Product Manager, Building Insulation Rockwool Nordics

Denmark
13 September 2021
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Building our reputation and promoting our products

We have an exceptional position in our market, and we have built a great brand. Your mission is to tell the story about who we are, what we deliver and put our solutions in the spotlight to reveal the secrets behind modern living. Addressing the key benefits of our solutions and conveying their sustainable benefits is vital for ROCKWOOL’s continuous growth. As a strong communicator, you will help proactively maintain our reputation across various stakeholder groups and build trust in our communities.

ROCKWOOL Nordics is currently seeking a Product Manager for building insulation and facades (GBI & Facades). Your role is to lead product management within GBI & Facades in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland.


Your Responsibilities and Tasks

As a product manager you are responsible for all the products within your segment (i.e. the GBI & Facades segment). This responsibility includes technical aspects, such as ensuring updated documentation and specifications are valid, as well as commercial aspects including prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product strategy, and working closely with production, sales and marketing to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The product manager also ensures the product supports the company’s overall strategy and goals.

As a product manager in Rockwool Nordics your responsibility is to ensure we have the best match between market needs and our offerings. You will work closely with Group Development in developing and adapting solutions to the Nordic markets. You will be part of the Product Management and Insights team (8 people) and part of Rockwool Nordics Marketing (25 people). The position is based at the ROCKWOOL Nordics HQ in Hedehusene.

As product manager, your main tasks will be:

  • Drive yearly planning cycle from market intelligence to implementation: Identify P&L/operational performance trends. Develop product concepts and business cases within PM area. Lay out clear product strategies.
  • Translate customer needs into winning value propositions. Get clear understanding of local markets and competition. Gain deep & close customer insights. Translate customer needs into winning customer value propositions. Define product development specifications. Guide product development projects.
  • Project manager for strategic product-related projects. Ensure proper technical documentation and specifications (incl. monitoring necessary tests and managing certifications). Optimize product portfolio to ensure up-to-date products, introduction of new products, and phasing-out of old products.
  • Communicate broadly: Ensure correct technical information broadly and keep the organization updated on new products and obsolete products. Assist marketing managers in product launches. Train and challenge sales forces.
  • Day-to-day support to sales forces: Manage product requests from sales and customers. Assist in extraordinary sales projects when expert knowledge within PM area is required.
  • Knowledge management: Keep product information and documentation up-to-date and improve continuously. Share knowledge and know-how with colleagues. 

Your Skills & Experience

In this role, you will achieve success by practicing strong product management competencies including a well-structured overview of complexity in our products and the market.

To do that, you are expected to be well experienced in product management. You have at least 5 years of experience in product management – ideally related to the building industry. You have a technical background in engineering, building construction or similar. You can think strategically AND work operationally. You are an excellent communicator.

You also possess solid project and stakeholder management skills, enabling you to work across borders and levels in a large organisation and gain support and engagement around your processes until they reach completion.

You will ideally have experience working internationally across a range of markets (preferably in the Nordics region). It is essential that you are fluent (written and spoken) in English and at least one other Scandinavian language. You will also be open and flexible for occasional travel within the Nordics for collaboration with local colleagues.

Your Opportunity

In this position, you will join ROCKWOOL in their exciting and ground-breaking path towards sustainability. ROCKWOOL wants to harness the power of nature to create products with meaning, and you will play an important role in making it possible through solid analytics and pushing for innovative solutions. You will be a key player and influence how ROCKWOOL Nordics delivers on its strategy.

Our solutions and business development is a vital part of our growth. You will get to shape and develop ROCKWOOL solutions in the Nordics and impact how we move our business forward.   

You will engage with key stakeholders in the ROCKWOOL Nordics organization as well as at a ROCKWOOL Group level. You will be part of an international family-owned business based on solid values and work with colleagues that have a true a passion for what they do, joining a historic brand with strong presence, growth objectives, and focus on sustainability.

About ROCKWOOL

ROCKWOOL purpose is simple and compelling: to release the natural power of stone to enrich modern living. With more than 11,000 colleagues in 39 countries, ROCKWOOL is the world leader in stone wool solutions.

ROCKWOOL Nordics operates in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. With an organization of about 1000 employees and in the four Nordic countries and a product line served by four factories, ROCKWOOL Nordics remains fully committed to providing the very best services to customers.


ROCKWOOL products save energy and water and reduce CO2 emissions, protect buildings from the spread of fire; reduce waste; improve acoustic comfort, building performance and aesthetics; and enhance Precision Growing, thereby improving the efficiency of fresh food production.

While the stone ROCKWOOL use may be millions of years old, what ROCKWOOL do with it is cutting-edge. Every day, ROCKWOOL colleagues are developing and applying new technologies to release yet more potential of stone wool to enrich modern living.

We look forward to hearing from you

Please send your English CV and cover letter before 11th of October or as soon as possible. For additional information please contact Ole Fiil Nielsen, Head of Product Management, Business Development & Insight via ofn@rockwool.com.

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