SAP Product Manager / Product Owner for SAP Life Sciences Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 131992

Work Area: Solution and Product Management

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 50%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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As a Product Manager for Industry Solutions you will be responsible for defining the global solution strategy and scope of solutions in the Life Sciences Industry context (together with your counterpart from Solution Management) and for ensuring that the solutions being developed satisfy the market demands. You are responsible for the delivery of these End2End solutions (including solution-specific content and RKT material) in time and quality.

You will actively collaborate with your corresponding counterpart in the field as well as the other relevant Product Owners in Development. You will contribute to the market success of the Industry / LoB Solutions by supporting the global Roll-Out activities.

Within our team, we practice a trust-based working model. If you need to work flexibly from another location or at another time you can do so given your manager’s agreement.


  • You will be responsible for SAP’s end-to-end solution for Life Sciences.

  • You are accountable for the business success of SAP for Life Sciences, jointly with your Solutions counterparts in the field.

  • You develop, own and execute the solution strategy (including make / buy / partner decisions), whereby your responsibility is on the build-side of the strategy.

  • You are accountable for the stack ranked high-level backlog for Life Sciences solutions and you create the solution delivery roadmap.

  • You identify growth opportunities for SAP by analyzing market and technology trends and customer requirements.

  • You work with the development teams and engage with co-innovation customers and partners to ensure market-centric innovation

  • You are responsible for the delivery of the End2End solution (including solution-specific content) in time and quality and its validation; you accept the planned and implemented scope.

  • You create RKT material enabling consulting multipliers and function / feature demos.

  • You are actively engaged in the collaboration with SAP User Groups and support Industry and LoB Councils.

  • You support selected strategic deals in alignment with your Solutions counterpart in the field.


  • Excellent understanding of Life Sciences business needs and trends.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, define and implement end-to-end business processes in a product development environment.

  • Strong market focus and commercial attitude.

  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and lead a virtual team with peers, development and the field.

  • Results and execution focused, with a positive can-do attitude and attention to detail.

Required skills

  • Very strong customer orientation with a focus on quality and value for our customers

  • Ability to translate customer and industry needs into solution and products specifications and match existing product portfolio to the customer and industry view

  • Excellent German and English language skills

Preferred skills

  • Ability to work in an international team

  • Willingness to travel worldwide and flexibility with regards to travelling

  • Strong analytical and logical skills


  • Professional experience in the Life Sciences industry and software industry for 5 years

  • Experience with industry specific software solutions

  • Experience in key regions of our growth markets (US, Europe, India, …)


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