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(Senior) Product Specialist // Ruum by SAP Job

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Date: Feb 4, 2019

City: Berlin, BE, DE, 10178

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 205419
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Berlin
Expected Travel: 0 - 30%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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.

Technology & Innovation (T&I) is responsible for SAP’s overall platform and technology development such as SAP Cloud Platform and SAP HANA. In addition, T&I drives the incubation and adoption of intelligent technologies like Analytics, SAP Leonardo Machine Learning and IoT across SAP’s product portfolio. The T&I board area is also in charge of SAP’s global innovation agenda and builds new business model- and market driven innovations to help customers realize the most business value.
At SAP.iO Venture Studio, we're transforming the way that SAP builds new businesses. We do this by building great products with an insanely great team. We're looking for a Product Manager to join Ruum, our project management as a service app, and one of SAP.iO's incubations.
We are building a super lightweight PM tool and an AI that automates project management for teams across the globe. We’ve been growing steadily since our seed funding from SAP in 2016, with a retention rate of 70% in our core user group.
Ruum is a horizontal B2B product, we count some of the world’s most amazing companies and most iconic brands as our customers. You will have the opportunity to get exposed to their industries and understand their business processes - in any department across their entire value chain from sales, to production, to controlling.
If you're passionate about learning new technologies and thrive in a dynamic agile environment: Ruum will be the opportunity for you to stretch your talents and be part of something big!
As a hint, we look to Ken Norton’s method on interviewing for PMs:
We are looking for a Product Manager with a passion for delivering beautiful products that people love to use to support our team. You love to go through customer and user feedback, prioritise, and validate your assumptions with data. We offer you the opportunity to work with an amazing team of highly talented engineers, designers, customer success executives, and account owners.

  • Help lead the ideation, design, and technical development of Ruum by SAP for the web and mobile apps
  • Establish shared vision across the team by building consensus on priorities leading to product execution
  • Drive product development with a team of world-class engineers and designers
  • Integrate usability studies, research, user and customer feedback, and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction
  • Define and analyse metrics that inform the success of products
  • Understand Ruum’s strategic and competitive position to deliver products that are best in class
  • Maximise efficiency in a constantly evolving environment where the process is fluid and fast decision making is the norm

Required skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Design, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Strong business acumen, with organizational and analytical skills
  • 2+ years’ experience designing and/or implementing user interfaces
  • Experience in a SaaS startup environment, or in an equivalent fast paced team
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Strong presentation skills                                                                                                                                                    

Preferred skills

  • Master’s degree in computer science, Business, Design, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience developing consumer grade SaaS products, technologies and platforms
  • 2-3 years of experience in product management aspects (UX, development, customer support, marketing)
  • 1+ years of experience in technical architecture of web applications


  • 6+ years’ experience in building SaaS or consumer applications


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