Product Manager Advanced Digital Services to Xylem

den 3 juli 2018
den 17 augusti 2018
Anna Smedberg

Om tjänsten
The market is quickly changing. Xylem is strengthening its capabilities to meet the future needs of digital offers and services. Many of the upcoming products have a digital twin and connect with digital services and there is high potential to further enhance the customer experience. New advanced digital services will be developed, e.g. predicting machine failures based on big data in order to optimize service.

The Product Manager is responsible for developing, managing and driving profitable business growth for the product portfolio. This role manages its products through the whole lifecycle by gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product roadmap, value proposition and working closely with R&D to delivering and introducing winning products to the market in close collaboration with the commercial teams. 

This position is responsible for developing and executing product plans to maximize profitability including; managing strategic and market pricing, conduct training and working with marketing and commercial teams to promote this future offering in suitable applications. 

The focus for the position will be on establishing and developing a portfolio of advanced cloud services, based on customers input and best practices from other industries. We are looking for a product manager who understands the opportunities a comprehensive and flexible API strategy can provide.

You will build up the product portfolio and supporting infrastructure as well as collaborate with the sales organization in their daily work to secure growth. You will be working close to stakeholders throughout the organization to ensure that you and the development team ensure the company's short and long-term goals.

• Define the product strategy by developing and implementing the product portfolio roadmap. Manage the product life cycle (strategy for implementation).
• Product development including launches through collaboration with sales, marketing and R&D to drive next-generation value propositions by a rigorously understanding of VOC. Develop appealing value proposition.
• Run and implement product launches.
• Sales and order performance and profitability of the products. Carefully follow up product sales, price and margins with the aim to reach targets, if not identify and drive actions to close the gap. Provide strategic pricing guidelines.
• Follow the latest development of digital economy and translate them into offerings.
• Participate in technical meetings, conferences, workshops, industry days, trade shows and association events.

You will report to the Manager of Systems & Digital Services in Sundbyberg and location will be at the Xylems office in Sundbyberg. You will be part of the Integrated Systems Product Management team. As the role requires close contacts with the markets, you need to be able to travel.

Är det här du?
You have a Master of Science or similar education. To be successful in this role you must have solid experience in new business development. You have potentially a background from start-ups or SaaS products in mature industrial companies. You have a technical background combined with experience in strategic sales and marketing and is commercially focused. Demonstrated success building out an API platform, data analytics and product management of SaaS is beneficial.

In this recruitment, your personal attributes will be of great importance! We are looking for a leader who is self-motivated and is strongly committed to deliver results. You must have courage, integrity, be humble and be able to lead by examples. To be successful in this role you must have excellent people and communications skills; able to influence and motivate others cross functionally and geographically. You take initiatives and have good skill in creating and developing long lasting relations. You are driven, structured and like team work and to create results through that team. The work environment encourages open dialogues and a continuous improvement mind set.

Excellent skills in English, both oral and written, are essential to perform this work as part of a global company. Communication skills in Swedish are a plus.

Do you want to know more?

In this process Xylem is working with Level Recruitment. To apply, please click at the apply button. If you have any questions, please contact Recruitment Consultant Anna Smedberg at 08-120 50 429.

Om Xylem
Xylem are more than 16,000 people unified in a common purpose: creating innovative solutions to meet our world's water needs. Developing new technologies that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. We move, treat, analyze, and return water to the environment, and we help people use water efficiently, in their homes, buildings, factories and farms. In more than 150 countries, we have strong, long-standing relationships with customers who know us for our powerful combination of leading product brands and applications expertise, backed by a legacy of innovation. Xylem had 2017 annual revenues of $4.7 billion. Press here for a short clip about our company.