DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT Belkin Corporation
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED What you?ll do
As a Director of Product Management ? Connectivity, you will be responsible for overall vision, messaging and management of the Core business unit. You thoroughly understand the industry and its moving pieces to properly align the strategies that will deliver a compelling and sustainable advantage that further enhances the Belkin brand. You will increase sales and profitability through identification of visionary new product concepts for anticipated needs in our industry niches. The ideal candidate will have the ability to direct and supervise all activities of business unit personnel to ensure proper prioritization and efficiency. Build a talented team that effectively executes against all strategies and initiatives.
How you?ll do it
Responsible for P&L of entire business unit and its respective product lines to targeted levels.
Responsible for product development and roadmap for our global offices. Strong communication with Belkin regional offices to ensure needs of our global customers are accounted for in our product launches.
Develop annual business plans that include marketing strategies, pricing, competitive analysis, financial economic models, value proposition, positioning, budgets, sales forecasts, etc?
Manage and direct ongoing market research through direct customer contact and surveys, trade shows and journals, sales evaluations, monitoring competitors and industry trends, and vendor contact. Ensure this knowledge is being shared to enable our sales and PM teams to exude subject matter expertise.
Develop strong messaging to clearly position the business unit as a market leader by delivering on a compelling value proposition, ecstatic user experience and driving subject matter expertise (SME).
Ensure necessary channels of communication and cross-collaboration (Sales, PM, IDG, R&D, customers, vendors, regional offices, etc.) take place with pertinent parties so launches and projects are completed with great efficiencies.
Ensure all marketing communication vehicles including, but not limited to, launch kits, pricing, advertising, merchandising tools, catalogs, sell-in presentations, etc. are in place to enable Belkin to meet its targeted revenue and profit goals.
Continuously analyze inventory levels of product lines and recommend and implement methods to speed up, slow down or blow out product stock levels.
What you?ll need
Well-developed strategic and tactical business acumen, with clear understanding of key business drivers.
Exceptional communication skills and ability to build relationships internally and externally
The ability to influence and be a thought-partner.
Strong financial acumen with exceptional analytical skills with proven ability to manage and drive P&L at or in excess of targets.
An ambitious, entrepreneurial drive - self-starter who is resourceful, and highly creative
An evangelical champion of ideas
A practical, ?hands-on? approach, with the ability to work in a fast paced and often changing environment.
What you?ve done
USB, HDMI, A/V Connectivity solutions for home and on the go
Power protection solutions for home, office and on the go
Accomplished developer of people, mentoring and nurturing their growth in high performance teams. Experience with the development, marketing and management of technology-oriented consumer goods.
Proven leadership ability with an energetic, proactive and collaborative approach to managing and growing a business
Outstanding record of academic performance and an advanced degree or an MBA is strongly preferred.
What you?re getting into
We?ve got big collaborative spaces for your big ideas, so bring an open mind and leave your suit in the closet. We all are committed to creating unique and rewarding consumer experiences. Everyone is interested in succeeding ? for the team, for themselves and for the business. Cross-functionally and across the company, everyone has common goals and aspires to be their best.
You will learn something new or at least look at things differently every day. There are so many smart and creative people around that you?ll be motivated to pursue the ideal.
Team spirit is infectious. Belkin is an extremely open workplace, where communication is essential. Not every idea will be accepted, but you?ll be asked for your point of view. Innovation thrives on multiple and varied levels. At Belkin we challenge conventional wisdom and refuse to accept that something cannot be done.
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