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Product Owner (f/m/d) for Business Network Material Traceability

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Date: May 9, 2021

City: Walldorf, DE, 69190

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 279816
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Walldorf
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time or Part time



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Summary & Role Information

We are looking for a Product Expert (f/m/d) to strengthen our team of talented, supportive, and motivated colleagues.

You will take over the role of a Product Owner for one of our scrum teams working on Material Traceability as part of the SAP Logistics Business Network (SAP LBN). Material Traceability is a cloud service used by our customers to make their supply chains more transparent, sustainable and efficient. It supports customers to achieve end to end traceability from raw materials to the final products e.g. from the cocoa beans to the packaged chocolate. In a cross functional team you will work closely with developers, architects, quality and DevOps engineers in preparing backlog items, evaluating risks, and identifying opportunities. You will motivate the team to give their best to reach the sprint goal. You will make sure that the new features delivered continuously fit to the overall solution of the SAP Business Network. For this, you will evaluate all new requirements from a network perspective, considering different business partner roles, commercialization topics, and network operating challenges. You will represent Material Traceability towards our customers and internal stakeholders. In our round of product owners for SAP LBN, you will work closely with product owners of other teams in order to raise synergies and align with best practices. You are ambitious to enhance your skills beyond your own core and share your expertise with the team and our whole unit.
Role Requirements


  • 7+ years of relevant work experience in requirements engineering (product management, development, consulting, pre-sales, etc.) with preferably 2+ years of product management in building cloud applications on SAP Business Technology Platform
  • Proven experience of managing product backlog execution with high quality outcome
  • Familiarity with lean and agile concepts
  • Excellent presentation, communication and negotiation skills incl. experience in direct customer communication; being an interface to different stakeholders talking “different languages”
  • Proven project management skills and strong track record of working with cross functional projects and teams on international level
  • Fluent written and spoken English skills. German nice to have

About the Team

No enterprise does business alone today. 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. Covering multiple locations around the world, we bring together a diverse team of talents.





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