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SAP Extensibility Team Lead

Support Office»Technology


Job Reference: 2 2 8 2 2 0 B R

Nottingham Support Office


37.5 Hours

Level 5

Recruitment Partner: Akash Karia

Location: Nottingham

Contract: Perm

Who we are

International Technology & Advanced Analytics (IT2A) is a multi-national function of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) based in the UK, Europe, Asia, South America and the USA. We use emerging technology and robust data to transform our pharmacy and retail offerings, improve experiences for customers and patients and enhance our operational effectiveness. Partnering with some of the finest tech providers and utilising a cutting-edge tech stack, we support two of the UK’s most trusted and established brands - Boots and No7. We’re a team of specialists spanning security, hosting, architecture, software engineering, networks, project delivery and more. A proud equal opportunity employer, we passionately embrace team member diversity and provide a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

About the role

This is a full time position based in Nottingham, and is an opportunity to join the SAP Technical team of the SAP Centre of Expertise where the latest SAP technologies and ways of working are being leveraged, reporting into the SAP Technology lead. There will be a team of technically skilled people reporting into you, so people management skills are also important. SAP technical knowledge and skills are required in the BTP technologies, especially in the areas of extensibility, integration, eventing, and automation.

You will:

  • Deliver an SAP Clean Core concept
  • Ensure the most appropriate SAP technology is selected for the extensibility requirement given, in line with the SAP Clean Core concept. Therefore, a knowledge of the different SAP development capabilities for extensibility is essential.
  • Ensure the most appropriate SAP technology is selected for the integration requirement given. Therefore, a knowledge of the different SAP BTP capabilities for integration, including integration suite and event mesh, is essential.
  • Ensure User Experience is delivered in the most appropriate manner, considering look and feel, and the most appropriate technology to meet the requirement.
  • Ensure any AI or Machine Learning in SAP is delivered in the most appropriate manner for the requirements.
  • Any code is written in line with standards and security policies.
  • Liaise and develop relationships with the Integration and Automation Centres of Expertise to ensure alignment in approaches and consistency.
  • Lead and give direction to your team; ensure they are supported and given the right skills to succeed.

What you’ll need to have

  • Experience delivering an SAP Clean Core, and the technologies involved in delivering this
  • Experience of SAP BTP technologies in the areas of Extensibility, Integration, Automation, and User Experience
  • Experience of managing and leading a team
  • At least 5 years SAP development or integration experience
  • Effective communication and influencing skills
  • Be able to present difficult technical situations in a way that is understandable for non-technical people

It would be great if you also have

  • Experience managing a team working across different time zones

Our benefits

  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave pay and gift card for anyone expecting or adopting a child
  • Flexible benefits scheme including holiday buying, discounted gym membership, life assurance, activity passes and more.
  • Access to free, 24/7 counselling and support through TELUS Health, our Employee Assistance Programme.

We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that offer flexibility to suit you - find out more at Please note, any salary estimates given on third-party sites are not provided or endorsed by WBA and may not be accurate.

What's next

If your application is successful, our recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion, you will be notified by email.

Where a role is advertised as full-time, we are open to discussing part-time and job share options during the application process. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to help you to be at your best.


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