Product Manager – Renewables Division, HOMER Energy

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August 23, 2022
At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely! Our comprehensive portfolio of renewable energy solutions help stakeholders plan, design, finance, build, invest, operate, maintain, and manage wind both on land and offshore, and solar throughout the project lifecycle and across the value chain. Working at UL means you will be part of a team delivering proven science, expert engineering, and innovative solutions that address the unique challenges of these industries (https// What You’ll Learn & Achieve At UL we are proud to offer innovative and leading products across the renewable energy landscape. To help us continue to grow our offerings, we are in search of an experienced Product Manager to lead our Hybrid (wind, solar, and storage) Renewable Energy Digital Products (HOMER). The Product Manager will be responsible for driving the product and business-planning process of our HOMER software. In this role * You will drive the strategic planning and road mapping for the Hybrid Digital Products (HOMER) working across cross-functional teams. This includes driving the execution of all lifecycle processes for the products including product research, market research, competitive analysis, planning, positioning, roadmap development, requirements development and product launch. * You will work closely with our Software Development team and implement quarterly planning to ensure that milestones and timelines are met following agile methodologies. * You will collaborate closely with engineering, production, marketing, and sales teams on the development, QA, and release of products and balance resources to ensure success for the entire organization. * You will analyze consumer needs, current market trends, assess current competitor offerings and appraise new product ideas. * You will actively participate and conduct product discovery, user experience, prototyping, and user testing sessions for the products. * You will help develop product position and messaging that differentiates HOMER across its primary market segments. * You will develop and implement appropriate go-to market plans, and drive product launches. What Makes You a Great Fit * University Degree (Equivalent to Bachelor's degree) in relevant field with proven experience overseeing all elements of the product development lifecycle * Ability to develop product strategy and translate it into detailed requirements for prototype construction and final product development. * Exceptional communication skills combined with strong presentation, writing, editing and public speaking skills. * Knowledge of the microgrid, distributed energy systems market landscape, and battery and hybrid (solar, wind) energy modeling is a plus. * You are a motivational leader, highly empathetic and effective at cross-functional team management What You’ll Experience Working At UL * Mission For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do. * People Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best. * Interesting work Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world. * Grow & achieve We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles. Learn More Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal. Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit https//
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