HR Value Advisor - SuccessFactors Job


Full time

Toronto, ON, Canada

Oct 13

Date: Oct 5, 2020

City: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 266563

Work Area: Sales

Expected Travel: 0 - 60%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.



 HR Value Advisory (HRVA) team is a global organization of HR thought leaders at SAP SuccessFactors.

It brings human capital management thought leadership to the customer partnership, including strategic HR solution advice and expert consultation on talent-related business strategy and Employee engagement. HR VAs will represent SAP externally and internally on HR, innovation and value management topics.

HRVA globally inspires, drives, and supports SAP customers’ HR transformation. By working with senior HR leaders across all industries, HRVAs help shape the value proposition in the pre-sales discussions, which may include the development of business cases with quantified monetary benefits that help create a value-based strategy for technology sale and deployment.



 An HRVA is recognized as an expert in multiple areas of HR, HR Strategy and HR Transformation.

  • Customer engagement:          

Build account strategy with AE for large companies and opportunities. Serve as trusted advisor to sales teams.

Lead executive discovery, develop and lead transformational workshops. Develop full story line including case for change and financial assessment. Develop value based strategies and business cases with quantified monetary benefits; Apply value- selling methods, benchmarks and tools to deliver comprehensive value propositions and business content with clear ROI/TCO

  • Demand generation:              

Establish and sustain relationships with senior HR leaders at large companies. Grow conversations to get the customer to think more broadly and identify opportunities or net new relationship. Collaborate with Marketing to participate at SAP events. Collaborate with Strategic partners. Regularly publishes content and speaks at public events.

  • Content and enablement:           

Develop and deliver workshop deliverables. Able to deliver new enablement content at existing SAP-employee events e.g. FKOM. Mentor senior level new hires. Able to develop new messaging and positioning against the competition and articulate this to both the field and in front of a customer.


Lead knowledge sharing activities to build knowledge across the team. Share the message and full value of a comprehensive partnership with SAP (e.g. Intelligent Enterprise). Stays up to speed with what the competition is doing.



 Required skills

  • Experience leading workshops and/or facilitating meetings with demonstrated ability to present to and for multi-level internal and customer audiences (Fluency interacting at and influencing the C-suite level of customer organizations (demonstrated “executive presence”)
  • Experience building and retaining strong customer relationships
  • Thought leadership in human capital management demonstrated through best practice development, involvement in functional organizations (e.g., SHRM), publication of point-of-view white papers or use cases, and/or participation in industry/functional events
  • Demonstrated success driving performance improvement of a human resources organization (as a practitioner or consultant), including alignment of business/HR strategy, current/future state capabilities assessment, proposal and execution of a business case, and roadmap for HRIS (with technology positioned as an enabler of HR strategy)
  • Experience partnering with complex sales organizations and knowledge of consultative/value-based selling approaches and processes


 Preferred skills

  • Advanced degree (M.A., MBA, M.S., etc.) preferred
  • Basic functional knowledge of the SuccessFactors platform strongly preferred, with SAP HCM experience desired
  • Experience with business case alignment, creation, analysis, quantification, and proposal
  • Experience developing and maintaining customer relationships/account management
  • Any other language an asset;



Minimum 10 years HR technology consulting experience; may be a combination of internal HR practitioner experience with 3+ years external consulting/technology sales experience



Ability to travel 60%



To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.





Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.


To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA:

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Additional Locations: Virtual - Canada

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