Solution and Product Management

Product Expert - SAP Business Network

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Meet your team
Our vision is to build the next generation Unified Business Network, bringing all our business networks together into a single business platform to create a network of networks, a network of intelligent enterprises, leveraging on their respective capabilities to enable a new way of how companies engage with each other. SAP Business Network represents a strategic investment and fast-growing area, with a strong and leading cloud portfolio on top of SAP Cloud Platform. The SAP Business Network brings together the world’s largest trading partner community with more than $600B of commerce flowing through and more than 1.7 million businesses in 190 countries around the world, with a new business joining our Procurement and Supply Chain Networks every two minutes. We cover multiple locations around the world, we bring together a diverse team of talents.


What you’ll do
As a Senior Product Expert for Supply Chain collaboration, you are a highly motivated, multi-disciplined, and experienced team player with a strong background in supply chain/procurement, and passion for product management, and an urge for delivering cutting-edge products in a dynamic result-driven environment.
•    Define the SAP Business Network product scope and roadmap for direct material and supply chain collaboration processes
•    Deliver on a vision, strategy, and roadmap and share this with the wider team and its stakeholders, partners, and customers worldwide
•    Oversee the business requirements gathering from internal stakeholders, partners, and customers and manage their expectations ensuring excellent collaboration and relationship
•    Define business requirements, user stories, and other development tasks, then compose the technical backlog while demonstrating leadership for your development scrum teams
•    Manage and set expectations and goals for development teams, internal stakeholders, customers, analysts, etc.
•    Prepare, publish, demo, and present the product domain internally, on social media and in customer-facing events
•    Write the business strategy paper to complement the autonomous finance product visualization.
•    Work with the UX researchers to identify the biggest pain points to address in the prototype.
•    Development experience on projects in the space of AI and Cloud
•    Keep abreast of relevant industry and technology trends and best practices
What you bring
•    Experience and Track Record: 10+ years of experience as a Product Manager or Product Architect with a proven track record in working with cross teams, product planning, defining and launching successful products, customer-facing activities, unifying product portfolios, and working with SaaS product lines. Experience contributing to engineering discussions around technology decisions and strategy related to a product
•    Domain expertise: Supply Chain Collaboration with industry experience, Spend Management areas focusing on Procurement, and Excellent technical understanding of cloud computing technologies, and cloud software lifecycles, as well as agile/scrum development. 
•    Experience in the field of Supply chain and planning, like demand planning, supply planning, market intelligence, optimal assortment/pricing/inventory and Supply Chain modelling will be a key requirement.
•    Previous experience in large-scale cloud platform/s development - advantage. A deep understanding of enterprise software – advantage.
•    Communication skills Ability to manage stakeholder expectations including customers. Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and in written form, with fluent English
•    Technical background: Understanding Cloud-native development processes and product management mindset will be critical for this role.
•    Results-driven: a driver for execution with proven project management and leadership skills (leading with and without authority)
•    Decision maker: analytical abilities, innovative and creative problem solver, with an obsession for details
•    Education: Bachelors or master’s in computer science or equivalent - mandatory.
•    Global: Readiness to travel abroad, ability to work closely with multiple locations, cultures, and time zones.


We build breakthroughs together


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.

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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.

Compensation Range Transparency: SAP believes the value of pay transparency contributes towards an honest and supportive culture and is a significant step toward demonstrating SAP’s commitment to pay equity. SAP provides the annualized compensation range inclusive of base salary and variable incentive target for the career level applicable to the posted role. The targeted combined range for this position is 185,100 - 403,800 USD. The actual amount to be offered to the successful candidate will be within that range, dependent upon the key aspects of each case which may include education, skills, experience, scope of the role, location, etc. as determined through the selection process. Any SAP variable incentive includes a targeted dollar amount and any actual payout amount is dependent on company and personal performance. Please reference this link for a summary of SAP benefits and eligibility requirements: SAP North America Benefits.

Requisition ID: 391193 | Work Area: Solution and Product Management | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations:   #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  391193
Posted Date:  May 11, 2024
Work Area:  Solution and Product Management
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304

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