Software Product Manager

Liechtenstein, Schaan and Texas, Plano
Reference No: 3420

What's the role?

The Software Product Manager has ownership for a software product or set of products within a segment of the construction industry, and ensures the business relevance and success of the product(s).

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?

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, sales etc.) and geographic teams (specific markets), the Product Manager leads the definition of license models, monetization (if applicable), service models, go to market strategy and business plans – while also defining KPIs and communicating them on a regular basis to share product success.

INNOVATION - Last year alone, we introduced 40 new products, services and software solutions to the global construction market.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.

We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.

Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, these may include day care for your kids or a free in-house gym.

Why should you apply?

Hilti's unique company culture stands for an ambitious but caring working environment. If you are looking to develop your career with a global player and international innovation driver, we strongly appreciate your application.

What you need is:

  • University Degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering/Construction Industry or equivalent; (MBA preferred)
  • 5+ years experience as a Product Manager in the Software Industry; or relevant software positions in an agile environment
  • Experience in MEP and/or Fire Safety preferred
  • Experience with Lean Startup and Pragmatic marketing methodologies in geographically distributed teams preferred
  • Excellent communication ability to summarize and present complex topics in simple and powerful terms to customers, stakeholders and senior management
  • Strong business acumen and customer focus providing complete SW solutions to Hilti’s customers
  • Proven entrepreneurial approach with focus on business value creation

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