We are embarking on an eight-year global Business Transformation programme enabled by SAP S/4HANA. This is a greenfield implementation for Sandvik, a large Swedish multinational group. There is an ongoing business digitalisation initiative which we call the “Seamless Flow” - initiative. We will create a SAP Centre of Excellence (CoE) with responsibility to support the business programs and manage the application thereafter.

We are looking for exceptional people to join our multi-cultural team located in Dublin or Tampere, Finland. This is a fantastic opportunity to create the digital future for our organisation using the very latest SAP technologies, creating sustainable business benefits and supporting the execution of Divisional strategies.

As we are creating a new internal SAP competency, this presents a great opportunity for learning and career development in this full-time position.

Sandvik is a global, high-tech engineering group, providing front-line products and services for the mining and construction industries. The Sandvik Group has been in operation since 1862 and today employs some 40,000 people, working in approximately 160 countries. Our diverse solutions delivered by our highly qualified and proficient employees enhance our customers’ productivity, safety and their profitability.

We are now recruiting for a SAP Reporting & Data Lead for a permanent role in our Dublin or Tempere Office.


The purpose of the SAP Reporting & Data Lead role is to support the business in defining their reporting needs and then managing the translation of these requirements into detailed SAP S/4HANA reporting designs. The individual is expected to manage the delivery of these designs through the development / enhancement of SAP S/4HANA reporting and embedded analytics solutions.

This role should have proven capability of working with business stakeholders to drive the adoption of standard S/4HANA reporting solutions and Fiori applications, to maximize the value contribution of the S/4HANA investment. This role comes with an significant opportunity to grow professionally, functionally, technically and personally in an efficient and collaborative team atmosphere.


  • Take overall responsibility for the definition of the SAP based reporting and embedded analytics strategy.
  • Determine the reporting and analytics principles and standards that need to be complied with for the programme and beyond
  • Develop and maintain the strategy for extracting and consolidating SAP data for analytical applications in applications outside of S/4HANA
  • Work closely with business functions to understand and define system requirements for reporting, embedded analytics and Fiori Apps.
  • Lead the project-based solution design, development and implementation of SAP S/4HANA based reporting solutions
  • Lead SAP S/4HANA data modelling efforts and provide hands-on technical expertise on overall architecture, technical design, configuration, development and implementation of the proposed solutions
  • Ensure design documentation and operational instructions are captured to meet IT operations expectations
  • Responsible for root cause analysis and providing solutions for SAP S/4HANA reporting production and development issues
  • Provide ongoing guidance on SAP reporting setup and enforce data governance standards and processes
  • Consistently improve SAP S/4HANA reporting practices and implementations
  • Drive adoption of S/4HANA reporting and analytics for greater utilization across business functions.
  • Manage the knowledge repository for SAP based reporting resources that can be accessed by the business to aid in their usage of the SAP solutions
  • Manage the delivery of ongoing training to business end users on the SAP based reporting and analytics capabilities
  • Drive evaluations and recommendation of new SAP based reporting and analytics solutions / technologies
  • Review solution architectures implemented by projects and ensure designed architectures meet industry standards and quality reviews
  • Over time build the internal Sandvik SAP reporting and analytics capability and teams required to service the business needs

You are a highly motivated, delivery focused self-starter with a data-driven mindset and excellent problem solving capabilities. You have a can-do attitude and thrive on working in a multi-cultural team environment. You have excellent inter-personal skills and strong communication skills with an ability to clearly explain technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders. You are customer focused and collaborate effectively with others to find optimal solutions to business needs. You are hands-on and have 5+ years of relevant experience in a similar role preferably in S/4HANA reporting technologies and Fiori Apps. You have a broad understanding of a range of functional areas in SAP. You are educated to degree level or equivalent.

S/4HANA training will be provided to a candidate with a background in SAP ECC.

22 days annual leave
4 Company Days
Defined Contribution Pension
VHI Health Insurance
Life & Disability Insurance
Health & Wellbeing Initiatives – gym membership, wellbeing seminars, bike to work scheme
Flexible start & Finish times