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Solution and Product Management

Procurement: Product Associate/Specialist (f/m/d) - Enablement & New Feature Activation & Migration

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!




The selected candidate is expected to work in a team of colleagues with the goal to boost the success of our Procurement products.


The chosen candidate will be working as a link between our product management and engineering organization and the colleagues who are working directly with our customers (e.g. Customer Engagement Executives). The role will include the enablement of the customer-facing group by informing about new features that will be delivered shortly and ensuring that customer-facing group understands how these features fit into the overall product landscape. At the same time in this role the Product Associate/Specialist will be the point of contact to create information material on how new features are being activated considering the different supported starting points of our customers. During the product planning phase the person in this role will work closely with Product Management and Engineering to discuss the supported and planned migration paths for the installed customer case, helping prioritizing migration support tools and bringing in the voice of the customer. 


This role combines a strong technical understanding of migration and activation scenarios with a deep understanding of the customer’s situation and point of view. The Product Associate/Specialist working in this role will be working as a multiplier and enabler making SAP Procurement products better understood and easier to consume for our customers.


The Product Associate/Specialist works also closely together with the global market units to identify region specific migration and customization askes to streamline communication and support for prioritization towards the product management team. 


The key tasks will include:


  • Identify current existing white spots when it comes to customer-facing team enablement and migration scenarios relevant for our customers
  • Working as a multiplier towards the customer-facing teams to enable them to support customers in migration and new feature activation scenarios
  • Working as a connecting link towards the customer’s migration and implementation expectations and the product and engineering team




Role Requirements:


  • A Post Graduate Degree in (Business) Informatics or similar
  • Excellent presentation, communication and networking skills, ideally combined with a strong sense for influencing and messaging
  • Strong and proven requirement management skills
  • Strategic analytical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Entrepreneurial and “can-do” attitude, capable of continuously adapting to changes and adjusting focus in a fast-moving changing environment
  • A strong motivator, mindful & inclusive team player with a humble and positive mindset
  • Excellent written, verbal, communication and presentation skills in English


Work Experience


  • Several years of work experience including a proven track record of customer-facing experience with proven understanding of migration and feature activation requirements
  • Experience in working with customer-facing groups and customers
  • Strong enablement and multiplier skills
  • Excellent understanding of SAP‘s Procurement product strategy and product portfolio




The SAP Procurement Product Team drives innovation and thought leadership across the source to pay processes. This benefits buyers and suppliers by enabling companies to sell physical, digital, and subscription-based goods as a service and by monetizing subscriptions and real-time usage-based services. SAP S/4HANA is the single source of information for customers on their digital journey: planning, execution and analysis, prediction to simulation, all in real-time within one system, integrated with SAP C/4HANA, SAP Ariba, and Fieldglass.


As we develop the next generation of integrated spend management cloud solutions, the SAP S/4HANA Procurement Engineering unit seeks to be a frontrunner in cloud and agile mindset to software development. Openness, honesty, supportiveness, respect, fairness, accountability, empathy, and trust are ingrained in our team spirit and key to our success.

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:317252 | Work Area: Solution and Product Management | Expected Travel: 0 - 30% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Part Time or Full Time


Procurement: Product Associate/Specialist (f/m/d) - Enablement & New Feature Activation & Migration

Facility:  317252
Posted Date:  Jan 16, 2022
Work Area:  Solution and Product Management
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 30%

Walldorf, DE, 69190

Job Segment: Engineer, ERP, Procurement, Product Manager, Cloud, Engineering, Technology, Operations