Product Owner – GSA SAP Logistics

  • Job Title: Product Owner – GSA SAP Logistics

  • Location: Hyderabad, India

  • Job type: Permanent, Full time

  • Working Hours: Germany

About Growing with us

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Product Owner – GSA SAP Logistics (WM/QM/PP) to join our team. As a Subject Matter Expert (SME), you will play a vital role in providing expert guidance and support in the areas of SAP Logistics – Warehouse Management, Quality Management and Production Planning.

The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of 8 years of business process knowledge and application expertise in SAP Logistics (WM/QM) including integration knowledge with SAP PP. You will be responsible for validating design and effort estimates, approving/rejecting change requests, reviewing and approving user requirements, design documents, and functional/technical specifications. Additionally, you will actively participate in key projects and assist in scoping for new demands while providing advisory support to the business on SAP solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Change Approval Board (CAB) and Design Authority Board (DAB):

  • Validate the design and effort estimates: Review and verify proposed design solutions and effort estimates to ensure alignment with organizational standards and requirements.

  • Approve/Reject Change Requests: Assess and make decisions on change requests based on feasibility, impact on existing systems, budget, and alignment with business objectives.

  • Projects:

  • Review and Approve Documentation: Thoroughly review and approve project documents, including user requirements, design documents, functional/technical specifications, ensuring adherence to standards and requirements.

  • Hands-on Participation for Key Projects: Actively contribute to key projects by providing expertise, guidance, troubleshooting, quality checks, and working on project deliverables.

  • Subject Matter Expertise:

  • Level 3 Support for AMS: Provide level 3 support for Application Management Services (AMS), resolving complex issues, investigating problems, and implementing solutions.

  • Participate in Critical/Major Incidents: Respond to critical or major incidents, utilizing expertise to analyse and promptly resolve incidents, minimizing business impact.

  • Scoping:

  • Help in Scoping for New Demand: Analyse business requirements, propose SAP solutions, collaborate with stakeholders, conduct feasibility assessments, and provide input on scope, timeline, and resources.

  • Advisory Role to Business on SAP Solution: Act as an advisor, offering guidance and recommendations on SAP solutions, leveraging expertise to provide insights into best practices, risks, and benefits.

  • Responsibilities will be adjusted based on the evolving needs of the organization.

About you

Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field. Equivalent work experience will also be considered.

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in SAP WM/QM modules, with a strong focus on integration with PP module.

  • Experience in both project implementation and support roles, including full lifecycle implementations and post-go-live support.

  • Deep understanding of business processes in procurement, sales, inventory management, warehouse management, production planning, and quality management.

  • Strong knowledge of SAP configuration, customization, and enhancement techniques within the WM/QM/PP modules.

  • Demonstrated expertise in integrating SAP modules, specifically with PP and QM.

  • Experience in data migration, data conversion, and system interfaces within the SAP landscape.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve complex issues related to SAP Logistics.

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

  • Solid experience with service management principles, ITIL framework, and incident management processes.

  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, and deliver high-quality results within tight deadlines.

  • Relevant SAP certifications (e.g., SAP Certified Application Associate – Warehouse Management, Quality Management and/or Production Planning) are highly desirable.

Soft skills

  • Team player, service-oriented

  • Dynamic, results driven

  • Able to convince

  • Accountability and Reliability

  • Rigorous, autonomous

Technical skills

  • Expert for SAP WM/QM customization, writing specifications

  • Strong knowledge of enterprise structure design, master data, procurement, sales, distribution, warehouse, and product costing.

  • Strong cross-functional understanding with FI, CO, PP and QM

  • Familiarity with SAP technical skills such as basic programming concepts and debugging.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Active listener with the ability to challenge requirements.

  • Analytical and synthetic, able to formalize solutions, and possesses good writing skills.

Languages

  • Fluent spoken and written English

When joining our team, you will experience:

  • An international work environment, in which you can develop your talent and realize ideas and innovations within a competent team

  • Your own career path within Sanofi. Your professional and personal development will be supported purposefully

Pursue progress, discover extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

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At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients, and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.