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Date: Feb 11, 2019
City:Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, BW, DE
Company: SAP
Requisition ID: 207055
Work Area: Finance
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
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.
Today, intellectual property (IP) of third parties (e.g. commercial software products, open source) plays an essential part in SAP's strategy to achieve revenue goals, to support and complement SAP's product portfolio, and to become more productive. Since the management of third party IP and the associated risks is mission critical to SAP's success the Product Standard Licensing has been established.
This Product Standard defines the licensing & approval process for all third party IP that will be integrated into or shipped with SAP solutions. Global Licensing owns this Standard and its implementation.
Global Licensing is responsible for all aspects, particularly the compliance around the use and licensing of third party IP and the corresponding processes. In addition, Global Licensing defines the requirements for automating the respective licensing processes.
  • Manage and oversee complex licensing projects E2E
  • Analyze and implement new tools for process automation and reporting as part of a project team
  • Contribute to mission critical projects representing Global Licensing matters
  • Analyze processes and make process improvement recommendations
  • High level review of the technical integration of third party IP
  • Explore and analyze legal as well as process topics around third party IP and make recommendations
  • Gather and document process and risk management requirements
  • Drive projects to success
  • Perform web services reviews
  • Participate in the development and implementation of Global Licensing related trainings, communication and strategy
  • Manage OSLN documentation process
  • Prepare risk / license evaluations with respect to third party IP or other Global Licensing areas and counsel internal employees
  • Check compliance with the Product Standards for third party IP
  • Manage process, guide development employees and handle any required approvals
  • As part of a project team analyze and establish rules & processes for new business models where third party IP is involved
  • Professional E2E project management
  • Liaison between development, legal, sales to ensure alignment and to capture requirements

  • Professional experience of min. 3-4 year in an international company
  • Management of cross-functional projects is a plus

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in, Business, Law, Management of Information Systems, Engineering or equivalent degree
  • Profound knowledge of SAP’s product standards, development tools and processes
  • Basic expertise in open source or other third party licensing terms
  • Strong understanding of SAP’s products, technologies, strategies and business models
  • Strong knowledge & multiple year work experience in project and process management; certification is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of programming and software architecture
  • Experience with systems analysis technics and tools
  • Fluent in English and German is mandatory
  • Strong organization, communication and presentation skills
  • Team player/interpersonal skills
  • Proactive networking attitude
  • High drive, self-starter/-motivated, results and execution focus
  • Analytical skills and supportive attitude
  • Ability to independently drive and manage large projects

  • A strong global Team with diverse expertise
  • A unique cross-function that interacts with development units globally
  • Exposure to new business models
  • Continues challenge of the status quo and simplification activities
  • Holistic view on legal, technical and strategy questions
  • Acquire new skills

The position can be filled as part time position.


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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