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Senior Cloud Product Manager Job

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Date: May 26, 2019

City: Newport Beach, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 212948
Work Area: Solution and Product Management
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.


Our team wants to change the way enterprise software is built. The product management role will be driving special pilot and incubation projects with a focus on validating new enterprise product and technology approaches and the goal to actively help shaping SAP’s future Cloud ERP product.

As a Product Manager Expert, you will work on a specific project critical to SAP S/4's needs with opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our product managers to be THE advocate for the product. In addition to being customer-centric, they must be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to take on new problems as we continue to push product forward.

The Product Manager Expert is responsible for the success, quality, cost management and delivery of a product in the whole product lifecycle. The product manager is the role model of product mindset.

Overall duties include, but are not limited to:

Gain market & customer insight:

  • Monitors market tendencies and technology trends.
  • Analyzes technology trends and customer requirements to identify growth opportunities for SAP.
  • Contributes to business case, develops and drives a product vision, strategy, and a product roadmap.
  • Contributes to related communities, identifies opportunities and drives innovation in respective topics and domains of the functional role.

Ensure product definition:

  • Actively follows and shares developments and trends regarding new SAP and complimentary partner service and product offerings, industry trends and other topic areas relevant for the respective domain.
  • Ensure customer input into all product definitions.
  • Owns and prioritizes product backlog which reflects customer and user needs to achieve competitive advantage and increases the value for the customer. 
  • Provides holistic overview on overall product backlog and ensures Product team and related Scrum teams have a comprehensive understanding of the product backlog.

Ensure product delivery:

  • Drives holistic product vision and product design and ensures all product teams have a comprehensive understanding of it.
  • Develops test cases and/or conducts expert testing and validates planned and implemented scope throughout product lifecycle and ensures delivery of high-quality software.
  • Accepts or rejects sprint results.
  • Ensures creation of product-related non-coded assets.
  • Ensures the delivery of a product to implement the strategy.
  • Collects & incorporates early feedback from Customers and other relevant stakeholders. 
  • Ensures both the internal stakeholders & external ecosystem is aware of the developments by working closely with stakeholders and customer groups.

Support our product management culture:

  • Hire and onboard top talent and contribute to a healthy and flourishing product management culture.


  • Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Management or related fields.
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience in product software development, consulting and/or product management.
  • Proven track record of building a product vision and leading the execution
  • Technical understanding of cloud native application and its implications to product management
  • Very strong problem-solving and analytical skills, including ability to rapidly gather data, structure hypotheses, and develop synthesized findings/recommendations
  • Excellent functional knowledge of wholesale distribution, consumer products, or retail is a plus
  • Proven track record of success of independently leading software development programs/projects with practical experience in software development and/or product management
  • Understanding and practicing of product management frameworks


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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
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Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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