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Senior Manager, TSG Product Management (SAP)

Employer
Bain & Company
Location
New Delhi New Delhi Delhi, Delhi, India
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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Job Role
Manager
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description & Requirements

Job Summary

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Product Owner to join our team! This position will be responsible for implementation and adoption of features/functionality related to Bain's internal core finance systems (SAP S/4HANA Cloud and other integrated systems), with a primary focus on Accounts Payable. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional analytical and communication skills, creative problem-solving abilities, project management discipline, and a passion for process improvement. Collaboration with stakeholders and cross-functional product teams is essential, requiring a blend of business acumen and technical expertise to communicate effectively across all organizational levels.

Role responsibilities

Product Planning & Stakeholder Engagement (40%)
  • Create a high level product vision and roadmap, utilizing firm and TSG priorities as a guide and demonstrating strong business acumen
  • Generate strong buy-in from key stakeholders, incorporating their input and continuously evaluating in the face of evolving conditions and priorities
  • Effectively communicate vision/strategy, making it clear what each team is responsible for and monitoring progress to ensure priorities stay aligned
  • Continuously track and evaluate success towards that high level vision, defining KPIs and other evaluating criteria
  • Work collaboratively with other product teams to drive synergies in our products, with the goal of reducing friction for end users

Product Implementation (20%)
  • Maintain a clear, prioritized product backlog that aligns with the product vision, continuously refining it based on feedback and changing business needs
  • Evaluate tradeoffs, remove roadblocks, and make critical decisions, demonstrating the ability to balance stakeholder demands and technical feasibility
  • Work with cross-functional teams and vendors to deliver continuous improvements to the core platform
  • Actively participate in Agile ceremonies and support the team by providing details on what is being prioritized and why

Team Management (40%)
  • Directly manage a team of 1-3 individuals. Ensure their continued professional development by reviewing growth plans, suggesting trainings, and writing and delivering consensus reviews
  • Together with supervisor, perform capacity planning to inform and recommend evolving team shape and size, skill development, out-sourcing opportunities

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • 8-10+ years of progressive experience
  • 5+ years experience in a product strategy, requirements intake (e.g. business analyst), process owner or customer facing role
  • Prior finance systems implementation experience, ideally with SAP S/4HANA Finance
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, multi-time zone environment and ability to manage competing demands
  • Agile Product Owner certification preferred

Knowledge, skills & abilities
  • Demonstrated understanding of accounting concepts and practices in the following areas: Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Banking/Treasury, General Ledger, and Fixed Assets
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) with the ability to present to senior stakeholders, facilitate discussion, drive to a consensus, and manage expectations
  • Vendor management skills including holding them accountable for deliverables, pushing through roadblocks, and escalating the right things to meet internal needs
  • Proven management skills; ability to integrate/leverage team members' expertise and experience; providing coaching and development
  • Ability to negotiate difficult situations while maintaining strong relationships
  • In-depth understanding of Agile methodologies and ways of working

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