Project Consultant - Development Job

Gigya Palo Alto , CA 94306

Posted 5 months ago

Requisition ID: 220022

Work Area: Sales

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

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.

This position is focused on supporting strategic ecosystem programs for the Customer Innovation Team, working for the Technology & Innovation Board Area. This includes strategy execution with partners and customers in direct engagements and creation of long-lasting referenceable innovation cases. Cross alignments with other Board Areas and other Business Units are also key to success to ensure technology and platforms are leveraged on all critical ecosystem engagements of all Lines of business. The team functions as central instance to own customer and partner activities, processes, governance and cover all non-regional customer generation topics as well as alignment with GCO and OCEO board areas to make sure the sales channels to execution are well enabled and aligned.

The Project Consultant is responsible to support strategy development as well as strategic programs to boost Technology & Innovation portfolio and change market perception across lines of business. Is organizing various sub project teams and the team work. Ensures to meet program specific goals (scope, quality, budget, time) and is a facilitator organizes meetings and supports the sub project team or work stream in its activities and project tasks. Bringing people together and drive them towards a joint and measurable outcome will be one of the main tasks.

The Project Consultant has good moderation and communication skills. Is the project management contact and ensures best possible working conditions for the team. Is aware of Project Management processes and tools and applies them in his or her daily work. Is working independently and collaborative within given area of responsibility. Gives regular updates to manager or project manager on status.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

  • Support cross alignments with other Board Areas and other Business Units

  • Support event planning and preparation in close collaboration with marketing teams on e.g. SAP Forum, Analyst Days, Sapphire Now

  • Support the executive team in reporting activities and drive preparation, execution and follow-ups of meetings

  • Managing sub projects or work streams

  • Support the overall project management in all project phases (Project Start and Planning, Leading Teams, Risk-, Change- and Conflict Management, Project Communication and Monitoring, Commitment Management)

  • Execution and analysis of project reporting

  • Coordination of project management activities (meetings, schedule, rooms).

  • Ensures the delivery of sub project according to overall project specific goals

  • Finds the right balance between tactical and strategic tasks

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Technology or related field

  • Analytical, conceptual and methodological skills and knowledge

  • Quick understanding and high willingness to learn

  • Active participation in small projects

  • Project Management basics

  • English business fluent

Preferred:

  • Ability to work in virtual and distributed teams

  • German language skills

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 2-3 years of professional work experience or comparable environment

  • Experience with working in an international 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 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. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

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.

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