Product Manager Private Cloud  

The Leaseweb Product Management Team is undergoing a period of rapid growth as it explores and develops new opportunities throughout our global offices. Because of this, we are currently looking for an experienced and talented Product Manager to join our Product Management team. Do you know the cloud and hosting market like the back of your hand? Are you passionate about technology and keen to develop and implement your own vision? Are you looking to join a fast moving, innovative company within the hybrid cloud and hosting industry? Get in touch.

What is the role about?

This Product Manager will be in charge of developing and executing the commercial product strategy for our VMWare Private Cloud products. As the market is moving to more hybrid infrastructures, our customers are increasingly shifting to Private Cloud next to or replacing their dedicated server hosting infrastructures. To accelerate this shift, we are looking for a Private Cloud rockstar. 

You will help us grow cloud business through a combination of using your product expertise, insight into market and competition, and top-notch communication skills. You will develop a deep knowledge of our current offerings, map out the market, and identify the gaps. In close collaboration with sales, marketing, product owners and scrum teams, you will ensure that the right features are developed, launched, and maintained over the course of their lifecycle.

Your main goals are to drive commercial success for your category - by providing analysis and insight into the competitive landscape and industry trends, develop commercial collateral and training. As well as having solid and competitive pricing in place. You will guide product positioning and messaging.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the product category strategy and execution
  • Maintain and optimize the overall value stream of the product by defining the commercial terms (pricing strategy and channel commercials), facilitating deals, and enabling the sales channels
  • Interact with both current and potential customers to develop a deep understanding of their needs
  • Translate technology into relevant value propositions
  • Responsible for a clear and competitive portfolio of services
  • Ensuring that the right infrastructure (make, buy, or partner) for the delivery of products is in place and optimized during their life-cycle
  • Leading the go-to-market for the various functional organizations (e.g. sales, legal, marketing, engineering, customer care), needed to make the proposition commercially successfull
  • Deliver the sales tooling and training to enable sales to be successful
  • Act as thought leader for customers through online and live engagement and to industry analysts, helping to position Leaseweb globally 

Who are you?

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 6+ years of international as a Product (Marketing) Manager or equivalent
  • Strong commercial drive (profitability, pricing, targets)
  • Outstanding communication skills, excellent command of English
  • An excellent understanding of product management, balanced with the capability to work well with sales, marketing and technical specialists.
  • Analytical mindset
  • Thrives in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Marketing required
  • Knowledge of the market and industry (ISP, Cloud or hosting)
  • Collaborative by nature with an open and engaging style

Recruitment agency? Thank you for your interest, but we are sourcing all our candidates directly. We appreciate you trying anyway but please keep in mind that any unsolicited profiles you send us will be treated as direct applications.

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