Marcher Markholt
Senior Software Product Manager, embedded platforms

Jabra (GN)

Senior Software Product Manager, embedded platforms for Jabra (GN)

On behalf of Jabra (GN), we are currently looking for an experienced Senior Product Manager for embedded platforms, who is passionate about creating world leading software solutions. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll-out software based experiences that deliver the company’s vision and strategy.

About Jabra and GN
Founded in 1869, the GN Group employs 6,500 people and is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen (GN.CO). They enable people to ‘Hear More, Do More and Be More’ through its intelligent hearing, audio and video collaboration solutions. Inspired by people and driven by their innovation leadership, they leverage technological synergies between their hearing and audio divisions to deliver unique and increasingly individualized user experiences in their products and solutions.

150 years ago, GN was founded with a truly innovative and global mindset. Today, they honour that legacy with world-leading expertise in the human ear, sound and video processing, wireless technology, miniaturization and collaborations with leading technology partners. GN's solutions are marketed by the brands ReSound, Beltone, Interton, Jabra, BlueParrott and FalCom in 100 countries.

Jabra makes life sound better by developing intelligent audio solutions that transform lives through the power of sound. The brand has developed an award-winning range of wireless headsets for mobile users and both wireless and corded headsets for contact centers and office-based, and Jabra is today a pioneering innovator of new sound experiences from wired to wireless.

The position
As Senior Product Manager, embedded platforms, you will become a key member of our Software Product Management team, within the GN Audio Product Management group. Here, you will be a champion of world-leading product experiences powered by Firmware solutions that bind Jabra hardware and software together. You will work with world-leading experts in audio, Video, DSP, connectivity as well as our technology and ecosystem partners to bring leading edge technologies and experiences into our products. Aside from working with your team, you will also work closely with various internal functions such as Product Marketing, Marketing, Sales, R&D as well as external software and application partners, key customers and application forums. Moreover, you will define and execute the next generation software-driven Jabra product experiences that will add value to the Jabra portfolio, build brand recognition and attract new users. You will visualize and clarify the opportunities and coordinate all initiatives related to software-enabled experiences with device product management as well as other relevant functions.

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Analyze consumers, professional users and customers to understand their behaviors as well as their needs and pains.
  • Identify and crystallize the market including competitive trends and technology trends affecting the industry. Hereto, understand how new leading behaviors are adopted.
  • Translate the outside-in insights into experience visions and roadmaps and prioritize them into execution.
  • Excite internal stakeholders and key external partners, thus act as a product ambassador to build awareness and understanding.
  • For agreed solutions, work with relevant internal and external parties to create detailed requirements delivering great user experience. Drive the software and experiences development together with the HW product management team, Jabra R&D and partners.
  • Be a key partner of internal and external sell-in of software driven solutions.

Your profile
The ideal candidate holds a master’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or similar, and has 5+ years’ experience in product management. Additionally, it is required that you have a strong track record of working with embedded software solutions with both internal and external partners. If you have a background as a developer and domain knowledge of software solutions, it is a great advantage. Moreover, you possess strong problem solving skills and a ‘can do’ attitude. You hold excellent interpersonal skills and a great sense of structure, as the position includes indirect leadership with the responsibility of driving cross-functional projects in a global company across time-zones. It it thus required that your career proves experience working in one or more international organizations, preferably in the field of consumer electronics. Finally, some travel activity is to be expected and fluent English is a prerequisite, verbal as well as written.

As a person, you come with a great drive, and you are curious about innovation and creating something new. To you, a rapidly changing environment is not a problem, but rather a motivation. Likewise, new challenges and/or resistance only pushes you to work harder and smarter. You have great confidence and you are a strong communicator who is skilled when it comes to passionately selling your ideas. You enjoy a diverse workday with strategic as well as operational tasks, and – needless to say – you have a natural interest in consumer technology products. At last, with a great drive and high ambitions, you are eager to take part in Jabra’s exciting growth journey and help consumers; Hear More, Do More and Be More.

If you want to know more about the job, please contact Dorthe Jensen by mail: dorthe@marchermarkholt.com or Lars Holm Marcher by mail: lars@marchermarkholt.com.