Product Manager - Oceansmart
Oceaneering International, Inc
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1d ago

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 or the UK.

Duties & Responsibilities


Translate business strategy into product strategy

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


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


  • Attend workshops, trade shows, and seminars to keep up-to-date on changes in the industry.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position has supervisory responsibilities
  • Reporting Relationship

  • Reports to the Director, Maritime Digital Products, Sales & Marketing

    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience

    Excellent understanding of Bulk Maritime Supply chain including chartering, brokering, and voyage / vessel operations / management.

    Extensive experience working with Maritime / trade software and outsourcing services


    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 air travel

    Physical Activity / Requirements

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    This position is considered LIGHT work.


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