General Information

Req #
WD00040302
Country/Region:
United States of America
State:
North Carolina
City:
Morrisville
Date:
Monday, October 17, 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 that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, 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

Lenovo is looking for an Education Product Manager for the Education vertical within the Industry Solutions organization. The Education Product Manager is responsible for solution ideation, planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle, including gathering and prioritizing solution and customer requirements, defining the solution vision, delivering successful Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and proof of concept (POC) iterations and working closely with engineering, sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.

The Product Manager will work with the Education Vertical team to align solutions to the company’s overall strategy and goals and work directly with internal and external partner organizations to bring innovative and disruptive solutions from Ideation all the way through solution lifecycle.

You will engage with Strategic Hardware and Software Partners, Global/ Local finance, Legal, different business units within Lenovo, Sales, Supply Chain, Procurement, Marketing and Operations (amongst others). 

Our Education solutions are focused on K12 and Higher Education global offerings and the emphasis is on leading-edge solutions such as IoT integration, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and personalized learning, augmented reality/ virtual reality (ARVR), etc. 

 

Key responsibilities will be:

       Define the solution strategy and own the roadmap 

       Deliver clear solution requirements with prioritized features and corresponding justification 

       Lead the design of new solutions with internal & external partners 

       Run beta and pilot programs with early-stage products and samples  

       Lead the operational deployment of new solutions across the globe 

       Represent Lenovo Education to internal and external audiences 

       The role will engage on a day-to-day basis with key contacts within partner organizations across the ecosystem (e.g., Microsoft, Intel, Google, tech start-ups, etc.) to flesh out end-to-end solutions.

       The role will also work closely with internal business units (e.g., PC/Tablet, Software, Services, Accessories) to ensure the foundational Lenovo hardware is Best in Class.

       The role will present status, results, and recommendations to Director and VP levels.

 This role requires up to 10% travel.

 Basic Qualifications: 

       Bachelor’s Degree (Business and/or Information Technology preferred) 

       7+ Years of Education solutions with product management or related experience 

Preferred Qualifications: 

       Demonstrated success in defining and launching solutions and/or products 

       Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, AR/VR, and other leading high technology solutions experience 

       MBA  

       Education industry expertise, speaking and thought leadership 

       Strong communication and problem-solving skills in an autonomous, leadership capacity 

       High degree of creativity to find new ways to create and alter processes 

       Spirit of entrepreneurship requiring high-energy, proactivity, and teaming/collaboration 

       Keen understanding of country/region complexities for global implementations 

The base salary range for this position in Colorado, New York City, Nevada and Washington, is $153,000 - $181,000. Individuals may also be considered for bonus and/or commission. Lenovo’s various benefits can be found on www.lenovobenefits.com

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