Product Manager - Satellite | Norsat International Inc

Product Manager – Satellite

Department: Marketing
Reports to: VP, Sales & Marketing
Position Type: Permanent, Full Time 
Location: Richmond, BC


The Product Manager provides leadership in ensuring that Norsat products stay competitive in the market and that Norsat maintains an industry leadership position. The Product Manager will manage the full lifecycle of Norsat’s Satellite products.  The ideal candidate possesses a strong technical aptitude and business acumen and is a master of market research and developing business cases and market requirements documents with customer input.


  • Ownership of the success of our Satellite product line
  • Analyze features, pricing, profitability, key performance indicators and competitiveness in the market place
  • Identify new product opportunities and prepare business cases
  • Establish and maintain product roadmaps
  • Research and track competitive products and market trends
  • Identify, qualify and manage manufacturers (including pricing negotiations)
  • Monitor and analyze target market environment through direct market research
  • Prepare product launch plans and coordinate product development
  • Manage the full life cycle (concept to EOL) of existing and mature products
  • Prepare product specification documents, including roles and responsibilities, timing, suppliers, budgets and approvals
  • Ensure that all legal, regulatory and branding requirements are met
  • Visit customers and participate in industry events
  • Support the sales team on proposal and quotation requests
  • Conduct product sales training


  • Bachelors of Science/Engineering or equivalent; MBA is an asset
  • 8 years+ of experience in communications
  • 5 years+ in product management
  • Proven ability to work with customers to understand their needs and develop clear product requirements
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Proven ability to write technical specifications and requirements
  • Superb communication skills (oral, written and presentations)
  • Proven ability to manage multiple products from conception to obsolescence
  • Proven discipline to execute a product launch plan
  • Experience and/or knowledge of any of the following will be considered an asset: Satellite communications
  • Experience with military communications products/services will be considered an asset

Personal Attributes:

  • Self-motivated, driven personality
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish positive working relationships with engineering, operations and sales personnel
  • Outstanding work ethic

Security Screening Requirement:

Norsat is a secure facility, thus all employment is contingent upon the selected candidate’s successful clearance from federal security screenings, including Criminal Record Check.

Job Application Requirement:

Email applications must include subject line “Product Manager – Satellite (JB154)”:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter (optional)

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We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those under consideration will be contacted.


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