SAP Corporate Affairs Expert Job in Manila, Philippines

Requisition ID: 146355

Work Area: Communication

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

We are looking for a key Corporate Affairs communications professional who dares to challenge conventional wisdom, offer unique perspectives and conceive innovative solutions, effectively bridging the communication gap with influential audiences.

Your role at SAP:

As SAP’s Corporate Affairs Expert for the Philippines, you will sustain and support the SAP business externally and internally. Primarily supporting the Managing Director and executive leadership team with communications counsel, you will focus on employee communications and execution of external media programs. In addition, you will drive the local CSR agenda in line with global CSR strategy and regional guidance. A key strategic resource, you will to the Head of Corporate Affairs for South East Asia.

Your team at SAP:

The overall Communications objectives are to ensure SAP increases brand equity and supports sales to meet global, regional and local strategies. The integrated Communications lead will drive the local communications strategy to reinforce and execute high-impact communications programs that align with global and regional objectives.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

Deliver communications programs

Drive business initiatives to reach internal & external key stakeholders

Work collaboratively to roll out the Corporate Affairs blue print, programs and message platforms into the country to increase engagements with national and international business and trade media

Demonstrate to external audiences that SAP is an innovative company that drives business value for our customers

Demonstrate expertise in key verticals

Gain share of mind over competitors (both traditional and new entrants)

Support employee communications campaigns and activities

Support growth aspirations with strategic communications that cascade global and regional strategy into local regional strategy

Help our employees better understand the direction of the business and the role they play in it

Manage the company's communications with impact and clarity, reflecting the company's business objectives, with alignment to the global communications strategy

Develop and localize messages, executive storyline, manage messaging consistency, synthesizing information and disseminating relevant content to the field

Perform Corporate Communications in a growing, highly competitive environment and in crisis situations

Provide Crisis Communications and Issues Management support to ensure that relevant procedures and escalation processes are adhered to

Develop content and manage key messages for the MD, and to be a key trusted advisor, providing recommendations on appropriate proactive and reactive communication requirements and opportunities that affect external and internal audiences

Take responsibility for driving employee communications programs to ensure understanding of the strategy and adoption of the company’s mission, vision and values

Work closely with global and regional Corporate Social Responsibility teams to roll out initiatives

REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Excellent command of English; a working knowledge of Filipino.

8 years of work experience in a fast-paced, high growth global organization, with knowledge of, or exposure to, the software solutions industry

Astute executive counsel, excellent interpersonal relationships, and able to foster a true sense of cooperation, camaraderie and trust with people at all levels within the company and externally

Proven experience in crisis communications and an ability to handle situations quickly, effectively and credibly

Strategic thinker with demonstrable experience in communications planning and executive communications - able to work directly and build good rapport with executives

Skillful communicator who knows how to craft and deliver key messages and to convey those messages to a variety of audiences using a vast array of communications vehicles

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable 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: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com , APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com , EMEA: Careers@sap.com ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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