Lenovo EMEA Notebook Product Manager in Bratislava, Slovakia

Product Life Cycle (PLC) Management:

  • Manages specific platform lifecycles from planning to end of life (EOL)

  • Co-ordinates end to end product launches across the region (implements/drives formalized checklists), ensuring successful & timely launches designed to deliver maximum impact, as well as superior inventory management execution (minimizes liability on EOL products)

  • Drives consistency in providing product/mix guidance to the geographies on ramp plans, transitions & EOL planning

Product Development:

  • Stakeholder in the product development process, with geographies & the Worldwide (WW) Product Group (PG) to ensure the appropriate products for the market

  • Exercises superior business acumen in analyzing return on investment levels (ROI) / strategic importance on such projects for prioritizing / decision making purposes.

  • Tactical Execution: Proactively conducts market & competitor analysis to identify business opportunities, provide insightful & actionable outputs across products, markets & competitors

  • Provides in-depth competitive analysis on a quarterly & ad-hoc basis, including product positioning / SWOT analysis. Delivers Subject Matter Expert (SME) support to the geography sales & marketing teams, on both technology & products

  • Provides monthly/quarterly roadmap updates to relevant extended teams.

Pricing:

  • Works with the pricing teams to provide appropriate competitor mapping, and associated Price, Features, Value (PFV) analysis input

Planning:

  • Develops quarterly & annual financial plans for specific products via advanced analysis & recommendations

  • Works with pricing and marketing teams to ensure recommendations are translated to actionable plans

Business Management System:

  • Proactively engages with peers & other functional departments on executing programs to achieve goals - Degree in Marketing and/or Business preferably with a strong analytical discipline

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in product management, preferably in IT

  • Strong communication skills

  • Fluent in English

Job ID #: 54835

Position Title: EMEA Notebook Product Manager

Location: SVK-Bratislava

Functional Area: Product Management

Facility: Regional Office

Relocation Provided: No

Education Required: Masters Degree

Experience Required: 3 - 5 Years

Travel Percent: 5