Connectivity Product Manager Job Description

Connectivity Product Manager Job Description

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Connectivity product manager provides technical configuration, best practice guidance and customized training to customers for the connectivity of NICE inContact's product family.

Connectivity Product Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Lead cross-functional teams with various technical, business, and marketing backgrounds to develop concepts from idea to launch, including the selection of proper technologies, vendors
Grow the business by launching key wireless services that support the data connectivity needs of our clients
Deliver a best in class service experience for our customers
Drive adoption of wireless data services and devices in all category segments
Monitor and understand market conditions and technology developments – including worldwide and local trends, competitive landscape, vendor development, research data, standards development, – and its implications on the services portfolio
Manage the deliverables of service development, including approvals, budget, timelines, resources
Co-ordinate all aspects of new product launch – literature, advertising, pricing, beta tests, training, service
Driving new product introductions through sourcing and/or new product concepts and development, managing existing product categories to insure quality, market acceptability, financial performance, and completeness of offering
Develop, implement, and refine go-to-market strategies for all assigned product lines
Providing pricing guidelines and support, participating in critical price negotiations

Connectivity Product Manager Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Connectivity Product Manager

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Education for Connectivity Product Manager

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Employers hiring for the connectivity product manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, MBA, Technical, Marketing, Management, Business/Administration, Technology, Computer Engineering

Skills for Connectivity Product Manager

Desired skills for connectivity product manager include:

Business to consumer telecommunications products and technologies with product management
Product development responsibility
Basic Land Survey
Geomatics tools
Technologies
Current practice and awareness of current developments within own area of expertise
FIX protocol
TCP/IP connectivity
Technical troubleshooting
UNIX commands

Desired experience for connectivity product manager includes:

Creating effective training tools and materials, and participating in formal and informal training sessions with sales and support personnel, customers, specifying engineers, inspectors, and installers
Monitoring and influencing service and inventory levels to achieve customer delivery expectations
Providing 2nd tier technical support and guidance to the front-line Technical Support group
Championing new and refine existing processes to improve business performance
Build and maintain database of market activity, competitor products, trends, and other developments that may impact our products and ability to sell them
Develop the sales channels by field presence through visiting customers to understand current and future needs and to segment customers based on needs drive demand for current product offerings

