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Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Product Management Teams manage all aspects of a product, from driving new product development to manufacturing to marketing. They are responsible for overall product strategy, business leadership and capacity plans in order to meet sales and profit targets.

The Appliances business unit of TE Connectivity has an opportunity for a Senior Manager of Product Management for the Relays product team, based out of Shenzhen, China.

The Senior Manager of Product Management will be responsible for building, leading, and managing a complex global product portfolio including developing the strategy and business plan, driving new product development, gaining cross functional alignment and driving the execution of the business plan. This individual will also be responsible for managing a team of product managers located around the globe.

This individual will need to act with an entrepreneurial spirit and manage the portfolio with a GM mindset. This role requires strong strategic thinking and experience working across regions. With responsibility for overall product portfolio leadership in order to meet sales and gross margin targets this role must closely collaborate with colleagues in Sales, Engineering, Operations and Marketing.

Key Responsibilities:
Market Sensing & Strategy Development:
• Articulate market trends, demand drivers, customer needs, industry trends, and competitive landscape
• Conduct market segmentation exercises to develop market segment-specific strategies.
• Conduct competitive analysis and benchmarking
• Define segment –specific value propositions that beat the competition
• Develop product roadmaps that aligns with business strategy
• Design go to market strategy, inclusive of channel strategy and partnerships
• Work with R&D and operations in the development of new products to meet current and future customer requirements
• Manage the product lifecycle

Develop Business Plan:
• Define resource requirements necessary to execute the product roadmap
• Work cross functionally to define sales, technology and operations strategies and goals, in line with financial goals. Build consensus on specific tasks
• Establish pricing policy
• Develop the annual operating plan (Sales and gross or standard margin)

Execution – New Product Development & Launch:
• Be the opportunity champion for PAC projects
• Plans product launches, including the development of marketing and sales plans
• Provide demand forecast inputs to S&OP
• Attend customer meetings in support of winning new business
• Exercise thought leadership
• Provide inputs to Marcom for the development of collateral, including e-commerce

Execution – Post Launch Product Management:
• Manage the P&L (sales and gross or standard margin) for the assigned portfolio
• Deliver sustained profitable growth
• Enable sales to promote product line via training and the development of collateral materials that help articulate the value proposition
• Manage special price requests
• Track progress to the business plan and facilitate resolution to gaps
• Be the champion for resolution of product issues (e.g., quality, delivery, etc.)

Talent Management:
• Manage, energize and motivate a multi-cultural team of product managers located around the globe
• Build, coach and develop individuals and teams

What your background should look like:

Key Qualifications:
• 10+ years of product management, sales, engineering, business development or other relevant experience
• Relevant product or industry experience desired
• 4-year technical or business degree required
• Advanced degree (MBA) or relevant P&L management experience preferred

Additional Qualifications:
• Strong business acumen with an ability to understand technically complex concepts
• Creative and innovative thinker able to provide input on the development of the product strategies and the relevant business plans with the ability to execute
• Proven ability to multi-task and drive results in a dynamic, high paced environment
• Strong interpersonal, planning, organization, and teamwork skills.
• Experienced leader with an ability to influence cross functional teams and to build strong relationships both internally and externally
• Advanced presentation skills with the ability to effectively communicate complex concepts to foster understanding and acknowledgement of critical information both up and down the organization.


Managing and Measuring Work
Motivating Others
Building Effective Teams
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

SHANGHAI, SH, CN, 200233

State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  66968
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Sales & Marketing

Job Segment: Manager, Engineer, Business Development, Senior Product Manager, Product Manager, Management, Engineering, Sales, Operations

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