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Manager, Technical Product Owner SAP A2R / Test (Duration-based)

  • Job Title Manager, Technical Product Owner SAP A2R / Test (Duration-based)
  • Function Technology Product & Platform Management
  • Sub Function Technical Product Management
  • Category Manager, Technical Product Management (PL7)
  • Location New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States; Beerse, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Date Posted
  • Requisition Number 2406173510W
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Do you seek big, complex, ambiguous problems? Are you passionate about having a meaningful impact on the experience, effectiveness, and efficiency of your colleagues through innovative technology solutions? Do you want to be a part of a 133-year-old startup?

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Johnson & Johnson is seeking for an experienced Manager, Technical Product Owner A2R / Test, supporting product management within the Corporate Business Technology (CBT) organization by providing thought leadership and technical domain expertise in SAP S/4 HANA and related technologies. The role will transition to Technical Product Owner Account to Report for SAP Central Finance / S/4Hana after go-live.

This role will be in New Brunswick, NJ or Beerse- Antwerp, Belgium, and is eligible for participation in J&J’s Hybrid Flex Work program; a hybrid work schedule of 3 days in office and 2 days remote. This is a duration-based role with a target end date of December 31, 2027.

In this role, you will own setting the strategic direction for finance technology products focused on testing and cutover during the initial phase. In the later phase, you will work at the intersection of business & technology to define strategies that combine a deep understanding of business objectives, challenges, with technology solutions and extending them into development execution, value realization & ongoing product management. In this role, you will own setting the strategic direction for finance technology products focused on architecting SAP Central Finance / S/4 HANA as the function embarks on an ambitious transformational agenda.


·        Develop and execute test and cutover plan plans for SAP Finance S/4, Data Hub and Reporting implementation projects.

·        Coordinate and lead cross-functional teams to ensure smooth testing and cutover phases.

·        Manage the identification and resolution of issues during testing and cutover.

·        Develop and maintain testing schedules, including test cases and scripts.

·        Ensure all testing activities adhere to industry best practices and quality standards.

·        Be a champion for quality assurance and develop set of processes that can be reused for multiple SAP deployments.

·        Provide leadership and guidance to testing and cutover team members.

·        Collaborate with project managers and stakeholders to communicate progress and issues.

·        Conduct post-implementation reviews to identify lessons learned and opportunities for improvement.

·        Experience in translating business problems faced by finance function into value case & comprehensive set of solutions.

·        Managing stakeholders Internal and external, nurturing partnerships and ensure the product is delivered on time within budget.

·        Own the finance A2R roadmap, understand latest product trends and provide thought leadership to complex business problems.

·        Hands-on SAP finance / Reporting experience is preferred.

We believe that experience developing insight led strategy, crafting innovative technology solutions, experimentation, agile ways of working, intellectual curiosity, empathy, leading teams, and human centered design are essential to enable you to be successful in this role. Furthermore, it is essential that you are a natural collaborator, who has the leadership presence to influence results and build a strong sense of collective team engagement. We desire a candidate who has experience structuring & facilitating workshops with senior stakeholders. In addition to these core skills, the ideal candidate will have the following technical expertise:

  • SAP Central Finance
  • SAP Reporting
  • Data strategy, governance, technology, and process definition
  • Close optimization & continuous accounting
  • Strong data migration testing  and Cutover experience


•                 5+ years required of relevant experience in managing technical and / or finance teams; strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills; effective manager of people and strong team-building skills.

•                 A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required. Preferably in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business, or related field.

•                Technical expertise in the following is required: FICO, S/4 HANA, SAP Central Finance, SAP Reporting, Testing, Cutover, Data Strategy and Finance Business processes.

•                 Proficiency in test planning, execution, and defect tracking tools such as JIRA/X-Ray.

•                 Proficiency in tools such as, MS Project, PowerPoint and SharePoint

•                 Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate while navigating diverse perspectives.

•                 Experience working with off-shore and on-shore development teams and fostering collaboration across time zones and regions.

•                 Financial accounting knowledge is essential.

•                 20 – 30% business travel expected

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

The anticipated base pay range for this position is $99,000 to $170,200. The compensation and benefits information set forth in this posting applies to candidates hired in the United States.  Candidates hired outside the United States will be eligible for compensation and benefits in accordance with their local market.

The Company maintains highly competitive, performance-based compensation programs.  Under current guidelines, this position is eligible for an annual performance bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable plan.  The annual performance bonus is a cash bonus intended to provide an incentive to achieve annual targeted results by rewarding for individual and the corporation’s performance over a calendar/ performance year.  Bonuses are awarded at the Company’s discretion on an individual basis.

Employees may be eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs such as health insurance, savings plan, pension plan, disability plan, vacation pay, sick time, holiday pay, and work, personal and family time off in accordance with the terms of the applicable plans.  Additional information can be found through the link below.

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