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United States of America
North Carolina
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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Description and Requirements

The WW Services Security Product Manager will be responsible for productizing services to help customers secure their PC and related device fleets. This person will lead an offering development team in support of meeting these customer requirements.

This role will work with our security, software, and managed services teams to create and integrate new security offers into the Services portfolio. The product strategy is threefold: standalone offers, integration into other, larger offers, and as-a-managed-service. The product manager will create comprehensive marketing requirements documents, interact with geographies, create marketing messaging, position products, and launch planning and execution for a global market.

The candidate should have prior product offering development and relevant security experience. An ideal candidate will also have a background in Services and/or channel partner experience in the areas of hardware and/or software and/or managed services.

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. This person must be able to manage complexity, think creatively, deal with ambiguity, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Individuals will have the opportunity to work with and influence a variety of WW stakeholders to drive transformational projects.

Position Requirements:
* Create product & offerings strategy in the PC and related device security space
* Work closely with other development leaders within Lenovo (Hardware, Services, Security, etc.) to align strategies and ensure cohesive product portfolio
* Work closely with geographies and other Services organizations worldwide to understand priorities & turn this into plans for creating compelling standalone and managed security offerings
* Conduct competitive analysis to determine pricing strategy and product features that will be included in the offering, including key processes and resources
* Analyze potential service partner relationships and develop long-term strategic requirements to support assigned services and solutions
* Provide input to marketing staff to ensure they are able to generate high quality sales aids such as product guides, press releases and web content

Required Qualifications:
* Bachelors degree required, Masters degree a plus
* 5+ years of IT technology security or equivalent experience
* 5+ years of product development or similar experience
* Strong executive presence & leadership skills
* High level of communication & presentation skills
* Strong business & financial acumen
* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
* 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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