Senior Director - Product

The ESI Group is a pioneer and world-leading provider in virtual prototyping software solutions. We employ about 1200 highly qualified specialists in 40 countries across the globe. The key to our success is the use of realistic material physics, providing "as good as real" virtual results.

Europe
Western Europe
Full time, unfixed-term
Apply at: 
mtd [at] esi-group.com
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JOB PROFILE

Who are we ?

The ESI Group is a pioneer and world-leading provider in virtual prototyping software solutions. We employ about 1200 highly qualified specialists in 40 countries across the globe. The key to our success is the use of realistic material physics, providing "as good as real" virtual results.

Is this for you ?

You want a key position with a strategic impact in transforming the business model of a company which has unique assets in the world of the simulation softwares ? A company that has been leading the way in virtual prototyping, product performance, smart manufacturing and human centric including completely immersive AR and VR solutions ?

What if we would offer you to the opportunity to be responsible for shaping and defining the future vision of ESI’s products ?

You want us to tell you more ?

It is a key role for ESI with the “OneESI 2021-2024 Focus to growth” project,

A one-time opportunity for leading the change management and change culture (from techno-push to market/customer pull) within a global software organization (1200 people in 15 countries),

A range of best-in-class solutions : VPS, IC.IDO etc…

What will be you role ?

Partnering internally with various teams (Industry strategy, Revenue generation, Engineering), you will build the 3-year product roadmaps (market driven), define clear packaging and pricing strategies so as to Launch successfully new SW products from strategy through to launch, including best-in-class GtM. Of course, you will also be partnering to with Global Marketing to define clear priorities, product branding and positioning, messaging and Sales enablement.

You will work with the C-Suite and their direct reports to define clear priorities and communicate it to the functional teams for execution

You will manage high skilled professionals (40 people) and define the team structure to support the current, upcoming, and future business requirements. You will proactively detect and communicate problems in the cross-functional organization before others detect them.

YOUR SKILLS

What will you need to be successful ?

- A very deep domain knowledge in both product management and product marketing in the world of Simulation softwares

- Proven experience in leading the launch of a products from strategy through to launch

- Proven experience in managing large teams (+20)

- Strong leadership skills with proven ability to influence and create buy-in with important technical and non-technical stakeholders

- Experienced in leading and transforming to a Product management focused organization

WHAT WE OFFER

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