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Tuesday, November 9, 2021
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Description and Requirements

Portfolio Operations Manager – Position Description 

Lenovo is seeking a Portfolio Operations Manager to join its PC and Smart Devices Commercial Business Segment. As a key member of the Commercial Notebook Portfolio and Segment Management team, this individual is responsible for driving operational aspects of the commercial ThinkPad product portfolio.

Responsibilities include:

  • Market and Competitive Analysis
  • Analysis of Big Data Sources
    • Collaborate with Lenovo Big Data AI team to drive portfolio insights
    • Leverage Product Survey and Forum Scraping Tools to identify customer sentiment and drive improvements into the product portfolio
  • Manage Key Component Roadmaps with commodity owners (Displays, Cameras, Drives, Memory, Batteries, etc…)
    • Handle day to day operations as well as driving the 2 to 3-year hardware strategy
    • Engage with key industry partners to align with Lenovo’s strategy
  • Publish 5 Quarter Product Roadmap
  • Drive Portfolio KPIs and Platform Accounting
  • PPM Tool Manager for commercial (digitization of product definition and portfolio plans)
  • Work closely with product marketing, product operations, product development, and integrated portfolio team

Position Requirements 
The ideal candidate will have experience working in a global and multicultural team environment and possess the skills to act as a key leader on the Portfolio Team.  This individual must be passionate about products and technology, possess strong written and oral communications skills, be a creative yet detail-oriented thinker, and be able to thrive in a diverse team environment.

  • Bachelor’s degree, Technical and/or Marketing required, MBA a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Product marketing / product management experience required
  • Experience in PC, Mobile, or Smart Device industry preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in team environment
  • Ability to think strategically and have exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and quantitative capability
  • Strong PowerPoint, Excel, and Word skills
  • Flexibility to travel as needed (up to 10%)
  • Fluent in English
For US applicants: In accordance with Executive Order 14042, 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 by January 18, 2022, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated by January 18, that means individuals must receive the final dose of a 2-dose vaccine (e.g., Moderna or Pfizer) or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine by January 4, 2022. This applies to all US based employees and contractors, including remote employees and interns. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022 or during your new employment orientation (for individuals with hire dates after January 4, 2022), or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.