General Information

Req #
WD00028573
Career area:
Hardware Engineering
Country/Region:
United States of America
State:
North Carolina
City:
Morrisville
Date:
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Working time:
Full-time
Additional Locations: 
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

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

Lenovo is seeking a Diversity Innovation Project Manager to join the Product Diversity Office team to enhance and increase our innovative capabilities by bringing the voice of our customers with different abilities and physical attributes into the design process.

DESCRIPTION:

Primary responsibility is to develop, strategize, and plan new interventions that will drive the development of new products as a part of the Diversity by Design process across Lenovo.

Other duties include:

  • Lead the development of products and feature concepts from ideation through user research, prototyping, and communication to stakeholders
  • Lead the development of a new diversity innovation process to drive repeatable results in our ongoing effort to improve accessibility and inclusion with our products
  • Drive empathy for our diverse users by bringing their story to life and being a champion for innovation on their behalf
  • Use project management methodologies to scope project phases, define key deliverables, build project plans, and execute against outcomes in a dynamic, adaptive organization across multiple teams while working towards tight deadlines
  • Understand technical requirements to bring the proposed solution to life
  • Ability to communicate effectively to internal stakeholders including leaders and external audiences and learners

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years professional experience in project management within creative industries
  • Experience in human-centric design thinking and iterative product design
  • Language proficiency:  Excellent written and verbal English

PREFERRED:

  • Experience working in a global company
  • Strong business acumen and ability to translate human insights into commercial outcomes
  • Experience and demonstrable ability to work with people of different abilities and diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills across all channels
  • Demonstrated desire for continuous learning and improvement
  • Ability to deal with uncertainty and thrive in a fast-paced, creative, and fluid work environment
  • Ability to work under pressure managing multiple projects/requests simultaneously while successfully coping with interruptions and redefined priorities
  • Ability to follow processes where necessary
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.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America