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Director of Product Management - St. Louis, MO

Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: St. Louis, MO, US, 61346

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
 
Division Overview
Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Brand Overview

Aclara, a division of Hubbell Utility Solutions, is a world-class supplier of smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) and services to more than 1,000 water, gas, and electric utilities globally. Aclara SIS offerings include smart meters and other field devices, advanced metering infrastructure and software and services that enable utilities to predict and respond to conditions, demonstrate their distribution networks effectively, and engage with their customers.

 

 

 

Posting Address

77 Westport Plaza Drive, Suite 500, St. Louis, MO 63146

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Position Overview

The Director of Product Management - Software, will handle all aspects of product management including the development of product strategies and road maps, leading New Product Introductions (NPIs), product pricing, promotion, and meeting bold growth goals for the business.

In this role, the individual will handle a large scale network management and meter-to-cash software across water and gas AMI networks. This person will be responsible for understanding the different needs of each customer profile, while driving standardization on the AclaraOne Platform. Ultimately, the software will support the AMI hardware product line while helping drive software revenue through value add modules. In addition, this person will be responsible for growing a software product portfolio, driving analytics and visualization products supporting the water and gas utilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deliver and implement a strategic vision, roadmap and annual budget for the water and gas software P&Ls.
  • Be a leader with vision in the water/gas AMI space.
  • Act as an expert and cross functional guide with respect to the overall market, solution and each product’s capabilities.
  • Provide training and support for Aclara’s customer facing departments.
  • Coordinate efforts, empower internal teams, and balance priorities and concerns of the stake-holders.
  • Build a case with financial analysis for new products, including projected ROI.
  • Set and lead pricing models to meet revenue and profitability goals.
  • Work with Sales, Finance, Operations, and Account Management to deliver a monthly revenue forecast.
  • Working closely with Marketing Communications to develop the core positioning and messaging for the product.
  • Work with internal and external teams to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality products and services.
  • Supervise competitor products and activities to support strategic and tactical business planning.
  • Work with internal and external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities that can accelerate the growth of the business.
  • Lead the product life cycle from product introduction to retirement.

Skills and Experience

  • Perform product demos to enterprise customers, as requested.
  • Support the development of proposal responses.
  • Attend sales meetings with customers to highlight solution value and perform system demonstrations to show the functional capability of the system.
  • Assist in developing corporate presentations and documentation to ensure consistent messaging.
  • 8+ years of confirmed experience as a Product Manager, with demonstrated success defining software products.
  • Sophisticated written and verbal communication skills.
  • Previous experience working on a team with engineers, sales, finance, and customers.
  • Previous experience influencing cross-functional teams without formal authority.
  • Previous experience performing market research and collecting competitive information.
  • Previous experience developing and supervising a product roadmap.

Education

Bachelors Degree in Business or Engineering General

Relevant Industries

 

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.


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