Product Area Manager - Data Based Services

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Product Area Manager - Data Based Services

Posted 18 January 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline EV & Electrical Systems
Contact NameChloe Harvey

Job description

Position Title: Product Area Manager - Data Based Services

Duration: Contract

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden

Description of the assignment

  • As a Product Area manager within the Digital Cockpit & Data services Department, you will lead a cross functional team in a fast-pacing environment.
  • With a high business focus, you will drive the development of key technologies and product roadmap for your area.
  • You will initiate and drive strategic collaboration with key partners/suppliers.
  • You are responsible for prioritise the roadmap; reassure a competitive offer with a successful impact on data monetisation plan and OKRs.
  • The Product area manager needs to have a broad understanding of the relevant areas, processes, and technology within Digital Cockpit: Infotainment, connectivity, entertainment, phone, media, voice, LLM. High focus on Data as a Service and its connection to an off board data platform.

Role Overview:

  • Leader & Driver of product content definition activities
  • Owner of the Data Based service team's overall work backlog and product roadmap.
  • Lead strategic collaboration with third-party suppliers.
  • Take part of and support the development teams in the daily work where needed.
  • Responsible for breaking down business strategies into success targets (OKRs and KPIs) within area.
  • Plan and allocate resources according to roadmap.
  • Coordinate and lead a cross functional team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategy and Roadmap Development
  • Business Case Development
  • Product Development and Execution
  • Go-to-Market Strategy
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Market Analysis and Competitive Intelligence

Qualifications and skills required for the role

  • Proven Customer understanding: understand needs and pain points of private vehicle-, fleet owner-, and end user customers.
  • Business & Market experience: contribute to increased strategic awareness by understanding market dynamics and business opportunities.
  • Proven Digital Cockpit / infotainment / Connected Car tech experience: understand technology trends to distil opportunities for products/services and to balance all requirement aspects of the product/service.
  • Product Management within automotive and digital/infotainment (Business/User/Tech)
  • Experience from Agile development and scrum methodology frameworks
  • Scaled & Agile Development
  • A minimum of 5 years of digital cockpit automotive experience
  • Candidates with a strong background within Data as a Service (DaaS) is preferred.

Personal attributes

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to drive collaboration effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Flexible and adaptable mind-set
  • Entrepreneurial, Result Oriented, Initiator, Team player.
  • Business & tech Savvy, Customer Centric, Influencer, Problem Solver, Agile mind-set
  • Analytical and strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Committed and reliable.
  • Proficient in English both written and spoken (Swedish is a bonus)