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Full Time
With Professional Experience
Riedel Communications designs, manufactures and distributes the most pioneering real-time networks for video, audio, data and communications for broadcast, pro-audio, event, sports, theatre and security applications worldwide. The products reflect today’s leading-edge technologies that translate tomorrow’s demands into today’s solutions.
Founded in 1987 as a garage company in Wuppertal, Riedel is now an internationally active company and employs over 700 people at 21 locations on 5 continents. More than 200 engineers at Riedel are developing the pioneering products of tomorrow.
As a result of our continued growth, Riedel Communications is looking to hire a talented and motivated candidate to join our Product Management Team as Head of Video Product Management (m/f/d) close to one of our locations.
As Head of Video Product Management (m/f/d) you lead the Video Product Management Team at Riedel and drive the team to continue to develop world class video products in Riedel’s chosen markets. Your tasks will also include the following:
Track technology trends and validate product requirements and specifications with core stakeholders, lead customers and channel partners
Build product strategies and roadmaps to deliver growth, improved margins and strengthen competitive positioning
Ability to gather market intelligence, understand how the market is segmented, how customers use products and carry out competitive benchmarking
Identify new market opportunities and develop financial business cases for New Product developments
Track product family financial performance and trends
Develop core product messaging and positioning with the Business Development & Marketing teams
Be a champion for the Video product portfolio with internal and external audiences and support sales teams in customer engagement
Set global pricing and default discount levels and maintain Master Pricelist
Manage product lifecycle for in-life product portfolio and End-of-Life
Participate in optimization of the Product Management organization through continuous improvement of business processes
Represent the company at trade fairs and be a thought leader in industry forums and events
Mobility and willingness to travel, e.g. regular presence in our Riedel HQ in Wuppertal as well as Montreal and Vienna
Successful completion of (technical) university studies, e.g. Electronic or Software Engineering, Design, Fine Arts or related field or relevant experience in a business / technology environment
5+ years of proven experience in a relevant market field
Deep experience in Product Management with 5+ years experience in a soft-ware/hardware manufacturing business with international customer base
Proven track record of successful new product development using Stage Gate and Agile processes
Strong knowledge of video production workflows, video processing, IP media networks and cloud production is essential
Excellent communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate ideas, trends and concepts – fluent English is a must have, other language skills are a plus (e.g. German)
A highly collaborative team player with an internal and external customer centric mindset who can collaborate effectively with different stakeholders
Capability to manage direct relationships with customers, developers and industry thought leaders
Able to manage time and resources effectively and to manage a number of projects simultaneously
Ability to explain complex concepts in a simplified manner and incorporate ideas from key stakeholders
Business-minded personality that is respected and accepted in product issues by management, colleagues and external industry experts
Natural authority, sociable and outgoing personality with strong persuasion skills able to influence resources across organizational boundaries
Strong attention to detail with a keen eye for aesthetics
Be part of the team and grow with us!
To achieve our goals, we are always looking for highly motivated and qualified employees to join our family and grow with us.
Riedel provides a creative and collaborative work environment, with great challenges. We believe and promote employee career advancement and offer flexible work schedules as well as sustainable learning.
If all this speaks to you, come join us on our success story and be amazing with us!
Marie Sanders
RIEDEL Communications GmbH & Co. KG
Uellendahler Str. 353
42109 Wuppertal
+49 (0) 202 292 90
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