General Information

Req #
WD00033441
Country/Region:
United States of America
State:
North Carolina
City:
Morrisville
Date:
Monday, July 11, 2022
Working time:
Full-time
Additional Locations: 
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

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Description and Requirements

Position Description:

The Lenovo Global Product Services Group is experiencing tremendous growth and is hiring for an Education Product Manager.  This person will understand the education market and build and package offers specifically targeted to addressing customer pain points in that segment.  Support Services in this definition pertains to services required to provide diagnostic, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair services for IT systems.

This role will work with portfolio managers, other product managers, sales, customers, hardware teams, delivery, and other internal stakeholders to understand the education support services market today and where it is going.  The role will work to improve gaps in current portfolio, setting product teams up for success in one of Lenovo’s fastest growing market segments.

The candidate should have a background in product management. The ideal candidate will also have a background in overall Services and a strong understanding of how to succeed selling both direct and through the channel.  Selling into education markets experience is a strong plus.

This candidate should have strong leadership skills, ability to communicate at all levels, and be able to drive results.  Success will require the ability to influence and maintain open communication with all areas of the company, including worldwide hardware business units, geo/country service sales & marketing teams, and technical service delivery teams. 

Position Requirements:

  • Work closely with other development leaders within Lenovo (Hardware, Services, Software, etc.) to align strategies to drive cohesive product enhancements
  • Work closely with Lenovo’s education product segment leadership to build complimentary Services in support of the overall Lenovo education strategy
  • A start-up / entrepreneurial mind-set who overcomes barriers through influence, negotiation, insights & stakeholder collaboration activities
  • Clear understanding of current and future technologies and how they can be leveraged to provide innovative solutions to our customers
  • Demonstrated ability to drive organizational improvement
  • Prioritize requirements and create roadmaps for driving to a complete vision

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree required, Masters degree a plus
  • 5+ years product management or equivalent experience – sales/marketing and channel experience a plus
  • High level of communication & presentation skills
  • Collaborative approach to meeting business objectives and ability to influence at all levels of matrixed organizations
  • Experience working with global teams and conducting business internationally
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* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America