Connectivity Product Manager Examples

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Connectivity Product Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of connectivity product manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for connectivity product manager
  • Analyzing potential partner relationships for the product line, specifically around Internet of Things (IoT) concept
  • Creating strategic plans for the Wire and Cable category, including growth and promotional programs to achieve Annual Operating Plan objectives
  • Developing and executing product assortment decisions, inventory and pricing strategies based on historical data, industry trends and customer buying patterns
  • Managing end-to-end vendor relationships, including contract negotiation, vendor identification, growth programs and marketing communications
  • Growing the product category profitably in line with GM% targets, while adhering to working capital and IOS (Inactive, Obsolete, Surplus) requirements for the category
  • Supporting field sales staff by clearly communicating promotional programs, new products or suppliers resolution of transactional issues
  • Generate Annual Fiber Budget and 90-Day Rolling Forecast in conjunction with Sales & Operations Planning Utilizing Key Market Indicators
  • Identify and qualify business potential for new target markets and/or product opportunities
  • Develop and implement pricing strategies for existing and new products in conjunction with the Sales Department
  • Assimilate competitive market Data into Key Strategic Recommendations on Pricing/Packaging/Target Market Segmentation
Qualifications for connectivity product manager
  • Fluent in English and ideally in French
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Management or a related field
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience as a professional product manager or buyer/merchant in retail, e-tail/catalog, distribution or similar high transaction environment
  • Ability to provide strategic leadership, direction and development of the Fire and Life Safety category
  • Experience generating tactical and strategic category roadmaps and detailed plans, including annual & 5-year plans
  • Ability to drive improvements in inventory management processes, including SIOP (Sales, Inventory, Operations, Planning), and IOS (Inactive, Obsolete, Surplus)
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Connectivity Product Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of connectivity product manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for connectivity product manager
  • Assist business development with qualification and approvals of cable assembly houses (CAH) for trunk cable and jumper cable assemblies
  • Complies with the Group Code of Ethics and particularly implementation of the group rules and policies related to the relations with agents and consultants, competition laws, and the annual Ethics Compliance Program
  • Steward the core positioning and messaging for the product
  • Identify market needs and trends, based on very high interaction with our clients, partners and non-clients
  • Identify and research new commercial opportunities within the data management and connectivity area in the Asset Management industry
  • Maintain and enhance the current product strategy for your product sets
  • Ongoing handling of enhancement requests from clients
  • Support sales cases and implementation projects with expert knowledge when needed
  • Developing and maintaining relevant partner relationships with the market data vendors
  • Develop, implement and execute a downstream (strategic and tactical initiatives) relating to assigned products and/or customer segment(s) to include, but not limited to, the following
Qualifications for connectivity product manager
  • 2 plus years of product and/or project experience in business marketing with a focus on IT solutions
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Analytics, Marketing or general Business Administration
  • Proven problem solver with ability to think both critically and creatively
  • Ability to analyze and interpret market trends and create forecast models
  • Understands value of technology from the customer’s perspective
  • Self-starter that can thrive in a fast-paced environment
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Connectivity Product Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a connectivity product manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for connectivity product manager
  • Lead key FP&A processes – Purchasing support, Accruals, Forecasting, Budgeting and Long range planning for Capex, Opex and Headcount
  • Drive API and adapter software components that simplify and enable consumption of Hitachi infrastructure
  • Frequent interaction with customers to deliver product vision and roadmaps provide demonstrations and answer technical questions
  • Develop a strong product vision that can be clearly and effectively communicated internally and to the market and channel
  • Drive roadmap, strategy and requirements management processes to generate the right priorities for the product, initially and over its lifecycle
  • Develop and regularly communicate product, technology development and other roadmaps internally and externally
  • Lead multidisciplinary team(s) across the product/service line for an entire portfolio through a collaborative, positive, business/market driven leadership style that is oriented toward the longer view vs
  • Analyze market data, product specific sales, margin, demographics and competitive product releases and pricing strategies for assigned product lines
  • Write clear and complete product and service requirements documents that describe the customer’s entire ideal experience
  • Drive strategy for the product and collaborate with other Product Managers on their strategy development, align the product strategy and portfolio with complementary offerings and with overall corporate strategic direction
Qualifications for connectivity product manager
  • Undergraduate degree in a business and/or technology field
  • Self-motivated, with strong project management & interpersonal skills including the ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple duties and responsibilities simultaneously, and to collaborate with other teams within the broader Rogers organization
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in device connectivity protocols such as Wi-Fi, LTE, BLE, Zigbee, Z-Wave
  • Ability to successfully lead and communicate with a cross-functional team engage directly with our customers in the field domestically and internationally
  • Typically requires B.A
  • 4+ years of experience as a professional product/category manager OR buyer/merchant in retail, e-tail/catalog, distribution or similar environment
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Connectivity Product Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a connectivity product manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for connectivity product manager
  • Identify, understand and mitigate product vulnerabilities in current product/service releases and guide the mitigation/minimization/elimination of those vulnerabilities in future product/service releases
  • Review industry, market channel and technology trends with a clear understanding of competitor strengths and weaknesses, activities and alliances
  • Spend time with customers and channel partners to understand customer problems, observing customers firsthand whenever possible, especially observing product use by customers in real-world activities
  • Develop product forecast and financial plans with an understanding of revenue recognition, cost allocations, cash flow implications, and balance sheet impact
  • Work with marketing to develop marketing communication plans
  • Develop product training programs for and otherwise support the BD/sales force, agents and distribution partners and provide training as needed
  • Ensures operational performance of the product area against internal service levels supplier service levels
  • Establish objectives and procedures governing the performance of assigned activities
  • Identify training needs, initiate development of internal and external customers
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships within assigned teams and with all applicable departments, customers and vendors
Qualifications for connectivity product manager
  • Experience or Internship with high tech industries
  • 5+ years of product marketing/category management experience in the Enterprise Cabling Infrastructure/Connectivity industry
  • Wide and deep knowledge of data management in the financial services industry, gained at an asset management firm, data management solution provider GoldenSource, market data vendor Thomson Reuters or consultancy Sapient
  • Wide and deep expert knowledge of developing connectivity solutions in the financial services industry
  • Strong understanding of financial markets data securities data, price and rates data , benchmarks, and experience of dealing with the market data vendors Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters
  • Successful track record of product managing enterprise software solutions or services
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Connectivity Product Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a connectivity product manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for connectivity product manager
  • This is an individual contributor position, but will need to coordinate multidisciplinary and multicultural teams
  • Market intelligence – be the expert on your customers, how they buy and their buying criteria
  • Conduct competitive analysis to determine product features and pricing
  • Manage all aspects of the various product lines within the INDUSTRIAL CABINET CONNECTIVITY portfolio
  • Guide, direct and mentor the 3 existing members within the INDUSTRIAL CABINET CONNECTIVITY product marketing team to ensure success across all areas of the product portfolio
  • Develop and implement the marketing strategies for the INDUSTRIAL CABINET CONNECTIVITY portfolio
  • Coordinate promotional efforts with Strategic Marketing team for seamless, integrated marketing-communications that drive the buying cycle
  • Industrial Cabinet Connectivity directly with regional and global business unit leaders to communicate specific product needs and gaps for future product development to ensure success in the US market
  • Establish an in-depth understanding of competitive products within the marketplace to drive the positioning and differentiation of INDUSTRIAL CABINET CONNECTIVITY products to customers
  • Oversee and manage the successful introduction of all new products to the US market within the INDUSTRIAL CABINET CONNECTIVITY product portfolio
Qualifications for connectivity product manager
  • Strong communication and presentation skills at all levels (from one to one to presenting to 100's of people, and from C level down to operator) and a client/sales friendly approach
  • A positive can do attitude to push through innovation in a sometimes-conservative environment
  • The ability to multi task and prioritise, juggling multiple stakeholders all of whom want something from you
  • Sense of humour is essential, cheerfulness through adversity a bonus
  • To own and lead the development and execution of a key connectivity product strategy and delivery from product innovation through in life management
  • To ensure the connectivity strategy and innovation roadmap defines and maximizes achievement of the business plan

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