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Intern, SAP Leonardo & Analytics Project Management Job

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Intern, SAP Leonardo & Analytics Project Management Job

Intern, SAP Leonardo & Analytics Project Management Job

Date: Jul 20, 2018

City: Palo Alto, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 183670
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Student
Employment Type: Intern



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 Leonardo & Analytics customer and program team is responsible for owning all managerial and operational tasks focusing on forming and executing the Line of Business strategy on behalf of employees and customers. This includes driving strategic customer and employee projects, communications, change management, organizational culture, as well as all customer engagements for the president. This is done while supporting the growth of SAP Leonardo & Analytics in the regions, sustainable development of talent, and ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction in collaboration across sales, product management, development and support.

The team is looking for a driven individual with strong project management skills and a passion to solve problems in a collaborative environment to support in driving forward customer and product related projects for SAP Leonardo & Analytics.



Expectations & Tasks

The selected candidate will work with the Customer Engagement Lead and Chief of Staff to the President and be responsible for the executing on holistic project plans – typical stakeholders include colleagues in marketing, product management, sales, development, services, partners etc. Specific duties include:

  • Drive key project follow-ups and execution for the team
  • Drive office execution and priorities for the president
  • Support customer office including coordination with account teams, executive briefing center and product teams
  • Support customer projects including presentations, follow-up, etc.
  • Align priorities and communication across internal & external stakeholders


Skills / Competencies

We are looking for a passionate and energetic professional; someone who is highly collaborative, detail-oriented and knows how to get work done as an individual contributor and in a team. Ideal candidates will possess a strong business acumen within the software industry.  Required skills include:

  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of business priorities, with a proven ability to learn on the job and work independently and remotely
  • Ability to think creatively and out-of-the box while keeping the business objectives in mind
  • Demonstrated ability and executive presence to work with all levels in an organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with quick response time
  • Diplomacy and communication, especially listening, are critical success factors
  • Ability to influence and drive consensus and collaboration
  • Comfort with navigating and working within a complex and geographically dispersed matrix organization.
  • Preferred candidate will also have international experience and a practical understanding of cultural issues
  • Consultative Approach
    The ideal candidate must be an excellent communicator with strong empathy and the ability to motivate and influence individuals beyond her/his direct field of control. This requires strong facilitation and communication skills. The ideal candidate is organizationally savvy with keen business acumen. 
  • Results driven
    The ideal candidate is confident, thrives on hard work and consistent challenge, and is quick on her/his feet. (S)he will be an active partner with other SAP colleagues in formulating and executing project plans.


In addition to the critical competencies, the ideal candidate shows the following characteristics:

  • Global ....................... the necessary cultural awareness and respect. Preferred to have hands-on management experience in a multi-national environment.
  • Strategic..................... someone who can take strategic business plans and convert them to operational requirements and develop/implement necessary tools to enable the business.
  • Team oriented............ builds strong relationships at every level of the organization and is a strong motivator who knows how to influence and to get others to do consistently their best work.
  • Fast-paced................. thrives in a demanding, quick turnaround environment where change is a daily reality.
  • Problem-solver........... ability to take difficult issues and find resolution.


Educational Requirements (degrees, class completion, etc.)

  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree completed or in progress
  • MBA a strong plus
  • Solid project management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

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.

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: 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.

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