SAP Internal Strategic Consulting (Chief) Expert, Corporate Strategy Group - Office of the CEO Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 131270

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 30%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.


The Corporate Strategy Group has the mandate to govern and drive SAP’s strategy to execution under ownership of the Executive Board. Amongst the team’s key tasks are corporate strategy development, product/market strategies, implementation of strategic initiatives, operational efficiency, and transformational programs. In all activities, closing the loop from strategy to execution is key to drive impact for SAP.

The team reports into the Head of Corporate Strategy and works directly with the CEO, the Executive Board members as well as business unit leaders across all functional areas.


  • Actively drive strategic initiatives, projects or major parts of strategy execution in a fully self-standing manner

  • Be curious, open-minded, and a real team player. Provide thought leadership and act as executive advisor

  • Build sustainable relationship with senior executives across the organization

  • Navigate in a global corporate environment and drive results through effective syndication and superior execution

  • Willingness to work on assigned tasks as individual contributor in a small but highly dynamic team


  • Exposure to latest product/technology innovations. This must be clearly evidenced through, e.g.:

  • Awareness of latest research in area of expertise

  • Hands-on development experience in modern development environments

  • Strong understanding of Design Thinking methodology, problem solving skills including ability to quickly articulate a storyline, undertake sophisticated analyses and ability to conduct high-impact presentations

  • Ability to present confidently to larger audiences. Excellent knowledge of English required, good German language skills a strong plus.

  • Master degree or equivalent ideally in Computer Science, Engineering or Business Administration

  • Ideally with additional degree (PhD, MBA)


  • 5-10 years in IT/Software industry and/or Top Management Consulting experience

  • Proven track record in strategic initiatives, corporate development, mergers and acquisitions and/or start-up development

  • Regular executive interactions in multi-national work environment


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.

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