Global Product Manager

Plano, TX
Reference No: 8996

What's the role?

Leads the ownership for a software product (or set of products), aligning product development with business value, corporate strategy, and customer & market needs. Our product managers are invested in the success of their product(s) and own the development of product strategy and product roadmap, aligning continuously with markets, customers, and business stakeholders. This role continuously performs market research and outreach to understand the overall market (sizing, segmentation, personas, pain points, and customer workflows) in order to set roadmap priority and articulate the value propositions of your product(s); as well as discover and define new product opportunities and enhancements to existing products. Product Managers continuously monitor the competitive landscape and anticipate competitors’ movements and strategy. Working in close collaboration with cross-functional teams (program management, development, marketing, etc.) and geographic teams (specific markets), the Product Manager leads the definition of license models, monetization (if applicable), service models, and business plans – while also defining KPIs and communicating them on a regular basis to share product success. Software Product Managers also collaborate heavily with marketing and sales to assist in the definition and execution of global marketing plans & activities, and the go-to-market approach, based on their defined business plan and value propositions.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 28,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

Own a SW product or set of products to achieve product differentiation and market leadership
Monitor and evaluate the market environment to define market potential, key applications, customers' needs, and competitor moves for strategy definition as well as new business opportunities
Introduce new products/features globally and support/guide sales organizations to achieve desired results
Define go-to-market approach, license model, monetization (if applicable), service model, and business plan
Recommend a roadmap for the responsible set of SW products by collecting and prioritizing feature requests, including the detailed business requirements
Visit users and analyze workflows
Additional duties as assigned

We develop our people by challenging them to leave their comfort zone, be it exploring other business areas, leading different teams or working in new locations

What do we offer?

We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and lots of responsibility from the start. In return for your exceptional performance and consistent results, you’ll receive one-to-one career mentoring, as well as exciting opportunities to move around the business.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team.

What you need is:

Bachelor’s Degree required in marketing or technical field; Master of Business Administration preferred
At least 2 years of professional marketing experience required
Experience as a business/marketing manager with good understanding of user SW needs and typical workflows, and ability to codify these into a set of clear and well-structured requirements
Strong analytical and conceptual skills
Hands-on personality, ability to inspire and motivate others
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Strong leadership, analytical, planning, and implementation skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Working Conditions:
Normal office conditions.
Up to 15% domestic and international travel, required.

Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

“There’s a real family spirit and you can literally knock on any director’s door at any time. Also your line manager will work very hard to help you develop your skills, both professionally and personally.”

- Amer, Key Projects Manager

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