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Global Product Manager - Denmark  

Oticon (company)


Posted on : 06 April 2017

Project Description

You will ensure success for our future Digital & Connectivity Portfolio
  • As 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.

Technical experience and commercial flair
  • You 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, Middle ware 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.

About Us:
  • Our company  is a market leading manufacturer of bone anchored and cochlear implant hearing systems for children and adults. 
  • We combine more than a century of experience in audiology and sound processing from company with decades of pioneering experience in hearing implant technology. 
  • Our connection to company gives us unique access to knowledge, resources and technology that we use for developing innovative and life-changing implantable hearing systems.