(Senior) Risk Specialist / Due Dilligence (Senior) Specialist



Requisition ID:186104
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T3
Recruiter Name: Michal Jonczyk


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.

SAP PartnerEdge is the programmatic foundation of SAP’s partner relationships and the basis for our overall partner business, driving more than 30% of SAP’s overall SW revenue. The program is a global standard supported by a unique process and technology infrastructure to manage the entire partnership lifecycle in a mutually profitable, scalable and legally compliant manner. It is regularly enhanced to support the changing market needs and evolving partnering models and has been recognized as an industry benchmark of excellence winning the CRN ‘Five Star’ award for the last 12 years running.

To help maintain this level of excellence, the SAP PartnerEdge organization is setting up a shared service team to manage partner due diligence (DD) data collection and management related to partner’s recruitment and ongoing due diligence requirements within SAP Partner programs.  This role will work closely with corporate compliance, partner recruiters and partner managers and other Partner Program Due Diligence Specialists.   Successful candidates would also be responsible for ensuring partner DD records within SAP systems were up to date and SAP partners and their sales team coming to the end of their DD validity period would have necessary notifications and support to ensure a smooth renewal process.  Successful applicants would also be expected to communicate directly with partners to generate the required information and act professionally and ethically.  Report creation and analysis of activities will also be required for management reporting requirements. Having Chinese, Japanese or Russian language skills would be a plus.


  • Manage DD process for newly recruited partners and renewal every 2 years
  • Compile all required DD documentation (Dow Jones report, Credit questionnaire, partner forms, DD level 2 check, …), coordinate DD level 2 activities with 3rd party agency including Pos, check data quality / consistency and upload in DD system for compliance approval
  • Manage system updates (PRM, DD system) and next Partner Lifecycle actions in alignment with compliance decision
  • Recognize and escalate any red flags/discrepancies to the relevant compliance teams.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring partners complete compliance training and web assessments
  • Provides regular updates to Due Diligence Manager on risk assessment outcomes, and performs ongoing monitoring of key DD activities within assigned responsibilities
  • Demonstrates proactive engagement to address identified risks and escalate as required
  • Develops and maintains fundamental network to collaborate effectively within DD team and with other contact persons (in other business units)
  • Uses his/her solid understanding in terms of concepts, practices, procedures and tools of Risk Management to accomplish the job
  • Uses his/her solid understanding in terms of SAP strategy, SAP products, ecosystem and organization to accomplish the job
  • Presents messages/work results to cross-functional colleagues and managers by applying fundamental communication skills
  • Advises junior level employees on DD matters with low to moderate complexity


  • Typically 3+ years business experience in legal, finance or risk management or relevant business required with increasing amount of responsibility
  • Fluent written and spoken English skills
  • We are looking for various language competencies (French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Polish, Russian, Chinese and Japanese)
  • University Degree (e.g. in Business Administration, Accounting/Finance, IT/Computer Science or Law)


Desire to pursue any of: 

- Risk Management Professional (RMP)

- Certified Risk and Compliance Management Professional (CRCMP)

- Financial Risk Manager (FRM)

- Chartered Accountant (CA)

- Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

- Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

- Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

- Project Management Professional (PMP)


Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

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 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).

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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