At SAP, everyone is a talent – and everyone has a different view of what “success” looks like. So we encourage you to bring your personal talents and passions to work, and combine them with SAP opportunities to create your ideal career. We’ll provide you with the career development tools, job training, and support you need to bring all of your career goals to life.
Learn something new every day
Be part of a global learning culture – where everyone is a teacher and everyone is a student. At SAP, learning happens all the time and in many different ways: on the job, through interactions with your peers, and via formal learning activities. Our people truly are our greatest asset, and we love investing in them – so every aspect of your learning and career development is covered by SAP.
This isn’t just a job – it’s a big part of your life. Spend some time figuring out where you want SAP to take you, and we’ll help get you there. Learn all about our career development tools and framework, including the 70-20-10 approach, in this infographic.
Internal recruiting platform, Career Navigator, and Pathfinder for finding new opportunities at SAP
Online & Self-Paced Learning
Functional and cross-functional learning for sales, services, products, finance, HR, and marketing.
Tailored Talent Support
Support for early talent, experts, fast-trackers, leaders, women, and differently abled colleagues.
Peer learning culture with award-winning coaching and mentoring programs – free for all employees.
Opportunities for new work experiences through fellowships and job rotations – at home or abroad.
SAP Career Success Center
Virtual and in-person career guidance, coffee corner sessions, speaker events, and recruiter speed dates.
Hear some great career stories
Sneak a peek into the life of Jenny Dearborn – SAP’s chief learning officer and real-life Wonder Woman. This superhero-loving exec overcame a childhood learning disability to become an author, TED speaker, and one of the “Top 50 Women in Tech.”
Adaire Fox-Martin trod an usual path to the top. She started as a teacher in Ireland – and has worked as a training consultant as well as a public sector IT executive. Now she’s president of SAP Asia-Pacific Japan. Here’s how she did it.
Ferose VR has always been open to change. He started at SAP as a developer, then became a people manager and board assistant before being promoted to managing director for SAP Labs India. Read about his journey – and get his top tips for career development.
Shipra – an early talent – joined SAP as an associate developer, worked for two years, but then became interested in HR and decided to get her MBA. Now she’s back at SAP, doing international job rotations and learning a ton from her peer coach and mentor.
We owe it to each other to constantly push the boundaries of who we are and what we’re capable of. This isn’t possible without extreme accountability at the individual level. What are you committing yourself to do? There’s a magic in you that only you possess. How will you use it? Will you better it by learning, growing and expanding? In the end it all comes down to trust. Have trust in yourself to call on your indomitable will.
CEO, SAP SE
Bill was given Leadercast’s 2016 “Leader Worth Following” award for his authenticity and vision.
Career advice bytes
What’s the best career advice you’ve ever received? Our employees answered this question in byte-sized form. Check out the collection of advice – including tidbits like “make smart mistakes,” “learn to say no,” and “build your personal brand.”
The high tech industry is known for its male-dominated workforce – but SAP has been working hard to counter this trend. Gender equality is an important part of our mission – and we’re committed to having at least 25% women in leadership by 2017.
At SAP, we see leadership as a profession. We hold our leaders accountable and create a consistent leadership road map to help employees advance their careers and climb up the ranks. Learn from other leaders, prep for leadership with international rotations, hire your team, build trust, and more.
Award-winning coaching program
We have 300 certified coaches in 40 countries who help guide employees on-site or via a virtual set up – at no cost. See why we were honored by the International Coach Federation (ICF) for this program.
We go to great lengths to ensure you have every opportunity to succeed – in your own way. Flourish in an environment that encourages free expression, collaboration, individuality, and diversity. Learn how we operate, innovate, work, play, and give back – to make sure we’re the right fit for you.
We offer some of the best employee benefits in our industry. Your particular benefits package will depend on your position, location, and years with the company – but no matter what, it will be comprehensive and competitive.
Act boldly and innovate at SAP – no matter your career path. Explore job opportunities in sales, development and technology, consulting services and support, corporate operations, marketing and communications, HR, and finance.