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Global Product Manager Smorum Denmark,  

Posted on : 06 April 2017

Project Description

Building our future Digital & Connectivity Portfolio through Technical Experience and Commercial CraftsmanshipWould you like to be one of the key driving forces behind bringing product solutions to market that improves the life quality of thousands of people around the world? Are you an excellent Product Manager with experience in bringing complex product solutions to market, and are you looking for a new challenge that allows you to develop further in a global organization with passionate, and dedicated colleagues?  Then we may have a challenging career opportunity for you at Oticon’s Danish HQ! You will ensure success for our future Digital & Connectivity PortfolioAs Global Product Manager for Digital & Connectivity (D&G) you will be an important player in the definition and ongoing development of the Digital & Connectivity Product Solutions & Interfaces that Hearing Aid Users and Hearing Care Professionals use in their everyday life. Software will to a larger and larger extend be key to our success in the market and the trend we see is that both Hearing Aid Users & Hearing Care Professionals interface to more and more devices, services and backend solutions from their Hearing Aids and/or Fitting Solutions. You will be a pivotal contributor in defining new integration opportunities, successful commercial launches, and implementation of current as well as future Product Solutions & Software integrations between our Hearing Aids, Fitting Solutions and the Digital World around us. You can look forward to becoming part of a small and dedicated team of four people that are constantly gaining new insights on our end users, customers, the markets and upcoming trends - in order to drive the most innovative solutions in the field of Hearing Aid Connectivity and Digital Support. In your daily work, you will interact with internal and external stakeholders, and you will often have the role of project leader to ensure on-time deliveries of the best quality. You can look forward to a wide range of challenging tasks, and in short, you will be involved in:  Ensuring that we have the necessary knowledge with regard to End User Needs, Market Trends and the Competitive Landscape. You will make sure that this knowledge is incorporated in both Portfolio Planning, as well as within actual Product Development in order for our Digital & Connectivity Portfolio to be attractive and competitive at all times. Defining Product Solution Concepts e.g. by outlining Key Product characteristics for development - based on your analysis of market needs & conditions. Delivery of content and final material to ensure availability at agreed Development milestones. These include technical data and description of new features. Providing input to campaign and communication deliverables and participate in review process. Ensure and facilitate good collaboration between the D&G Team and Software & Solution Partners whether within the William Demant Group or outside the company. Technical experience and commercial flairYou probably have a Commercial and/or Engineering degree at B.Sc. or M.Sc. level. In addition, you have solid experience in a Global Product Manager role, preferably from a technical industry with both B2C and B2B focus, e.g. within Hearing, Electronics Devices, Software Products or Smart Device Connectivity e.g. Apps. Your previous career has provided you with experience of end-to-end connectivity solutions and you have a solid opinion about digital trends, necessary product improvements, general societal trends that can influence customer and end user behavior and competitive product strategies. Your professional behavior is characterized by constant focus on the entire value chain and not just on your own deliveries. Further to this, then it is expected, that you have :  A flair for selling your arguments, negotiation and conflict handling. Good communicating skills, and we expect that you speak and write English fluently. A strong urge to network experience from working in a matrix setting is an advantage. Knowledge from previously delivering Mobile Applications, Middleware solutions and/or Software Products in general is considered advantageous. Lastly, since you will be part of a global organization, you can expect to travel approx. 30 days per year – worldwide. We want to welcome youThe Digital & Connectivity team will welcome you with a positive and informal atmosphere characterized by openness, humour, flexibility and an honest ‘can do’ mentality. Our workplace is a bright and open building, where flexible working conditions, knowledge-sharing and professional respect make it both challenging and meaningful to go to work. Do you want to join the team?Then send your application no later than April 23rd. If you would like to learn more about the job, you are welcome to contact Category Manager Joachim Ekelund – on email:, or mobile: +45 2247 5759. Please note that only applicants using our e-recruitment system are considered for the position.We look forward to hearing from you, and receiving your CV and Cover letter.About Oticon500 million people worldwide suffer from hearing loss. It is Oticon's ambition that our customers - hearing clinics throughout the world - prefer to use our products for people with impaired hearing. Oticon is among the three largest companies in the industry, and in Denmark all 1,300 employees, with passion, dedication and professional expertise, develop some of the most innovative hearing aids in the world. Oticon is a growing company, and 97% of Group revenues is generated outside Denmark. We are part of William Demant Holding Group with more than 12.000 employees and revenues of over DKK 12 billion. 


2765 Smorum Denmark

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