• Sr Product Manager

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Requisition ID
    Product Marketing & Management
  • Who are we?

    Ever checked in somewhere on social media? Ever tracked your online orders? You might be using HERE Technologies every single day without even realizing it. You can find us everywhere: in vehicles, smartphones, drones or third-party apps. We believe that with the right people, we will continue to be a game-changer in the technology industry and improve the daily lives of people around the world. Find out more by clicking the video below or going HERE.



    What's the role?

    As our digital and physical lives become increasingly inter-connected, our map of the world is rapidly changing. With every connected device or sensor capable of generating and sharing its context and location, it is data that will connect this complex new world. The question is how do we make better use of that data and transform it into useful services for people and organizations – all in real-time?


    Our answer is the HERE Open Location Platform.


    HERE is looking for a Senior Product Manager to join our Open Location Platform Team team and help us define and deliver compelling Data Management capabilities.


    In this role, you will use your deep understanding of platforms, data management and analytics to identify commercial opportunities, articulate product strategy, and drive requirements prioritization and implementation. You’ll challenge yourself and others to constantly come up with bigger and better ideas. You’ll persevere through seemingly impossible problems to make an impact. You’ll have the power to ultimately change the direction of our entire industry.


    As a Senior Product Manager you will have end-to-end accountability for a large, strategic product or small (2-3) set of related products, defining and driving a product strategy and roadmap aligned with broader organizational strategies, deeply engaging with other disciplines at a leadership level to ensure expected business outcomes. You will have an opportunity to provide informal leadership to product managers and product owners as part of a large, sometimes virtual team. This role will have a significant contribution to commercializing innovation and improving product development practices.



    • Develops a deep understanding of HERE’s business model and objectives, aligning product business cases, product strategy and roadmaps for large, strategic products or small sets of products throughout their life-cycle, including phases of high volatility
    • Defines a comprehensive set of KPIs, monitors business performance and initiate efforts to adjust strategy and operations to ensure expected business outcomes
    • Provides informal leadership to product managers and product owners of related products, increasing their effectiveness and preparing them for broader span of control
    • Demonstrates consistent innovation at the product level, resulting in significant improvement of commercial performance and thought leadership in the market
    • Engages deeply with engineering, particularly at a leadership level, to ensure alignment and accept their work product
    • Drives improvements to product management and product development theory and practice, driving continuous operational improvement
    • Makes decisions impacting large, strategic products or small sets of related products
    • Ensures decisions are cascaded through impacted product managers and product owners and that associated plans are executed
    • Drives fundamental innovation that may result in entirely new products or significant changes to existing products


    Who are you?

    • 10 to 15 years’ relevant professional experience in tech/software industry, ideally with 5/7+ years in a product-related role
    • Proven work experience in product management
    • A proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
    • Knowledge and/or understanding of Multi-Sided Platform business models, SaaS/PaaS, Big Data, Data Management, Maps and Location-Based services preferred
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills to provide fact-based recommendations
    • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization
    • Experience managing others by influence, particularly other product managers or product owners
    • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization
    • Ability to collect relevant data and analyze it to produce recommendations and perform root-cause analysis
    • Ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions
    • Self-starter with ability to lead small and medium sized projects
    • BA/BS or MS in Engineering or Business

    HERE is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.




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