Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Energy / Commodity Trading, Supply Chain Management
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Company Profile

Oceaneering's Maritime Insight Team is on a mission to drive change in the maritime industry. By combining innovative technologies with skilled expertise we offer solutions that increase transparency, reduce conflicts of interest and provide significant savings in time and money. Our mission's success depends on us building a team of diversified, highly skilled individuals with passion, commitment, determination and a will to succeed. Join our team now!
Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.


Position Summary

As OCEANSMART Product Manager the role leads the strategy, planning, delivery and in-life optimization of the OCEANSMART product, translating business strategy into product strategy. The Product Manager will develop a vision and roadmap for the product based on input from internal stakeholders, customers, market research and their own industry insight. They will work closely with Business Analysis Development/Engineering and other teams to deliver products that align with this vision, meet market needs and are delivered to a consistently high-quality standard. They will develop a forecast for the product based on input from marketing, sales, market analysts and their own experience and manage its delivery. They will identify the key benefits and value of products. This will be used to create and maintain marketing plans and collateral (including web updates, product training materials and sales training).

While the preference is for this position may be located in Stavanger, Norway, it may also be located in Houston, Texas.



Duties & Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL

  • Translate business strategy into product strategy
  • Own the product roadmap
  • Execute product strategy
  • Drive action throughout the organization to get products to market
  • Plan and carry out product launches
  • Manage product profitability and commercial success - own the business case
  • Provide insight to stakeholders on the product and market
  • Provide product marketing with insights on key differentiators and messages
  • Write high-level requirements
  • Manage all aspects of in-life products, including customer feedback, requirements, and issues

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand and commit to the vision and innovation in the MIP business plan and work tirelessly to execute on the strategy
  • Define the product strategy and roadmap
  • Manage the product throughout its lifecycle from concept to end-of-life
  • Collect, manage and maintain traceability of requirements from all stakeholders across product releases
  • Write the business case for investments and gain internal approval
  • Write Product Requirements and Market Requirements documents
  • Work with internal stakeholders and third parties to assess and establish partnerships
  • Be the recognized expert in the business on the product, the market, relevant technology and the competition.
  • Develop core positioning and messaging for the product
  • Monitor, report and improve product performance
  • Run trials and MVPs, develop and deliver industry user groups
  • Commission market and competitor research
  • Promote the product to sales teams through sales training sessions,
  • Develop and deliver training through Customer Success
  • Collate feedback from sales and customers
  • Evangelize the product internally and externally
  • Be recognised as a leader in the business and build relations with business stakeholders
  • Contribute to the marketing required to launch products
  • Deliver a regular (e.g. monthly) volume, revenue and profit forecasts


Qualifications

REQUIRED

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience
  • 5+ years experience working with Maritime/trade software and outsourcing services

DESIRED

  • Excellent understanding of Bulk Maritime Supply chain including chartering, brokering, and voyage/vessel operations/management.
  • Masters in Business Administration
  • A desire to change an industry that has never desired change
  • Desire to be a part of working from a small team to a major operation
  • Must be a team player
  • A person whose motivation is tipped towards live to work is preferred to work to live.
  • Ability to quickly learn new products, interfaces, and processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in an Agile environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi team environment (in person and distributed)

 

Working Conditions

This position requires significant travel which is characterized as follows:

  • Regular customer travel
  • Regular air travel


Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

Oceaneering pushes the frontiers of deep water, space and motion entertainment environments to execute with new, leading-edge connections to solve tomorrow’s challenges, today.

 

As the trusted subsea connection specialist, our experience combined with the depth and breadth of our portfolio of technologies allows us to engineer solutions for the most complex subsea challenges. From routine to extreme, our integrated products, services, and innovative solutions safely de-risk operational systems, increase reliability, and enable a lower total cost of ownership.

 

We are connecting what’s needed with what’s next as the world’s largest ROV operator and the leading ROV provider to the oil and gas industry with over 300 systems operating worldwide. With our safety-focused and innovative approach, we responsively and decisively react to subsea challenges while providing solutions swiftly and efficiently.


Oceaneering is ranked in the Oilfield Services Top 10 in Rigzone's 2019 Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.