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Title:  Junior Product Manager

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

 

CommScope is at the forefront of shaping infrastructure, products and solutions that enhance people's lives. We make communication faster, easier and more efficient for today's always-on world.

 

We’re looking for the future leaders of 21st century communications. 

 

The Junior Product Manager supports the global product management leads and related product groups of a predefined network segment (eg. trunk-feeder-distribution enclosure segment), over its projected lifecycle.  You will be jointly responsible for the commercial definition with strong focus on pricing strategy creation and implementation through close collaboration with the Product Line Managers. The Junior Product Manager leads the execution of portfolio rationalisation and end of product life decisions to assure seamless product transitions of future developments. You will support the marketing group for product collateral creation this in close cooperation with the global product management leads.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • You will determine what information is needed and conducts research analysis and market/application research to support defining new product requirements. 
  • The Junior Product Manager analyzes sales and other financial data to derive information necessary to influence / support managerial decisions concerning market opportunities, product modification, and new product development and proposes recommendations as appropriate. 
  • As Junior Product Manager you influence and support the formulation of product strategies, plans and policies, you will also aid in establishing the position of assigned product(s) in the market by understanding the position of major competitive offerings.
  • The Junior Product Manager guides the global product management leads with product lifecycle management, including rationalisation and new product introduction including assisting customer support representatives. You will lead the execution of portfolio rationalisation and assists in inventory and shipping processes and coordination, quotes, bid preparation, product loads and cost inquiries.
  • Furthermore, you will assist with the development, implementation, and coordination of strategic market plans for the assigned product line and assists in achieving product line strategies set by the global product manager in each assigned market.  In that regard the Junior Product Manager works with the global product manager in the development of the strategies.
  • Finally, you will support sales and marketing presentations and demonstrations where additional technical expertise is required.

 

Skills Required:

 

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Engineering, Sciences or a related field
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, and ability to articulate complex technical concepts to a broad range of internal and external audiences;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with several types and levels of staff and external contacts, both in writing and verbally
  • Ability to work simultaneously on many priorities, which change frequently
  • Assertive, persuasive and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Microsoft Excel skills
  • SAP systems knowledge advantageous

 

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.

 


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