SAP Architect


Information Technology, Supply Chain and Logistics, Procurement
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


We are currently recruiting for SAP ERP Technical Architect. Dyson’s Global IT applications service has end-to-end accountability for the design, delivery and support of all business applications enabling Dysons global commercial, operational and enterprise business process. Forming a large proportion of the IT Function, the team are arranged into investment areas including Owner Experience & Retail, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Finance & compliance, People & collaboration and Automotive.


  • The role will require a detailed understanding of end-to-end finance business processes and translation of these into SAP functional designs.
  • The role will require facilitation of regular design based changes ranging from the introduction of new markets to the resolution of change requests to improve system capability
  • The role requires a significant effort in leading the next major design step change for SAP ECC – a move to the SAP HANA platform – a multi-year multi-step business critical change in the way our ERP capability is provided
  • You will work with business stakeholders to understand business plans that might drive the architecture for the ERP application landscape.
  • You will need to communicate design decisions to key stakeholders to ensure the architecture is understood, opportunities for improvement are identified and delivery of the correct solution is achieved
  • Work with third parties and partners to understand future trends, innovation and opportunities for the ERP application landscape
  • Act as the design authority point of contact for working projects within your solution landscape
  • Ensure adherence to the core IT Application Strategy and Design principles in alignment with Dyson’s own Enterprise Architect 


  • A proven track record of architecture is essential
  • A proven track record of senior level business engagement / stakeholder management is essential
  • Extensive experience in leading solution designs across finance, supply chain (procurement and logistics)
  • Experience of the general SAP solution landscape is essential 
  • Understanding of security principles and policies ensuring these are applied to the design of solutions
  • Able to act as a liaison between technical, functional and support functions both on and offshore
  • Ability to identify technology, functionality and methods that could be of significant benefit to Dyson and drive those through into successful implementation.
  • Ability to translate business requirements into functional and technical requirements.


  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Lift share scheme
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discount on Dyson machines

Posted: 19 August 2019