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MBA Strategy Principal Intern, Corporate Strategy



MBA Strategy Principal Intern, Corporate Strategy

New York, NY
  • 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.

    The MBA Strategy Principal Intern, Corporate Strategy at SAP Concur is a dedicated role responsible for mid to long range thinking to design and execute strategic initiatives in close partnership with functional leaders across the organization. There are three main areas of focus for the role.

    1. CORPORATE STRATEGY: Design strategic initiatives to drive growth in international markets and market whitespaces. Develop a deep understanding of the tech ecosystem and monitor key market trends in specific areas of interest to Concur (business travel and intelligent spend management areas).
    1. BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION: Work end-to-end on projects that can range from product incubation and growth strategies, partnership diligence, pricing, business model innovation, and operational excellence.
    1. CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT/M&A: Identify and evaluate important strategic opportunities for the company across the travel management and intelligent spend space.


    • Develop a keen understanding of, and monitor key technology and market trends in specific areas of interest to Concur, maintaining point of view of market landscape of the spend management and travel ecosystem, including emerging startup companies, market sizing, relative competitive advantage, and business models
    • Develop strategic rationale, create business cases, and conduct company and industry due diligence to support investment or strategic business development activities including international market expansion initiatives with a key focus on China
    • Develop strong relationships both cross-functionally as well as with a diverse set of internal and external partners – startups, bankers, venture capitalists, industry thought leaders.
    • Support corporate development investment strategy by screening potential deals, analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, financial implications and internal priorities


    • Prior experience in consulting or investment banking preferred
    • MBA from a top tier institution required
    • Strong quantitative and valuation skills (DCF analysis, comps, etc), as well as demonstrable analytical thinking.
    • Works well in a small form office of the president team & with executive level management

    TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Required to be based in New York or Seattle. Global travel will be required occasionally (0-10%)

    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. ( or, APJ:, EMEA: 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.

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    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.