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Project Associate/Consultant for SAP's Chief Innovation Officer Job

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Date: Oct 6, 2017

Location: Potsdam, BB, DE

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 160553 
Work Area: Software-Development Operations 
Location: Potsdam
Expected Travel: 0 - 20% 
Career Status: Early Talent 
Employment Type: Regular Full Time 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.

ABOUT  SAP
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition.

 

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

SAP’s Chief Innovation Officer (CInO) is responsible for exploring new markets, as well as introducing disruptive technologies and unconventional ideas while cultivating an innovation-friendly environment throughout SAP. The CInO and his teams create new growth businesses for SAP by pioneering new markets, disruptive technologies and future business trends.


You will be part of a global team, the SAP Innovation Center Network, which was built to challenge and improve state-of-the-art implementations and designs and help shape the future generations of SAP software. Given the chance to build a strong personal network and to work on strategic topics highly relevant for SAP’s growth, this position offers excellent development opportunities within our company.

 

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

In this fast-paced environment, we are looking for a highly skilled Project Associate/Consultant, working on strategic topics for the Chief Innovation Officer. This includes the following tasks:

  • Actively contribute to SAP’s innovation strategy development through in-depth analyses and information synthesis
  • Closely partner with executive communication, strategists, product managers and software engineers to align content that will be used across a broad range of outputs
  • Prepare and create well thought out, impactful presentations for the Chief Innovation Officer (e.g. slide decks for keynotes, meetings with senior management, customers and other stakeholder groups)
  • Collaborate closely with designers to give presentations an excellent look-and-feel


EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Required

  • University degree in a relevant field
  • Experienced in working strategically and collaboratively across departments and locations
  • High energy with superb attention to details and the ability to prioritize and deliver in a fast-paced environment  
  • Ability to multi-task and deliver highest quality work under time constraints and in complex environment
  • Self-starter who can work independently, manage time effectively and meet deadlines
  • Strong teamwork skills and experience
  • Fundamental skills and experience in project management and organization
  • Excellent communication and networking skills
  • Excellent Power Point skills
  • Fluent in English and German (written and spoken) is a must

 

Beneficial

  • First work experience in a business / strategy consulting firm
  • PhD or MBA
  • Have a good eye for great design 
  • Experience working with top management

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • We are looking for an early talent with minimum 1-2 years professional working experiences in above mentioned fields.

 

LOCATION

  • Walldorf or Potsdam

 

EXPECTED TRAVEL

  • 0-20%

 

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical, sensory 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 contact us at Careers.Germany@sap.com. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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