ERP Principal Architect


Mumbai, New Delhi


Asia Pacific


Technology & digital


Technology industries

Who We Are

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders—empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.

Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, fueled by the goal of helping our clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.

Practice Area Profile

BCG Platinion’s presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America.  We achieve digital excellence for clients with sustained solutions to the most complex and time-sensitive challenge.  We guide clients into the future to push the status quo, overcome tech limitations, and enable our clients to go further in their digital journeys than what has ever been possible in the past.  At BCG Platinion, we deliver business value through the innovative use of technology at a rapid pace.  We roll up our sleeves to transform business, revolutionize approaches, satisfy customers, and change the game through Architecture, Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Application and Risk functions.  We balance vision with a pragmatic path to change transforming strategies into leading-edge tech platforms, at scale.

What You'll Do

As a Principal ERP Architect, you will be responsible for designing and delivering high-quality ERP solutions across various industries and sectors. You will work closely with client stakeholders, BCG partners, Platinion experts, and project teams to understand the business needs, identify the best-fit solution architecture, and ensure successful implementation. You will also support business development, practice building, and thought leadership activities within the ERP/SCM domain.
  • Design and deliver end-to-end ERP solutions, from requirement analysis to solution design to implementation support.
  • Collaborate with client stakeholders, BCG partners, Platinion experts, and project teams to understand the business context, challenges, and objectives Identify the best-fit solution architecture for the client’s needs, considering various factors such as functionality, performance, scalability, security, integration, etc.
  • Provide technical guidance and oversight to the project team throughout the implementation lifecycle, ensuring adherence to quality standards, best practices, and industry norms.
  • Review and validate the deliverables produced by the project team, such as functional specifications, technical specifications, test cases, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any technical issues or risks that may arise during the implementation process.
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders on the project status, progress, issues, and outcomes.
  • Provide thought leadership and expertise on ERP trends, challenges, and opportunities.
  • Support business development activities by identifying new opportunities, preparing proposals, and presenting solutions to potential clients.
  • Contribute to practice building activities by developing knowledge assets, conducting trainings, and mentoring junior team members.
  • Act as the main contact for key aspects and concerns while being part of the ERP/SCM cycles.
  • Challenge SI/client technical counterparts on various levers – Time and cost adherence, technical depth of proposed customization complexity, and overall roadmap planning.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering or computer science or related field
  • 15+ years of experience in ERP consulting or related field, with at least 10 years of experience in designing and delivering large-scale ERP solutions 
  • Hands-on experience in implementing ERP solutions such as SAP S/4HANA, Oracle Cloud ERP, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Workday HCM, etc.
  • Deep functional and technical knowledge of ERP modules such as PP/MM/SD/FICO/PM/PS in SAP S/4HANA or equivalent in other ERP solutions 
  • Strong understanding of enterprise architecture principles and practices, including data, application, infrastructure, digital, IoT, Industry 4.0, visualization, etc. 
  • Excellent technical skills, including programming, database, API, microservices, etc. 
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), with the ability to present complex ideas in a clear and concise manner · Excellent problem-solving skills (analytical and creative), with the ability to generate innovative solutions 
  • Excellent leadership skills (collaborative and influential), with the ability to work effectively with diverse teams and stakeholders · Ability to travel extensively as required by client engagements 
  • Experience in working with senior client counterparts like CTO/CIO/CDIO/CDOs. 
  • Deep understanding of Enterprise Architecture concepts such as Microservices, API integration. 
  • Industry expertise in at least one of the sectors – Discrete (Auto/Industrial goods), Mill and Mining, Process (Oil and Gas/Pharma/Life Sciences), or Retail is mandatory

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