Group Leader

Job TitleGroup Leader

Job Description

  • Response for product roadmap and product development and launch
  • Co-lead in define product roadmap and launch calendar for smart peripherals and OEM components.
  • Organize R&D resources to ensure product development or design-in executed on time with quality and within budget.
  • Manage the product technology roadmap and strategic choice
  • Define technology roadmap for both cost, performance and features.
  • Steer innovation contents and IP generation.
  • People and team management
  • Jointly responsible for building up world class innovation R&D group. Competence development, people management and coaching.
  • Continuously improve R&D efficiency
  • Team motivation.
  • In charge of Hue peripherals and OEM group in Home systems business: resources, competences, HW roadmaps, innovation, cross-group, cross-organization cooperation.
  • Drive cross-functional and internal team efficiency via clear communication, knowledge sharing, motivating and challenging, leveraging


  • Several years' experience in product creation (from concept to mass production) and in directing projects in relevant technology area.
  • Proven experience in R&D people management & development, with solid experience on continually team technical competence building up.
  • Bachelor or master degree in engineering. With strong engineering background and working experience (Electronics, information engineering, wireless control, mechanics…) are preferred.
  • Solid experience with external ODM or OEM supplier management and outsourced development.
  • Experience in managing remote teams and/or foreign suppliers (Eastern Europe, Asia) will be considered as a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills. Knowledge and understanding of disciplines with which co-operation takes place
  • Good analytical skills. Strong problem solving skills. Sense of urgency and high resilience level. Ability to work under stress and ambiguity.
  • Good programming & driving execution skills. Strong execution and ability of driving for result.
  • Conceptual, long term & strategic thinker.

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