General Information

Req #
WD00012479
Career area:
Marketing
Country/Region:
Russian Federation
State:
Moscow Oblast
City:
Krasnogorsk
Additional locations:
IT - Milan, SK - Bratislava, UK - Basingstoke
Date:
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Working time:
Full-time

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 position is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated individual with exceptional product management skills to be part of a high performance organization within a leading global computer manufacturer.

We are looking for an experienced product manager to lead in our Gaming Notebook category. If you are someone who is passionate about technology, and gaming in particular, who can work collaboratively but also knows when (and how) to successfully push for more you might be the person to join this team.

You will set clear, ambitious targets, and commitments & then works with teams to deliver against these goals. You will need perseverance and positivism to work through challenges and road blocks, but also need to be establish strong working relationships built upon trust and a mutual desire to be best in class.

The EMEA Gaming Notebook Product Manager is primarily responsible for

  • preparing and driving new product introductions,

  • managing product life cycle, portfolio planning and positioning,

  • competition, market and “heatmap” analysis,

  • product training and presentations to market & territory sellers, 4P, leaders etc and to partners/customers

  • delivering volume, revenue/ profit and GFK/IDC market share targets

The key roles & responsibilities break down into:

New Product Introduction process and lifecycle management

  • Specifying market requirements for current and future products, formulate business case

  • Develop product strategy, pricing and roadmap

  • Product and roadmap brief / spec selection / sample ordering / PN creation

  • Bi-weekly 4P region/country updates calls


Product guidance and core lineup for cycle reviews

  • Close collaboration with BU and global consumer team defining the strategic programs/initiatives

  • Cooperation with alliance team to fully leverage Intel/AMD/MS programs

  • Campaign introduction and cycle package creation

Competition and market analysis

  • Proactively conduct market & competitor analysis to identify business opportunities, provide insightful & actionable outputs across products, markets & competitors

  • Provide in-depth competitive analysis on a quarterly & ad-hoc basis, including product positioning / SWOT analysis

  • Provide appropriate competitor mapping, and associated Price, Features, Value (PFV) analysis input

  • Provides monthly/quarterly roadmap updates to relevant extended teams.


Cross department communication

  • Align on product positioning, key messages with marketing

  • Align on escalation management with service

  • Proactively engages with peers & other functional departments on executing programs to achieve goals


Forecast

  • guidance for Q+1 on platform and specific items if required

  • involvement in bi-weekly FCST updates and manage proactively potential E&O minimizing the P&L impact

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in product management in the IT industry, and a successful record of product line management

  • Strong problem solving & analysis skills, commitment & action oriented

  • Ability to build effective “virtual” teams and drive sales results through collaboration with others in a cross-functional organization

  • Project management experience


Organization:
  • Reporting to EMEA Consumer Notebook PM Director.

What we offer:
  • A multitude of professional and personal opportunities.
  • An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forwarding thinking IT companies.
  • A chance to be the entrepreneur of your assigned territory.
  • Flat structures and fast decision-making processes.
  • An international team with a high focus on diversity.
  • Opportunities within Strong Employer Brand.
  • Attractive compensation package.

We are looking forward to discussing this position with you soon!
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.