• Product Innovation Manager

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Requisition ID
    Product Marketing & Management
  • What's the role?

    As a Product Innovation Manager, he or she will be championing from product ideation to product execution by creating cross functional highly efficient teams, utilizing and integrating their skill sets, motivating through clear direction, and cultivating for continuous improvement by providing specific and immediate feedback. You will lead by example and provide a disruptive product vision, expertise to the team, and consistent communication to the entire Core Map Group.

    Additionally, he or she will responsible to create a product definition with business case, check the market validity and capability feasibility, and drive for formal buy-in from the leadership team.


    The Product Innovation Manager will be part of Growth Through Innovation Group inside the Core Map Organization of HERE.


    • Accelerate the creation of market insights and new ideas through opportunities such as ideation workshops and campaigns.
    • Provide leadership on pre-screening of new idea proposals – will need to understand relevant dimensions related to idea proposals such as: market, maturity, suitability, capabilities, risk, and value-capture analysis.
    • Create and manage cross-functional teams to conceptualize and define products, create proof of concepts, and develop/present business cases to the Leadership Team for decision making as part of the New-To-World pipeline.
    • Function as key stakeholder for new product development – will be proactive in engaging internal teams (R&D, Operations, Quality, Finance, Sales, Business Units and Regional Product Management), building consensus, create support – be a ‘product evangelizer’.

    Who are you?

    • Experienced product manager and innovator (9+ years in a relevant environment)
    • Embrace ambiguity with creative and innovative thinking
    • Strategic and business thinker (experience in creating and presenting business cases)
    • Able to influence and communicate with impact in several levels of the company
    • Motivate through clear direction
    • Engineering background or similar qualification
    • MBA highly preferred

    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



    You will be part of a highly passionate and creative ‘Innovation Team’, within HERE Core Map organization, with a sole purpose of generating growth opportunities by exploring key market problems, discovering meaningful solutions, and establishing strategy & execution plan for market disruption.


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