Solution and Product Management

Principal Product Owner (m/f/d) - SAP Signavio - Connectivity Group (BM&W)

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Summary & Role Information 

The Principal Product Owner in the Connectivity sub-group will have full responsibility for the Connectivity product area within the Business Modeling and Workflow (BM&W) group and as such oversees the work of multiple embedded product owners and associated delivery teams.  


Each team delivers connectivity services to enable boundaryless data flow within SAP Signavio Suite, SAP in general and external services. For instance, the connectivity services cover use cases such as  

  • content distribution services for delivering content to SAP Signavio tenants,  
  • integration with SAP internal content production tools, 
  • integration between SAP Signavio and SAP application lifecycle management tools (SAP Cloud ALM, SAP Solution Manager), or 
  • data exchange with SAP and non-SAP applications interacting with SAP Signavio Suite. 


You will work on topics with high customer impact with the goal to create a clear vision & objectives, as well as a compelling strategy to achieve the groups objectives. Your deep domain knowledge allows you to work closely with the Head of the Connectivity sub-group, our Principal Tech Lead, Product Owners, and Delivery Teams.  


You actively leverage your experience and leadership skills within the organization by working with design & technical leaders and/or individual contributors to create better communication and collaboration within the group. As part of your strategic overview, you actively measure output quality. 


What you will do  

  • Drive strategic improvements and their implementation in collaboration with the delivery teams. Support backlog direction & prioritization. 
  • Bring awareness to critical issues and align improvement efforts. Being responsible for implementation and usage of good software practices. 
  • Oversee product development initiatives and ensure their success. Create alignment between the strategic direction of the Connectivity sub-group. 
  • Provide functional leadership for embedded product owners. Apply coach-the-coach approach to develop colleagues and ensure teams are set up for success.  
  • Regularly sync efforts with stakeholders such as Product Management and Go-to-market to ensure transparency and alignment with big-picture initiatives. 
  • Deliver cloud-native design and microservices development considering resilience, performance, and scale. 
  • Functional Leadership for Product Owners  


What you bring 

  • Previous experience (6+ years) within agile software development teams and proven goal-oriented mindset. Structured and data-driven working approach. 
  • Outstanding analytical and creative thinking. Continuous innovator, critical thinker and driver of change. 
  • High level of self-awareness and reflection. Role model in terms of teamwork and communication. 
  • Best in class product owner skills and the ability to take a project from concept to production. 
  • Good knowledge of UX methodologies & artifacts (wireframes, personas, flows). 
  • Experience in leading, mentoring and coaching. 
  • A proactive self-starting attitude, comfortable with aligning with senior stakeholders. 
  • Ability to manage up and down in the organization, make decisions and work transparently. 
  • Background in B2B enterprise product development. 
  • SAP ALM tool and methodology knowledge is a plus. 


You feel comfortable and self-confident working in a matrix organization and leading without authority. You are inclusive and drive decisions in cross-product teams. Customer focus and empathy are part of your value set, you listen closely to customers and partners, and translate their requirements into tangible functions.  


Meet your team 

Building on the intelligent enterprise strategy, SAP Signavio set out to support and accompany SAP customers in navigating through their digital transformation by helping them understand and improve their business processes. 

The Business Modeling and Workflow (BM&W) group is one of five groups in the engineering department of the SAP Signavio unit. We value consistency, modularity & re-usability, as well as simplicity. We strive for a coherent user experience across the entire product suite and an effective & efficient cross-product development experience. To this effect, our teams deliver SAP Signavio core products such as the SAP Signavio Process Manager or SAP Signavio Governance components. 


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Requisition ID: 379311  | Work Area: Solution and Product Management  | Expected Travel: 0 - 20%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: Virtual - Germany #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  379311
Posted Date:  Sep 22, 2023
Work Area:  Solution and Product Management
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 20%

Berlin, DE, 10557

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