SAP – Integrated Demand Team, Operations and Communications Lead

at SAP
Published August 19, 2023
Location Bellevue, WA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


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Develop Integrated Demand Programs (IDPs) in support of the Marketing Plan growth priorities. These journeys are curated and optimized using digital signals across our first and third-party channels to engage and convert prospects and customers.


We are looking for an Operations and Communications Lead, reporting directly to the Senior Vice President of the Integrated Demand Team within Corporate Marketing. This role will be a valued member of the Integrated Demand Team and partner across the IDT leadership team and work across the Corporate Marketing Leadership Team (LT) when necessary. This highly visible role requires someone with a strategic business mindset and a bias for action, who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and quickly partners successfully with a broad group of stakeholders, from leaders to individual contributors and support staff.

**Key responsibilities include:**

**Business Process** : Lead and coordinate RoB and improve processes to run the business efficiently. Establish the Rhythm of the Business for the team, and work with Finance and HR organizations to coordinate business processes.

**Business Planning and Leadership** : Partner with PSO, IDT LT and Ops organization to support the planning process ensuring coordination with corporate planning processes as well as planning integration across the broader org. Work with cross-division and cross-company/ team counterparts to manage team participation as needed for key business events, next fiscal year planning, running business reviews, and other strategic business planning activities.

**Communications** : Plan and execute SVP, IDT communications strategy and vehicles that support organizational strategic missions. Drive internal communications at major milestones. Plan and manage team meetings including All Hands, staff meetings and manager meetings. Manage the SVP's external communications for customer/partner engagements, speaking engagements to ensure successful and impactful use of SVP's time.

**Financial Management** : Partner with Ops and HR to lead budget planning and forecasting, hiring strategy, and resource management in alignment with the RoB. Manage the team's budget, headcount and spend in partnership with Ops BP and finance to ensure effective budget management. Ensure teams have a deep understanding of people/discretionary and non-people spend and drive to quarterly and FY financial targets/accountabilities. Lead fiscal planning process for the team in partnership with Finance.

**Culture & People Programs** : Work closely with HR and IDT leadershipto identify, analyze and develop strategies to improve organizational health. Partner with HR to drive SAP #Unfiltered action planning. Orchestrate team trainings and brownbag/enablement series to contribute to ongoing development. Define, plan, and drive cross-team partnership with Recruiting to ensure our organization attracts the best and brightest candidates and any openings are filled quickly and meet organizational hiring objectives. Drives and ensures a positive onboarding, and ongoing training program for the organization.

**Special Projects** : Drive high-impact cross-team projects as needed to meet the changing business environment and ensure the team is achieving commitments. Successful project management, including work with strategy consultants and other external agencies, on strategic efforts that require hands-on experience across multiple functional disciplines and business organizations.


+ Bachelors degree or equivalent required. Concentration in business, marketing, communications, or related field is preferred.

+ Minimum 7 years marketing within B2B tech industry.

+ Strong communication skills written and oral; persuasive as well as PM skills.

+ Proven successful stakeholder management.

+ Deep understanding of the marketing landscape and functional areas across the business.

+ Change agility and adaptability.

+ Knowledge of the technology industry along with a very strong business acumen, knowledge of enterprise software and cloud systems.

**We build breakthroughs together**

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

**We win with inclusion**

SAPs culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone regardless of background feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.

SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility 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: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

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**EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability**

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

**Compensation Range Transparency** : SAPbelieves the value of pay transparency contributes towards an honest and supportive culture and is a significant step toward demonstrating SAPs commitment to pay equity. SAP provides the annualized compensation range inclusive of base salary and variable incentive target for the career level applicable to the posted role. The targeted combined range for this position is 97,000 - 213,800 USD.The actual amount to be offered to the successful candidatewill be within that range, dependent upon the key aspects of each case which may include education, skills,experience, scope ofthe role, location, etc. as determinedthrough theselection process. Any SAP variable incentive includes a targeted dollar amount and any actual payout amount is dependent on company and personal performance. Please reference this link for a summary of SAP benefits and eligibility requirements: SAP North America Benefits ( .

Requisition ID: 378192 | Work Area: Marketing | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: Virtual - USA#LI-Hybrid