We’re at a turning point in history. Climate change is changing the world faster than ever before. Utilities will play a crucial role in the transformation of our society to fight climate change and become carbon-neutral, while at the same time making sure people and businesses can continue to use energy supply like they’ve been used to for so many years.
At Gorilla, we’re determined to not stay aside, but to make a real impact on the utility industry by providing data services that allow utilities to play the role they need to play in the quest for a net-zero society. By building something that solves a real problem, and by being the best at what we do.
As a product manager energy applications you serve as the primary point of contact between the engineering team, SME, the platform team and external stakeholders. You will work closely with a Subject Matter Expert (SME) who holds deep knowledge of the market, and a team of algorithm developers to translate market needs into game-changing products on the Gorilla platform. You bridge the gap between technical intricacies and market requirements, ensuring products align with customer needs. You work closely with sales & marketing teams, supporting them with necessary product knowledge and materials to succeed in the market. You foster a culture of continuous improvement and innovation within the product team.
- Facilitate go-to-market strategies and positioning.
- Lead product launches.
- Collaborate with marketing teams to create compelling promotional materials, including presentations, product sheets, and case studies.
- Conduct market research to identify opportunities and threats.
- Analyze market sizing, market trends and competitor products to ensure our energy applications stand out.
- Align with the SME and engineering teams to streamline the development process.
- Prioritize features, enhancements, and bug fixes based on objectives, customer feedback, business value, and technical considerations.
- Ensure that the product backlog is clear, detailed, and continually refined.
- Create a safe space for developers and the SMEs to voice questions and doubts.
- Define, measure, and optimize key product metrics to track the success and areas of improvement.
- Regularly communicate product updates, timelines, and feedback loops with all stakeholders.
- Make sure all documentation and learning materials are up to date with latest releases.
- Engage with customers and customer success to gather feedback, and ensure that the voice of the customer is heard and incorporated into the product.
- Collaborate with customer support teams to address and anticipate product-related concerns.
- Lead user-testing sessions and be involved in early adopter programs to ensure product-market fit.
- Understand the financial aspects of product development.
- Allocate resources effectively, balancing short-term deliverables with long-term product health and innovation.
- Make informed decisions on product feature development, taking into account the expected and actual effect on product (hosting) cost.
- Keep an eye on product margins over time, communicate on it and adjust when necessary and/or possible