Head of New Categories and Services - Creativity & Productivity

Administration Lausanne, Switzerland


Description

Position at Logitech

   The Role:

Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to their digital experiences. With a broad portfolio of interface devices, Logitech’s leadership in innovation encompasses a wide variety of corded and cordless peripherals.  Logitech is at the forefront of design and is creatively driving a richer experience for digital interactions.

Creativity & Productivity (C&P) business group  is the biggest division of Logitech, consisting of our mice, keyboards and presentation remotes. It is a key pillar of Logitech’s past, present and future as a global brand known for great design and exceptional user experiences.

This is an exciting role for a seasoned leader who has successfully led the development, implementation (end to end) and management of services and new strategic business models in the CE/Tech industry. This new leader will work directly with Logitech senior leaders to successfully identify new opportunities, develop new business models, concepts and prototypes to launch, learn and scale a few initiatives which will contribute to Logitech mid & long-term growth. The role reports to the General Manager of Creativity & Productivity Business Group.  

Your Contribution:

Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide and just Do. These are the behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:

  • Identify desirable new ways of engaging with users/consumers through SW and services, reaching out to new and diverse audiences with sustainable business models & services.

  • Provide business critical insights, monitor trends to define long-term strategic priorities and drive improvement initiatives.

  • Bring new ways of thinking to diversify services and processes making a positive change not only for organisation, but for consumers 

  • Direct, inspire and execute the development of the recommended initiatives from idea to prototyping and scaling.

  • Lead business organisation transformation to support the new business model w/ the cross-functional teams (e.g. finance, go-to-market, marketing, sales, operations…) and Logitech leadership team.

  • Build & share  best practices across the organisation

Key Qualifications:

For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:

  • 10+ years of experience in a senior role within international business preferably Consumer Electronics or Software  / services domain

  • Proven experience in SW/services & new business models development

  • Proven success in advancing, creating and launching business models within an organisation

  • Deep 360° business understanding and passion for innovations

  • Recognized leadership capabilities as well as strong executive presence and maturity.

  • Ability to influence, engage and work collaboratively with people at all levels and within various functions of an organization

  • Strategic thinking, excellent business acumen, ability to navigate complex challenge

  • Decisive self-started able to deal with ambiguity 

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, start-up mentality, hands on approach to business

  • Familiar with design thinking

  • Hungry to make a difference

  • International outlook is a must.

  • Fluency in English, written and spoken is mandatory

  • Flexibility to travel internationally 30% of the time

In addition, preferable skills and behaviors include:

  • Be flexible working remotely while creating trust and great internal/external network

  • Consulting background or/and Project Management experience as an advantage

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Business 

Logitech is the sweet spot for people who are passionate about products, making a mark, and having fun doing it. As a company, we’re small and flexible enough for every person to take initiative and make things happen. But we’re big enough in our portfolio, and reach, for those actions to have a global impact. That’s a pretty sweet spot to be in and we’re always striving to keep it that way.

 “All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”

If you require an accommodation to complete any part of the application  process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at 510-713- 4866 for assistance.

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