Sustainability (Senior) Consultant (f/m/d

We help the world run better

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!

What you’ll do:

Within the corporate sustainability team, the Sustainability (Senior) Consultant (f/m/d) actively contributes to the success of SAP’s environmental sustainability initiatives and the management of the Net-Zero 2030 program. This requires a strong focus on the goal-oriented execution of project activities and relationship building with key stakeholders to facilitate the implementation of environmental-reducing measures at SAP across the globe.   

  • Strongly contribute to SAP’s environmental sustainability programs and initiatives to ensure SAP meets its commitments outlined in the SAP Global Environmental Policy such achieving Net-Zero by 2030   
  • Analyze, report, and share insights on environmental performance data  
  • Manage and review reporting requirements for SAP’s greenhouse gas footprint and calculation methods (especially scope 3 upstream and downstream emissions) 
  • Provide executional support of Net-Zero projects (renewable energy, electrification of car fleet, green cloud, science-based target) 
  • Research and present sustainability trends, technology, and innovation related to our environmental impact 
  • Serve as business partner for our solution development to drive implementation of SAP sustainability software within the company 
  • Build up expert knowledge on environmental sustainability, provide thought leadership and act as a trusted advisor for our community  
  • Represent SAP internally and externally as a role model for sustainability 
  • Partner with sustainability team members and colleagues from other departments globally. 


What you bring:

  • University degree (preferred fields of study: natural sciences, ecology, business informatics, or sustainability management) 
  • 3+ years of working experience   
  • Excellent and fluent English skills, both written and spoken 
  • Very good German skills, both written and spoken   
  • Strong project management skills    
  • Knowledge of environmental opportunities and challenges, technology, and innovation  
  • Very good analytical skills 
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (esp. MS Excel and PowerPoint) 
  • Proactive, flexible, collaborative working style and eager to learn 
  • Intercultural sensitivity and ability to influencing without authority  


Meet your team:

Supporting SAP’s purpose to help the world run better and improving people’s lives, the global Sustainability Team is on a mission to transform SAP to a role model of a sustainable company and create positive economic, environmental, and social impact within planetary boundaries. The team collaborates with all internal lines of business and works on embedding sustainability further into SAP’s corporate strategy, product and service portfolio, policies, processes, practices, and everything we do. This means improving the sustainability performance of our own operations, driving customer impact creation, and stimulating new sustainability initiatives across the organization. We warmly invite you to become part of our team and shape SAP’s sustainability journey together with us. 

The Sustainability Team offers you to… 

  • work with a self-managing team who is supportive, passionate about their work and eager to initiate and embrace positive change 
  • become part of a highly dynamic, important, and demanding professional field  
  • expand your professional network by collaborating with diverse, international stakeholders  
  • gain and share valuable insights across a broad variety of sustainability topics ranging from climate action, circular economy, holistic steering and reporting to ethical business practices 
  • increase your project management skills and expand your professional network. 

We build breakthroughs together

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.

We win with inclusion

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:
For SAP employees: Only permanent roles are eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program, according to the eligibility rules set in the SAP Referral Policy. Specific conditions may apply for roles in Vocational Training.

Requisition ID: 362326  | Work Area: Finance  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  362326
Posted Date:  Nov 22, 2022
Work Area:  Finance
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Berlin, DE, 10787

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