Product Director

Budapest, Hungary

Meet ChemAxon:

ChemAxon is a quickly growing, open and friendly science driven software company. We provide a variety of software solutions, toolkits and web applications for users in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, and education.

Location: VĂ¡ci Greens Office Park, Budapest


We are looking for a Budapest-based Product Director who is responsible for creating the product vision and roadmap for his/her product group and its efficient execution.


  • Lead the Product managers of his/her group, people manager for all PMs within the product group
  • Stay within budget and deliver the expected profitability of products within his/her group
  • Help the CPO in product protfolio related decessions
  • Driving efficient product management culture, practices, and processes within the group
  • User satisfaction for products within the group
  • Provide advice and guidance with role-related challenges
  • Act as a sounding board for ideas and action plans
  • Encourage and support direct reports to try new things and to take risks when appropriate
  • Identify resources that will help direct reports with product and personal development and growth
  • Co-create with direct reports the personal learning and development objectives and track progress
  • Provide feedback to direct reports and evaluate their performance
  • Ensure direct reports set goals for themselves that are aligned with the company/team/product goals and progress is tracked
  • Co-create standards for knowledge and skills for the role(s)of the direct reports
  • Support and propose process improvements based on business requirements
  • Drive and support continuous learning and improvement
  • Break-ties / make strategic decisions on product-related topics within the group

Desired knowledge and experience:

  • Experience in managing more than one product at the same time
  • Strong product management knowledge with a business focus
  • Understanding of the role of UX in product management
  • Familiarity with agile software development
  • High level understanding of SaaS development


  • Experience and knowledge of change management techniques
  • Familiarity with the Pharma/Life sciences domains
  • In-depth knowledge of tech domains


  • Good stakeholder management
  • Familiarity with situational leadership
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Empathy
  • Openness to learn
  • Strategic thinking
  • Excellent in English

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary in a growing and continuously improving innovative company
  • A modern office environment with ergonomic workstations
  • The opportunity to learn & develop with an annual training budget
  • Flexible working hours with partial home office opportunity
  • Opportunity to utilize your English skills
  • The opportunity to be part of a dynamic geographically dispersed team

Covid info:

Although we are a great believer that colocation supports collaboration and the flow of knowledge, we mostly work from home at the moment. The office - with all the necessary safety regulations & equipment - is still open for those who prefer to work there.

For some info on ChemAxon, you can check two videos:

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