Human Resources

Corporate - Performance Management Expert

We help the world run better

At SAP, we enable you to bring out your best. Our company culture is focused on collaboration and a shared passion to help the world run better. 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. 



You will be an integral part of the Culture & Workforce Development organization, a global team responsible for delivering impactful talent programs, learning and development for all 100k+ employees at SAP. Our organisation is committed to supporting employee development and connecting the skills, aspirations, and performance of SAP's workforce with current and future business needs.



We are looking for a senior expert in people/talent development, with proven experience in performance management to play a critical role in the refresh of our performance management approach at SAP.  In this key position, you will work closely with the Global Head of Talent Management to implement a refreshed performance management process and drive the implementation on a global scale together with a team of experts.  As a thought leader in performance management, you will engage with C-Level executives to provide strategic insights and subject matter expertise.



  • Demonstrated expertise in conceptualizing, building, and overseeing the roll-out of HR Performance Management processes in a multinational environment in a large matrixed company environment. E2E Performance Management expertise: Strategy – Execution (not just execution/roll-out).
  • Proven expertise in people and talent development in large scale companies with demonstrated success in designing and executing talent development strategies.
  • Deep knowledge of HR industry best practices and emerging market trends with the ability to translate them into actionable strategies.
  • Experience in validating HR concepts with legal teams, and experience with works councils is an advantage.
  • Proficiency in handling complex HR performance related topics and developing innovative solutions.
  • Track record of successfully managing cross-functional, complex projects within a multinational environment
  • Advanced communication skills, particularly in engaging with C-level executives and crafting senior level communications.



  • Master’s degree or MBA or equivalent graduate level degree highly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 5+ years professional experience as a performance management expert with multinational companies or top-tier consulting firms
  • Minimum of 5+ years' professional experience in leading strategic transformation programs with senior stakeholders, from strategy to execution
  • Experience with Social Partners is an advantage
  • Fluency in English is essential


Bring out your best

SAP innovations help more than four hundred thousand 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 two hundred million users and more than one hundred thousand 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, you can bring out your best.  


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.
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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.


Compensation Range Transparency: SAP believes the value of pay transparency contributes towards an honest and supportive culture and is a significant step toward demonstrating SAP’s commitment to pay equity. SAP provides the annualized compensation range inclusive of base salary and variable incentive target for the career level applicable to the posted role. The targeted combined range for this position is 141800 - 323900(USD) USD. The actual amount to be offered to the successful candidate will be within that range, dependent upon the key aspects of each case which may include education, skills, experience, scope of the role, location, etc. as determined through the selection process. Any SAP variable incentive includes a targeted dollar amount and any actual payout amount is dependent on company and personal performance. Please reference this link for a summary of SAP benefits and eligibility requirements: SAP North America Benefits.

Requisition ID:  395343
Posted Date:  Jun 15, 2024
Work Area:  Human Resources
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

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