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Business Continuity Specialist


Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!





The Business Continuity Management (BCM) Team is part of Global Cloud Services (GCS). The SAP Business Continuity framework enables us to respond and adapt rapidly to threats posed against our company. Within this framework, disaster recovery, IT Service Continuity and process continuity activities are triggered by the loss or absence of normal business process structures and are supported by situation intelligence and security activities. This allows us to prepare and protect our workforce and enable continuity in critical decision making. In our BCM team, we are looking for a professional to support activities in an assigned region. These activities will be done in close alignment with SAP’s corporate business units and cloud lines of business to continuously improve the security and compliance level for SAP and its customers globally. This individual is expected to have a high level of attention to detail, plus an interest in compliance & security management as well as auditing.



- Conduct knowledge-sharing for internal stakeholders
- Support standard and related Policy Statements for Business Continuity
- Handle audit and customer requests as directed (e.g., local, regional, SOC, ISO)
- In preparation for audit cycle, contact critical IT system owners and initiate annual updates to continuity plans
- Review plans for completeness and accuracy
- Consolidate open findings from the SAP internal reviews before the external audit cycle begins
- Track and collect outstanding continuity plans and test evidences
- Follow-up on mitigations for audit findings
- Onboard IT System Owners and support with plan updates
- Conduct continuity governance tasks
- Be local Business Continuity Management team interface for assigned regional stakeholders (e.g., SAP business units & Cloud LoBs)
- Participate in regional crisis simulations / exercises to understand resilience capabilities
- Support process continuity plan template improvement and evolution to business continuity management tool


- Some college; Bachelor degree preferred



- Ability and willingness to gain quickly a good understanding of Business Continuity as well as Disaster Recovery
- Very good communication skills
- Ability to withstand stress during critical situations
- English language must, further languages preferred
- Solution-oriented mentality
- Established SAP network or contacts with relevant stakeholder groups is a plus



- Minimum of 2 years working experience via internships or in similar role, in a multinational company preferred
- Multiple international assignments in previous jobs or as student desired.





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.



SAP’s 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: Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA:


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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.

Requisition ID:314065 | Work Area: Information Technology | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Graduate | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations:
Full time
Salary Range
$72,000.00 - 112,000.00
per Year
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Columbia, MO 65201, US