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HCM/Payroll Product Manager Job

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HCM/Payroll Product Manager Job

HCM/Payroll Product Manager Job

Date: May 31, 2018

City: Palo Alto, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 180855
Work Area: Software-Development Operations
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
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.




SAP’s Globalization Product Management (GPM) group proactively manages the globalization of SAP’s product offerings in consistency with the overall company strategy. We enable SAP’s customers to continuously run a global solution according to their local/country specific needs.

We are currently looking for professionals in the US to assist with the roll-in of legal requirements and the roll-out of new localizations solutions across the complete SAP HCM portfolio, in special Payroll process, which includes both On-Premise and Cloud solutions.




Working in an international team to provide:

  • Good understanding on the overall US Payroll and HCM as a service (PaaS / SaaS) market landscape including competitors and partner’s solutions
  • Up to date knowledge of US legislation and policies that impact HR, especially for payroll process
  • Ability to interpret US legislation and support the development team in translating requirements into functional features
  • Monitoring US legal requirements and its changes to assure the consistency of our solution to support the market
  • Continuous roll-in of requirements from the local markets to ensure product compliance
  • Support of local User-Groups, regular involvement in customer-facing events/conferences and delivery of the presentation on product localization updates.
  • Build strong relationships with customer and other stakeholders so you are considered as a trusted advisor on SAP HCM Localization topics
  • Providing a local contact point for key global customers to assist in maintaining good customer relations
  • Provide local product expertise when required to support Sales initiatives and customer demonstrations
  • Support our development groups during testing of new requirements and ensure quality of deliverables to our customers
  • Customer message handling, when required, providing specialist local knowledge to help achieve a successful resolution
  • Support roll-out of localization solutions i.e. customer newsletter, blogs, webinars.
  • Support Product Management in the localization of new HCM Payroll solutions





  • Excellent knowledge about the US payroll process and legislation, with at least 7 years of experience on the topic
  • Good technical /functional knowledge in Payroll as a service (PaaS) and HCM SaaS products preferred
  • Product experience with leading HCM cloud offerings are preferred.
  • Hands-on experience with HCM SuccessFactors Cloud (EC/ECP) capabilities around extension and integration
  • Strong customer focused and the ability to manage different stakeholder communities and their differing expectations
  • Enthusiasm for taking initiative and ability to work independently
  • Ability to think creatively and champion new ideas and ways of working
  • Team spirit and ability to work with virtual and local teams
  • Good understanding of local US market
  • Excellent communication and networking skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Fluent in English





  • More than 7 years professional experience in an HCM environment.
  • Experience of US payroll process and solutions an advantage
  • Working experience in a multi-cultural environment
  • Experience of working as part of a virtual team with differing time zones


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 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 (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
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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