EMEA Tech Product manager (Enterprise Sales Ops and Merch Ops)

  • Knows how to bridge business vision and problem & gap statements into Technology roadmaps, features and user stories
  • Understands Technology Application Development, Tech Ops (Infrastructure) and Corporate Info Security
  • Has experience and enjoys working in a complex matrix organization
  • Wants to understand the capability the product supports – team, process, data & technology
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Able to decipher Value and ROI out of the business context
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Strong written and oral communicator
  • Seeks collaboration across teams
  • Able to support the Product Transformation and drive up Product maturity across stakeholder related functions
  • Understands agile, scrum and has experience with scaled scrum (such as SAFe)
  • Strong in influencing and persuading wide range of stakeholders across different seniority levels within Sales, Merchandizing and Finance
  • Brings her/his best every day and is considered a role model for others

What the work entails

This Product Manager role lays within Technology, Technology enablement and consultation will lead to the value unlocks. The value accountability lays in the Function. You will work on:

  1. managing product life cycles of below products (are primarily in sustain & maintain lifecycle):
    • EMEA product costing & pricing engine
    • Business Process Management flows supporting Customer Master
    • EMEA Salesmen Sample order capture and order management Application
    • Oversee partner EDI/API integrations within the portfolio
    • Being pro-active to simplify our technical footprint, can we divest applications?
  1. Perform discovery work from scratch, often without clear business KPI’s and set business cases
    • Collaborating with stakeholders that are new to Product Management
    • Setting out clear expectations and implementation of agile funnel
    • Validating technology feasibility, roadmap and associated feature descriptions, together with respective local and/or global Architecture and Product Owner(s) the Delivery track will be initiated.
    • Integrating of EMEA roadmaps with global roadmaps
    • Support Portfolio funding related activities
    • Drive Technical discovery work
  1. Support:
    • Serve as liaison between business and multi tech departments
    • Product transformation related activities
    • Digital transformation related activities
    • Agile transformation related activities
  1. Contribute to the Product Management and Product Owner community
    • Communities of Practice
    • Pro-actively share knowledge and experiences where appropriate
    • Improve our business engagement practices