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Director, Head of Product Management (m/f/d)



You would like to make a difference and have an impact? In a company who is a key partner in the green transformation of our society? Then join our ambitious team in Applications.

Ready to take the challenge and join our international team connecting a greener world? Reporting to the VP, Head of Product Management & Product Development, you will play a key role in further boosting business growth within the business line Applications.

You will be responsible for the following aspects: 

As Director, Head of Product Management & Product Development, you will lead your team of several international Project Managers. You will be responsible for the product portfolio management and the portfolio profitability within building wires, 1 kV an medium voltage cables. Your agenda will also include the whole product lifecycle management and you and the team will conduct the field research on regular basis. Another important task will be the market and competitor analysis. You will be involved in the development of the product and innovation strategy and you will create product road maps for selected markets. Further key tasks are: 

  • Product training 
  • Major tender support
  • Product marketing initiatives
  • Master data management 
  • Preparation of business cases for Product Board


The role will be based in Europe, ideally in one of our Applications plants.


To connect a greener world, you should have the following skills and experience:

You have a graduate degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Business Development or equivalent. You have several years of relevant professional experience and knowledge in Product Management in the cable industry and leadership experience. Your working style is characterised by result-orientation, strength of implementation, ability to work in a team, strategic thinking, empathy and independence. Additionally, you have skills in coaching. Further important qualifications are:

  • Safe handling with MS Office applications
  • Fluent in English is mandatory, second European language preferred
  • Readiness to travel (both frequent domestic and international travelling)
  • Driving license


More about us:

NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.3 billion in 2019. NKT - We connect a greener world. www.NKT.com. 



Then we are looking forward to your application (incl. salary expectations and potential starting date) via our career page. Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 

If you have any questions regarding the recruiting process, please contact our Business Partner Ms. Daniela Nocker, daniela.nocker@nkt.com.


Posting Date:  19-Oct-2021

Cologne, DE, 51061

Type:  Permanent

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