VMS Global Product Manager
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Do you have a thorough understanding of and interest in customer perspective and market requirements? Are you an excellent communicator who knows how to motivate and influence others and would you like to boost our team with your expertise? Then we have the position you are looking for.
We are currently looking for a new colleague to join our VELUX Modular Skylights (VMS) team with the overall responsibility for market driven product development.
VMS are fully prefabricated skylights used in many building types including offices, public and educational buildings and residential properties.
Working in close cooperation with product development, your primary role will be to secure market driven specifications of products requirements, collect sales estimates from our sales companies and securing initiation of product launch preparation etc.
You will be part of a dedicated team of 5 colleagues, and you will play an important role participating in cross-functional projects, cost-out workshops and meetings, providing and presenting market input to PGM.
In addition to coordination of work with larger product issues and supporting SCos with product questions, you will proactively develop product initiatives to drive strategy implementation in collaboration with PRD. You will be responsible for coordinating transitions and inform markets about product changes.
You can expect to travel approx. 30 days per year - primarily in Denmark.
We imagine that you have a commercial degree or a degree in global business engineering with some years of experience from working with project management where you have obtained technical product insight.
Competencies such as strong communication and collaboration skills are ‘a must’, including the ability to ‘lead the way’ and drive customer perspective in C&C discussions. Furthermore, you are a self-starter with a ‘can do’ attitude, you are result-oriented with a pragmatic and dynamic approach to tasks and are not afraid to challenge status quo.
Your strong points are your holistic and business-oriented approach and your ability to deliver quality solutions in time. On a personal level, you have the desire to move things forward, getting your energy from achieving goals.
It is important that you can navigate within a matrix organisation with many stakeholders and that you can drive results in this type of environment.
You have a strong command of English, both written and spoken.
In addition to operating at a highly professional level, our VMS team of 150+ colleagues is characterised by an informal tone and a healthy sense of humour. We work as one team to reach our ambitious results. We believe in empowering people, and we support this through sharing knowledge, delegating responsibility and investing in people who strive to make a difference.
The VELUX Group offers exciting challenges, great opportunities of influencing your own development with competent and committed colleagues where commitment, thoroughness and mutual respect are among the core values.
Application and contact
If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please feel free to contact Lotte Kragelund (Director VMS Marketing) on +45 6155 0675.
We look forward to receiving your application and CV as soon as possible and no later than 10th March 2017.
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