Product Line Manager - Software
What's the role?
Would you like to join an organization where team members have driven a Best Place to Work culture and was awarded the honor by Glassdoor for 2019? If you are passionate about developing yourself and charting your own global career path, this opportunity is an excellent fit.
In this role, you will lead a team of Product Managers within a single product line. You will be responsible for driving the innovative evolution of existing Hilti software products and the introduction of new software solutions based on industry experience and technical expertise.
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 29,000 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?
Lead and mentor the product line management and domain expertise teams; follow best-in-class product management processes and methodologies
Own a software (SW) product line; ensure the business relevance and success of the product line
Represent the software product line at the all levels of the organization within cross-functional meetings and in external presentations, where appropriate
Monitor competitive environment and anticipate competitor movements
Provide leadership for team, in working with customers and partners, to capture feedback while incorporating into the product roadmap
Work with cross-functional teams such as customers, market organizations, development, testing, program management, marketing and sales, hardware BUs, Digital Unit, etc. to continuously seek for new opportunities to improve the products
Provide guidance for product line team to define license model, monetization (if applicable), service model and business plan; define core Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), tracks and communicates them regularly
Lead collaboration with Marketing and Sales to assist in the definition, development, and execution of global marketing plans/activities and go-to-market approach
Provide leadership in the understanding of relevant construction industry codes, regulations, and applications as they relate to the viability of software solutions
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 domestically and internationally.
Why should you apply?
We have an excellent mix of people and some of our best account managers joined us with little or no construction experience. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.
What you need is:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience, required
- Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), preferred
- Minimum ten (10) years’ experience as a Product Manager in the technology/software industry
- Experience with Scrum/Agile/Lean Startup methodologies
- Experience working with geographically distributed teams
- Excellent communication ability to summarize and present complex topics in simple and powerful terms to customers, stakeholders, and top management
- Strong business acumen and customer focus providing complete software (SW) solutions to Hilti customers
- Proven entrepreneurial approach; drive for business value creation
- Solid understanding of the architecture, engineering, construction industry, especially structural engineering and BIM software landscape, preferred
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.