Strategic Product Manager China (m/f/d)

Based in Shanghai, Changning District
Reference number: 8961 



The Strategic National Product Manager is responsible for the local product strategy and portfolio management and leads the Product Management team. The product strategy is defined based on local product requirements, necessary approvals and competitor benchmarking in close cooperation with the experts in the local team. The sales per product are monitored regularly and proposals for product promotions, discontinuations or modification are made. The Strategic National Product Manager is responsible for the proper product documentation according to the local requirements.   



  • Recruit, develop and manage the required resources of the Product Management team
  • Requirements management and product strategy 
    • Define product requirements based on market feedback, trends and competitor analysis
    • Define local product strategy and align with central product roadmap 
  • Sales monitoring and lifecycle management
    • Regular monitoring of the sales performance per product
    • Proposal for product promotions, phase out or new product introduction
  • Approval strategy
    • Identify the relevant approvals
    • Define the approval strategy in order to ensure compliance to local regulatory requirements
  • Competitor benchmarking
    • Monitor local competitors
    • Propose candidates for competitor benchmark
    • Support the local benchmarking process
  • Product documentation
    • Provide requirements for the product documentation according to the local needs
    • Check and update product documentation to fit to the local market


Profile:  The person….

  • has Master of Business and/or Engineering
  • has long-term experience in product management including product strategy and portfolio management 
  • has experience and technical understanding in working with products in need of explanation as well as in requirements and market research
  • has supported in development projects
  • ideally knows about the market and the target groups and has a good sense for the customers
  • demonstrates leadership skills, creating an environment of trust and cooperation
  • is strong in presentation and communication
  • is flexible and has a high willingness to travel
  • Fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin)




Our Offer
At RATIONAL you will find a dynamic company, extremely successful on an international level and is likely to grow even more – this makes your area of responsibility extremely exciting and multifaceted. We rely on a lean, process-oriented organization, where personal responsibility is not an empty word but actively promoted as well. In addition we offer our “entrepreneur within his enterprise” an attractive performance-based remuneration package.


Our Company
RATIONAL is the global market and technology leader for thermal preparation of meals. Thanks to the use of high-tech-solutions, for professional kitchens all over the globe, its growth and earnings strength is exceptional and sustainable. The turnover exceeds 649 Million Euro and our world market share has reached above 50%. Over 2.200 employees profit from this development. If you are as enthusiastic about these figures as we are, we look forward to receiving your online application.


So please apply via our portal, we are curious to hear what you have to say. Should you have any questions Petra Keller is more than happy to help.