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Location: 

Kortrijk, BE

Date:  Aug 5, 2022
Job ID:  4981

Product Manager Networking Solutions, Digital Operation Room (OR)is)

Barco designs technology that makes everyday life a little better. Seeing beyond the image, we develop sight, sound, and sharing solutions to help you work together, share insights, and wow audiences. Our focus is on three core markets: Enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), Healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and Entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions). Our solutions make a visible impact, allowing people to enjoy compelling entertainment experiences; to foster knowledge sharing and smart decision-making in organizations and to help hospitals provide their patients with the best possible healthcare. Headquartered in Kortrijk (Belgium), Barco realized sales of 804 million euro in 2021 and has a global team of 3,000+ employees, whose passion for technology is captured in +500 granted patents.

The function
 
As a Product Manager Networking Solutions, Digital Operating Room (OR) (Nexxis), you are the end-to-end owner, expert and integrator of your product(s) throughout the full lifecycle. You define product (hardware, software or services) innovations aligned with market segment value propositions and based on a deep understanding of the customer needs. The portfolio to manage includes all networking visualization components of Nexxis AV-over-IP solution suite, software management suite and integrations of Nexxis within the (surgical) display portfolio.  You align with other stakeholders to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.

 

 

Key Responsibilities

End-to-End responsibility for the commercial success of the product portfolio (HW/SW) and related Services throughout the full lifecycle.

Strategy 

  • Define winning product requirements, based on Segment Marketing needs, product/technical insights, market trends and customer personas.  
  • Focus on the customer experience, driving differentiation through a deep understanding of customer needs and best-in-class user experience thinking. Represent the customer and end-user internally and externally.
  • Conduct market and customer research to gather product insights, supported by on-site and hands-on interaction with end-users and our partners 
  • Gather competitive intelligence and perform competitive analysis.
  • Analyse and report on product/technology trends, and track competitive initiatives.
  • Define, document and communicate the roadmap and product strategy, including innovation funnel strategy and HOR II/HOR III initiative planning
  • Develop the business case & define business models - prepare, organize & lead the Business Case Review and subsequent NPI (New Product Introduction) stage-gating
  • Create pricing models and business models

Execution

  • Play an integrator role and collaborate with a wide variety of functional areas such as sales, engineering, manufacturing, product owners and operations to define product requirements, customer needs and market opportunities. Ensure effective product development progress, take the necessary decisions on MVP/feature prioritization, and manage possible roadblocks and lead beta customers (daily mgmt., communication). 
  • Lead the UX of your product
  • Collaborate with Product Marketing on new product launches, with best in class product launch management thinking across the Customer Journey.
  • Deliver internal sales & partner enablement (Training, Tools, Demos).

Growth/Lifecycle

  • Own and manage the end-to-end lifecycle of product. 
  • Measure, in a data-driven way, the customer experience in order to manage enhancements and high-priority product issues.
  • Assess and implement product lifecycle initiatives. 
  • Support and propose initiatives for Services revenue growth.
  • Be the expert on the product and the competition.

 

 

Your profile
 
Education: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree/MBA preferred

Experience: 

  • Minimum of 5 years in product management and product lifecycle management 
  • Must have a strong technical skill set in or know-how of a similar industry or technology
  • Knowledge about surgical and/or modality market segments, incl. digital ORs, cathlabs, surgical robotics, digital microscopy and applicable medical device regulations is a plus 
  • Experience working in a hands-on and customer-driven organization is a must
  • Experience working in a product-driven organization and working on the intersection of product and software

Competencies: 
Skills:

  • Customer centricity and customer experience mindset in all you do. You enjoy spending time in the market to understand customer needs, and you translate them into new experiences and products. 
  • You put customer success & experience first and are motivated to gather real end user needs, translate them into product specifications, verify them with target user groups and communicate towards

R&D

  • You understand interaction design and the importance of prototyping and customer validation for a successful user experience
  • Ability to conduct market, competitor and customer research to gather insight, assess market opportunities and make the case for investment
  • Ability to coordinate with product development, engineering and other functions for product development and delivery. You are confident in prioritization with clear communication towards all stakeholders
  • You are a team player – willing to win together and help each other out, ability to cooperate with the different stakeholders in the organization
  • You like to present to an audience, are good at interacting with people and are curious for new ideas
  • You are capable of expressing ideas through sketches and wireframes supporting the designers in the creation of the visual interface of a product
  • You have a strategic mindset, and able to conceptualize innovations and work through the fuzzy front-end in ideation with customers

Behaviors:

  • Natural integrator, easily collaborating with stakeholders from different departments
  • Broad sense of ownership and action orientation
  • Creative and innovative
  • Exhibits analytical, rational and logical thinking for optimal problem-solving
  • Empathetic to customers, users and sales resources
  • Detail oriented, well organized, efficient with time management
  • Excellent communication skills

 

 

Our offer
 

  • Working in the high-tech headquarters of a stock-quoted company in Kortrijk, Belgium
  • An interesting, challenging job with lots of autonomy and impact in a dynamic team 
  • Opportunity of 2 days per week telework
  • Continuous training & development opportunities through our own Barco University
  • We offer you a competitive salary incl. extra-legal benefits, in line with your experience 


 


 

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