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Software-Design and Development

Senior Technical Product Manager

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Senior Technical Product Manager– SAP RGO (S/4HANA Consumer Industries Cloud)

 

S/4HANA Consumer Industries Cloud is a new business unit at SAP S/4HANA with a strong industry focus built on brand new cloud native technology.

 

As a dedicated unit and one of the most strategic investments in SAP globally, it takes a start-up approach to developing new cloud products and brings together the product strategy and product management for the consumer goods industry with all the necessary cloud business functions, such as architecture, engineering, and operations. One of our key products is SAP RGO.

 

SAP Revenue Growth Optimization leverages machine learning to load promotional account plans of leading Tier 1 CPG companies and optimizes them based on a leading goal and key constraints to increase trade ROI and drive profitable sales growth for leading consumer packaged goods companies.

 

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.

 

We’re looking for a senior product manager ideally with hands-on product management experience and engineering background to join our brand-new SAP Revenue Growth Optimization (RGO) product. You will work closely with the overall product lead for SAP RGO and report to the head of product management consumer goods North America.

 

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 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. Our products are in the realm of ERP, specifically Finance and Sales.

 

Overall duties include, but are not limited to:

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.
  • Co-define product backlog, specifically write epics and user stories 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. Work with the Scrum teams to groom user stories into backlog items.
  • Ensures rollout plan of functionality.

Ensure product delivery:

  • Drives technical product vision and product design and ensures all involved Scrum teams have a comprehensive understanding of it.
  • Creates product-related artifacts and backlog
  • Accepts or rejects sprint results per epic, user story and backlog item
  • 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.
  • Lives innovative thinking and a product mindset.

 

IDEAL WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Deep practical experience of agile product management ideally for major cloud native enterprise software vendors
  • Proven track record of building a product (feature) roadmap and then leading the execution of the roadmap via requirements collection, backlog definition and scoping in a product
  • Having worked as a lead engineer or architect on enterprise software is preferred
  • Deep technical understanding of cloud native enterprise solutions
  • 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 but not a must
  • 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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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.

Requisition ID:319486 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Senior Technical Product Manager

Facility:  319486
Posted Date:  Jan 1, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
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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