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Global Product Manager - UCR Treatment


Do you wish to play an active part in building healthy, sustainable environments?

At Wavin, we have a ‘calling’ … to service. A purpose. To build healthy, sustainable environments. And where is our help most needed? The very places we live in: our cities. Our cities’ drinking water is leaking away, greenery has been disappearing, streets are flooding after heavy rainfall and its sewer systems are outdated, polluting our groundwater. It’s time to join forces and build long-lasting cities. It’s time for you to join our team! 


At Wavin, we engage and collaborate with city leaders, engineers, planners and installers to help make cities future-proof and buildings comfortable and energy-efficient. As a pioneer in sustainable water infrastructure, we focus on creating positive change in the world, guided by our purpose of Building Healthy, Sustainable Environments.


We want to build a team of champions. That’s why Wavin is currently looking for a Global Product Manager UCR Treatment to join our team within European Union. If you want to make a difference and work for a purpose-led company, please read on.


The role

The Global Product Manager will be part of the global Urban Climate Resilience team, responsible for defining product range strategies in the UCR market segment that will support the achievement of our commercial goals. An important part of this role is to define and launch new products for new markets.


You will report to the Global BU Director Urban Climate Resilience, however, there will also be considerable interaction within our Technology & Innovation center, the territory and local sales and marketing organizations, procurement and supply chain departments and the local production departments, which gives you the opportunity to work with a high diversity of people, on difference organization levels, in different cultures.


Your responsibilities:

  • Responsible for strategy roadmap development, preparation and implementation of UCR solutions to reach the defined sales & margin target and grow the business globally

  • Take complete ownership for timely initiation of required innovations for the market segment and builds business cases for development, investment and launch of global projects.

  • Check opportunities and threats for business in the relevant market segment and translate (future) customer needs into business opportunities.

  • Responsible for defining which standard are relevant for Global product ranges.


Our requirements:

  • Master degree of Bachelor degree with a high level of analytical skills

  • Minimum 8 years of product management experience in the water sector in a high performing B2B organization and experience in contributing towards a successful, solution based selling effort (project sales)

  • Experience in stormwater management, rainwater treatment and re-use is crucial for the role

  • You possess good communication skills and must be able to communicate effectively and engage people at all levels both internally and externally

  • Ability to work independently with strategic outlook; should have good Project Management skills and experience with commercializing new products

  • Experience of working with different calculation, configuration and selection tools are a plus

Wavin offers

Do you want to make a difference by building healthy, sustainable environments? As an international company requiring many different professional skills, we understand and celebrate diversity, inclusion and belonging. At Wavin, we encourage all our employees to develop their talent with great innovative programs, and to become the best version of themselves. Together, as a strong team, we grow, and deliver on our purpose every day.  Wavin is the place to be if you truly wish to make an impact. In addition to working with an enthusiastic, professional team in an international environment, we offer a competitive compensation and benefit package.




Wavin is active in the building and construction industry across multiple continents. Wavin is part of Orbia, a community of companies bound together by a shared purpose: to advance life around the world. Wavin is backed up by 65+ years of expertise and works with 10’500+ employees in 37 countries worldwide. Wavin is the largest business group in Orbia. Orbia has commercial activities in 100+ countries, 21’000+ employees and 120 production sites.


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Business Unit:  BU Wavin Europe (BU_WVN_44)
Functional Area:  FA Commercial (FA_COM_01)

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