Legal Placement 2022-2023
What we offer
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!
Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A placement at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognises you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment.
Through SAP UK’s 13 month paid placement programme you will be given the chance to learn and develop alongside some of the most experienced and knowledgeable professionals in the technology industry, as well as adapting and gaining a vast amount of responsibility and exposure. We want people who think big and dream big. And most of all, we want people who are passionate about helping businesses – and the world – run better.
What you can expect
As a Legal Placement, you will gain experience working within the in-house legal department of a multinational technology company. Your primary roles include reviewing and advising on SAP and customers non-disclosure agreements, procurement and marketing documentation; assisting lawyers in software sales transactions; being the first point of contact for Novation and Amendment queries, as well as internal corporate queries and training the SAP sales team on legal matters. The geographic scope of your role will be diverse and varied, ranging from your standard responsibilities, to assisting with other legal department matters, such as litigation support, enforcement of SAP’s trademarks and numerous other ad hoc tasks. The broad range of opportunities provided to you during your 13 months with SAP will assist you in focusing in on particular areas of law that you have a passion to pursue in your postgraduate career.
As a License Associate you will focus on supporting specific projects and initiatives for License Management across multiple regions. Key responsibilities may include assisting in the implementation of new best practises or tools, the development of ad hoc reporting, team event organisation and coordinating internal team resource. You also have a key role in ensuring contractual compliance and producing license entitlements. The license management initiatives change dynamically depending on business priorities enabling you to gain an insight into strategic business focus and develop quick thinking and versatile skills. You will be exposed to multiple business functions of SAP, across multiple countries and be responsible for providing regular updates and report to regional management.
Please specify in your CV/Cover letter which job opportunity you would like your application to be considered for.
Who you are
- Strong proficiency in MS Office (Especially Excel)
- Business, accounting, IT experience / working knowledge would be an advantage but not essential
- Time management and the ability to multi-task
- Effective communicator
- Inquisitive and not afraid to ask questions
- Studying an LLB Law Degree (for legal placement only)
- Student in penultimate year of university
- Available to start the 13-month placement in July 2022
Salary and Benefits
- £20,000 p/annum
- 25 days holiday, 5 days study leave and an additional day for your birthday
- Free onsite Gym, Lunch, kitchen facilities and subsidized coffee shop
- Mental health first aiders
- ‘Appreciate’ financial reward scheme
- Buddy mentoring scheme
- CSR and Sporting opportunities, e.g. football clubs
- Opportunities to socialise with other placement students
- Laptop and other SAP equipment provided
We are SAP
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.
Our inclusion promise
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: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
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.
Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.