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Senior IT Business Continuity Management Specialist (f/m/d) within Intelligent Enterprise Solutions

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Date: Dec 24, 2020

City: Walldorf, BW, DE

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 266056
Work Area: Information Technology
Location: Walldorf or any other location within SAP organisation possible
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

The purpose of IES as part of the Board Area IEG is to deliver and run the Intelligent Enterprise. Strategic Central Services (SCS) delivers central services to the CIO, the IT Leadership Team and the entire IT Services organization. 

We are looking for a Senior IT Business Continuity Management Specialist who focuses on continuously improving IES’ IT Service Continuity Management in the different operational teams. 

As a Senior BCM Specialist in IES you will:

  • Be the main contact for safeguarding and further enhancement of the Business Continuity Management within IES
  • Continuous evaluate and prioritize business-critical processes and systems by executing Business-Impact-Analyses (BIA)
  • Create, coordinate and communicate business continuity and emergency plans
  • Cooperation with the central SAP IT Service Continuity Management team and related audit teams
  • Be main contact for IES with respect to BCM related topics
  • Drive gap analysis of the different unit Continuity Plans and continuously test the effectiveness of the respective plans. 
  • Ensure compliance with relevant external regulatory requirements towards BCM (e.g. ISO 22301)
  • Represent Business Continuity Management also in the context of external audits and providing respective evidences
  • Provide BCM expertise and be a trusted advisor to the IES teams

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering or Computer or Natural Science required from an accredited university, MBA  
  • 4+ years’ experience in Business Continuity Management/IT Service Continuity Management or 5+ years in infrastructure and application operations
  • Very high proficiency in project management, continuous cooperation and collaboration is required
  • Advanced knowledge in ITIL / ITSM processes (e.g. Patch Management, Change Management, Service Request Fulfilment, Incident Management)
  • Excellent analytical skills and focus on quality
  • Strong ability to design process related structures
  • Innovative thinker, with a focus on quality and results
  • Fluent English; German language skills of high advantage





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