General Information

Req #
Career area:
Hardware Engineering
United States of America
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Chicago - Illinois - United States of America

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Description and Requirements

Key Responsibilities:

This Product Manager takes initiative and is responsible for developing and managing the consumer requirements, product definition and lifecycle management for a given experience which uniquely combines HW and SW with a goal of building sustainable services. The position requires a continuous pulse on market research and competitive activity and drives product requirements to bring innovative new products to market.

-As the product owner, drive the product from Concept thru launch execution phases and continually act as the primary product evangelist throughout the organization.

-Product planning

-Analyze consumer needs, pain points and past product learning's as well as key market trends to define concise product proposition goals

-Collaborate with CXD, SW, ecosystem, engineering, sales and business development teams to develop a compelling end to end product proposition

-Develop pricing analysis and proposal with respect to competition, channel and local Geo needs, and market sensitivity

-Critically analyze product cost and design trade offs to set definitive global cost targets

-Construct and manage a business case that generates a return that meets Portfolio needs. Collaborate with each of the Geos and Finance to ensure appropriate alignment

-Product commitment

-Establish a product vision and key selling points based on collective learning's and alignment with Consumer Insights, Engineering, Geos, Portfolio, and Strategy teams

-Manage regional product commitments for product skus, channels, key customers, requirements and financial plan

-Author a PRD including value proposition, product goals, key selling points and experiences, SKUs, regional requirements, product specifications and KPIs

-Lock committed global business case ensuring Geo, Supply chain, Engineering and Finance alignment

-Product commercialization

-Ensure product continues to track to PRD goals and requirements

-Collaborate with product teams to integrate solutions into the context of the broader mobile device portfolio

-Drive action at each development milestone to ensure product remains competitive and delivers on consumer experience goals

-Manage ongoing global business case by assessing sell-in/ranging progress and track component level supply readiness

-Work closely with Marketing, PR and Training teams to ensure successful translation of key consumer goals and product selling points into launch media and materials

-Evaluate point of sale and packaging execution to ensure alignment with product and channel needs

Position Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of Product Management or related experience in Cloud SW, consumer IOT or mobile industries

-Technical undergraduate major ­ ie. CS, EE, or ME

-Highly effective communication skills are required

Preferred Qualifications:

-Masters or MBA

-Proven ability to run large scale, complex projects or product lines

-Strong product management experience and the ability to drive innovation, anticipate product weaknesses, delays or risks, and creatively problem solve with the team

-Ability to guide / influence a large group and provide direction on all aspects of product features, schedules and deliverables

-A keen, flexible and aggressive intellect with superb conceptual thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills

-Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to analyze and communicate technical issues, lead discussions, and influence decisions

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.

* Chicago - Illinois - United States of America