SAP Program Lead (Senior Project Consultant / Project Expert Development) for UI Core Services (SAP Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 132407

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.


We are looking for a highly motivated Program Lead with strong stakeholder and customer focus in order to strengthen our Program Team in the User Interface Core Service (UICS) product unit. The UICS product unit is responsible for the development of the strategic UI technologies used by SAP’s application development, partners and customers to create state of the art user interfaces for large scale business applications. This includes the “UI Development Toolkit for HTML5” (SAPUI5 or short UI5 – a highly scalable, cross-browser JavaScript Framework), SAP Fiori Launchpad and the open source contribution OpenUI5.

In the UICS Program Team, we ensure that our deliveries are shipped to our customers according the defined SAP processes and channels. To achieve this goal, you will be part of the product team and you will closely work as functional leader with the development teams in our UICS unit as well as the related sub-supplier teams.


Are you an enthusiastic Program Lead with strong customer focus? Can you put yourself into an application developer or framework developer perspective to identify their needs and improve their productivity? As a Program Lead you have the overall accountability for the program execution. You are coordinating the product team towards the achievement of the program goals using existing structures and models (program specific view). You are managing cross-program dependencies, service groups and stakeholders (program external view). You are standardizing internal execution procedures and driving exception handling (e.g. removing roadblocks).


Required Skills:

  • Experience in project coordination

  • Ability to stand up to others (e.g. management, stakeholders)

  • Outstanding organizational, communication, interpersonal, relationship building skills conducive to team development; able to work well in a cross-functional setup

  • Ability to solve problems or escalate

  • Fluent in English and German

  • Ability to shield product teams from external interference

  • Knowledge about all aspects of product deliveries (Development, Solution Management, Validation, Production, Legal)

Preferred Skills:

  • Good stakeholder management skills

  • Good negotiation skills

  • Operational & administrative experience

  • Good mentoring skills


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