Senior Supplier Contracting Specialist (f/m/d): Enterprise Cloud Services

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What you´ll do

  • Negotiate Supplier Contracts for Enterprise Cloud Services (ECS) focusing on infrastructure, technical and application related cloud services
  • Ensure that the Customer and supplier contracts are fully aligned with the ECS portfolio and the risk profile, its coverage along with risk mitigation plan.
  • Collaborate with regional Sales and other functions to ensure timely execution of the contracts and its management throughout its lifecycle including executing change management, renewals, expiration / termination as appropriate.
  • Support the ECS team in conflict / escalation management with the external parties and collaborate and work with other stakeholders and legal teams to arrive at an outcome based resolution. 
  • Support the Cloud Compliance Governance wrt contractual obligations especially for the regulated industries, provide certification support, manage complex topics from regulatory compliance perspective like data sovereignty, export controls, sanctions, etc.
  • Advise and guide the internal stakeholders, including sales teams on the requirement of contractual obligations 

What you bring

  • Good business understanding with an ability to identify and predict challenges in the external and evolving regulatory environment and also recommend a mitigation plan.
  • Experience in negotiating complex commercial contracts like IT Service Procurement, outsourcing, or supplier management 
  • Willingness to understand Cloud Service business and delivery model 
  • Ability to collaborate and work with diverse group in a fast paced demanding environment with a ‘Can Do’ attitude
  • Very good English and German language skills – verbal and written, 
  • 6+ years of related professional experiences


Meet your team

The mission of the Supplier Governance and Compliance team is to define, implement and evolve supplier models that support the rapid growth in our Enterprise Cloud Services business. You will work with SAP´s global strategic partners to scale cloud service delivery across the entire value creation chain, from infrastructure to S/4 Hana and SAP application operations.

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.
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Requisition ID: 361376  | Work Area: Finance  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time or Part Time   |  #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  361376
Posted Date:  Nov 15, 2022
Work Area:  Finance
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Walldorf, DE, 69190

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