Product Manager Hardware (m/f/d)

Posted 11 days 23 hours ago by BP Europa SE

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I.T. & Communications Jobs
Hamburg, Germany
Job Description
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Product Manager Hardware (m/f/d)
Hamburg, Bochum

An integral part of bp's transition from an International Oil Company to an Integrated Energy Company is the entry of electrical vehicle (EV) charging markets in key countries e.g. Germany. On our mission to make charging fast and hassle-free, our charging points will soon be used by a rapidly growing German customer base. We've got a small network of charging sites live and will expand it at pace. We work with the world's leading vehicle manufacturers to support their customers, as well as some of Germany's biggest fleets, leasing companies and local authorities. We use the Aral brand which is one of the strongest brands in the mobility space in Germany. This is an opportunity to join a business with an envious position in a fast-growing market, and ultimately help enable more people to transition to electric vehicles. You will not just be part of the biggest change in the automotive industry for a century - you will be at the forefront of it as we shape the EV charging market in Germany.

Key accountabilities
  • The Product Manager is responsible to develop or adapt the products that enable the offers designed by the offer development resource. The Product Managemer works very closely with the offer resources to keep the strategic roadmap of features per use case up to date. The Product manager is responsible to set the direction of travel for the different products, and to coordinate the development and roll out in the different segments of the market (Fleet, On-The-Go, Home).
  • Own the hardware offer to our customers and the hardware used in our high power charging backbone
    • Approves product/offer roadmap jointly with Global Electrification Product Management
    • Defines prioritization of KPIs both at development and operational level. Product portfolio backlog robust prioritization and management along the product lifecycle with the proper balance within business requirements, technical feasibility and sustainability, and the priority along the different portfolio products
    • Responsible for compliance of the design and development of the product following BP's predefined technical / architectural and hardware as well as digital rules and principles of BP's systems
    • Makes sure product specifications providethe best Customer Experience to position bp as the most attractive brand in the market with great features. Methodology such as Value Based pricing is a requirement.
    • Provides continuous enhancement of products per use case based on data to increase customer satisfaction and business growth.
    • Identifies bottlenecks and misconception along the product lifecycle as well as identifies the right partners/teams for further timely and economic delivery
    • Responsible for product development budget and the Revenue generated against plan
    • Acts as an essential link to the development team in priority with the Global Hardware team but also including digital, systems and data architecture to ensure products and features are feasible
  • Ensure bp has world-class hardware through sourcing of hardware from 3rd parties and/or development of proprietary hardware
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with the wider team
  • Liaise with bp Chargemaster to get alignment for future potential joint hardware products

Excellent university degree in engineering or comparable education.

Essential experience
  • Proven track record in product management
  • 5+ years' experience in the EV charging / EV charging infrastructure space and re­la­ted energy management (load management, smart charging, V2G, Microgrid etc …)
  • Sound knowledge of EV charging technology and thorough understanding of the operation and structures of charging networks and how they are integrated
  • Agile Project management
  • Ability to work in flexible and highly commercially focused ways to achieve results
  • Fluent in German and English
Why work for BP

A company culture where we respect our diverse and unified teams, where we are proud of our achievements and where fun and the mindset of giving back to our environment are highly valued. Possibility to join our social communities and networks. Chill-out and collaboration spaces in a modern office environment. Learning opportunities, language courses and other development opportunities to shape and advance your career path.

Competitive employment package.

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BP Europa SE
Mr. Michael Boxbücher

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