Head of Commercial Product Management - Horizontal Services

Head of Commercial Product Management - Horizontal Services

I am Jonas Lindström and I am heading the Commercial Product Management (CPM) unit of Division X. Division X’s job is to build new businesses and markets to keep Telia moving forward. To do this, we combine Telia’s core capabilities with the agility and attitude of a start-up. We identify real customer value and apply the latest technologies to deliver it. We then develop it into a robust business that can stand on its own two feet.

The CPM unit is responsible for the portfolio, strategy, and management of our emerging business B2B portfolio involving IoT and Data Insights. We bring our products to all the Telia markets in the Nordics and Baltics. Right now we are looking for a Head of Commercial Product Management - Horizontal Services.

You are a a leader with a documented history of delivering product management by combining entrepreneurial product leadership with solid commercial knowledge in IoT or Analytics. Your main tasks include the overall responsibility for the teams that handles the Horizontal Services including connectivity, platform, and hardware products, ensuring the success of the related product portfolios. This role reports directly to the Head of Commercial Product Management within Division X.

The team

The teams work on a short and long-term horizon while maintaining a hands-on approach across their products and solution partners. The portfolio of products ranges from Internet of Things (IoT) to Data Insights (big data analytics) and leverages key emerging technologies.

The CPM unit owns the portfolio and is accountable for the following:

  • End-to-end Product Ownership (P&L)

  • Pricing for products

  • Product business cases (including funding)

  • Customer Experience

  • Commercial Solution Partner Management

  • Go to market design/plan

The horizontal team consists of approximately 10-12 direct reports with different domains and levels of expertise. The role includes the management of commercial product managers and partner managers. It requires close collaboration within the Product unit and with the Commercial, Marketing, Finance, and Operations teams.

Is this your next opportunity?

The role includes, but is not limited to:

  • Hiring, leading, managing, and coaching the Horizontal CPM teams

  • Leading, defining, anchoring, and communicating the product vision and strategy to all stakeholders and across all existing domains

  • Enabling the team to carry out the product strategy and owning the horizontal product roadmap

  • Supervising the release cadence of what is taken to market on-demand and ensuring the products are ready to be marketed, sold, delivered, and distributed

  • Ensuring there is a value adding ways of working in place through the full product life cycle, from product discovery, delivery through distribution

  • Securing lifecycle and hygiene for both products and solution partners

In our ever-changing environment, we need leaders and teams who dare to challenge the current, simplify the complex, and care for our co-workers, customers, and our society. We don’t believe in rigid hierarchies, rather in people who thrive within a self-leadership culture.

We set high goals for our business and ourselves. Through constant feedback and regular coaching, our leaders ensure we are on the right path. That is why we want driven and skilled people like you to join us in continuing to make our goals a reality.

Is this you?

We think that you are a passionate leader who thrives in a changing environment where you can make a difference to the members of your team. You believe in building a solid relationship with your team by being a good communicator and listener, setting examples, and putting your best foot forward.

Your personal competencies:

  • Entrepreneurial

  • Initiator

  • Result Oriented

  • Good Communicator

Your Experience:

  • Business or Technical Degree

  • Experience from supervising a product team, ideally focused on growth/emerging products.

  • Proven history of developing and bringing services to market with full development and operations lifecycle.

  • We see that you have managed technical products where tour customers are developers.

  • Experience from working with cross functional teams

  • Solid knowledge and experience in at least one of: IoT, SaaS, data analytics orplatform products

  • Understanding of finance and ability to create, analyze, and control a P&L

  • Good communication-, presentation-, and negotiation skills

  • Good knowledge of agile discovery and delivery methodologies and the experience to know how to pick the right tools from them

It’s more than just a job!

Regardless of the position you are looking for, we will give you the tools and support you need to grow both as a professional and as a person, with us. We can offer you your next big opportunity in a creative, motivating, and welcoming company where everyone can be themselves, with equal access to opportunities. We respect and value the diversity of people. In addition to an attractive and inclusive work environment, we also enable flexibility and offer a wide variety of employee benefits.


If you fancy joining my team, don’t hesitate to apply! If you want to know more about the job you are welcome to contact me at jonas.z.lindstrom@teliacompany.com or +46709615456.

We look forward to receiving your application and to make sure that your personal data is kept safely, we kindly ask you to apply through our recruitment system. We are not able to handle resumes via e-mail or equivalent. Selection will take place on an ongoing basis and this position might be filled before the application deadline. Application deadline is 2022-12-01.

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Mer info
Område Solna
Yrkesroll Organisation & ledning, Chefsbefattningar, Data & IT
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Hemsida https://www.teliacompany.com/sv/karriar/
Sista ansökningsdag 1 dec 2022 (4 dagar kvar)

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