Product Portfolio Manager

Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will lead a team of three and be responsible for the product development of Knauf Danolines products and responsible for defining a product development strategy, being responsible for driving the growth of Knauf Danolines products across all regions through a product strategy based on market insights and customer involvement.

Commercial and technical Product Management role, driving growth of the full portfolio across all regions.

You will develop and manage the 3-year innovation plan and facilitate the full product development process from idea to product launch and ensure that the portfolio at all times is relevant and profitable as well as building and maintaining the product roadmap, ensuring the development and maintenance of an attractive product portfolio, with strong value propositions and product specifications. You will drive market insights, collecting inputs from local markets, including business trends and interact with customers and different stakeholders both locally and internationally.

The role is hands-on, and you will manage your own development projects and support sales ad-hoc.

Experienced Product Manager with profound knowledge from the building industry

You have either a technical education such as, tradesman, architect, structural engineer combined with a strong commercial understanding or a commercial education at bachelor level or diploma combined with a strong technical understanding. At least 3 years of experience from a similar role, developing and bringing new products to market within the building industry, preferably from a manufacturing company combined with Project Management experience. You are a strong relationship builder, have a profound commercial understanding, pragmatic with a strong motivation for innovation and technical solutions and value propositions.

As a person you are structured, and you are able to plan and organize your work in an effective way. You have a creative mindset and a solution-oriented approach that enables you to drive innovative products that create value for the customers. You are ambitious and result-driven, with a curious, pragmatic and solution-oriented approach to your work.

You have strong communication skills, and you communicate directly and clearly on all organizational levels and you are fluent in both English as well as German.

Joining an international and dynamic organization

As Product Portfolio Manager, you will be part of an international and dynamic organization with cooperation across the global organization in a varying working day. You will work out of the Danish office in Hobro.

Knauf Danoline are always looking for ways to improve their business and encourage new ideas and fresh perspectives, combined with a flat hierarchical structure and a positive and informal working environment with a can-do attitude allows their employees to grow both personally and professionally.

The recruitment process is handled by the consulting company SORTH & CO. If you need additional information, please contact Partner Peter R. Pallesen at pp@sorthco.dk.