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HighJump is a global provider of supply chain management software that streamlines the flow of inventory and information from supplier to store shelf. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN (USA) and supports customers ranging from SME business to marquee global enterprises.  HighJump’s functionally rich and highly adaptable end-to-end solutions efficiently manage customers' warehousing, manufacturing, transportation, distribution, delivery routes and retail stores. The company belongs to the Business Unit Software and is part of the Business Area Logistics Systems belonging to the international technology group Körber.

The Business Area Logistics Systems is the leading supplier of fully-integrated solutions for optimizing complex internal and external logistics processes. Under a common roof the companies of this Business Area offer solutions in the fields of warehouse and conveying technology, palletization plants, software and logistics network controls as well as system integration.


The Körber Group is an international technology group with around 10,000 employees all over the world. It unites technologically leading companies with more than 100 production, service and sales locations and offers its customers solutions, products and services in the Business Areas of Körber Digital, Logistics Systems, Pharma Systems, Tissue and Tobacco.

For our location in Denver, CO or Minneapolis, MN we are looking for

VP, Product Management

Tasks:

HighJump is a growing software company in the supply chain industry. We provide a fun, casual, and flexible work environment where you get to work with smart and driven people on cutting-edge solutions. We have an immediate opening for a Vice President of Product Management to lead and grow our supply chain software product portfolio. Your leadership will steer a high-performing, passionate team of Product Managers and will drive cross-functional excellence that allows for a frictionless go-to-market strategy. The ideal candidate will collaborate with our senior leadership team to foster overall product strategy and help the Product Managers transform it to the product plan and deliver quality solutions to the market. If you’re up for the challenge that only a high-growth, innovative company can provide, this is the right opportunity for you.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Strategize with senior leadership to foster overall product strategy and transform strategy to the product plan with a focus on timely, quality product delivery to the market
  • Define and communicate the product vision in support of the business strategy, including maintaining a clear product roadmap aligned to drive customers success and foster aggressive growth
  • Lead a product management team that thrives on customer interaction, embraces design thinking, and role models a data-driven, test-and-learn approach to execution
  • Manage product lifecycle from opportunity assessment, business and competitive analysis, requirements definition, pricing, development, to marketing and launch
  • Own product launch activities including packaging, pricing, promotion and enablement
  • Partner with the sales and marketing teams to develop go-to-market strategies to win targeted customer segments and create end-to-end operational plans to profitably grow and scale the business
  • Demonstrated ability to manage M&A grown portfolio, and implement consistent and mature practices throughout organizations with varying levels of capability

Qualifications:

  • 15+ years’ experience leading a product management team (at least 7+ as a product manager)
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to excite an audience through evangelism
  • Experience as product leader in the Agile/Scrum model of product development
  • Passion and expertise for rapid delivery of flexible software solutions
  • Experience managing global product portfolios and teams a plus
  • Experience migrating from on-premise to SaaS delivery and business model is a plus
  • Experience with supply chain execution software is a plus