General Information

Req #
WD00032342
Career area:
Product Management
Country/Region:
United States of America
State:
North Carolina
City:
Morrisville
Date:
Friday, July 1, 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 the fastest growing technology company on the planet, with growth outpacing our competition quarter after quarter. Our fundamental belief is that life rewards those who - Never Stand Still. Every day, every Lenovo employee is focused on moving forward, rejecting traditional limits, and always seeking a better way.

The Lenovo Smart Collaboration Team is seeking an experienced Product Planner to join us as we transform the workplace with our innovative collaboration solutions. In this role you will be responsible for ideating and defining the next generation product portfolio. The position will include market analysis, product features definition, product positioning, value proposition, and setting/achieving financial objectives.  This position will report to the Worldwide CTO for Smart Collaboration.

Learn more about our Smart Collaboration team: - https://techtoday.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/large-enterprise/smart-collaboration

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all phases of new product introduction, including but not limited to - initial strategy, product concepts, market needs analysis, high level requirements, etc…
  • Industry expertise in all things collaboration and hybrid work
  • Develop and manage long term product roadmaps, tied to industry and customer needs analysis
  • Drive early phase product  ideation ensuring product vision, industry needs, and competitive requirements are all represented
  • Represent Smart Collaboration business unit as a member of various teams (located in global locations) to achieve time, cost, product feature & innovation objectives
  • Identify business/industry trends in the collaboration space; scan competitive landscape; analyze market data to support Smart Collaboration financial objectives
  • Work closely with technology vendors and partners to understand technology trends, product roadmaps,
  • Work closely with GEO/Country product management teams to create, go to market plans, enablement and demand gen activities
We are open to this role being remote but candidates within east or central time zone are preferred.  Our NA HQ is based in Raleigh, NC. 

Basic Qualifications
  • 5+ years Product Management experience within collaboration industry
  • Strong virtual team and extensive cross-group coordination/collaboration and partnership skills
  • Proven track record on creating enterprise products for mature & emerging market requirements at a global technology company
  • Analytical, critical thinker capable of collecting clear/concise data from multiple sources accompanied with strong business writing, product presentation skills, analytical and business math competencies, and knowledge of computer programs (MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA preferred
  • Detail-oriented with proficient product/project management, organizational, and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with peers, senior management, and other functional groups
  • Ability to multi-task in a rapidly changing work environment - balance multiple projects / initiatives
  • Superior communication skills – oral, written and presentation skills with management and peers
  • Self-motivated with drive, enthusiasm, and commitment with the ability to work proactively and autonomously

Why Lenovo?


Lenovo is a US$60 billion Fortune Global 500 company, with 60,000+ employees and operating in 180 markets around the world.  We are #1 PC company on the planet, BCG's 50 most innovative companies, and one of Interbrand’s 100 BEST global brands.  Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society.  By designing, engineering and building the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices and infrastructure, we are also leading an Intelligent Transformation - to create better experiences and opportunities for millions of customers around the world.   

Learn more about why it’s great to work at Lenovo - https://www.lenovobenefits.com/why-join-lenovo  

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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