VP Product / Autonomous Robots

ANYbotics is a fast-growing tech company dedicated to shaping the future of mobile robotics across multiple industries. Join our highly talented and motivated team of more than 90 people and work on cutting-edge robot technology.
The Opportunity
We’re looking for a VP Product who will play a pivotal role in the future of our company. You will work closely with your Product Management team as you build our product organization in close collaboration with the CEO and ANYbotics Executive team. You will need to “roll up your sleeves” in the beginning and directly apply your product management skillset as you build the team and, in your role as VP Product, represent Product Management on an organizational level. You will have the opportunity to directly apply your knowledge and experience to establish a scalable product structure in our organization. You will evolve the product strategy and oversee the prioritization (e.g., roadmap), creation, and delivery of business value from our new and continuously evolving robotic systems, application payloads, and strategic integration partnerships. You are responsible to grow and lead our team of Product Managers and Product Marketing Managers, supporting them to drive the entire product lifecycle and create alignment across the organization. 
The Market & Our Technology
ANYbotics transforms the industrial sector by introducing robotics to a wide range of novel applications that so far were beyond reach (see our case studies in ChemicalsOil & GasRailwaysWind EnergyMining, Construction). Our customers are large asset operators and service providers of industrial plants pioneering the use of robotics technology for inspection and maintenance. Our solution enables autonomous routine inspections and monitoring of large-scale industrial facilities for increased safety and productivity. We develop numerous customized hardware systems, including the entire robotic platform, actuators, sensors, inspection payloads, charging systems, as well as all software to enable world-class mobility, autonomy and AI driven inspection insights. We have proven the technology and the business impact to our customers in long-term pilot projects and are scaling up sales of our commercial solution.

Your contributions

    • Complete and continually strengthen our product strategy and offering, maximizing product-market and product-solution fit
    • Facilitate our collaborative roadmapping process, resulting in a clear view of customer value and a strong alignment of the development projects with the business impact
    • Shape our go-to-market strategies and oversee their well-coordinated execution
    • Establish structures to manage the product lifecycle across all product lines
    • Build a Product Management team including Product Marketing, able to perform at scale in global markets across a broad portfolio of products and technologies
    • Lead and empower a diverse and engaged product team and ensure personnel coaching and development
    • Advocate “product thinking” across the organization to identify new and innovative product opportunities
    • Establish and nurture strategic partnerships with application payload and integration solution providers

Your profile

    • You have played a leading role in developing and deploying a high-growth product: You or your product team achieved measurable success with a complex product, e.g., 1+ million users, from 0 to multiple millions revenue (ARR)
    • You have built, led and grown a cross-functional product management team (including recruiting, coaching, performance management)
    • Your experience includes an enterprise product in a B2B business, ideally consisting of both software & hardware of a radically new technology/product
    • You are experienced in leading the product vision, strategy, and roadmapping process and have previously contributed to go-to-market strategies and product marketing
    • You are experienced with a broad set of product management concepts and are able to vocalize/visualize the principles as actionable directions
    • You have an entrepreneurial mindset, strong analytical thinking, distinctive product instincts, and creativity
    • You are an excellent communicator verbally and in writing, and you are strong in visual communications and digital collaboration

Bonus points

    • Leadership experience in a high-tech startup during a similar growth stage
    • Existing expertise in industries like power generation, chemicals, manufacturing, oil & gas, mining, construction
We offer you a very exciting and dynamic work environment, the opportunity to become part of a fast-growing company and an ambitious team that is on a mission to change the industrial inspection market, a chance to leverage your experience and bring in your own ideas, a fair market salary, an attractive employee stock ownership plan, and a job in the city of Zurich.