SAP IT Product Owner Pricing (IT Architecture Senior Specialist) Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany
Requisition ID: 130600
Work Area: Information Technology
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
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Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.
PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
IT Services provides efficient IT solutions, technology and operational support to our Lines of Businesses (LoBs) with a strong focus on user-centricity. Supporting more than 75,000 employees and thousands of SAP systems, IT Services is delivering business applications be it classical SAP or new SaaS solutions, mobile apps, web & Hana Cloud Platform-based applications, as well as workplace technology services covering hardware, client software and unified communications and collaborations solutions. Fundamentally, IT services is enabling SAP to become a Digital Enterprise with happy end users.
Our Deal Execution team is responsible for the End-to-End solution delivery supporting SAP’s core Sales Deal Execution business processes closely interacting with the respective LoB Global Customer Organization (GCO). Here we act as the Business’ trusted advisor and expert, driving together the simplification of business processes based on a user-centric approach. In a joint responsibility with the respective business and process teams, we identify strategic priorities, determine the portfolio and corresponding execution plans.
You can work on a wide variety of projects - from on premise applications, cloud services and solutions to user experience and operations support. You can be part of IT teams who showcase SAP as the company’s first and best reference customer through the SAP Runs SAP program and close collaboration and co-innovation with our SAP standard development organization.
We are looking for bright minds to participate and contribute their great ideas through co-innovation and solution implementation projects empowered through SAP’s cutting-edge technologies to enable SAP as the digital enterprise.
To strengthen the IT solution implementation knowledge and being ready for SAP’s next cutting edge customer engagement and commerce (SAP CEC) solutions and platforms in the sales process area, we are looking for an experienced IT Product Owner who drives SAP’s internal Pricing Capability transformation across the process value chain Opportunity to Cash.
As part of the SAP COO Top 10 Initiatives – for example Simplified Selling, Simplified Cloud and S4/HANA, this inherits representing IT and working closely together with the Business Product Owners for Global Pricing to define the next generation pricing strategy, its implementation roadmap and the prioritization of the product and delivery unit backlog.
The IT Product Owner Pricing is the one person on a specialized team (or sub-team for large projects) who is responsible for the decomposition and realization of the agreed prioritized backlog items, hence the delivery of user stories. The IT Product Owner supports the Business Product Owner with the long-term product vision and product roadmap. Together with the Business Product Owner, the IT Product Owner drives the release planning across the various SAP COO initiatives.
This requires profound knowledge on SAP’s pricing capabilities, current stage and preferably future product roadmaps as well as strong collaboration and communication skills to interact with various business and IT stakeholder groups on a daily business.
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS
Within our IT unit to enable best in class IT solutions for our SAP internal Sales Deal Execution processes you will:
be the IT Product Owner and driver for SAP’s internal Pricing transformation in the light of the SAP COO Focus Projects
gain deep understanding of business pricing requirements, data structures and data models
support and define with the Business Product Owner the short-term operational pricing demands, the mid-term transition steps and the long-term product vision and strategy to simplify SAP’s pricing capabilities in the Opportunity-to-Cash Process Value Chain
be part of an agile scrum team and support the team to technical decompose pricing user stories in the Process Backlog and hand them over to the Execution Backlog
assume responsibility for tasks and complete them end-to-end with the best quality and user experience in an agile project delivery model
be the pricing point of contact for internal Business and IT stakeholders
develop skill and competency on latest solutions and technologies relevant for internal sales and pricing processes
Finally, bring your energy and passion and we’ll give you the tools and audience to develop your knowledge and grow!
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Degree, preferably Master in Computer Science or Business Information Management
Strong Business and IT Architectural Design Affinity for SAP internal Roadmap Definitions
Strong Product Modelling for Standard CRM and SD sales process
Strong Product Knowledge of SAP SD and Variant Configuration
Strong Product Knowledge of SAP CRM and IPC (Internet Pricing and Configurator)
Track Record in ERP/CRM pricing project implementations or solution/product management positions
Product Knowledge in Material Master, Master Data Distributions etc. are a big plus
First experience in Cloud implementations preferred (Cloud2Cloud, Cloud2On-premise)
Excellent oral and written communication skills (English and German) to interact with business and technical stakeholders on a daily basis
Strong analytical skills and ability to think in a complex and rapidly changing environment keeping the big picture always in mind
5 years as a SAP ERP/CRM consultant or architect, focus pricing implementations
Proven record of ERP SD/CRM implementations within Quote to Cash process area
First records in Cloud implementations preferred (Cloud2Cloud, Cloud2On-premise)
Eager to learn new things while transitioning SAP into the cloud company
Communicating effectively to all business and IT levels
Ability to work well in an international, virtual and highly diverse team as well as independently and have a positive self-motivated can-do attitude
Experience working in an Agile development environment, preferably SCRUM connected with End User Centricity
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