Sustainability Procurement Senior Specialist


Prague 5 (158 00) – Czech Republic
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25 June 2024

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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!


We are seeking a dedicated Sustainability Procurement Senior Specialist to join our procurement team. The Sustainability Procurement Senior Specialist will play a critical role in driving sustainable procurement practices, promoting ethical sourcing, and ensuring compliance with environmental and social standards across our supply chain. This individual will work closely with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to implement sustainable sourcing strategies and initiatives.

What you’ll do

-Develop and implement a sustainability strategy for procurement, aligning with the company’s overall sustainability goals and objectives.
-Evaluate and assess supplier sustainability performance, including environmental, social, and ethical practices, through audits, assessments, and third-party certifications.
-Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including purchasing, supply chain, and sustainability teams, to integrate sustainability criteria into procurement processes and supplier selection criteria.
-Engage with suppliers to drive continuous improvement in sustainability performance, establish clear sustainability expectations, and foster long-term partnerships based on shared values.
-Monitor and track key sustainability metrics related to procurement activities, analyzing data to evaluate performance and identify opportunities for improvement.
-Stay informed on emerging trends, regulations, and best practices in sustainable procurement, and leverage this knowledge to drive innovation and enhance sustainability efforts.
-Support the development of sustainability reports, presentations, and communications to communicate progress and achievements internally and externally.

What you bring

-Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Sustainability, or a related field. An advanced degree or professional certifications (e.g., CSCP, CPSM, CSR) are preferred.
-Proven experience (5+ years) in procurement, supply chain management, or sustainability, with a focus on sustainable sourcing and supplier management.
-A strong understanding of sustainability principles, frameworks, and standards, with the ability to integrate sustainability criteria into procurement processes and supplier evaluations.
-Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to interpret data, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions to drive sustainability performance.
-Effective communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build relationships, influence stakeholders, and drive change across all levels of the organization and with external suppliers.
-Project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines, and stakeholders simultaneously.
-Passion for sustainability and a genuine commitment to making a positive impact on the environment, society, and communities through responsible procurement practices.

What you can expect is professional onboarding, exciting career progression, a diverse work environment providing growth opportunities, learning & development possibilities, and an international business network for you to leverage. Interesting non-work related activities (volunteering, charity, sport events,..). 
This role is based at the ultra-modern Metronom office building directly above the Nove Butovice metro station. The location encompasses SAP’s vision for the perfect work-life balance by featuring uniquely decorated relaxation rooms, parents’ and kids’ room.


Yearly bonuses, sick days paid and sick leaves fully refunded, flexible start/end of working hours, contributions to the pension/life insurance, meal vouchers, holidays 5 weeks, educational courses, coaching and mentoring opportunities, free massage, cafeteria plan, free fitness studio, generous shares program, etc.



We build breakthroughs together

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.

We win with inclusion

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: Careerssap
For SAP employees: Only permanent roles are eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program, according to the eligibility rules set in the SAP Referral Policy. Specific conditions may apply for roles in Vocational Training.

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

Requisition ID: 392021  | Work Area: Finance  | Expected Travel: 0 – 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

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