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The traditional pay-TV business model for Cable, Telco, and Satellite service providers has been challenged in recent years due to consumer cord-cutting in favor of Streaming OTT services but CommScope’s Home Networks Segment is investing in new products and technologies to help Service Providers reverse that trend. Become part of the team that is bringing new, innovative solutions to market that enable Service Providers to offer the next generation of set-top boxes offering voice control and voice assistant capability, integrated soundbar for a high-end home entertainment experience, integrated software applications for voice and video calls on your TV, home network control, education at home, care at home!!
The Sr Product Manager position is in the Video CPE Platforms PLM team of the Home Networks segment responsible for developing winning solutions for Service Providers. The Sr Product Manager will promote, direct, plan, and coordinate activities for specified video CPE product platforms-both software and hardware- and will work closely with Business Product Management to ensure that product line objectives are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and parameters.How You'll Help us Connect The World
Responsible for running, promoting, and controlling related product line, which includes but is not limited to the following duties:
- establish product line direction for existing products, including product line extensions and additional target markets
- marketing/promoting the product line, tracking industry trends, product segment growth, market share
- supporting and training sales staff and devising sales channel strategies
- pricing markets and targeting strategies and discount structures
- initiating measures for product cost containment and cost reduction (due diligence with engineering and operations)
Prioritize engineering development and promotional projects. Manage product line direction through an ongoing assessment of current products, pricing, and position; systematically develop and evaluate opportunities for new products and identify new target markets (jointly with industry marketing) and related strategies. Document concept and/or line extensions to meet existing or anticipated market needs and present to management as appropriate, according to the established product development process. Develop market opportunity document; document product specifications required (PMR); initiate the project within reengineering; track product development through project engineering; plan, develop, and communicate a strategy for product launch and initial forecast; track sales, costs, and margin and effects on existing product line revenues; and conduct continued product promotion. Initiate and participate in the development of all marketing collateral, including website and catalog pages, product releases, brochures, advertisements, video, PC presentations, special premium items, fliers. Support sales force as needed through joint sales calls to key accounts; proposal/bid volume pricing and development assistance; and trade show support and conference calls. Develop and conduct product, market, and application training. Communicate product line updates and key information as appropriate. Establish target pricing for the product on a global scale. Maintain an awareness of the competition and other market forces through effective networking and mainstream research. Provide key competitive information and product comparisons to the market research team for the timely maintenance and publication of the competitive product information manual, adding information as requires and ensuring accuracy and accessibility to key employees. Provide and/or present monthly, quarterly, and annual product line update reports.Required Qualifications for Consideration
- 10+ years of product management experience in video, broadband communications, telecommunications, or related technical industry required.
- Bachelor's degree required, engineering preferred.
- Product management experience with software products
- Demonstrated results bringing innovative software-based products to market that achieve revenue and share growth
- Ability to lead and coordinate cross-functional meetings, committees, and people in a professional manner.
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