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Director/Senior Director Corporate Strategy Job

Company SAP

Requisition ID 235353
Work Area Administration
Expected Travel 0 - 10 PERCENT
Career Status Professional
Employment Type Regular Full Time


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 Thats 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 its the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve peoples lives


SAPs Corporate Strategy is responsible for shaping SAP strategy and identifying the growth engines that will drive significant value creation for SAP, including technology and product portfolio, Go-To-Market execution, and M&A strategy The team focuses on answering questions that impact SAPs mid/long-term strategic direction as well as short term priority objectives for SAPs co-CEOs and Board in a fact-based, objective manner that is laser focused on organizational impact

Recently the group also expanded its scope to drive internal and external incubation efforts under the umbrella of SAPiO Specifically the team is focusing on driving external startup engagement including early stage investments in startups and driving startup acceleration within SAP accelerators/incubators


The Director/Senior Director Corporate Strategy will drive market assessment, analysis, project management and recommendations for SAP Cloud Strategy initiatives These include product, technology, M&A, Go-to-market, and partner strategy for various SAP Cloud Business units such as Ariba, Concur, SuccessFactors and more

Key responsibilities include

Independently lead Corporate Strategy team engagement with senior executives on cloud strategy topics
Drive strategic projects by providing structured decision making backed by strong hypotheses
Conduct in-depth analysis and synthesize information into creative business insights and recommendations
Incorporate multiple, differing perspectives into high quality deliverables
Drive detailed, in-depth strategy in new markets/innovation areas including defining build/buy/partner strategy for SAP to enter into the space
Analyze market trends and engage with innovative startups to evaluate relevant disruptive startups/technologies
Drive execution of strategy by working closely with senior business leaders in an on-going engagement model to ensure last mile execution
Work closely with the VP Corporate Strategy and Chief Strategy Officer on select topics
Develop close advisory relationship with SAP Product leadership teams
Work with SAPiO to evaluate seed investments in cloud application, platform, and technology startups


The candidate will be a creative, out-of-the-box thinker who is intellectually curious with a demonstrated interest in learning, driving change, and enterprise technology This person will also need to be a self-motivated, high-energy individual who can easily function in a high demand, performance-driven environment This person must be accustomed to working on multiple tasks in parallel This professional must possess strong leadership skills, best demonstrated by the individuals ability to gain credibility with team members and senior management

Key qualifications include

8 years of professional experience with a strong background in enterprise technology
2 years in a post-MBA managerial role at top-tier strategy consulting firm
Distinctive problem solving and analytical skills with an ability to bring insight into complex problems
Proven ability to drive strategy to execution in a complex matrix organization
Outstanding communication and presentation skills, with the ability to influence senior executives and build relationships across functions, levels, and geographies
BA/BS degree required; Graduate degree from a leading business school or PhD preferred


The position will be based in Palo Alto, CA

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability

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

Nearest Major Market San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market Palo Alto
Job Segment Manager, ERP, Consulting, SAP, Management, Technology, Strategy

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services, Internet/Dot com/ISP
Functional Area : Corporate Planning/Consulting/Strategy
Role : Business Process Reengineering
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Jul 2020

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