Regulatory Operations Lead

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SAP and the SAP customers are faced with an increasingly complex global environment in which to operate their businesses. This is especially true in the rapidly progressing area of Cloud compliance. The Regulatory Affairs department at SAP Legal is responsible for providing a coherent, consistent, and reliable approach to Cloud compliance at SAP.


The Integrated Regulatory Office (IRO) is a team with the mandate to build a network across SAP and drive a cross-functional, multi-jurisdictional process for regulatory compliance affecting products, services or internal operations at SAP. 


The primary responsibilities of the Regulatory Operations Lead are:

  • Organizing, structuring, and managing the IRO team’s meetings, resources,  trainings and documentation
  • Structuring and leading communications about IRO’s mission, processes and resources

This role is critical to improve scalability for the IRO team, better enable business owners and impacted units to understand IRO’s work and better promote regulatory compliance at SAP. A successful candidate will need to be able to participate in IRO’s work in order to understand our approach to regulatory compliance at a granular level, and then communicate that understanding to other stakeholders.

 Every team member is expected to be a self-starter with a high degree of stakeholder focus, service attitude, and critical thinking with a solution focus. You will work in a strong, supportive team environment and must also be capable of working independently, shaping your best approach to successfully delivering on your defined responsibilities. You will collaborate and support other teams who are working together to deliver on SAP’s Cloud compliance needs and those related to our SAP customers. You are a change agent for SAP Cloud compliance with the opportunity to influence the shape of your own work and simplify the path to compliance for our SAP teams and hopefully have some fun along the way.



Team Operations

  • Co-develop, document and maintain IRO regulatory processes in SharePoint
  • Organizing meetings of the IRO, its extended network, and its stakeholders
  • Manage and organize team’s internal documentation
  • Collaborating with experts to refine and improve resources, trainings and explanatory material


  • Create a strategy to champion IRO’s mission within internal stakeholders, including creating materials and leading trainings for internal stakeholders on IRO’s processes and resources
  • Managing communication with IRO stakeholders
  • Communicating externally about SAP’s regulatory compliance 

Project Management

  • Participate in regulatory compliance projects in order to understand the team’s function and develop an expertise in regulatory compliance, relevant laws, standards and regulations
  • Work with related teams, especially Government Affairs, SGS, Corporate Legal, Data Privacy and Export Control, Field Legal, and Strategic Business Services to create impactful trainings and resources
  • Effectively share knowledge and lessons learned with other team members.



  • The ability to understand, break down and organize complicated regulatory concepts
  • Content-driven, with the ability and willingness to develop expertise in a complex subject
  • A focus on collaboration and networking, with the able to connect and integrate people with all types of different skills, backgrounds
  • A talent for communicating effectively with audiences from different areas of expertise



  • Min. 3 years’ project management experience
  • Min. 3 years’ experience communicating with internal audiences, especially across diverse team types
  • Proven experience in initiating, engaging with, and managing cross-board area initiatives involving senior stakeholders



  • A degree in law, business, communications, or another relevant field
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills


This position can be filled anywhere.




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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.


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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: or, APJ:, EMEA:


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:330029 | Work Area: Administration | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Requisition ID:  330029
Posted Date:  May 14, 2022
Work Area:  Administration
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Buenos Aires, AR, B1605DII

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