END DATE October 13, 2016

Portfolio Manager - Workflow Solutions

Motorola - Chicago, IL

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  • Company
    Motorola Motorola
  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description


- Identify and champion market research efforts to ensure value propositions that will exceed our customer expectations..

- Gather and analyze voice of customer and voice of field to develop software solution requirements.

- Lead strategic initiatives to expand and grow the portfolio

- Prioritize development efforts in line with business objectives and communicate with development teams.

- Define portfolio strategy that aligns and enables growth in both our government and commercial businesses.

- Analyze business opportunities to grow the portfolio both organically and inorganically.

- Maintain and communicate 1-2 year solution roadmap

- Develop the customer value proposition to positively differentiate our product in the market.

- Build business cases that support the financial objectives for revenue, margin and operating earnings.

- Provide product management support during the development process helping to make tradeoffs involving features, schedule, cost, pricing, solution positioning, and lifecycle management.

- Define and communicate product positioning and key product message to regional sales enablement teams and work closely with Marketing Communications on the content of product marketing collateral.

- Ensure compelling training modules are developed for the internal sales organizations and channel partners

- Work in a cross-functional team with engineering, operations, finance, and marketing communications through the complete solution development cycle from product concept to end of life

- Define and coordinate product beta testing plans
Manage the New Product Introduction process for successful market penetration.

Specific Skills

- Bachelors Degree is required. MBA is a plus

- 7+ years progressive experience in Product Planning, Product Marketing or Product Management

- Engineering background and/or technical knowledge in group communications software solutions.

- Experience in Software as a Service and recurring revenue business models
Strong business analytical skills

- Excellent presentation, written and oral communication skills

- Proven track record of leading a team and meeting schedule deadlines

- Ability to influence members external to their department

- Ability to interface and communicate effectively with multi-discipline, cross-cultural teams

- Strong working knowledge of the land mobile radio market and the transition to data centric software solutions.

- MBA a plus

Experience Required
5 - 10

Basic Qualifications
Bachelors Degree 7+ years experience in Product Management Marketing or Sales