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Sustainability Procurement Associate/Specialist for IT & Cloud

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.  

 


PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
 

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Sustainability Procurement Associate/Specialist to join our procurement team. The Sustainability Procurement Associate/Specialist will provide support in implementing sustainable sourcing initiatives, conducting research, and assisting in data analysis to drive continuous improvement across our supply chain. This role offers an excellent opportunity for professional development and growth in the field of sustainability procurement.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

•    Develop and implement a sustainability strategy for procurement, aligning with the company's overall sustainability goals and objectives.
•    Conduct research on sustainable procurement practices, including environmental, social, and ethical considerations, to support decision-making and drive innovation.
•    Evaluate and assess supplier sustainability performance, including environmental, social, and ethical practices, through audits, assessments, and third-party certifications.
•    Assist in maintaining and updating sustainability-related data and documentation, including supplier sustainability profiles, certifications, and compliance records.
•    Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate sustainability criteria into procurement processes, supplier selection criteria, and contract negotiations.
•    Support supplier engagement activities, including meetings, workshops, and training, to communicate sustainability expectations and foster partnerships based on shared values.
•    Monitor and track key sustainability metrics related to procurement activities, analyzing data to evaluate performance and identify opportunities for improvement.
•    Assist in the preparation of sustainability reports, presentations, and communications to share progress and achievements internally and externally.

 

WHAT YOU BRING

•    Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, procurement, sustainability, or equivalent work experience.
•    2+ years of experience in strategic procurement. Internship or coursework experience in sustainability procurement or IT category projects is a plus.
•    Passion for sustainability and a genuine interest in driving positive environmental and social impact through responsible procurement practices.
•    Strong analytical skills, with the ability to collect, interpret, and analyze data to support decision-making and drive continuous improvement.
•    Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and external suppliers.
•    Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills, able to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
•    Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and experience with sustainability reporting platforms or software preferred.

 

MEET YOUR TEAM

The IT & Cloud Procurement Teams as part of the Global Procurement Organization that defines and execute in close collaboration with business owners, corporate legal, finance and controlling the global sourcing strategies and supplier management. Within your daily tasks you will work closely with the category managers/buyers around the world of the three teams IT Hardware & Security, Cloud Infrastructure and Software & Telecoms. You can expect very diverse and highly motivated team with focus on collaboration and continuous improvement.
 

What you can expect is professional onboarding, exciting career progression, a diverse work environment providing growth opportunities, learning & development possibilities, and an international business network for you to leverage. Interesting non-work related activities (volunteering, charity, sport events,..). 
This role is based at the ultra-modern Metronom office building directly above the Nove Butovice metro station. The location encompasses SAP's vision for the perfect work-life balance by featuring uniquely decorated relaxation rooms, parents' and kids' room.
 
BENEFITS

 

Yearly bonuses, sick days paid and sick leaves fully refunded, flexible start/end of working hours, contributions to the pension/life insurance, meal vouchers, holidays 5 weeks, educational courses, coaching and mentoring opportunities, free massage, cafeteria plan, free fitness studio, generous shares program, etc.
 
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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.
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: Careers@sap.com
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: 393882  | Work Area: Finance  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  393882
Posted Date:  May 29, 2024
Work Area:  Finance
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%
Location: 

Prague 5, CZ, 158 00

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