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Senior Manager, Product Planning at Electronic Search, Inc. in Seattle, US

Electronic Search, Inc.

This is a Full-Time position in Seattle posted Feb 06.

Senior Manager, Product Planning

Location:
Seattle Washington

Description: Electronic Search, Inc.need a Senior Manager, Product Planning immediately starts from Wed, 06 Feb 2013 06:12:01 GMT, this position will be placed in Washington.

For more detail information about this job vacancy please read the description below. If interested in this position, please email us your resume, along with salary requirements and a cover letter to Electronic Search, Inc. starts from Wed, 06 Feb 2013 06:12:01 GMT.

This role is responsible for the product planning of the company’s North American market wireless device products. This includes product strategy and overall product roadmap development as well specific product concept development, definition and induction into product development.

Responsibilities:
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Lead the product planning process for company wireless products including feature phones, smartphones, data devices, and accessories. Planning process encompasses both overall roadmap planning as well as specific product definition, ID development, etc.

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Work closely with Sales to present product roadmaps and specific product proposals to carrier customers and other organizations. Ensure that products being developed match carrier, consumer, and competitive technical and marketing requirements

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from specs to end user experience) and participate in carrier product RFP and long-term product planning.

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Coordinate closely with corporate level product planning and R&D to align North American product roadmap and definitions with the company global portfolio and maximize the synergies with products developed for other market regions. Provide inputs to global product strategy and requirements to assure needs of North America market are considered and supported in all corporate level planning.

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Strengthen company performance and product success by fostering an in-depth understanding of customer

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carrier and end user) requirements across all functional groups, sharing of market and technology trends, and dissemination of competitive product information.

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Requires the creation and maintenance of strong working relationships with the R&D/Engineering and project teams, so as to more effectively work with external and internal stakeholders in ensuring ability to acheive product delivery as planned. This position also requires taking lead responsibility for decisions in regards to feature/timeline tradeoffs, user interface decisions, and all other product management related issues.

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You will collaborate with the Customer Technical Support

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CTS) Management team to assure 100% order accuracy across all aspects of delivery – branding and packaging, hardware and software specifications, and version/release management.

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Create and maintain product definition documents and work with Corporate Product Planning, Engineering, Sales, Support, and Marketing to establish and prioritize product features for implementation.

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Responsible for overseeing the successful realization of products in support of carrier customer launches. This will be done by cross functionally managing the product realization process – including interaction with internal engineering, contract R&D design companies, technical account managers, finance, marketing, program managers, operations, and sales operations, and all other involved areas.

Qualifications:
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Requires extensive experience in the planning, definition, development, and launch of wireless consumer device products. Knowledge of the business and competitive landscape for wireless devices in the North America market and a solid understanding of the underlying technologies and standards is essential to success in this role.

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Candidate must be professional, accessible, and flexible to the changing needs of the department, must work well in a team environment, be capable of handling fast paced situations and adapt well to change.

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Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, quality commitment, strong interpersonal skills, negotiation experience, and business management.

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Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy are a must.

Requirements:
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Expertise – Product Planning, Product Development, Product Management, Forecasting, Cost/Price Modeling, Device Roadmap Planning, RFP Management, RFQ Management, Contract Negotiation, Strategic Planning, GSM/ CDMA/ LTE Experience

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Travel – Position requires substantial domestic and international travel.

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Education – A minimum of a BS in related engineering or technical discipline or commensurate experience is required.

Date Posted

Wed, 06 Feb 2013 06:12:01 GMT

Source

Electronic Search, Inc.

Location

Seattle, WA

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