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Director (m/f/d) Product Management IoT

Göppingen, Germany

Responsibilities

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead IoT product strategy, requirements definition, user experience design, technical architecture and collaboration with R&D
  • Bring clear understanding of the IoT Technology Stack and how they fit together to form a working and valuable IoT solution to customers
  • Manage the entire product development life cycle from concept to strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Act as the technical and commercial interface between the R&D, marketing, sales, business development, external vendors, and other function teams to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met
  • Bring products to market-readiness by analyzing proposed and requested product requirements; preparing return-on-investment analysis; supporting time schedules with engineering
  • Introduce and market new products by developing integrated plans with sales, marketing and engineering
  • Help develop and nurture key customer relationships, ecosystem partners and advocates
  • Support with trade show and conventions
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Requirements

Requirements

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent, MBA would be a plus
  • 5+ years of work experience in product development/product marketing in an IT, B2B company ideally in IoT space
  • Experience managing software and proven ability to manage the entire technology stack which can include different types of software including embedded software, networking software, cloud and front-end applications, API’s, etc.
  • Exceptional analytical skills. Ability to translate high-level requirements into detailed product specifications
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to present to senior level technical personnel (CTO, Chief Architect, Heads of Development), as well as industry/public events and analysts
  • Demonstrated experience in gathering and transforming business requirements into a successful product strategy. Ability to balance requirements and effectively evaluate them to create market strategy
  • Enthusiasm for new, innovative and technical subjects along with an understanding of customer and market requirements, trends, and developments in the IT industry
  • Collaborative work style – work with engineering, sales and marketing team to solve problems and actively incorporate input from various sources; Proven ability to work with cross functional, multi-cultural, multilingual teams
  • Proficient German/English skills are a must. Communicating and presenting in both languages comes natural to you.
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What we offer

We offer

  • First-class, individual initial training: your colleagues will be there to support you at all times
  • “If I were CEO, I would…” Say what you’re thinking! We live an open-door policy and our managing directors are always open to feedback and suggestions
  • Make yourself at home! We don’t wear ties. In our relaxed office atmosphere, you can wear whatever you want and relax in our many lounge areas
  • Of course, we offer you perks like free fruit, drinks and a variety of health and well-being activities
  • We truly live and celebrate our cultural diversity: our colleagues come from from more than 60 countries and speak more than 40 languages
  • Our open culture offers plenty of creative freedom and the opportunity to incorporate innovations and ideas
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Steffen Kolich

+49 7161 60692 630