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Global Business Development Manager - Crane Products

Product Management | Bergen, Norway, Norway
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Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at​.

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.

Aanderaa Data Instruments AS, is recognized worldwide for quality solutions, instruments and sensors. We have been working within the Offshore Crane Instrumentation Market for more than 40 years, establishing the well-known product brand – MIPEG.

We are now looking for a Business Development and Product Manager who will be able to expand and maintain our market position. Our ideal candidate has sufficient technical expertise to understand and communicate our solutions and is motivated to meet customers, seek, and explore opportunities.

The Offshore Crane Segment is part of the Aanderaa Ocean & Coastal markets. The MipegX system is a well renowned product ensuring crane safety around the world. Our customers are worldwide and we work through local distributors and partners, but also sell direct to certain regions and end-users. We are looking for a candidate who will be able to maintain a good overview of existing and up-coming projects, customers, and market trends. International travelling, product presentation and working exhibitions to secure our excellent market position, will be part of your normal duty.

We seek to recruit from a broad range of candidates and encourage applications to allow us to continue to build a diverse workforce.


  • Sales worldwide to hit targets for the Offshore Crane segment
  • Setup and manage distribution in selected markets
  • Maintain a sales pipeline
  • Visit key customers and ensure good relationship with key partners
  • Product management over the lifecycle of the Crane products to:
    •  product fulfils customer demands and is priced correctly
    • ensure sales and marketing materials are up to date
    • forecasting of volumes to enable Manufacturing and Supply planning processes
    • certifications of product is maintained
    • VOC for new products


  • Minimum 3 year technical education in the fields of Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation, Automation, or similar
  • Experience with international sales of technical product
  • Used to working both with Face to Face sales and Virtual Selling
  • Comfortable of doing product demos for customers, virtually or in-person
  • Experience with sales pipeline management, product strategy formulation, and global marketing strategy
  • Enthusiastic and Comfortable in operating in the area between technology, economy, business development and strategy
  • Understanding of certification of products wrt CE, ATEX/IECEX 
  • Good command of Norwegian and English written and verbal
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