Education and Training

SVP Ecosystem and Community

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SAP Learning’s mission is to create opportunity through learning and development for all. We are currently undergoing a transformation to build a digital first, learner centric, education approach at scale. We also drive initiatives to understand the skills across development to support our mission to tailor, target and scale strategic learning offers. SAP Learning is responsible for the education and development of SAP’s more than 109,000 employees, more than 440,000 customers, and more than 26M active ecosystem.



Reporting into the Chief Learning Officer, the SVP of Ecosystem Engagement will lead the teams responsible to energize and grow the ecosystem of SAP professionals and users, developing their skills to succeed in an increasingly dynamic world. As colleagues in SAP Learning seek to build world class learning experiences, the team is charged with leveraging those programs, content, and platforms to engage, upskill, and activate the more than 24 million people within SAP’s community. This executive will be driving the public facing activities most critical to build evangelism for the world’s most business-critical software company.



  • Drive strategy and execution to rebuild engagement across SAP’s ecosystem of more than 24 million professional users, consultants, and developers
  • Own SAP Learning’s release calendar, building programs, partnerships, and content release plans that energize and excite the SAP ecosystem
  • Orchestrate activities across marketing, product, and customer facing teams within SAP to reinforce community facing activities
  • Work with the leadership teams of each SAP Solution Area to define key target audiences, needs, and plans to deliver integrated learning and community programs (Enterprise Resource Planning, Human Experience Management, Customer Experience, Spend Management, Platform)
  • Create a single, high performing, team, with accountability for the strategic execution of programs that build skills and evangelism in the SAP ecosystem
  • Shift the focus of partner and developer learning towards the critical strategic capabilities required to embrace SAP’s cloud product portfolio



  • Background in marketing, demand generation, community building, and enterprise software
  • Positive world view and general optimism about the future state of enterprise software
  • Strong execution focus & structured way of working to operationalize strategy into business capabilities and process vision​
  • Excellent communication skills and comfort in public facing settings (interviews, keynote presentations, etc.)
  • Good consumer intuition on the needs of developers, consultants, and IT professionals
  • Ability to drive and execute topics self-dependent and turn into action and tangible results
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, presentation and writing skills
  • Proven experience building and developing top talent within an organization 



  • 15+ years of professional work experience in B2B and B2C technology business
  • 5+ years in technology marketing, with a preference for community centric businesses
  • Track record of conceptual as well as execution capabilities in cross-unit environment
  • International and cross-cultural working experience




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.

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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.
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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 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:  362803
Posted Date:  Jan 28, 2023
Work Area:  Education and Training
Career Status:  Executive
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

San Francisco, CA, US, 94107

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