Product Manager (m/f/x)- HERE Navigation

Job Locations DE-Berlin | DE-Frankfurt
Requisition ID
Research & Development

What's the role?

HERE Navigation is HERE’s off-the-shelf offering for automotive embedded navigation. It delivers an always fresh, fully integrated navigation experience to car drivers around the globe. As a platformed solution, it enables OEMs to control the delivered experience remotely, allowing to update or upgrade the application in the field at any time. This does not only help improve the user experience, but also enables automotive OEMs to unlock recurring revenue streams from the sale of navigation-integrated services. HERE Navigation is a superset of HERE’s offering to the automotive market and one of the key products in its portfolio.


The HERE Navigation product management and engineering team mostly work out of Berlin, supported by further colleagues in Europe, the US and India. The team reaches out to automotive OEMs globally.

What's the role?

HERE Navigation (HNAV) Team is looking for a Product Manager to join their team in Berlin.


Following are the responsibilities:

  • You would be supporting HNAV customer engagements for an assigned region/account, which involves:
    • Supporting Sales and Business Solution Architects in pre-RfX product discussions, including:
      • Product pitches
      • Product demos
      • Solution definition for an upcoming customer program
      • Handling of objections and delivering the technical expertise in the sales channel
    • You will act as a key contact for regional Bid Management and Deal Desk Teams during the entire opportunity funnel, ensuring the product is always properly positioned until the nomination.
    • You will analyze customer requirements within the assigned product domains
    • You will support defending bids and securing nomination
  • You own several domains of the product (search, routing, traffic, parking etc.) involving:
    • Deriving market requirements for assigned domains resulting from customer exploration and RfX
    • Expanding and maintaining the product roadmap for the assigned domains
    • Aligning with internal stakeholders in the HNOD engineering organisation as well as HERE-internal dependencies and external partners on feature timelines, implementation effort and development plans
    • Crafting clear feature requirements and becoming the “business owner” in the scrum process followed to build your features including signing of features and documentation delivered
    • Creating customer/end-user facing product and feature descriptions as well as collateral (the latter supported by the Product Marketing team) 
    • Align on user flows and vanilla design together with the HERE Navigation UX team
    • Support UX research within the assigned domains
  • You support customer delivery programs:
    • Enabling Legal to craft product / program related contractual assets after nomination
    • Being the key PM contact for stakeholders in the delivery HERE delivery and technical support organizations
    • Identification and management of additional product requirements evolving during the integration phase (change requests)


On top of the above there are a few other central tasks, which will not be owned by you directly, but may require your contribution:

  • Product vision and evolution planning
  • Business case, financial and budget planning and monitoring
  • Monthly roadmap reviews and change control boards
  • Quarterly update to the HERE Sales team
  • Product reviews
  • Maintenance of the HERE Navigation licensing model

Who are you?

Must haves:

  • Degree in computer science, informatics or similar or very high technical affinity and proven track record of acting successfully as a PM
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience in embedded or mobile navigation application development for passenger vehicles or trucks
  • Proven track record of successful roadmap management of highly complex software products, including successful first-to-market and customer releases

Nice to have

  • Automotive industry experience, ideally from a Tier-1 position reaching out directly to the automotive OEM

What we offer:

  • A great work-life balance
  • 30 paid vacation days
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary plus bonus
  • BVG company ticket
  • Fantastic & talented people from 60+ countries worldwide
  • Brown bag talks, team events, BBQ on the rooftop and more!


Our culture is founded on openness, collaboration and honesty, with colleagues who are brilliant in their field, resilient, and above all, strive for the best. One team, where everyone makes a difference and everyone is heard. We care. Even in tough times.




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As part of HERE Technologies employment process, candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This offer and any related claims are subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment screening. This will involve employment, education, and criminal verification if applicable.


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.

Who are we?

HERE Technologies is a location data and technology platform company. We empower our customers to achieve better outcomes – from helping a city manage its infrastructure or a business optimize its assets to guiding drivers to their destination safely.


At HERE we take it upon ourselves to be the change we wish to see. We create solutions that fuel innovation, provide opportunity and foster inclusion to improve people’s lives. If you are inspired by an open world and driven to create positive change, join us. Learn more about us. Watch Video



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