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When Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton talks to his pit crew, an announcer gets cues from the control room, or a referee at the Olympic Games consults with the time keepers – all of this is made possible by products from Riedel Communications.

 

Riedel Communications, founded in 1987, designs, manufactures and distributes innovative real-time networks for video, audio and communications. The products reflect today’s leading-edge technologies that translate tomorrow's demands into today's solutions. Riedel also includes a large rental operation that provides radio and intercom services, event IT solutions as well as fiber-based and wireless audio & video transmission systems for large scale events such as Olympic Games or World Cups.The company is known for pioneering digital audio matrix systems and fibre-based real-time network technology. Riedel is headquartered in Wuppertal, Germany and employs over 500 people in 19 locations throughout Europe, Australia, Asia and the Americas.

ROLE OVERVIEW:

Due to continued growth and investment in products and technology, Riedel Communications is looking to hire a talented and motivated candidate to develop the Product Management function within our Rental Division. In this role you will manage a world class portfolio of products and solutions for customers primarily in the event, sport and entertainment industry.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gather market intelligence, understand how the market is segmented, how customers use products and carry out competitive win/loss analysis
  • Track technology trends and validate product requirements and specifications with lead customers and partners
  • Build product strategies and roadmaps to deliver growth, improved margins and strengthen competitive positioning and manage the whole product life-cycle
  • Identify new market opportunities and develop requirements for products and solutions to drive agile development and New Product Introduction (NPI)
  • Be a champion for our products and solutions with internal and external audiences and support sales teams in customer engagement
  • Develop financial business cases for new product developments as well as core product messaging and positioning with the Marketing team
  • Lead cross functional NPI teams and launch of new products to agreed financial, timescales and customer satisfaction targets

YOUR PROFILE:

  • Successful completion of university studies, e.g. economics or engineering and relevant experience in a business / technology environment
  • Deep experience in Product Management in a similar solution selling business with international customer base
  • Proven track record of successful new product development using agile and stage gate processes
  • Personality is key – We are looking for a business-minded, sociable and outgoing personality with strong persuasion able to interact and present at C-level
  • Outstanding written and spoken communication and presentation skills
  • Team player that works with colleagues to develop common goals and positive outcomes
  • Ability for cross-domain thinking and ability to collaborate closely with other company functions
  • Personal commitment to continously improving own knowledge and skills
  • Mobility and willingness to travel
  • Fluent English is a must; other languages are a strong advantage

We offer a challenging position in a fast growing company that comes along with a competitive benefits package.

Impress us – we’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Anja Teistler
RIEDEL Communications GmbH & Co. KG
Uellendahler Str. 353
42109 Wuppertal

+49 (0) 202 292 90