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Solution and Product Management

Product Specialist - Consumer Cloud

What we offer

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!

 

 

 

Product Specialist

 

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

 

SAP Consumer Industries Cloud is a new unit within SAP S/4 HANA with the purpose to build, learn, and take new SaaS applications to market that delight our customers and fill needs in our current S/4HANA product offerings.

 

We combine engineering and agile operations excellence with thought leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, and radical customer-centricity to turn big ideas into reality. You'll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you'll be able to get more out of your career. In our fast-paced environment, we look for talents who are ambitious, display leadership qualities and are always enthusiastic about taking on new challenges. You will be able to grow your skillset in both breadth and depth as we continue to push technology & product experience forward. As a product manager, 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.

 

Overall duties include, but are not limited to:

 

Product Definition:

•             Thought leader and domain knowledge of the Consumer Products and/or Retail industries. 

•             Actively follow industry and technology trends focusing specifically on complimentary partner products and services.

•             Live and breathe innovative thinking in a product mindset.

•             Define holistic product vision, strategy, roadmap, and design for the product.

•             Collect & incorporate early feedback from customers and other relevant stakeholders.

•             Ensure customer input into all product definitions.

•             Define product backlog, specifically write epics and user stories, which reflect customer and user requirements to achieve competitive advantage and increase the value for the customer.

•             Provide a holistic overview on the overall product backlog and ensure product team and related scrum teams have a comprehensive understanding of the product backlog. Work with the Scrum teams to groom user stories into backlog items.

 

Product Delivery:

•             Drive product vision and design and ensure all product teams have a comprehensive understanding of it.

•             Develop work artifacts: Product Requirement document (PRD), JTBD Process Map, Epic and User Stories that meet DoD and DoR criteria.

•             Develop test cases and/or conduct expert testing and validate planned and implemented scope throughout product lifecycle and ensure delivery of high-quality software.

•             Accept or reject sprint results.

•             Ensure creation of product-related non-coded assets.

•             Ensure the delivery of the product to implement the strategy.

•             Communicate with both the internal stakeholders & external ecosystem is aware of the development by working closely with stakeholders and customer groups.

•             Ensure development and delivery of product rollout plan.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

•             3+ years of experience in a product management role

•             Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Management, or related fields.

•             Proven track record of building a product vision and then leading the execution of the vision by detailing strategy, roadmap and scoping in a particular product / solution area

•             Technical understanding of cloud native application and its implications to product management

•             Proven ability to support strategic deals and be viewed as a thought leader by customers

•             Very strong problem-solving and analytical skills, including ability to rapidly gather data, structure hypotheses, and develop synthesized findings/recommendations

•             Strong team orientation and ability to thrive on virtual, international, cross-functional teams

•             Ability to work in virtual teams and manage peer networks

•             Strong prioritization skills

•             Understanding and practicing of product management frameworks

•             Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

•             Requirements engineering experience – a plus

•             International experience – working and/or studying in several countries – a plus

 

 

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: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.

 

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:311439 | Work Area: Solution and Product Management | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Product Specialist - Consumer Cloud

Facility:  311439
Posted Date:  Nov 18, 2021
Work Area:  Solution and Product Management
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%
Location: 

Newport Beach, CA, US, 92660


Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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