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Lead Senior Legal Counsel SAP Export Control (US) Job

SAP
  • Job Code
    191623
Lead Senior Legal Counsel SAP Export Control (US) Job

Lead Senior Legal Counsel SAP Export Control (US) Job

Date: Jul 25, 2018

City: Newtown Square, PA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 191623
Work Area: Legal
Expected Travel: 0 - 30%
Career Status: Executive
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T5PF
Recruiter Name: Sean Pyne

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

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.

Ideally candidate will be located at our North America HQ in Newtown Square, PA or Washington DC

 

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.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

SAP Export Control is a central function that is responsible for ensuring SAP’s compliance with applicable export and import laws and regulations and trade sanctions. It defines SAP’s export control and trade compliance policy, advises the company on legal requirements and best practices, and monitors SAP’s deliveries on premise and in the Cloud.

SAP Export Control further supports the company in analyzing and meeting export control related market requirements and in dealing with customers, partners, authorities and policy makers worldwide.

SAP Export Control reports to the Executive Board. SAP Export Control includes an operations team that is responsible for ensuring compliance through appropriate export control compliance processes and policies and a legal team which supports the operations team and other functions at SAP with legal advice and with the implementation of new or changing regulatory requirements.

SAP Export Control is based at SAP’s headquarters in Germany, with employees in Germany, Ireland and the United States of America. It is supported by a network of export control coordinators in SAP’s worldwide subsidiaries and closely interacts with SAP Logistic Services and other global and local functions in the areas of legal and compliance, government relations, product development and operations.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

  • Acting as primary legal advisor for all activities relating to the export and import of goods and services by SAP worldwide;
  • Interpreting and explaining export/import related compliance/licensing requirements and regulations, and for assisting in resolving issues;
  • Providing guidance and clarifications and suggest alternative courses of action;
  • Defining SAP’s export control operations policies and standards;
  • Developing and implementing export and import authorization strategies;
  • Preparing and submitting authorizations requests in accordance with regulatory requirements and business objectives, including the necessary correspondences;
  • Working closely with other members of the SAP Export Control Team, regional legal teams, local commercial teams and other functions at SAP, as required to ensure compliance applicable law and business requirements.
  • Providing training to the SAP Export Control Team and other business areas within SAP.
  • Promoting knowledge creation and sharing.

     

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Graduation from accredited law school;
  • Expert knowledge of US export control and trade compliance laws and regulations. Knowledge of EU/German export control and trade compliance laws and regulations is an advantage;
  • Technical knowledge relating to IT technology, products and services sufficient to review to identify potential import/export control compliance issues;
  • Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to translate information and needs into quantifiable action plans;
  • Ability to interact and function effectively with all levels of the organization, including also interacting with senior management;
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills;
  • Assertive and convincing personality, high level of commitment and flexibility;
  • Good team-working skills;
  • Ability to work in an international environment.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 7 years of work experience in the area of export controls, either in the export control department or in the legal department of an international company, in a law firm or consulting company specialized in export control and trade compliance, or equivalent;

 

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

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.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

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 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: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Additional Locations :Virtual - USA

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