General Information

Req #
WD00003881
Career area:
Product Management
Country:
United States of America
State:
North Carolina
City:
Morrisville
Date:
Monday, June 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 not just a Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re in 180 markets, working with 63,000 brilliant colleagues and counting. And we’re known for the world’s most complete portfolio of smart technology, from devices to software to infrastructure.

With our ingenuity, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future. 

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

Description and Requirements

The Infrastructure Solutions Group is looking for the right candidate to lead their Server team delivering industry leading products and solutions that help solve humanity’s greatest challenges. Lenovo servers consistently rank #1 in customer satisfaction and performance worldwide.

What we’re looking for…

Lenovo is looking for a highly motivated business leader with experience in product planning and execution throughout the Product Lifecycle, including gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision and roadmap, and working closely with engineering, sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.

What You’ll Do
* You will be responsible for the overall success and strategy of the server product portfolio, working through your team of Product Managers and Development teams to ensure delivery against product-specific strategies and goals.
* Work with the senior leadership team and other key stakeholders to prioritize across a large and complex set of existing products and new opportunities to improve and expand the current product solutions, with overall product roadmap management.
* Create strong business cases to select the best ideas/concepts before they become products/features.
* Look beyond where the market is today and ensure that the product portfolio maintains a competitive advantage with a three-year vision.
* Attract, hire, lead, coach and retain world class Product Managers.
* Engage directly, where appropriate, with clients, vendors, and partners to support commercial efforts.

* Maintain C-level stakeholder engagement and relationships both within Lenovo and at a customer level.
* Become an expert in the industry and our target markets to help define our competitive product strategy.
* Ensure the product function is appropriately organized and staffed to enable them to achieve the approved strategy and to deliver positive customer outcomes.

* Manage the metrics and dashboards including product performance, customer satisfaction and ROI for the Server and Enterprise/SMB segments.

* Own the P&L for your product segmental including the ownership of product pricing strategies.
* Develop strong relationships with internal stakeholders to promote a culture of engagement.

What You’ll Bring
* 10+ years of relevant experience, covering the management of multiple global products, focusing on x86 Server Infrastructure Solutions, System Management Software & Vertical Industry ISV offerings.
* P&L (product) management. Comfortable operating in a commercial environment underpinned by financial data.
* Track record of successfully delivering products in an Agile environment within agreed scope such as timelines and budgets.
* Experience of leading, coaching and developing Product Managers and teams to deliver high quality outputs.
* Ability to manage and influence at all levels of an organization both internally and externally.
* Flexibility to travel and work different hours.
* A global outlook with an understanding of how to shape global product strategy understanding the different needs of regional markets.
* Demonstrable success in interpreting technology and market trends, converting these into winning product strategies, and successfully executing on these strategies through all aspects of the product lifecycle and have them drive commercial success.
* Excellent communication with the capability of motivating and energizing the broader team and peers, with a proven ability to create a highly collaborative working environment.
* Positive outlook, a hands-on approach and a naturally high work ethic focused on swift execution.
* Passion regarding the creation of engaging and thoughtful customer experiences across the product portfolio.
* Relentless customer centric mindset and approach.
* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electric Engineering or MBA is beneficial.
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