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United Kingdom
Friday, April 22, 2022
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* BASINGSTOKE - Hampshire - United Kingdom

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. And we go big. No, not big—huge. 

We’re a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the award-winning Lenovo Consumer 4P Team to own the product and business management aspect of a consumer product category.

We are a small team, and each person in the team needs to contribute for us to deliver our business plans. The Consumer categories we manage are Notebook (Windows & Chrome), Gaming, Tablets, Visuals & Accessories.

The role of the 4P in Lenovo is a pivotal role in the success of the Consumer business. Working alongside and reporting to the Head of Consumer 4P your key responsibilities include:

* Collaborating with the Consumer Sales Team to sell in new product ranges for the key retailers and promotional periods
* Creating and driving the channel strategy alongside the Consumer Sales Director
* P&L accountability alongside the Head of Consumer 4P
* Weekly analysis of the market conditions using the Lenovo tools and systems as well as building your own understanding of what the key drivers are
* Presenting the line-up and the features and benefits to the retail customers at the annual Lenovo retailer kick off
* Engagement with colleagues from the Worldwide and EMEA teams
* Shaping the UK and Ireland line ups by selecting the right products from the Global Lenovo product portfolio
* Supporting the Sales Team with input for the Joint Business Plans with our top retail customers
* Building relationships with the likes of Microsoft, Intel, Google, AMD and NVIDIA to maximise marketing & Promotional investments
* Working closely with the marketing team to maximise promotional investments
* Managing the promotional calendar & budget to drive sell out targets and deliver the best return investment for Lenovo

Here are some of the things we think will be valuable, but we're also open-minded. If you recgonise yourself in any of these traits then we’d love for you to send us an application:

* A commercial thinker who is passionate about technology
* A creative problem solver who will bring strong ideas and opinions to the table
* Experience of the Consumer Electronics industry either within Category/ Business Management or in a buying role within a retailer or distributor (Accessories & FMCG also considered)
* Experience of managing a P&L or budget.
* Able to influence others, including EMEA & local directors, local sales and marketing and teams, customers & product/OS partners
* Strong internal and external networking skills
* Confident and flexible presenter
* Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills

What we will offer you:
* An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward thinking IT companies
* Flat structures and fast decision-making processes
* A modern and flexible way of working to combine personal and professional life
* An international team with a high focus on diversity
* Attractive compensation & benefits package

Sound like the kind of role you'd enjoy? Why not continue the conversation and apply today?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

* BASINGSTOKE - Hampshire - United Kingdom