Vice President of Product

  1. Permanent
BBBH158347_1569852670
  1. Germany
  2. Electricity
Negotiable
Date posted30/09/2019


This role is responsible for managing the development of products for all energy storage platforms.

This role manages coordination between development teams, the PLM organization, and Sales Engineering. This position is also responsible for the management of lab facilities, scheduling, and associated logistics.

Responsibilities

* This role is primarily responsible for Product planning and scheduling of technical development teams, in coordination with the product roadmap, using Agile methodologies. An understanding Agile and it's use for both software and hardware development is necessary. The role will require a commitment to using Agile and expanding its use within the organization.

* Product line and feature development planning is guided by the product roadmap determined by PLM. This role requires coordination with the roadmap and provides process and schedule related input to the roadmap development process.

* Product development budgets are managed by the Product Realization organization which also develops the annual overall development budgets.

* As a part of overall development planning activities, the management of lab & testing facilities is part of the responsibility of the Product Realization organization. This role will oversee the facility management including the planning of modifications and the oversight of lab technicians to support the activities of the development teams.

* Development planning and processes will support and comply with Quality Assurance requirements.

* Finalization of products, including documentation and all materials necessary for product release are the responsibility of the Product Realization organization. Continued development of the release process is also a key responsibility.

Required Qualifications

* A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in computer science, engineering, or another technical field

* A minimum of 15 years of product development and previous management experience

* Experience with managing product development to technical standards conformity

* Excellent German and English verbal and writing skills, international work experience, and willingness to travel

* A business oriented and creative mindset with sound business judgment

* Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with a proven ability to work among diverse cultures

* Experience working dynamically, across multiple teams and projects concurrently, in a technical business environment

For more information about this role please contact our London office


This role is responsible for managing the development of products for all energy storage platforms.

This role manages coordination between development teams, the PLM organization, and Sales Engineering. This position is also responsible for the management of lab facilities, scheduling, and associated logistics.

Responsibilities

* This role is primarily responsible for Product planning and scheduling of technical development teams, in coordination with the product roadmap, using Agile methodologies. An understanding Agile and it's use for both software and hardware development is necessary. The role will require a commitment to using Agile and expanding its use within the organization.

* Product line and feature development planning is guided by the product roadmap determined by PLM. This role requires coordination with the roadmap and provides process and schedule related input to the roadmap development process.

* Product development budgets are managed by the Product Realization organization which also develops the annual overall development budgets.

* As a part of overall development planning activities, the management of lab & testing facilities is part of the responsibility of the Product Realization organization. This role will oversee the facility management including the planning of modifications and the oversight of lab technicians to support the activities of the development teams.

* Development planning and processes will support and comply with Quality Assurance requirements.

* Finalization of products, including documentation and all materials necessary for product release are the responsibility of the Product Realization organization. Continued development of the release process is also a key responsibility.

Required Qualifications

* A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in computer science, engineering, or another technical field

* A minimum of 15 years of product development and previous management experience

* Experience with managing product development to technical standards conformity

* Excellent German and English verbal and writing skills, international work experience, and willingness to travel

* A business oriented and creative mindset with sound business judgment

* Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with a proven ability to work among diverse cultures

* Experience working dynamically, across multiple teams and projects concurrently, in a technical business environment

For more information about this role please contact our London office

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