SAP Executive Recruiter Job in Palo Alto, California

Executive Recruiter



Working at the Executive level you will be responsible to hire the best leaders for SAP and to actively promote SAP in the marketplace as a destination for top leadership talent.

Act as an advisor to the hiring manager to help them through the specialist activity of recruiting and as a custodian for SAP to ensure the right hire is made in line with organisational needs.

Own recruiting service delivery to allocated Hiring Managers, ensuring the right hire is made in line with global and local policy and best practice in partnership with the HRBP.

Run the recruitment project; from point of Hiring Approval, lead manager consultation, set the recruitment strategy and manage it's execution thru sourcing, shortlisting, interviewing, hiring decision, offer management to offer acceptance.

Partner with the sourcing team and executive search vendors to ensure acquisition of the best internal and external talent

Drive engagement with shortlisted candidates representing the SAP employer brand and the job opportunity

  • Understand SAP business model, organisation, strategy and drivers.

  • Understand the Strategy, Organisation and Operations of your allocated client group

  • Consult with client to develop a clear understanding of the needs

  • Advise on the best recruting strategy

  • Activate and manage the recruitment action plan,

  • Manage the recruitment process and deliver on the SLA

  • Identify, attract, screen and select candiates

  • Advise and guide managers through the process of candidate assessment and decision making

  • Manage the offer process for all hires

  • Ensure managers and HRBPs are regularly updated on the status of recruiting in their areas

  • Ensure candidates are engaged with and motivated by opportunities at SAP (relationship management/ brand/employee value proposition).

  • Continually evaluate and adapt recruiting strategy / plan so that improvement / efficiencies are gained.

  • Ensure that you continuosly improve your skills and knowledge of recruiting, selection and consulting.


  • 10 years experience in Recruiting in a corporate environment.

  • Identifying, attracting and selecting BIC passive talent.

  • Track record of Executive level business partnering

  • Deep understanding SAP business, strategy and leadership models, especially sales and services organisations.

  • Knowledge of the technology sector, and core business functions.

  • Knowledge of the competitive landscape for Executive Talent for SAP in your region.

  • Strong track record of consulting with and advising senior clients

  • Deep knowledge of the recruitment market in either a specific geography or functional area relevant to SAP

  • Proven ability to deliver high levels of service to hiring managers and candidates.



  • Degree Level Education.

  • Business English and fluent German required.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to interact, establish credibility and influence at the Executive level

  • Ability to effectively manage demanding workload and competing priorities

  • Strong Consulting skills

  • Customer Focus.

  • Attention to detail and process management

  • Team worker

  • Results Focus.

  • Problem Solver

  • Cultural Awareness.

  • Passion for Recruiting.

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Job Location:

North America

Travel Expectations:

As required approx 20%


Recruiters Name

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Additional Informations:

If position based in Germany salary scale is Z09-Z11


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