SAP Procurement Associate / Specialist - Chief Procurement Office Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 190313

Work Area: Finance

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Graduate

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

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.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

SAP’s Global Procurement Organization (GPO) combines all SAP procurement units. GPO significantly improves SAP's performance by leveraging the overall purchasing power and realizing sustainable savings in procurement projects.

GPO serves all SAP employees with state of the art procurement processes, systems and tools in various areas of their daily business. From purchasing goods and services, to taking care of all travel requirements, we are the service provider for all SAP employees.

However, we are not limited to such, also the entire procurement for Third Party Services, Facility, IT, Marketing and Mobility (containing Car Fleet and Travel) lies in our responsibility.

To be able to support the above-mentioned targets, to be prepared for upcoming challenges from the changing environment and to stay ahead of trends GPO needs to evolve into a strategic function. In this regard, GPO, will have to position itself as a business value enabler and to fully concentrate on the needs of its internal and external partners, suppliers and customers. An optimal communication and collaboration with all relevant parties as part of the entire ecosystem internally and externally as well as safeguarding Compliance will be imperative.

SAP’s strategy to be The MOST INNOVATIVE Cloud Company powered by SAP HANA and especially SAP’s ambitious growth plan 2020 have a huge impact on GPO as SAP Board expectations towards Global Procurement are increasing continuously.

In addition, the Digital Economy is now and growing rapidly, digital trends and innovations in general are impacting the Procurement function of the future.

In this regard, SAP´s Global Procurement Organization is looking for an encouraged new team member to support the Chief Procurement Office.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

  • Being the single point of contact for internal and external stakeholder

  • Managing the flow of communication through the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer

  • Handling complex accounting tasks like preparation of forecast, budget and HC reporting

  • Preparing customer and supplier meetings for the CPO in close alignment with the responsible GPO and LOB colleagues, as well organizing executive briefing meetings for the respective meetings

  • Coordinating information flow in regards of strategies, processes and tools towards the CPO

  • Follow up and track all open items and action on them appropriately

  • Handle internal and external correspondence and redirect as appropriate

  • Prepare reports, slides and graphic presentations as required

  • Fully committed to discretion and loyalty

  • Take personal initiative to improve processes and develop new approaches to tasks

  • Participate in smaller strategic projects

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Successful passed vocational training in admin, legal or banking, Bachelor degree is preferred, Master degree welcome

  • Excellent supporting and organizations skills and an ability to keep track of tasks, responsibilities, and deadlines

  • Ability to work independently with multiple and complex tasks with strong prioritization ability included

  • Ability to work in a virtual and international environment – demonstrate flexibility to adapt and lead the change

  • Passion, the ability to work under pressure, a high level of initiative, dedication to take responsibility and ensuring quality are essential way of working is very structured, self-directed and organized

  • Excellent know how of MS Office products - Outlook, Word and Power Point - and very good knowledge of the main internal systems at SAP (such as ISP, CSS, Corporate Portal)

  • Excellent skills in English and German

  • Profound communication skills (written and verbal) to senior leaders

WORK EXPERIENCE

(First) Proven experience working in a fully confidential environment.

WHAT YOU GET FROM US

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.

A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now .

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 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 ).

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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