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Shared Services Strategist

What we offer

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!




The role of the Global Demand Center is to develop end-to-end marketing programs that deliver demand to the business.  The Global Demand Center teams collaborate with the CMSO teams to identify demand objectives, the Field Marketing teams to validate the demand routes and tactics, and business management teams to determine financial resources to create programs that deliver on the business’s demand needs.  



The GDC Shared Services Strategist will drive the development and optimization of key programs across three strategic areas:  


  1. Cross-Platform Marketing Data Strategy 

  • Work across Integrated Demand Team, Channels, Analytics & Optimization, Marketing Automation Platforms (MAPS), and Campaign Services teams within the GDC and with M&S Operations, Intelligent Data & Analytics (ID&A), and Marketing Technology & Tools (MTT) to develop and deliver a cohesive, business-requirements driven data strategy to support all GDC analytics objectives 

  • Establish and implement processes for data governance and data quality management 

  • Develop and publish data management, data architecture, data acquisition, data warehousing, data access, tooling, reporting, visualization, and publishing practices 


  1. GDC Performance Management 

  • Collaborate with M&S Operations and Analytics & Optimization to develop a strategy for integrating data sources and automating reporting to support cross-channel programs optimization 

  • Drive an agile mindset and delivery culture 

  • Drive collaboration across teams and create forums to identify and capitalize on innovation and efficiency opportunities 

  • Develop cross-team optimization strategies and initiatives that enable marketing lead volume, velocity, and quality 


  1. Upskilling / Change Management 

  • Develop employee knowledge, capacity, and capability within GDC teams around the use of data to optimize performance  

  • Help foster a culture of test and learn by enhancing data literacy 

  • Work with various members of the GDC channel teams to ensure they have access to data, understand its use and how to leverage other data sources to optimize their programs 

  • Drive data innovation across the GDC by receiving feedback from the various leads on how to improve our communication of insights 



  • Ability to collaborate and drive change across teams  

  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills, including the ability to distill and deliver relevant, actionable insights to executives across the organization 

  • Ability to understand multiple data sources, including what is measured and how the data is captured and reported on 

  • Capacity to understand complex enterprise data architecture and systems 

  • Ability to translate business problems into viable technical or analytical solutions 

  • Comprehensive understanding of all aspects of Digital Media, Programmatic, Search, Social and Ad technologies 

  • Demonstrated understanding of b2b analytics including A/B testing, marketing program analytics, and end-to-end customer journey analysis 

  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills 

  • Background in data analysis and pipelining an asset 

  • Background or experience in predictive analytics and algorithms an asset 

  • 10+ years of data analytics and marketing experience 

  • 2+ years leading data, analytics, or operations teams 

  • Experience leading cross-functional data initiatives in an enterprise scale environment 

  • College degree or diploma in computer science or data science beneficial 





We are SAP

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.


Our inclusion promise

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.


SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and 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: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

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

 Requisition ID:312012 | Work Area: Marketing | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: Virtual - Global

Shared Services Strategist

Facility:  312012
Posted Date:  Nov 17, 2021
Work Area:  Marketing
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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