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Software-Design and Development

Area Product Owner - SAP solutions for document and reporting compliance

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!




We are looking for a highly motivated product expert to join the Globalization Product Management team for SAP solutions for document and reporting compliance within the Globalization Services unit. The Area Product Owner plays a key role in driving adoption and shaping the future of SAP Document Compliance and SAP solutions for advanced compliance reporting, which serve an installed base of more than 2.000 customers and show steady growth driven by the increasing number of legal requirements and digitalization initiatives worldwide.  



As Area Product Owner, you will manage the execution and drive the definition of implementable backlog items that create customer value in accordance with the product vision. You will work together with multiple development scrum teams to design, develop and deliver the release backlog for your area in time, quality and budget, looking for innovation opportunities and shaping the product strategy together with the Chief Product Owner. You are also responsible for the full lifecycle, operations and maintenance of the solutions within your area, including both solutions on S/4HANA and cloud applications on SAP’s Business Technology Platform.  

You will constantly interact with a team of localization experts spread across the world, Product Owners, and stakeholders from the different SAP products supported by our document and reporting compliance solutions to validate and prioritize requirements. This role offers extensive opportunities to engage with customers, partners, user groups and product experts across SAP’s portfolio.   



  • University degree or equivalent, with solid background in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Informatics or comparable 
  • Experience in project management and leading a development team  

  • Prior success as a software engineer or SAP subject matter expert in the direction of product design and development 

  • Strong business knowledge of S/4HANA, especially Logistics and Financials, would be an advantage 

  • Profound knowledge about SAP’s solution portfolio 

  • Experience of global ERP implementations will be an added advantage 

  • Knowledge of localization and experience of customer projects will be an added advantage 

  • Ability to engage with customers and partners, to articulate SAP’s global Intelligent Enterprise vision  

  • Ability to work independently and as a team 

  • Eagerness to learn and explore 

  • Excellent communication and networking skills 

  • 5+ years relevant experience 

  • Working experience in global, multi-cultural and virtual teams 



SAP’s Globalization Product Management proactively manages the globalization of SAP’s product offerings in consistency with the overall SAP strategy to enable customers to continuously run solutions according to their local needs. 




At SAP, we value a flexible work which allows every employee to run at their personal best. This is why, today, we pledge to flex – providing an approach that can fit every role, style, and location while continuing to meet our business and customer needs. With this pledge, we will provide:

  • An inclusive environment in which people have options of work models: work from home, at the office, or hybrid*, based on what fits best employee preferences and business requirements - employees discuss with their managers the possibilities and align together the best work setup.
  • Flexible work schedules, so employees can adapt their personal needs with rheir professional activities in a productive and satisfatory way.
  • A 100% trust-based workplace as the norm, not the exception.
    *subject to legal requirements



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:298107 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Area Product Owner - SAP solutions for document and reporting compliance

Facility:  298107
Posted Date:  Oct 17, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

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