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Learning & Career Development

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.

Preparing YOU to Stay Relevant and Successful in the Digital Workplace

Because of advancements in digital technology, everything in today’s workplace is changing faster than ever. The implications for employees are massive.

If you want to stay relevant and agile and ultimately be successful, you need ongoing, leading-edge learning and development (L&D) more than ever before. SAP’s robust portfolio of L&D offerings helps you stay ahead of technology and accelerate your career.

At SAP, everyone is a talent. We encourage you to bring your personal talents and passions to work, and combine them with SAP’s L&D opportunities that will keep you competitive and thriving in today’s constantly changing digital workplace.




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Run at your personal best

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.

Explore SAP’s career development offerings

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.

Opportunity Finder

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

Peer learning culture with job shadowing, award-winning coaching and mentoring programs – free for all employees.

Beyond-the-Job Experience

Opportunities for new work experiences through fellowships and job exachange programs – 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

$100M invested into career development annually

As SAP strives to exceed our corporate objectives, we are taking bold steps to empower every employee with the knowledge, mindset, behaviors and skills needed to thrive in a digitally transformed workplace. Each of us invests our best years to our careers. We owe ourselves nothing less than to continually learn, grow and enrich ourselves. In this way we find personal fulfillment, and we maximize our professional contribution. We have all the tools we need, to prepare for the future of work. So let’s do it.

Wolfgang Fassnacht
Chief Learning Officer, SAP

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.”

Women at SAP

Gender equality is an important part of our mission – and we’re committed to having at least 28% women in leadership by 2020 and 30 percent in 2022.


Leading by example

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.

Employer awards

SAP’s Learning & Development organization won 20 industry thought leadership awards in 2018. These awards validate the innovation, creativity and business impact of our programs.

  • 12 Brandon Hall
  • 2 Stevie
  • 6 Association of Talent Development (ATD)

Ready for the next step?

Your dream job is calling

Create your profile in the SAP Talent Community and set up alerts for the job areas you’re interested in. You’ll automatically be notified when an opportunity becomes available.

How to apply to SAP

Finding a new job can be tough, so we want to make the application process easy for you. Here’s what you can expect, step-by-step – from applying to interviewing and onboarding. 

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Life at SAP

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. 

Job areas

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. 
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