VP, Mobile Product - DevicesApply Now Date posted 01/23/2020 Requisition Number: 256903BR Location: United States - Colorado - Greenwood Village Area of Interest: Mobile, Product Management, Product Support Position Type: Full Time
The Vice President of Mobile Product - Devices will be responsible for Spectrum Mobile’s devices and accessories strategy and executing the mobile devices and accessories roadmap (smartphones, tablets, watches, accessories), including all concept, business case, business requirements, Request for Proposal (RFP), selection, certification, development, product catalog, market launch, and portfolio lifecycle activities. Applies expert knowledge on current and emerging mobile and wireless technologies, market trends and competitive offerings, and existing and future relationships with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to define and deliver a multi-year roadmap for all of Spectrum Mobile’s devices and accessories. Reporting to the Vice President of Mobile Product, leads a team of product director and manager reports and executes the roadmap by working cross-functionally. This role requires deep knowledge of Cellular, WiFi and other wireless technologies, demonstrated experience in mobile devices product development and lifecycle management, and a vision for how Charter can leverage mobile and wireless technology to extend our competitive advantage through our devices and accessories portfolio.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
Responsible for understanding competitive products and consumer trends and incorporating into the product roadmap to ensure Spectrum Mobile gains and maintains competitive advantage in mobile devices.
Develops the product roadmap for mobile devices and accessories, ensuring the right strategic portfolio and managing the sequence of development.
Applies a strong understanding of product development processes to lead the execution of all product development initiatives for Spectrum Mobile devices and accessories, holding the organization accountable to deliver the product roadmap on time and within budget.
Responsible for the capital budgets of related product development initiatives.
Defines wireless product features and requirements with focus on usability, customer experience and operational excellence.
Develops strong, effective partnerships between the Product Management team and other functional organizations (Wireless Engineering, Advanced Engineering, Software Development, IT, Customer Operations, Network Operations and 3rd Party suppliers) to properly interpret requirements and deliver the product roadmap.
Establishes self as a recognized subject matter expert in mobile devices and technologies and be able to collaborate effectively with technical groups.
Ensures alignment between the business strategy, business requirements and technical solutions.
Leads team of direct reports and expands team with exceptional talent as Spectrum Mobile scales.
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
Ability to provide leadership to ensure proper alignment with and execution of the strategic plan.
Ability to form strong relationships across cable, Internet, mobile, technology and other related industries.
Strong leadership skills with a cooperative, inclusive style, and the ability to work collaboratively across all levels of leadership.
Ability to lead cross-functional teams, problem-solve, identify key issues, and creatively overcome internal challenges or obstacles.
Results-oriented; ability to thrive in highly dynamic, time sensitive environment.
Excellent organizational, strategic, planning, prioritization and implementation skills.
High level of critical, analytical, and strategic thinking skills.
Excellent facilitation, presentation and communication skills.
Strong background and experience in wireless technologies – Cellular, WiFi, and related Technologies.
Ability to listen to multiple points of view and synthesize against goals for recommendations.
Ability to lead multiple projects and tasks.
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure.
Ability to show judgment, initiative and relentless determination to accomplish job duties.
Ability to analyze and interpret data and synthesize recommendations.
Ability to present and communicate effectively with company officers.
Expertise in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Excellent analytical skills.
Strong business acumen and sense of urgency to achieve results.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering or Science Field
Master’s Degree preferred
Related Work Experience Number of Years
Mobile or wireless product management/development 12+
Management experience 10+
Travel as Needed
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