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Product Strategy Manager (senior)

We are looking for a Product Strategy Manager (senior).
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Your role: you can make an impact

You will play a key role in our Product team to expand our footprint and continue our successful growth. You will help drive the partnership with clients around adopting our products and services and co-innovating for new solutions. This is a unique opportunity to further develop key technical and propose strategies for product lines and total business development. .

Through both training & coaching from seasoned professionals, and on the job experience, you will learn how to successfully research and propose strategies for product lines and total business development. 

You will be a part of Product Team.

Spacewell: a strong and innovative global player

Spacewell, a Nemetschek Group company, is a technology and consulting firm, supporting its clients across the globe to improve the performance of their building portfolios.

Our core purpose is to make buildings work harder for their occupants through unlocking the power of building information. We are at the forefront of IoT and BIM embedded in Integrated Workplace Management (IWMS) software, enabling our clients to benefit from rich asset information and real-time data from building sensors. By leveraging the Internet of Things, our solutions make buildings smart, drive efficient service delivery and enable our clients to deliver a superior occupant experience.

Our groundbreaking innovation has been recognized by independent and trusted technology research companies and includes ranking in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 for 3 years in a row, being named a representative vendor in Gartner’s IWMS Guide and a Leader in Verdantix Green Quadrant for IWMS.

Spacewell recently joined the Nemetschek group, a publicly-listed strategic holding company whose operating subsidiaries employ more than 2,500 people around the world. The Nemetschek Group drives the digitalization of the building industry, in order to realize a seamless flow of information and feedback throughout all project stages, from design to build, to maintenance and operation. This provides us with a strong foundation to further accelerate our growth and internationalization.

If you share our passion for technology & innovation, want to serve big-name clients and are looking to join an international team of professionals serving customers across the globe, then take a look at this career opportunity.

The key responsibilities

As Product Strategist you play a key role in continuing our successful growth. You do this by steering the long-term product strategy.

You tend to be quantitative, analytical, numbers-driven, and wildly creative and sales-driven. The focus of this product role is to (I) determine the critical levers needed to drive product adoption and use, and then (II) to manipulate those levers. In order to be successful, you have a deep understanding of the market and competitive landscape and can convince buyers of our product.

You will work closely with (pre-) sales, (product-) marketing and are in regular contact with channel partners, clients, buyers. To be successful in this role, abstraction of the existing products is essential in order to shape overarching solutions, without losing the touch to the existing product reality.

As Product Strategist you are part of our product team and you report to the VP Product in Belgium

  • Rather than working in the day-to-day design of a product, you research and propose strategies for product lines and total business development. Your research allows us to make informed decisions on how our company can develop products and increase sales. You are, in some sense, senior-level product manager. You will evaluate our company’s product performance over time and strategize about how to move forward.Job responsibilities of product strategists include:
    • Gather and analyze data about customers, competitors, and current openings in the market
    • Understand the needs of our customers and present these needs within the company
    • Present complex research findings to management in easy-to-understand manner
    • Design and evaluate ideas for new products
    • Design long-term goals to ensure our company stays relevant and produces products that sell
    • Support direct sales & channel with strategic or complex sales cycles & partnerships

    In addition, you will

    • Continuously update our Product SWOT against the market
    • Represent Spacewell when talking with Market analysts such as Verdantix
    • Propose radical & founded ideas to boost sales and keep on being innovative
    • Be a “though-leader” and act as such by provider webinars, speaking at conventions & writing blog posts
    • Analyze won/lost deals and translate these into insights towards product improvement ideas
    • Analyze the adoption of features, the ROI of co-developed features & the profitability of our products
    • Present product improvement plans to reach sustainable growth & can evolve into concrete roadmaps
    • Support marketing with product launches
    • Support the product team with the roll-out of a knowledge base platform

Requirements

To be successful in this role you have experience in Product strategy.

  • Previous relevant experience is a strong plus
  • A first experience in technology/software
  • Highly driven and result oriented
  • Interest in facility/real estate/workplace management
  • High comfort level with software and technology solutions
  • Desire to become a subject matter expert
  • An ability to communicate technical information to non-technical staff in a way that is easy to understand.
  • Ability to influence key decision makers on all levels, including CxO level
  • Excellent listening, communication and presentation skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Agility to quickly adapt to changes and remain flexible in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience of working under pressure and meeting/exceeding targets
  • Enthusiastic, positive and flexible
  • Willingness to travel
  • Excellent English

What we offer

  • You will be surrounded by a professional team that likes to celebrate successes together. We are a large organisation but always ensure recognition of individual successes.In addition, we provide:
    • a good work-life balance;
    • a good salary package
    • A fun and supportive team of dedicated colleagues
    • A job with a lot of autonomy and flexibility
    • Lots of cross-departmental involvement

How To Apply

If you share our passion for technology & innovation, want to serve big name clients and are looking to join an international team of professionals serving customers across the globe, then send an email with your cv to apply@spacewell.com to apply. If you have any questions before you want to apply don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you!

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