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Job: Product Associate (S/4HANA Product Success & Customer Co-innovation)
Innovation, R&D, Marketing & Communications role
Full Time Job
Posted on: November 11, 2019
Locations: China (Heilongjiang Province)
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Requisition ID: 235124
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Graduate
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

Job Title: Product Associate (S/4HANA Product Success & Customer Co-innovation)

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Work Area: Solution and Product Management

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COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

Thanks to our development approach, the distance between the engineer and the end user of a product can be dramatically reduced – even more: we are in a service business model. The result is unmatched speed of innovation, simplicity and reduced time to value. Moving our core to the Cloud with SAP S/4HANA enables a fast deployment and decreases implementation time for customers. Additionally, it fosters rapid innovation cycles and reduces TCO. Furthermore, simplifying our SAP Business Suite enables agility in consumption.

We, the S/4HANA Product Management unit have the mission to simplify the SAP Business Suite on the HANA Platform to enable customers and partners per Line of business with adequate non-coded assets like: demos, roadmaps, consumption information and content for our S/4HANA innovations.

S/4HANA Product Management team holds the cloud product ownership with end-to-end responsibility. Our key task is to foster the focus on cloud editions for SAP S/4HANA and to support SAP´s transition to the cloud company powered by HANA. The product management and the packaging development team are key to ensure this transition.

We are responsible for the definition and execution of our strategy, scope and the complete customer experience for SAP S/4HANA Cloud. We focus on unlocking the capabilities of SAP S/4HANA with the needed cloud qualities and be a key contributor to scale the business

We are looking for a Sr. Product Specialist who will support our S/4HANA Product Management team with the new Cloud Editions. You will be part of the team that will help to transform our market with a growing footprint in the cloud subscription economy.

You will have impact on existing and net new markets via dedicated use cases, transforming SAP´s foundation and actively articulate the products’ vision to prospects, customers, and industry leaders.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

The tasks and the benefits of this role will be to work on and influence the foundation of SAP´s next generation Business Suite – S/4HANA in the cloud.

You will collaborate with our Field Sales, Service, Partner organization and Product teams across SAP to:

• Support product definition and roadmap of S/4HANA Cloud editions based on market and customer requirements in Asia Pacific Region.

• Influence and improve the entire innovation lifecycle with customers and partners (from discovery / sales / onboarding / onboarding and Service / renewal)

• Establish co-innovation projects for requirements roll-in and validations and content definition for S/4HANA Cloud Editions or specific strategic topics like Fiori, Block chain, Augmented Reality, Distributed Manufacturing, etc.

• Help safeguard early projects of S/4HANA Cloud by active involvement as Development Sponsor / Product Expert for projects in Asia Pacific region when product knowledge is needed.

Your impact and support of our deliverables on the strategy of our innovations will be key via:

• Experience in working with clients in analyzing and transferring market and client issues directly into the development teams (content, solution and asset).

• Excellent ability to network within the different internal organizations (Development, Field, etc.).

• Outstanding project management skills to align with the respective areas and drive projects successfully along tight deadlines.

• Become a key counterpart for Scenario Owners in Product Management and the development organization driving detail product knowledge and non-coded assets for cloud editions.

• Strong engagement with the Solution Experience team to set up a business relevant foundation for story lines, demonstration environment and key master data content.

• Influence and improve the entire innovation lifecycle with input from customers and partners (from discovery / sales / onboarding / onboarding and Service / renewal).

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS/ SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and/or Business Administration (Finance, Accounting, and/or Engineering) required. Combination of business and technical education is preferred.

• Experience in developing and/or implementing and/or using SAP S/4HANA, SAP Business Suite (SAP ERP) and understanding of underlying architecture & technology is a plus.

• Subject Matter Expert in either Logistics, Manufacturing or Finance is a plus.

• Ability to distill technical information fast and prepare stakeholder specific content out of it, with the business outcome in mind and customer focus.

• Ability to work in lean teams and leverage cross departmental networks and teams in multiple time zones.

Preferred skills

• Deep understanding of the subscription cloud economy and customer success in the digital economy.

• Knowledge of SAP Best Practices a plus.

• Knowledge of Cloud Solutions like SF / Ariba / Concur is a plus.

• Good knowledge of cloud development principles and cloud qualities

• Experience in customer facing engagements as a Solution Architect, Presales, Business Development or Consulting would be beneficial

• MBA or master’s degree in related discipline is also preferred.

WORK EXPERIENCE

We are looking for a candidate who are able to support our strategic vision to transform our customers to a digital economy in global markets. To represent our vision means understanding our cloud approach and functional solution deeply, touching base with customers and partners frequently, which requires a comprehensive set of analysis, presentation, communication and networking skills.

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WHAT YOU GET FROM US

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you 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).

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

WHAT YOU GET FROM US

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you 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).

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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