Intern - Innovation Strategic Operations

SAP

SAP

Intern - Innovation Strategic Operations

Newtown Square, PA
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    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 & OBJECTIVE OF POSITION

    The North America Innovation Office has launched an initiative to help our customers succeed on their journeys to become Intelligent Enterprises. This effort involves:

    • Research into what our customers need and what our competitors and partners are doing
    • Definition of a new full-lifecycle engagement model
    • Definition and execution of targeting, qualification and tracking processes for these engagements
    • Evaluation of organizational options, impact on people and how to engage our employees in adopting change
    • Identification of content needs and definition and execution of an appropriate action plan
    • Analysis of success, both overall and on an engagement by engagement basis

    Success requires a high degree of collaboration with a variety of organizations and individuals.

    EXPECTATIONS & TASKS

    • Support content requirement identification, planning and creation
    • Support Innovation Office Presence at important events like Executive Digital Exchanges, SAPPHIRE NOW, FKOM, etc.
    • Create communication materials for all manner of Strategic Operations activities
    • Support the analysis of current needs and best practices regarding people and change
    • Support the definition of required internal and customer facing processes
    • Facilitate engagement with organizations within the Innovation Office as well as across the broader North American and Global SAP organizations
    • Be willing and eager to learn and or deepen skills relative to SAP systems and other systems as needed

    SKILLS / COMPETENCIES AND EDUCATION

    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Innovation mindset and creative thinking
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel
    • Aptitude to learn SAP and other software, as needed
    • Basic project management skills, e.g. setting up and managing project plans
    • ALSO A PLUS:
      • Familiarity with SAP systems, processes and organization
      • Familiarity with documentation & communication approaches beyond PowerPoint
      • Ability to manipulate, analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from data (e.g. structured data from a database)
      • Familiarity with knowledge management tools and techniques
  • Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Position requires candidates to currently be enrolled in an Undergraduate, Masters or MBA degree program which is applicable to the position

    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.

  • Industry
    Computer Software
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  • About Us
    SAP is the world’s largest business software company – founded in 1972 and headquartered in Walldorf, Germany. SAP's mission is to Run Simple, and they're big on using their technological and business know-how to make the world a better place. SAP invests in research that can save lives, and they're passionate about sustainability and social responsibility.