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Product Manager (gn) Inhouse | Software & Cloud Marketplace

Leipzig (hybrid)

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Job Function

Business IT
Warum SoftwareOne?

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Every day, 9.000+ SoftwareOne colleagues solve demanding business challenges with intelligence and grit. And every day, 400+ Tech Experts in 20+ countries build and operate the systems that run SoftwareOne. They deliver 24/7 support through different time zones and work in a hybrid Multi-Cloud environment (AWS, Azure). This team is called BUSINESS IT (BIT) and is leading SoftwareOne's internal transformation by rethinking traditional IT and business operations, while driving innovation and productivity for its thousand's employees worldwide. #DrivenToDeliver #IgniteTheMagic 




Product Manager (gn) Procurement Processes | Backoffice Automation

team: Business IT of SoftwareOne | pensum: full time

location: Germany | working model: onsite / hybrid / remote



Das Aufgabengebiet

In a nutshell:

  • You will play a key role in the digital transformation of the core business services of SoftwareOne in the wider context of creating a world-class Digital Enterprise.
  • In close alignment with the SoftwareOne Vision and Strategy, as well as with your Product Management peers focused on related areas of the business, you will develop the vision and roadmap for digital transformation.
  • Interfacing with customers from the Software and Cloud Marketplace function and others across the organization, you will gather, refine and prioritize business requirements to digitally transform core business processes and applications.
  • As part of a self-organizing End2End Delivery Team with an agile delivery approach focused on clear business outcomes, you will work with the Product Lead, Product Owners, Solution Architects / Consultants, Developers and Process Designers to define and implement digital solutions to deliver tangible business value to the organization.
  • Furthermore, you will work closely with Rollout, Transition & Support Team to ensure smooth adoption and support for new and/or improved digital services and processes. 
  • A proactive, confident and outgoing personality will help you build strong relationships and gain respect throughout the Swo community.
  • Your expertise in local and regional markets will mean you are the go-to person for a broad mix of internal stakeholders.



More details:



The key relationships

  • Global Procurement
  • Practice Lead
  • Marketplace Platform team
  • Development teams /E2E delivery teams, Product Owners, Solution Architects, Product Managers


The key responsibilities
  • Liaises closely with the respective customer and maintains a deep understanding of customer needs, demands and priorities
  • Sets a vision and roadmap and manages the respective strategic customer-related portfolio
  • Aligns closely with the Product Lead and ensures that Product Owners and the E2E teams are on top of customer priorities and requirements
  • Acts as escalation point for all prioritization- and strategy-related questions and conflicts concerning their respective customer/ product area
  • Developing the vision and strategy for the digital transformation of the Software and Cloud Marketplace business domain
  • Developing future vision and strategy for internal Core Applications like Supplier Platform and Procurement App
  • Responsibility for all business partner activities towards Software and Cloud Marketplace (e.g. Vendor Management, Contract Management, Delivery Management, Purchase Order Management etc.)
  • Business requirements engineering, demand breakdown into projects and activities with prioritization and timelines
  • Translation of business initiatives into technical (tool-/application-focused “language”)
  • Leading tollgate and PI (product increment) planning sessions for the Software and Cloud Marketplace business domain or part of it, together with the E2E Teams
  • Project management to support implementation efforts



The direct Lead:

Let's start with a fun fact: Jens Otto-Langhof is the incumbent and the Hiring Lead for this role.
So, you wouldn’t just hear firsthand what this role entails, including tasks, responsibilities, and goals; you’d also meet your onboarding buddy, future direct lead, and closest teammate by talking to Jens. Jens is an experienced Digital Program Lead in the internal IT team at SoftwareOne, where he has been driving digital initiatives for nearly 5 years. Before this, he spent a decade at COMPAREX AG, optimizing purchasing processes and managing B2B sourcing. Need more information about Jens?:


Kenntnisse und Fähigkeiten

your experience & knowledge

  • 5+ experience with and technology stack expertise in global procurement, ERP, Supplier Management systems and their possible interfaces to run enterprise procurement processes
  • International project management experience
  • Experience working in SCRUM teams and or as a Product Owner is a plus
  • Microsoft Dynamics Business central know how is a plus
  • Used to work in international teams 


your communication skill

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively in an agile team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, especially in English
  • German is a plus


your personality

  • Highly self-motivated, goal oriented, work independently, assume ownership.
  • Analytical thinking with a focus on continuous improvement, structured approach, and solution-oriented mindset.
  • Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Time-management skills and the ability to establish reasonable and attainable deadlines for resolution.
  • Open for international travel


Das haben wir zu bieten


This is what makes us special as an employer:

  • Global company culture: We defined our lived culture through 7 core values (
  • Come as you are: Wear what you feel comfortable in, not just while working from home!
  • President’s Club: Exclusive recognition awarded by leadership and your peers.
  • Flexible work: Do great work from anywhere, deliver excellence everywhere.
  • Employee Exchange Program: Experience new colleagues and cultures around the world.
  • Incentive programs: Swomies award bonuses to colleagues who go above and beyond.
  • Lifelong education: We pay for your new skills with tuition reimbursement.
  • Employee stock option programs (SIX: SWON): Be an owner. All employees can be shareholders.
  • Hire to Grow: We optimize our internal structures and feedback culture constantly to be your Employer of Choice, today and in future.
  • For local benefits & incentices (GER), you can check our current benefit list here:



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Short profile of SoftwareOne Deutschland GmbH

SoftwareOne is redefining how companies build, buy and manage everything in the cloud. By helping clients to migrate and modernise their workloads and applications – and in parallel, to navigate and optimise the resulting software and cloud changes – SoftwareOne unlocks the value of technology.

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