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Assistant Vice President, Product Management, LGS

Montreal, CA, QC H4P 2G7

Jan 1, 2022

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The dormakaba Group is one of the top three companies in the global market for access and security solutions. The company is a single source provider of products, solutions and services related to doors and secure access to buildings and rooms. No matter where you are, if you need reliable and innovative access and security solutions, we will provide you high quality service – in hotels, shops, sports facilities, airports, hospitals, at home or in the office. Around the globe.


With over 16,000 employees worldwide (over 500 in Montreal), dormakaba is present in over 130 countries and has more than 150 years of experience. The dormakaba Group is headquartered in Rümlang, Switzerland, and generates annual revenues of over 3 billion dollars CAD.


dormakaba offers you a career not a job. Join us now and make a real difference in creating the next generation of products and services. Visit our website www.dormakaba.com



Purpose of the Function


Responsible for the overall product management of the LGS (lodging) Systems from launch through all steps of the life cycle management. Member of the LGS Leadership Team ensuring key contribution to the business vision and strategy and collaboration with key stakeholders.



Key responsibilities


Responsibility for the Systems, Mobile Access, Integration and Locks & Hardware:

  • Define product, services & integrations strategies, and goals in line with the overall LGS strategy
  • Gather and prioritize solution requirements coming from sales, channel partners and the customers
  • Develop business cases with sales teams «business owner», and manage into road map per global LGS strategic objectives
  • Manage the product development backlog and prioritizing upcoming work to be done for area of responsibility
  • Oversee the Investment Application Submission process for all new product development project
  • Constructively communicate and work with Engineering, Sales, Customer Service and other departments for alignment, teamwork, and optimal work processes
  • Monitor activities and offerings by competitors, potential partners, and adjacent businesses in our markets 
  • Be a proactive innovation and market share growth driver aligned with the established global LGS strategy 
  • Manage and optimize the Product Management team, motivate, guide, and hold each team member accountable for their respective areas of responsibilities  
  • Insure seamless and sustained integration of the systems into the Lodging product line
  • Perform cost, price and margin analysis, product demand analysis and price list management (Webstore and available price lists)
  • Manage price lists and support the sales teams and SBO’s with pricing
  • Continue to streamline, consolidate, and standardize the LGS product offering though road map and end of life activities
  • Manage the product marketing and communication strategy for LGS globally
  • Cooperate with the marketing group on launch plans, technical documentation, company literature such as instructions, brochures, installation guides, manuals, websites, and any other deliverable from the market shared resources group
  • Help developing training programs and train other departments and regions to secure the needed product knowledge is passed on to perform their various functions (project management, sales, and support)
  • Communicate relevant product changes to all functional departments and the market
  • Travel to occasional trade shows and corporate accounts to help discuss technical data with customers. Other business travel maybe required from time to time
  • Communicate constructively and effectively with cross-functional teams in all departments
  • Create dashboard and report monthly on progress and revenue development
  • Closely track, benchmark and report activities on regular basis according to established reporting process at any given time
  • Continue the journey towards a recurring business model and SaaS and recurring revenue model
  • Other general & specified duties may be assigned


Qualifications required




We offer


  • A fast-growing international company
  • A stimulating, fast and friendly work environment
  • An opportunity to highly contribute to the success of the company
  • Competitive global compensation
  • Free parking and on-site cafeteria
  • A 3-minute walk from Namur metro station.


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