SAP Product Owner for Innovative Financial Cloud Applications Job in Potsdam, Germany

Requisition ID: 184072

Work Area: Solution and Product Management

Location: Potsdam

Expected Travel: 0 - 40%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

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.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

SAP S/4HANA as SAP’s next generation business suite lies at the core of SAP’s strategy. The S/4HANA SAP Cloud Platform Enablement team is a group within the S/4HANA organization that works on highly innovative products in the context of SAP S/4HANA, built on SAP’s extension platform SAP Cloud Platform. At the same time, we also enable our partners and customers to innovate in the Cloud and integrate seamlessly with our core products.

Your mission as a Senior Product Manager (acting in the role of a Product Owner) is to build the best financial applications that SAP has ever created. For this you are closely working together with our customers, understand their needs, and then define which product capabilities will solve our customer’s problem. Therefore, you own the entire product including its roadmap and backlog. At the same time, you closely work together with our sales, solution management and marketing organization to position the product in the market and enable these organizations to achieve customer adoption and revenue targets.

To realize the products, you are working together with a highly-agile, young and dynamic team consisting of designers, developers, architects and scrum masters to realize user stories and features. As we are building modern Cloud-native applications, your realized features can be available to all customers worldwide within minutes.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

  • Build market-leading, innovative software solutions with modern Cloud principles.

  • Own and manage the product through the entire lifecycle from roadmap to customer.

  • Develop modern Go-To-Market strategies and innovative commercialization models as part of our products.

  • Communicate product capabilities and roadmaps to internal and external audiences

  • Based on customer requirements, you define comprehensive EPICs and User Stories and realize them together with a highly agile development team.

  • Listen actively to our customers and conduct design thinking workshops to identify novel, innovative application ideas.

  • Drive business cases for novel application ideas before they are realized with the team.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Required

  • Theoretical Background in Economics and/or Computer Science (Master/Bachelor)

  • Strong and proven track-record of defining and managing excellent software products

  • Extraordinary communication skills

  • Very strong presentation and selling skills

  • Proven ability to work in highly agile Cloud environments

  • Proven ability to lead initiatives, report progress, and deliver on milestones

  • Excellent ability to balance features, quality, and capacity

Beneficial

  • Strong knowledge in SAP applications and processes, in particular, finance and controlling

  • Existing knowledge of SAP S/4HANA Cloud

  • Existing knowledge of SAP Cloud Platform

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • We are looking for candidates with 5-10 years of experience. Please attach a list of projects you have been working on including your prior roles, success stories, measureable achievements and lessons learned.

TRAVEL

40%

WHAT YOU GET FROM US

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 .

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

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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