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Product Expert - Integrated Business Planning



Product, Operations
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

We help the world run better

At SAP, we enable you to bring out your best. Our company culture is focused on collaboration and a shared passion to help the world run better. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from.

SAP supply chain management (SCM) solutions have achieved a leading market position and are used by more than 2,500 customers worldwide. We aim to innovate the SCM product portfolio through Integrated Business Planning and S/4HANA. SAP Integrated Business Planning (SAP IBP) is a cloud solution that enables companies to react quickly to customer demands and helps them handle changes and shortages in the supply chain by generating a short to mid-term supply plan based on prioritized and categorized demand, such as orders and forecasts. You can learn more about SAP IBP here. The development of SAP Integrated Business Planning is fueled by various customer engagements and the collaboration between several teams in different locations.


As a Product Expert for Integrated Business Planning, you are a highly motivated, multi-disciplined, and experienced team player with a strong background in supply chain and passion for product management, and an urge to deliver cutting-edge products in a dynamic result-driven environment. You will work on the entire lifecycle of development projects together with customers, SAP colleagues, and development partners. You will engage with customers and numerous stakeholders to gather feedback, understand customer needs and formulate product requirements to define the product backlog.

  • Deliver on a vision, strategy, and roadmap. Communicate the vision and roadmap with the engineering teams, stakeholders, partners, and customers
  • Ensure delivery of feasible, desirable, and viable products with superior quality
  • Oversee the business requirements gathering from internal stakeholders, partners, and customers. Manage their expectations ensuring excellent collaboration and relationship
  • Define product requirements, user stories, and other development tasks for your development scrum team
  • Manage the scrum team’s portfolio & backlog, drive planning and execution, being accountable for the delivery of the team
  • Be a team player and ensure the success of your team by using your strong social skills and being open to new ideas and intercultural cooperation
  • Prepare, publish, demo, and present the product domain internally and in customer-facing events
  • Work with the UX researchers to identify the biggest pain points and provide solutions
  • Foster customer co-innovation, act as a voice of the customer and ensure higher adoption of our solutions
  • Work on highly collaborative and agile development projects while staying curious about new development methodologies
  • Keep abreast of relevant industry and technology trends and best practices


  • University degree(s) in Business Administration, Computer Science, or equivalent (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, as well as the ability to structure and process complex topics
  • Deep knowledge of Agile Software Development Methodologies, specifically SCRUM
  • Result-driven: a driver for execution with proven management and leadership skills (leading with and without authority)
  • Decision maker: analytical abilities, innovative and creative problem solver with an obsession for quality
  • Strong expertise in requirement engineering
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in the field of Supply Chain, Planning, AI, and Cloud is an asset
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written) is mandatory


  • Experience in driving software development projects as a product owner and contributing to engineering discussions around technology decisions related to a product
  • Proven track record in working with cross-location and multi-cultural teams, product planning, defining and launching successful products
  • Preferably 3 to 5 years of experience as a Product Owner at SAP
  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years of professional experience in product management
  • Experience in solving complex conceptual and technical challenges with customers
  • Knowledge of SAP UI5, Fiori, JavaScript, ABAP, HANA, OData is desired

Bring out your best

SAP innovations help more than four hundred thousand customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with two hundred million users and more than one hundred thousand employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, you can bring out your best.

We win with inclusion

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.
SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and 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:

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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

SAP believes the value of pay transparency contributes towards an honest and supportive culture and is a significant step toward demonstrating SAP’s commitment to pay equity. SAP provides the annualized compensation range inclusive of base salary and variable incentive target for the career level applicable to the posted role. The targeted combined range for this position is 139000 - 236200(CAD) CAD. The actual amount to be offered to the successful candidate will be within that range, dependent upon the key aspects of each case which may include education, skills, experience, scope of the role, location, etc. as determined through the selection process. Any SAP variable incentive includes a targeted dollar amount, and any actual payout amount is dependent on company and personal performance. Please reference this link for a summary of SAP benefits and eligibility requirements:

Requisition ID: 396592 | Work Area: Solution and Product Management | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid

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