Strategy & Operations Associate Intern (Student Position)

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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


In this role, you will provide Strategic Project Management support to the SAP Digital - Strategy and Operations team. You will work closely with global leadership to execute strategic project management tasks, support global leadership in preparations and follow-up activities for relevant meetings and work on analyzing and reporting business performance data aligned to our Digital strategy.


Core tasks include:
•    Lead high-valued projects with executives and senior leadership to help advance organizational strategic goals and objectives, such as preparing for key meetings and conducting the necessary follow-up actions.
•    Support governance of projects through ongoing oversight of project performance, communicating progress, and risks, taking early action to resolve problems, and timely escalations to global-level stakeholders.
•    Play a crucial role in supporting transformation program execution from the global perspective across all Regions and Mus
•    Support the creation of business cases with capacity modeling and ROI calculations to gain incremental investments for the organization.
•    Collaborate with cross-organizational stakeholders to perform data collection, analysis, and reporting to support strategy formulation, long-range planning, and decision-making
•    Handle multiple concurrent complex problems and provide highly creative and effective solutions to achieve high business impact
•    Develop and executes executive communications, engagement, and adoption plans (e.g., business review, financial reports, and key performance management)


What you bring


We are seeking individuals who embody a proactive mindset, demonstrate unwavering determination, and possess an insatiable curiosity. If you thrive on engaging in purposeful, cutting-edge projects and draw energy from continuous learning, then this opportunity is for you.
•    Demonstrate unwavering responsibility in delivering assigned tasks.
•    Capable of working independently on straightforward tasks without requiring assistance.
•    Show initiative and take ownership of their work.

•    Proficient in resolving issues within a defined framework and departmental guidelines.
•    Possess strong organizational skills to handle quantitative analysis effectively.
•    Adapt quickly to new challenges and demonstrate problem-solving abilities.

•    Display a general proficiency in utilizing tools and procedures essential for successful job completion.
•    Exhibit the capability to actively contribute to internal groups within a project environment.
•    Previous experience in project management or related roles is an advantage.

•    Develop collaborative work relationships within their own team and limited cross-functional areas.
•    Communicate their work assignments clearly, ensuring comprehension by others.
•    Provide timely and constructive feedback to colleagues within the team.

•    Mandatory fluency in English.
•    Proficiency in additional languages is considered a plus.


Meet your team


The Digital customer segment is one of the most important growth engines for SAP – one that has consistently been growing at double digit growth. To capitalize SAP’s market potential, we formed a new Global Digital organization to focus on scaling our reach and support to customers in cross-segment leveraging digital modalities in revamped Digital Hubs around the world.

The SAP Strategy and Operations is responsible for setting the global strategy and aligned execution for the Digital organization, designing and driving strategic growth programs, ensuring business operational excellence and managing the SAP Digital communication strategy. 



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.

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: 379725  | Work Area: Administration  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Student  | Employment Type: Intern   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  379725
Posted Date:  Nov 27, 2023
Work Area:  Administration
Career Status:  Student
Employment Type:  Intern
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Dubai, Dubai, AE, 118353

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