Immersive Computing Category Manager

Applies advanced subject matter knowledge to solve complex business issues and is regarded as a subject matter expert. Frequently contributes to the development of new ideas and methods. Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors. Leads and/or provides expertise to functional project teams and may participate in cross-functional initiatives. Acts as an expert providing direction and guidance to process improvements and establishing policies. Frequently represents the organization to external customers/clients. Exercises significant independent judgment within broadly defined policies and practices to determine best method for accomplishing work and achieving objectives. May provide mentoring and guidance to lower level employees.

Responsibilities:

  • Deep understanding of the category product, business management and sales challenges and strategies.
  • Actively contributes to the definition of the category business plan.
  • Establishes relationships and represents team with sales force and other partners at senior level.
  • Product line and quota responsibility for a significant share of the product range, or a specific customer segment.
  • Functional responsibility for the team in one or several areas (market analysis, marketing engagement, SF communication etc).
  • May lead a subset of the team. May lead overall engagement with one or several sales teams.
  • May lead engagementpartnership with external IT vendor.

Education and Experience Required:

  • University or Bachelors degree in Marketing or Finance; advanced degree or MBA preferred.
  • Typically 8-12 years of professional experience with a combination of Marketing, Sales, Business Planning experienced preferred.
  • Consumer and/or Commercial Partner management expertiseEnd User Acct management as an alternative.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • IT industry knowledge.
  • Business planning skills, multidimensional.
  • Financial planning and modelling skills, comfortable to manage high complexity business planning and reporting.
  • Strong communication skills at senior management internally and externally.
  • Knowledge of promotional marketing processes and practices.
  • Negotiation skills and ability to frame the product value proposition to customers/partners.
  • Leadership skills and cross functional expertise (sales, supply chain, marketing.

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