Senior Product Manager - Access Control

Ireland

Duties and Responsibilities include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Product strategy: Take ownership to drive the process that translates customer, market, business and strategic requirements into functional/system specifications, with a view to creating innovative, competitive and sustainable product roadmaps.
  • Responsible for complete product lifecycle management of assigned security product portfolio.
  • Evaluate and define project prioritisation based on market insight, product line strategy and company goals.
  • In co-operation with the Sales organization, identify and evaluate new product opportunities which will lead to increased competitiveness and revenues.
  • Carry out competitive product benchmarking in close co-operation with product experts, sales and R&D.
  • Plan and support new product introductions including tasks such as requirement definition, feature prioritization, implementation sign-offs, field readiness, product documentation and market launch.
  • Cultivate and grow relationships with internal customers in order to deliver innovative and quality driven products in a timely and effective manner which in turn will lead to external customer satisfaction and business growth.
  • Collaborate with and support other product management staff in their similar roles.
  • To have the capability to unpack a product, connect and investigate the operation would be an advantage.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electronics, information technology, marketing/business or another related field.
  • 5+ years’ experience in product or portfolio management or equivalent
  • Experience within the security industry sector is an advantage
  • Experience in Product Lifecycle Management and New Product Development (agile project development experience is preferred)

Competencies

  • An ability to clearly, concisely and effectively communicate a number of diverse topics to a variety of audiences.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, especially the ability to work tactfully and respectfully with a wide variety of individuals, stakeholders, and partners
  • Strategic thinking ability with a balanced analytical and creative approach
  • Proven ability to interact with people at all levels, from different disciplines within a multi-cultural organization
  • Familiarity with an ability to capably review qualitative and quantitative data to derive strategic roadmaps
  • Knowledge of customer complaint resolution and quality processes
  • Microsoft Office Applications
  • SAP
  • Languages: English mandatory; any other language (e.g. German, French, Italian) is a plus

Work Environment & Requirements

  • The employee will work primarily in an office environment.
  • Some travel and fieldwork potentially including international travel; a valid passport is required.
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