Careers in Product Management

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Date: Feb 21, 2024

Location: Kortrijk, BE

Company: Barco

At Barco, we appreciate your interest in joining our product management team. Currently, there are no open vacancies that align with your qualifications and career aspirations. However, we welcome spontaneous applications. Please feel free to submit your resume, and we will keep it on file for future consideration. Your talent is important to us, and we look forward to the possibility of working together in the future.

Product Managers play a crucial role in developing and managing products or services throughout their lifecycle. Key responsibilities come with a specific job description, but here are some common roles and responsibilities typically found withing the role of a product manager within Barco:

1. Product Strategy:
•    Develop and communicate a clear product vision and strategy aligned with company goals.
•    Define and prioritize product features and enhancements based on customer needs and market research.
•    Create and maintain a product roadmap to guide product development efforts.
2. Market Research and Analysis:
•    Conduct market research to identify customer needs, industry trends, and competitive landscapes.
•    Gather and analyse user feedback and data to make informed product decisions.
•    Stay updated on market dynamics and emerging technologies that may impact the product.
3. Product Development and Execution:
•    Lead cross-functional product development teams, including engineers, designers, and QA testers.
•    Ensure that products are developed according to specifications, on time, and within budget.
•    Make trade-off decisions when necessary, balancing scope, time, and resources.
4. Product Launch:
•    Plan and execute product launches, including marketing, sales enablement, and customer support strategies.
•    Coordinate with marketing teams to create product messaging and collateral.
•    Train sales and support teams on product features and benefits.
5. Product Lifecycle Management:
•    Monitor and manage the entire product lifecycle, from introduction to retirement.
•    Make decisions regarding product updates, enhancements, and end-of-life plans.
•    Continuously assess product performance and make improvements as needed.
6. Customer Focus:
•    Act as the voice of the customer within the organization, advocating for their needs and preferences.
•    Build and maintain strong customer relationships to gather feedback and insights.
•    Conduct user testing and gather user feedback to iterate and improve the product.
7. Risk Management: - Identify and mitigate risks associated with product development and market changes. - Make contingency plans for potential issues that may arise.
8. Cross-Functional Collaboration: 

•    Work closely with various departments, including engineering, marketing, sales, and customer support, to ensure alignment and successful product execution.
9. Innovation and Continuous Improvement:

•    Encourage a culture of innovation and continuous improvement within the product team.

•    Explore new technologies and trends to enhance the product's features and capabilities.

Barco isn't just a workplace; it's a platform where product experts set the stage for groundbreaking innovation and excellence. Join us in our mission to create products that not only meet customer needs but also exceed their expectations, leaving an indelible mark on the world of technology and innovation.

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