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Head of Digital Portfolio & Business Development

Singapore, Singapore
Product Management, Portfolio & Innovation

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English (UK)

Job Description

Critical Dimensions: Responsible for region digital portfolio management in collaboration with HQ for developing and delivering digital platforms and products in line with Siemens Building Technology strategy. Owns roadmap and delivery of key digital platforms and defines and delivers customer-facing products. Manage internal and external portfolio, external partners and acts as portfolio product owner for internal agile delivery teams. Operationally coordinate with global on digital products and platforms. Perform Business Development based on the portfolio to ensure market relevance and demand.

Main Purpose: This role ensures that the Siemens digital platforms are fit for purpose, performant, and future focused, and that the customer-facing products built on these platforms provide optimal value to the business and our customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Define vision, strategy and roadmap for strategic digital platforms in your portfolio and ensure delivery against these
  • Ensure the optimal development of digital products in your portfolio
  • Build strong and collaborative relationships with Business Engagement Managers, business stakeholders and colleagues internal and external to ensure deep understanding of different perspectives and requirements and to create trust
  • Select, contract and effectively manage external agencies and suppliers as required, including via blended internal/external delivery models
  • Manage regional demand on digital development as required
  • Escalate risks and issues appropriately and proactively to resolve blockers and ensure timely delivery of agreed business outcomes
  • Collaborate and coordinate with HQ on portfolio releases, contents and training
  • Review and build partners relationship in the region

Qualifications

  • Good bachelor’s degree, ideally in a relevant subject such as Computer Science
  • Professional certifications in relevant subjects

Essential Knowledge

  • Experience of B2B2C digital product development, including full product lifecycle, and development of multiple high-usage, high-profile digital products
  • Strong IT experience
  • Significant experience of digital platform development, including in-depth expertise in at least one specialist area from eCommerce / content / personal data / discovery / social
  • Significant experience in the product owner role with agile teams on both platform and product development
  • Thorough practical understanding of digital development technologies and disciplines e.g. UX, business analysis, UI design, architecture, testing, technology infrastructure
  • Able to lead inexperienced teams and stakeholders in iterative product development techniques driven by market response
  • Ability to build strong relationships across diverse groups, translating technical concepts for business audiences, and business concepts for technical audiences.
  • Keen interest in emerging technologies to support and enhance consumer experience at interview and application

Desirable

  • Experience of Digital Transformation
  • Have a strong acumen to fit portfolio to customer pain-points
  • Hands-on background in a practical digital discipline
  • Experience of working in a highly regulated sector, such as Government, Healthcare, Utilities
  • Knowledge of integrating and collaborating with traditional development approaches such as Prince 2, ITIL, MSP or PMI

Skills

  • Iterative digital product management techniques including e.g. analytics and optimization
  • Understanding of digital platform capabilities in at least one specialist area (eCommerce, content, personal data, discovery, social)
  • Product strategy and planning
  • Digital development, including back end and infrastructure as well as design and front end development
  • Stakeholder and relationship management
  • Business prioritization in complex stakeholder environments
  • Partner management

Job ID: 92120

Organisation: Building Technologies

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time





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