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Management Support Specialist for Global Network Services
SAP | Leon, Iowa
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 158637 
Work Area: Administration 
Location: St. Leon-Rot or Dresden
Expected Travel: 0 - 10% 
Career Status: Professional 
Employment Type: Regular Full Time 


As you know, SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As THE cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries Run Simple.

We empower people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. Here, you work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’re able to build your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.


As a key element in SAP’s Cloud Infrastructure Services group, Global Network Services (GNS) co-architects, builds and operates network infrastructure around the world in more than 70 data centers and more than 150 locations. Our services are available 24x7; we operate as global organization and operational work is leveraged a significant portion by managed service partners.
Therefor we are seeking a highly motivated Management Support Specialist to support the Head of Global Network Services


  • Primary task is the management support to the Global Head of Network Services SAP
  • Maintaining and organizing Outlook calendar
  • Managing internal and potentially external correspondence
  • Arranging meetings, business travel, supports agenda management and expense tracking
  • Managing workflows and monitoring items like vacation requests, purchase orders, internal orders, distribution lists, Inventory etc.
  • Perform and monitor purchase activities (e.g. office material, business cards, 3rd Party purchasing)
  • Admin support for new starters into the team to include ordering of equipment and monitoring induction
  • Central contact and all other ad-hoc support as needed by manager and his team
  • Proactive and able to identify and solve problems
  • Work closely with other assistants and provide back-up support during vacation times etc.
  • Organization of internal and external events


  • A big portion of common sense
  • The interest to learn new things
  • The ability to support the global management position
  • Work experience as secretary / assistant or comparable education and training
  • Organizational talent with communication skills in an environment of IT specialists…
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Tools
  • Proven track record with SAP internal Tools like Corporate Portal, ISP, Jam, etc.
  • Self-confident and assertive personality
  • Ability to remain calm and maintain a clear head even in turbulent situations; way of working is very structured, self-directed and organized
  • fluency in English and German 


  • At least 4 years of administrative and business support experience in fast-paced environment
  • Management of the back office
  • Experience in the IT industry would be good but is not a must


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, sensory 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 contact us at Careers.Germany@sap.com. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


About SAP

Business Objects is the world's leading business intelligence (BI) software company, with more than 39,000 customers worldwide, including over 80 percent of the Fortune 500. Business Objects helps organizations of all sizes create a trusted foundation for decision making, gain better insight into their business, and optimize performance. The company's innovative business intelligence suite, BusinessObjects(TM) XI, offers the BI industry's most advanced and complete solution for performance management, planning, reporting, query and analysis, and enterprise information management. BusinessObjects XI includes the award-winning Crystal line of reporting and data visualization software. Business Objects has also built the industry's strongest and most diverse partner community, and offers consulting and education services to help customers effectively deploy their business intelligence projects. Business Objects has dual headquarters in San Jose, Calif., and Paris, France. The company's stock is traded on both the Nasdaq (BOBJ) and Euronext Paris (ISIN: FR0004026250 - BOB) stock exchanges.

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