From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organisations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition.
SAP applications and services enable more than 190,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. Headquartered in Walldorf, Germany, SAP has 60,000 employees in 75 countries worldwide.
SAP is practically everywhere. In fact, more than 60% of the world’s economic transactions touch an SAP system in some way, shape, or form.
Fast facts about SAP:
- SAP customers produce more than 65% of the world’s televisions
- SAP can reach more than 74% of the world’s population via text messaging
- SAP customers represent 85% of the Top 100 most valued brands in the world
- SAP customers produce more than 52% of the world’s movies
- SAP customers manufacture more than 77,000 cars per day
- SAP customers produce more than 72% of the world’s beer
SAP’s operations in Ireland began on 1 April 1997 with the opening of its first office in Dublin.15 years on, SAP now has three office locations in Ireland, employing up to 1,200 people spread across sites in Dublin and Galway.
The Dublin based organisation focuses mainly on the provision of Services and Support for SAP’s large customer base in EMEA and the US, along with Financial Shared Services and Sales functions.
It also provides internal IT support and hosts a Quality Engineering group focused on testing Application and Technology releases. SAP’s operation in Dublin is also home to SAP BusinessObjects’ Research and Development Centre, which develops innovative applications for Business Analytics.
SAP’s operation in Galway is a multilingual Service and Support centre for SAP’s SME and Multinational enterprise sectors. It has groups involved in Support, Cloud Services, Technical Writing, E-Learning, Translations, License Auditing and Partner Services. It covers 29 languages and has colleagues from 35 nationalities.
SAP invests in and encourages the development of talent through challenging work assignments, collaboration with peers, and formal programs.
Its focus on people development, its high-potential program, and the many possibilities it provides for you to move into new roles within the company make SAP a great place to work. You can benefit from innovative learning on-the-job programmes to shape the career you want.
You will find your learning environment highly stimulating, where you can acquire knowledge and skills through instructor-led classes, eLearning courses, online books, virtual classrooms, and online videos.
SAP’s world-class training also addresses soft skills, such as giving professional presentations and self-promotion techniques, as well as specialised topics that help employees build functional and business skills.
Every year SAP is looking to grow its teams with more graduates and this internship can offer you the perfect step between university and starting a career with SAP.
If you’re a university undergraduate and/or post graduate who wants to develop their skills and career, this internship is for you. As an intern you’ll work in a specific line of business within SAP and gain valuable exposure to a wide range of activities crucial to the growth of the company.
This internship offers you a unique insight into what it’s like to work for SAP. While in this programme, you’ll work for a world leading provider of business software, as you enhance your own core competencies.
This outstanding opportunity will connect you to experts, provide exceptional hands-on experience, and expose you to a successful business model that helps SAP’s customers to run their businesses better.
You can get a head start at SAP by working as an intern. You can lay the foundation for a career in a highly professional environment that supports original thinking, rewards initiative, and recognises outstanding performance.
In addition to an attractive salary and other capital forming benefits, students working at SAP enjoy the same perks as regular staff, including complimentary coffee, tea, lunch, and use of the sports and social events and clubs.
But best of all, you become part of a rich, stimulating environment in which you have daily access to technical experts, subject-matter experts, and business professionals. You will find the learning environment highly stimulating, where employees acquire knowledge and skills through instructor-led classes, eLearning courses.
Career development at SAP
At SAP, there is a variety of tools, resources, and programmes to help you to maximize your potential, at every stage of your career. Your career is just that – yours.
SAP wants to ensure you have all the information and support necessary to meet your goals. Regardless of your experience or role, you’ll have the support you need to meet and exceed your career goals.
SAP graduates come from many different disciplines, most commonly Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Business, Humanities and Languages. In Ireland 50% of the workforce is employed in a technical discipline.
Languages are desired in many lines of business in Ireland, particularly European languages where fluency is essential. SAP also has a very diverse culture with over 38 nationalities and values the unique qualities that each employee brings to the company and maintain a number-one employer status by breaking, not making, boundaries.
Roles available at SAP
Research and Development, Systems Analysis, Software Development, Technical Writing, Message-Solving, Cloud Support, Customer Service, Project Management, Partner Management, Multimedia Design, Account Management, Sales, Communications, IT Support, Multilingual Technical Support, Finance & Human Resources.
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