needed to succeed:


  • Proven track record and expertise in managing global SAP ERP programs in a leading tech role
  • Deep understanding in operating and governing global SAP ERP platforms
  • A strong technologist with technical expertise designing solutions using micro services, API’s and Events that integrate with the ERP core
  • Experience with agile ways of working collaborating with engineering, product management, and cross-functional partners to build products, and delivering scalable solutions in an iterative way
  • Self-aware leader with strong listening, written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective influencer and ability to work with large cross-functional teams to manage, support and solve problems
  • Highly skilled at leading and managing change in a global organization
  • 7 or more years of experience with ERP and e-business, ideally supporting large-scale enterprise operations
  • Passion for continuous learning, evangelizing product management and be a promoter of best practices within the team and company
  • Omni-channel experience would be highly desirable


Icing on the cake  


You will be working out of our beautiful Head Office in Copenhagen V, established in 2016 and designed to unite and inspire our teams. Besides our beautiful interior design we are also proud of our LEED Gold Certification for Energy and Environmental Design. This means that we use as few natural resources as possible and that we use them with respect. The result is a professional and dynamic space that is unique, comfortable and inspirational – and delivers a true Pandora experience to anyone who works here or comes to visit. 


About Pandora

Pandora designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished and contemporary jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries on six continents through more than 7,500 points of sale, including more than 2,700 concept stores.

Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs more than 26,000 people worldwide of whom more than 11,500 are located in Thailand, where the Company manufactures its jewellery. PANDORA is publicly listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange in Denmark. In 2018, Pandora’s total revenue was DKK 22.8 billion (approximately EUR 3.1 billion).