Thule Group is a world leader in products that make it easy to bring the things you care for — easily, securely and in style — when living an active life. Under the motto Active Life, Simplified. — we offer products within Sport&Cargo Carriers (e.g. roof racks, roof boxes and carriers for transporting cycling, water and winter sports equipment, and rooftop tents mounted on a car), Active with Kids (e.g. bicycle trailers, buggies and child bike seats), RV Products (e.g. awnings, bike racks and tents for motorhomes and caravans) and Packs, Bags & Luggage (e.g. hiking backpacks, luggage and camera bags).
Thule Group has about 2,300 employees at 9 production facilities and 35 sales offices worldwide. The Group’s products are sold in 140 markets and in 2019, sales amounted to SEK 7 billion.
About Thule Group
At Thule Group, we share a desire to make it easy for people to spend more time enjoying an active live. For more than 75 years, the Thule brand has been offering innovative solutions to simplify life’s adventures. Our focus has been totally focused on developing smart, stylish products that are environmentally sound, high quality, safe, and easy to use. All so you can bring the things you care most about. Over the last decade we have grown our portfolio of products that make it easier for parents to bring their kids with them when going on a hike, biking to the park or just strolling around the neighborhood.
The Active with Kids product category has thanks to multiple award winning products like our Thule Urban Glide jogging stroller, Thule Chariot multi-sport trailers and Thule Yepp Nexxt bike seats been the fastest growing category within the Thule Group with yearly double digit growth and a revenue of more than 700 MSEK in 2019. We are now continuing the journey with an ambitious plan to launch many more products in the coming years. To be able to drive that growth we are now strengthening the Product Management team within Active with Kids and are looking for a driven, internationally experienced product manager with strong business acumen. Join us and be part of making Thule Group’s future within the juvenile category.
The Product Manager will be the Global lead product manager for one of the categories within Active with Kids. This means the responsibility to drive and define the global category plan for the subcategory, including:
What we offer
We are a global Product Management team made up of driven individuals who share a passion to provide great new products for parents. We work in close collaboration across empowered global teams that don’t settle for anything less than excellence! The role provides you the opportunity to drive one of Thule Group’s consumer product categories. In partnership with the Marketing & Brand and Communications team – you will shape our story from the very first chapter. Collaborating with a wide range of key functions such as Product Strategy, Retail, Business Operations, Design, Consumer Experience you will define, develop and lead initiatives that move the needle for both our business and our brand. Uniting with Brand Strategy and Creative Strategy is essential on product positioning, messaging and key product content and own the consistency across all customer touch points.
We are a flat organization with a Go-Get-Attitude, and we act as a strong team to get things done to enable the business to be successful. We work with speed and engagement in a collaborative manner.
You will be based out of Thule Group HQ in Malmö, Sweden and be part of the Global Active with Kid Product Management Team and report to the Director Product management, Active with Kids.
How to apply
We will run the initial interview via a 30 min teams-video meeting starting from October 1 up until October 16 - followed by in depth interviews and personality test once the application submission is closed.
Submit your application as soon as possible through our website www.thulegroup.com/en/open-positions. We want your application no later than October 16, 2020.
You will report to Director Product Management Active with Kids, Beatrice Råvik Janzon who is able to answer more detailed questions concerning this position, telephone number +46 40 635 90 29
We look forward to your application!