SAP Product Manager Job in Palo Alto, California

Requisition ID: 126489

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Management

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.


As a people manager, you are responsible for supporting the success of not only your direct reports, but the success of all employees within the larger team you are a part by helping to identify development opportunities and supporting team members to achieve their goals. You are expected to know about the members of your extended team and share insights with your peer managers. Look for opportunities to coach and recognize employees directly and provide just-in-time feedback so that employees can reflect on your input immediately.


  • Responsible for management and advancement of individuals and teams.

  • Responsible for building a high performing team concerning engineering and social aspects. This includes hiring the best people from within / outside the company, fostering motivation and integration of employees as well as team learning and development. Actively addresses and resolves team issues.

  • Sets clear goals with team members, inspires and supports them towards accomplishing these goals and evaluates goal achievement in a fair and understandable way.

  • Creates an environment of continuous learning and improvement. Actively seeks to coach and help with personal development. Regularly offers feedback in an effort to help others develop. Supports others in setting challenging development goals.

  • Supports cross topics outside of his/her management scope.

  • Drives and actively participates in the Continuous Improvement Process (CIP).

  • Contributes as a management stakeholder to long-living, maintainable, high quality components that can easily be integrated to a product

  • Allocates his team members to support Product Owners and their development teams to deliver the non-coded assets like rollout material and knowledge transfer deliverables.

  • Ensures that her/his team members share best practices of their product management role and service the development teams with this specific knowledge.

  • Is accountable for establishing cooperation with other groups like Knowledge Management, Training Department, and Marketing.

  • Is accountable for driving interaction with customers aligned with the Product Owners.

  • Proactively acts to understand business needs and offer solutions that align across business units; responsible for the vision of teams; strategic understanding of how the group's technology contribute to the product strategy.

  • Builds action plans and makes operational decisions on policies, tactics, and resources critical to the function’s business success to ensure delivery against strategy of the function or team. Ensures strategy roll-out into own team/organization.


  • Business English: fluent

  • Software development expertise

  • Bachelor or Master degree or equivalent education


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.

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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