In this role, you have the opportunity to
The Global Product Manager is the pivotal marketing role in the Business Group (BG) and drives creation of solutions (integrated combination of products, apps and services) from idea to market. The Global Product Manager is accountable for defining, launching and building profitable products, solutions and platforms that improve people’s lives.
You will translate in-depth market-, consumer-, shopper insights, as well as competitive analyses into winning concepts by defining product positioning. You will drive consumer and shopper research to identify and optimize the winning concepts, to integrate these new concepts into strategic product roadmaps, and develop and bring the concept from idea to market
You are responsible for
Obtain global customer requirements and product specifications via market research activities, market analysis, and on-going communication with key internal and external partners.
Demonstrate a deep understanding of the consumers and a thorough understanding of the global marketplace
Create and evolve key marketing documents to enable successful alignment (i.e. Idea Brief, Product Strategy Brief, Market Requirements Document, Market Validation Plan, and Product Launch Package).
Be the Voice of the Customer within the development team, develop business requirements for new products and solutions; drive alignment of feature/function prioritization to maximize the value proposition Guides the project team in the execution phase of the product introduction
Help to extend the lifecycle of existing products by contributing with your marketing views.
Interact on a regular basis with our marketing teams in key markets and ensure a successful product launch that fits with the local market needs.
Manage the Life Cycle Management for existing portfolio from start to end, taking initial ideas through to product development and market introduction.
Act as a subject matter expert for domain, with ability to clearly convey key messages to executive partners.
Drive the market introduction of the new product by leading the Market Introduction Process (MIP) to ensure alignment and best practices for global market introduction planning and execution
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
A highly motivated professional with a passion for consumer solutions.
3+ years of experience in an international business environment in the field of consumer marketing, sales or product management
Experience in product development (taking products from concept to launch) and product management
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business administration, economics; MBA preferred
Demonstrated knowledge of marketing processes, strategic planning and budgeting
Ability to network and influence in a global matrix organization
Globally fluent, and able to function effectively across cultures
Ability to synthesize market and customer feedback to drive valuable innovations
Strong written, verbal and presentation communication skills and ability to convey complex messages to influence colleagues
Expertise delivering complex projects to meet demanding feature, cost, quality and launch targets
Comfortable with 25% travel
In return, we offer you
The opportunity to join our Healthy Sleep Solutions team, a dynamic, ambitious team breaking new ground in the world of consumer sleep. We are a diverse team spread around US, Europe and Asia with the leadership team based in Pittsburgh. We are looking for new team members with an entrepreneurial spirit to help people around the world to live better through sleep.
Philips' dedication to enriching lives is reflected in our company, our solutions, and a commitment to our people. Philips employees change lives every day.
Enjoy opportunities to learn, develop your career and be in the forefront of consumer health. Philips is a place where you will work with others whose far-reaching ideas and accomplishments have impacted over 200 million lives already. Please help us determine what’s next. Your ideas and ability to deliver will help to transform the future of healthcare, and allow you to create your own legacy
Why should you join Philips?
Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.
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