Product Manager | Solar

Product Manager in San Francisco, CA

Posted 2019-01-29



The Product Manager must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy skill set.
A big-picture vision and the drive to make that vision a reality.
MUST have Product Manager experience in the Solar Industry. A candidate must understand the solar conversation.
You must enjoy spending time in the market to understand the problems as they relate to the market and find innovative solutions for the broader market.
Converting the needs to specifications, jointly finalized with the other team members representing Product Developers (Engineering), Marketing team members and as well as the financial team members.
You will guide a multi-discipline team that is charged with a product line contribution.
This extends from increasing the profitability of existing products to developing new products for the company.
You will build products from existing ideas and help to develop new ideas based on your industry experience and your contact with customers and prospects.
You must have exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written to communicate with the departments of the company, key stakeholders, management, and staff.
You will work with marketing communications to define the go-to-market strategy, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customer.
You will also serve as the internal and external evangelist for your product offering, occasionally working with the sales channel and key customers.
The Product Manager’s key role is STRATEGIC, not tactical. The other departments in the company will support your strategic efforts; you won’t be supporting their tactical tasks.
You must be technically strong. BSEE degree a huge plus.
Managing the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities.
Specifying market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers.

5-7 years of software/hardware product/marketing management experience.
Computer Science or an Engineering Degree required. MBA a Bonus.
Direct experience and knowledge in the technology space required.
Experience working in the renewable energy/solar vertical required.
This position requires travel to customer and non-customer sites in North America and Europe (25%).
Competitive compensation and benefits package. You must be currently living in the SF Bay Area.

Thank you for your interest in this position. Please only apply in you have the QUALIFICATIONS needed. Due to the volume of resumes, we receive on our retained searches we are only able to respond to candidates that have the qualifications required. Thank you.

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