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New York NY Full Time Posted: Friday, 12 October 2018
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Requisition ID: 197671
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 30%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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.

SAP Next-Gen: A Purpose Driven Innovation University and Community

SAP Next-Gen is a purpose driven innovation university and community aligned with SAP's commitment to the 17 UN Global Goals for sustainable development and supporting SAP's 404,000+ customers across 32 industries in 180+ countries. The community leverages 3,600+ educational institutions in 116 countries, 110+ SAP Next-Gen labs/hubs at universities and at partner and SAP locations, 100+ SAP Next-Gen Chapters, as well as startups, accelerators, tech community partners, venture firms, futurists, and purpose driven institutions. The community also leverages SAP's 100+ innovation, development and customer experience centers and SAP's network of 17,000+ partner companies.

SAP Next-Gen connects companies around the world to academic thought leaders and researchers, students, startups, accelerators, tech community partners, purpose driven partners, venture firms, futurists, and SAP experts to reimagine the future of industries and the intelligent enterprise; seed in disruptive innovation with startups; build skills for digital futures; and use new mindsets such as science fiction thinking and initiatives such as #sheinnovates to accelerate “Innovation with Purpose” linked to the UN SDGs. Customers can benefit from SAP Next-Gen services as well as events where digital innovators come together in an open “innovation with purpose” community to foster the future of industries with SAP's latest technologies and in support of SAP's commitment to the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development.


  • One focus of the Executive Assistant and SAP Next-Gen Administrative Specialist in New York will be as an executive assistant to the global head of SAP Next-Gen:
    • schedule coordination including maintaining Outlook calendar
    • Outlook inbox management including drafting some emails
    • event planning and support
    • greeting customers and partners
    • other executive assistant duties.
  • Another focus of the Administrative Specialist will be operational, financial and reporting duties including:
    • supporting the creation of the annual budget and quarterly forecast across the global SAP Next-Gen team and providing monthly financial performance reporting
    • partnering with SAP Marketing business management operations and SAP financial controlling teams for policy-based governance and action automation related to cost, including identifying, communicating, and tracking cost saving opportunities and related actions
    • managing and monitoring purchasing, including invoice review and processing, and cost allocation/chargeback
    • providing financial modeling to support business decisions.
  • The Administrative Specialist will both support the global head of SAP Next-Gen, and coordinate with and support the SAP Next-Gen global lead for budget, controlling and reporting, as well as global leads for legal/compliance/data protection, marketing, events, and other areas, to support key initiatives and reporting as needed.
  • The Administrative Specialist will support the global head of SAP Next-Gen in any other way to contribute to the success of SAP Next-Gen.


Required skills

  • Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree a plus)
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Strong experience and proven impact as an executive assistant
  • Experience in customer service, project management, event planning, budgeting, operational and financial administration, and reporting.
  • Fluent in English with excellent communication and problem-solving skills. Strong skills with MS Office suite.

Preferred skills

  • Degree concentrations in management, business administration, economics/finance, information systems, and/or marketing preferred.


  • Minimum 2 years professional experience


New York City, New York, USA

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.

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