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Product Manager

Mobile Apps for GN

If you want to know more about the job
you can contact:

Malene Friis Bentzen
+45 27478989
malene@marchermarkholt.com

Product Manager
for Mobile Apps for GN


About GN

Founded in 1869 with a truly innovative and global mindset, employing more than 6,000 people, and listed on Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen, GN makes life sound better. The group builds on 150 years of expertise, capabilities and insight to produce some of the best and most innovative audio devices in the world and is today a global leader in intelligent audio solutions. They honour their legacy with world-leading expertise in the human ear, sound, wireless technology, miniaturization and collaborations with leading technology partners, helping people all around the world to hear more, do more and be more than they thought possible. GN provides products and solutions to users in 100 countries across the world, marketed by the brands; ReSound, Beltone, Interton, Jabra, and BlueParrott. In an ever-smarter world, the group relentlessly works to transform lives through the power of sound. Their unique portfolio of medical, professional & consumer audio solutions, and the deep research & development expertise behind this range of products, gives their brands unprecedented advantages in the med-tech, hearables and intelligent audio field.


The position

Entering the position as Product Manager, Mobile Apps, you will be working across all aspects of app development within GN Hearing, including user experience design, and commercially drive the entire lifecycle of GN’s mobile app solutions, supporting people with hearing loss. You will be part of a cross-functional team, combining product, technical and market knowledge with commercial insight, ensuring that solution approaches are developed from the right consumer and market insights, and making sure that concepts are defined based on a clear understanding of the technical requirements. You will join the Software Product Management team within Global Product Management, thus be part of a team of 6, driving the development of all the software solutions that the customers use together with the company’s hearing aids.

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Providing direction for the new product development within mobile app platforms
  • Translating consumer and market insights into clear concepts and valuable solutions that meet consumer needs
  • Focusing on the continuous optimization for GN’s users when engaging with their mobile apps
  • Ensuring traction on projects from commercial perspective, including concepting, scope setting, development and go-to-market
  • Delivering competitive value propositions, business cases and presentations to stakeholders to communicate the value of the solutions and gain support
  • Closely interact with regions and Global Marketing to secure smooth launches
  • Be a strong driver of mobile app solutions in a diverse and demanding stakeholder environment
  • Refine ideas and transform these into valuable solutions through close collaboration with colleagues across the entire organization, including R&D, UX, Sales and Marketing.

As Product Manager, Mobile Apps, you will be the one to push the solutions in the right direction and get the organization on board with what the team is working on. You will work with a large cross-functional interface in an informal and relaxed working environment, primarily located in Ballerup, Denmark, and Chicago, US, and can expect about 20 days of travel a year in connection with external and internal meetings and conferences.


Your profile
The ideal candidate comes with a commercial or technical degree at bachelor’s or master’s level and comes with at least 5 years of experience from another relevant commercially oriented product development role. To thrive in the position, you have the ability to combine technical and commercial perspectives, possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to quickly adapt to different organizational and team cultures. Thereto, you find it natural to strengthen and maintain relationships with your stakeholders, as well as to motivate colleagues, always focusing on your goals and end users. You are experienced in driving strong product or software development processes in an agile environment, while you develop and communicate value propositions, ensuring that you supply the organization with knowledge of not just what the product does, but also what value it offers to its users.

Moreover, you bring:

  • 5+ years of experience with managing software development projects from concepting to launch from a commercial perspective, and experience with mobile apps, cloud solutions, medical devices and hardware is a great plus
  • Experience with agile software development (preferably SAFe)
  • A proven track record of working in close collaboration with UX teams, hence a strong understanding of UX principles and mobile application software
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, and you speak and write English fluently – Danish is a plus but not a prerequisite
  • Passionate about delivering true user value

With a great drive and high ambitions for both your team, company and users, you are the one to be the voice of the consumer, pushing solutions in the right direction to create seamless user experiences. You are eager to become part of an agile transformation journey and to take part in GN’s goal of delivering true value to their customers.


Interested?
If you want to know more about the position, please contact Malene Friis Bentzen on e-mail: malene@marchermarkholt.com or phone: +4527478989.