Manager Product Management Team

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Our client is a multinational company active in automotive sector. They are looking for an experienced Manager Product Management Team for Bulgaria.


Manager Product Management Team


  • Develop and execute cross functional strategies and goals via quarterly updates and annual planning process;
  • Drive top line goals through active margin management of current business via monthly performance reviews, Develop roadmaps for future margin growth and drive alignment with operations and purchasing teams to achieve objectives;
  • Evaluate business proposals through cost estimating and discounted cash flow analysis;
  • As appropriate, play personal role in framing of major contracts by ensuring commercial terms and pricing strategies is supportive of business (financial and non-financial) objectives;
  • Work with cross-functional teams, including design engineering, process engineering, marketing, sales, planning, quality assurance, and operations in support of business goals;
  • Manage, motivate and develop 5-6 Program/Product Managers locally and remote; align priorities and ensure results;
  • Manage and ensure discipline to standardized internal processes for execution of new product development and change management;
  • Optimize and help solving problems in existing production processes;
  • Participate in global New Product Development (NPD) project teams to enable successful    launch of new products;
  • Initiate improvement plans for efficiency, capacity, costs, time and quality of production.
  • Keep in contact with other departments on process specifications, quality aspects, product specifications and continuity of equipment;
  • Analyze products and implement changes to improve the products and the processes.


Requested profile:

  • BS in Engineering is required.  Masters in Management or an MBA is preferred;
  • Demonstrated management skills including proven results in managing performance and developing employees;
  • 10 years of relevant experience in program and/or product/operations management experience in a high-technology environment with experience in financial management automotive experience;
  • Working knowledge of business finance (e.g. income statement, balance sheet, cash flow) and business case assessment through discounted cash flow analysis;
  • Excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills in English;
  • Familiarity with ISO90001, AIAG requirements and TS16949 quality system requirements is a plus.


Are you interested in this challenging position and it’s perspective within an international company group? Please contact us with your documented English application on: amalia [dot] marinescu [at] targetexecutivesearch [dot] com