HR Global Mobility Consultant


July 21, 2021

What we offer
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Role Description:

The HR Global Mobility Consultant provides operational and strategic guidance to the organization regarding mobility and compliance services.

Key responsibilities and main tasks:

  • Supports design and implementation of internal cross border staffing processes in close alignment with the finance, consulting, IT and other organizations.
  • Supports consulting projects with country expertise and drives relocation cases within SAP’s Global Mobility policies and agreed upon service level agreements as a case manager.
  • Maintains an excellent, broad knowledge of Global Mobility topics, especially with regards to country specifics: immigration, social security, tax and permanent establishment risks among others. Responsible for providing trainings/exchanges regarding Mobility topics (immigration, social security, tax)
  • Acts as a Country Expert for assigned country(ies) and/or Business Areas and shares expertise and guidance to aid business decisions, including proactive input for the internal knowledge database and takes end-to-end ownership for GM platforms and services (Transfers, Assignments, Bus. Travel compliance, etc).
  • Primary contact person for various internal business stakeholders to consult on Global Mobility related questions.
  • Manages process exceptions and finds solutions for non-standard cases as well as provides feedback for the global policy and ongoing process improvements.
  • Acts as an interface between local HR, Consulting, Finance, IT, Expat Payroll and the Shared Services Organization.
  • Escalates non-standard topics to the appropriate contacts, includes all stakeholders in the consultation with the customer and finds solutions.
  • Promotes global team collaboration and works closely with Mobility Consultants in other regions as well as Mobility Specialists who are part of the Shared Service Center.
  • Interacts with Mobility’s Third Party vendors for constant process improvements and optimization of the individual relocations


  • Project management skills and experience driving technology driven initiatives with a focus on turning theory into action
  • Well-developed technical, analytical and organizational skills
  • Basic knowledge in domestic and or international taxation rules and an interest to broaden knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Customer focused
  • Cultural sensitivity and aptitude to collaborate with international & virtual teams
  • Flexible work style and ability to work under pressure
  • Strong business acumen
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Excellent escalation management skills
  • Excellent oratory skills

  • Basic understanding of logical and algorithmic functioning of software applications
  • Ability to troubleshoot and perform root cause analysis for issues identified in applications
  • Ability to communicate and serve as a bridge between HR and IT teams for projects involving enhancement and support of existing software applications and the development of new ones
  • High level knowledge of SAP software systems which can be leveraged to innovate or simplify existing internal processes or reports
  • Working knowledge of any data visualization or reporting tools

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in HR, Finance, Legal, Business Administration, IT and/or comparable experience/degree

Practical Experience:

  • At minimum 1-3 years of relevant work experience in GM/HR, Legal, Finance, IT, International Tax or Compliance
  • HR Global Mobility expertise
  • Consulting and customer service experience

  • International experience (living or working abroad)
  • Experience working in a virtual & multi-national team
  • Project Management experience
  • Understanding of Global Mobility processes and policies, immigration, social security, tax required & cross border compliance.

Language Skills:

  • Fluent written and spoken English

  • Proficiency in other languages

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: or, APJ:, EMEA:
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.
Requisition ID:297280 | Work Area: Human Resources | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time |