SAP Risk Management Manager / Due Dillignece Manager Job in Prague, Czech Republic

Requisition ID: 186102

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Career Level: T4PM

Recruiter Name: Michal Jonczyk


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.

SAP PartnerEdge is the programmatic foundation of SAP’s partner relationships and the basis for our overall partner business, driving more than 30% of SAP’s overall SW revenue. The program is a global standard supported by a unique process and technology infrastructure to manage the entire partnership lifecycle in a mutually profitable, scalable and legally compliant manner. It is regularly enhanced to support the changing market needs and evolving partnering models and has been recognized as an industry benchmark of excellence winning the CRN ‘Five Star’ award for the last 12 years running.


To help maintain this level of excellence, the SAP PartnerEdge organization is setting up a shared service team to manage partner due diligence (DD) data collection and management related to partner’s recruitment and ongoing due diligence requirements within SAP Partner programs. This role will manage twelve Due Diligence specialists and will work closely with corporate compliance colleagues, partner recruiters and partner managers as well as reporting to the PartnerEdge Program management team. Successful candidates would also be responsible for the overall management of partner DD records within SAP systems and ensuring SAP partners and their sales team coming to the end of their DD validity period would have necessary notifications and support to ensure a smooth renewal process. This shared service team manager would train, coach and support the Due Diligence Specialists ensuring excellent communication skills with partners and other third parties to generate the required information whilst acting professionally and ethically. A key element of the role will be the collection, reviewing and presenting of reports created by the team and management analysis of activities, status updates and weekly reporting requirements to senior management. Due diligence is an extremely important topic in SAP and partner health in this area is of paramount importance to the SAP board. Language skills would be an advantage (especially Chinese, Japanese or Russian).

Overall management and responsibility of the team that carries out the following tasks

  • Manage DD process for newly recruited partners and renewal every 2 years

  • Compile all required DD documentation (Dow Jones report, Credit questionnaire, partner forms, DD level 2 check, …), coordinate DD level 2 activities with 3rd party agency including POs, check data quality / consistency and upload in DD system for compliance approval

  • Manage system updates (PRM, DD system) and next Partner Lifecycle actions in alignment with LCIO decision

  • Recognize and escalate any red flags/discrepancies to the compliance teams.

Specific responsibilities

  • Work very closely with Compliance Shared Services Management to ensure collaboration, efficient cross-functional operating practices. Develop mutually agreed SLAs.

  • Ensures high quality risk & security reporting to corporate and regional/divisional management (e.g. through Board DD Reports, Executive DD Committees and other regular, global/ divisional risk reporting processes)

  • Develops and coaches DD Specialists and manages performance

  • High level of risk & security management thought leadership and deep understanding of high risk areas for the company to be shared with team to help them recognized potential risk areas in DD information gathering

  • Advises Executive Management on best practice for DD and risk management and definition of related strategies

  • Working with PartnerEdge and LCIO colleagues, develop global risk & security management best practices, concepts, and recommended practices for the integration of DD management processes into business processes

  • Represents SAP's DD management thought leadership externally and internally, and maintains an internal/external DD network working with relevant partner employees

  • Drives DD assessments for high-priority activities and presents as required Board relevant reports to senior management for presentation to Executive Board members

  • Possesses cross-board Area understanding and establishes/maintains strong collaboration models with key Risk Management stakeholders

  • Manages a team in line with SAP’s leadership competencies of a team- or mid-level manager.

Additional Information

As a people manager, you are responsible for supporting the success of not only your direct reports, but the success of all employees within the larger team you are a part by helping to identify development opportunities and supporting team members to achieve their goals. You are expected to know about the members of your extended team and share insights with your peer managers. Look for opportunities to coach and recognize employees directly and provide just-in-time feedback so that employees can reflect on your input immediately.


  • Typically 8-10 years business experience (up to five years thereof at a management level)

  • 3-5 years risk & security management experience

  • Fluent written and spoken English skills

  • University Degree (e.g. in Business Administration, Accounting/Finance, IT/Computer Science or Law)


Preferred to have any of:

  • Risk Management Professional (RMP)

  • Certified Risk and Compliance Management Professional (CRCMP)

  • Financial Risk Manager (FRM)

  • Chartered Accountant (CA)

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

  • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)


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