Communication

(Senior) Communications Specialist (f/m/d) for Technology & Innovation (T&I)

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What you`ll do 

 

We are looking for a Senior Communications Specialist to drive internal communications for our SAP BTP Application Development, Automation and Integration portfolio. In this capacity, you will also work cross-functionally with other product unit communicators as well as teams like product enablement. This role reports to the Head of Communications for Technology & Innovation. 
As part of the central T&I Communications team, you will support us from Walldorf, Berlin or Potsdam at the earliest possible stage.  

  

  • Drive internal communications for the product unit to increase visibility and transparency of key initiatives and positively impact employee engagement 

  • Define the executive communications strategy (focus on internal) and execute  

  • Translate technical content for non-technical, business audiences 

  • Organize and execute communication cascades for critical projects 

  • Pioneer innovative formats and tools for communication 

  • Work effectively on multiple projects simultaneously and meet overlapping deadlines   

  

We are looking for a reliable, positive, open-minded, and collaborative personality with strong teamwork skills who is determined to achieve goals in a timely manner, can work independently and set priorities. In addition to a fluent command of English, the role requires strong communication skills that allow framing problems clearly and articulating ideas and decisions in a comprehensive way within an interdisciplinary project team.  

 

At SAP we have diversity at heart, so you will also be able to work with the brightest minds from a multitude of cultural and ethnical backgrounds. 

  

What you bring

 

Required: 

  • Academic degree in communications, social science, business or related fields 
  • multiple years successful practical experience in employee or executive communications as well as technology communications 
  • Great writer with the ability to translate very technical topics into a language that is understandable for non-tech-savvy audiences 
  • Experience in executing internal communication formats (e.g., All Hands Meetings, fire-side chats) 
  • Willingness to gain product know-how and understand technical content 
  • Fluent English language skills are mandatory (oral and written)
  • Excellent presentation, communication, and networking skills 
  • Ability to build trust, show candor and deliver with creativity 
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently 
  • Interpersonal skills: team player, results, and execution focus, motivated to work in an international and intercultural environment and effective work style in a complex environment 

  

Preferred: 

  • Experience in delivering communications counsel to engineering teams 
  • Experience in communication for change management processes and launch communication 
  • Experience in working effectively with virtual teams and driving superb execution in a global unit 

 

Meet your team

 

The Technology & Innovation (T&I) Board area is responsible for SAP Business Technology Platform – the platform for the Intelligent Enterprise that includes technologies like SAP Integration Suite, SAP Extension Suite, SAP HANA, SAP Analytics, and AI. The T&I Board area is also in charge of SAP’s global innovation agenda and builds new business model- and market driven innovations to help customers realize the most business value.

 

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: Careers@sap.com.
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Requisition ID: 336994  | Work Area: Communication  | Expected Travel: 0 - 20%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: Virtual - Germany #LI-Hybrid
 

Requisition ID:  336994
Posted Date:  Jun 21, 2022
Work Area:  Communication
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 20%
Location: 

Walldorf, DE, 69190

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