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What we offer


Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!




Please note that this is a pipeline/evergreen job posting thus, candidate feedback may take longer than usual. The official recruitment begins August 2024.  By applying to this pipeline position, you have the option to get in contact with us early in the application cycle for our SAP Academy for Customer Success Program starting March 2025. We will hold info sessions about the Program in the next months ahead. 


Who you’ll become 


A Solution Advisor (f/m/d) works closely with our customers and prospects to identify and solve business challenges and meet their strategic business objectives using SAP solutions. As a part of the sales team, a Solution Advisor (f/m/d) is the "go-to-expert" responsible for the functional and technical knowledge within the sales cycle. You provide deal support by participating in discovery sessions, executive meetings and presentations and delivers software demonstrations that help the customer understand SAP’s unique value proposition. In addition to deal support, the Solution Advisor (f/m/d) participates in marketing events to generate demand, leads Design Thinking sessions, and collaborate with the broader sales team to identify whitespace opportunities at existing accounts.   


As a Solution Advisor (f/m/d) within the SAP Academy for Customer Success, you will  

  • Complete a 10-month program that will set you up for a successful customer-facing career at SAP 
  • Participate in experiential learning opportunities with colleagues from all over the world and acquire a wide variety of business, industry and SAP solution skills while working with emerging and cutting-edge technologies 
  • Receive on-the-job training under the mentorship of a senior Solution Advisor colleague while working with our customers to gain real world experience and acquire the skills necessary to help guide our customers through their Digital Transformation journey  

The program will enrich your knowledge of SAP as well as give you the professional experience to be ready to serve our customers. We offer full-time employment from day one with practical learning application for your role.  After successful completion of the program, you are expected to lead customer discovery sessions and survey activities to uncover business challenges and opportunities for innovation. You will create and deliver high impact and engaging software demonstrations that compel the customers to select SAP over other competitive offerings. You will also provide demand generation support through marketing events and deal execution support by responding to request for proposals.  


What you bring 


  • 1-3 years of work experience with a strong foundation in technical and business processes, exposure to relevant technologies/ solutions, and excellent communication, or customer-facing skills 
  • Strong communication skills including fluency in English and German (written and spoken) 
  • Proficient interpersonal skills including passion, curiosity, effective listening skills, professional presence, empathy and “can-get-it-done" mentality  
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across diverse stakeholders and business functions 
  • Strong Business Acumen including demonstrated knowledge of business processes and/or industries 
  • Willingness to delve into functional and technical details to understand the holistic picture


About SAP Academy for Customer Success   


The SAP Academy for Customer Success is a world-class training program that develops our next-generation workforce by delivering an energizing and inspiring experience within a globally diverse environment.  This dynamic 10-month program strengthens the foundation for a successful career at SAP. The official programstart is March 1st, 2025. 


Join us for the opportunity of a lifetime, to develop a global peer network, partner and engage with customers to help solve their unique business challenges, and leverage world-class cloud-based products and services, all while earning a great salary and benefits.  


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SAP’s employees across different regions are enabled to do their best job with the right mix of office and remote work according to country-specific guidelines and regulations. In general, our hybrid work setup consists of three days a week in the office or on-site with customers or partners. 


We are planning a practical and immersive portion of our program, which will have participants spend between 4 and 6 weeks, spread across two trips, in San Ramon, California. This experience is designed to provide unparalleled hands-on learning and networking opportunities. *Please note that this is still in the planning phase, and the final decision will be confirmed by the first quarter of 2025. We will ensure that this information is communicated promptly and that sufficient time is provided for necessary preparations. 


During these intensive phases of the program, it is critical that all participants are fully engaged and present to ensure maximum learning and success. As such, vacation should not be planned March 1, 2025, to May 30, 2025, and from August 11, 2025, to October 17, 2025. *Dates are subject to change as planning is finalized. 


We are SAP


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.

Our inclusion promise

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: Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA:

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:398159 | Work Area: Presales | Expected Travel: 0 - 100% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Requisition ID:  398159
Posted Date:  Jul 18, 2024
Work Area:  Presales
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 100%

Zürich-Flughafen, Zurich, CH, 8058

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