Senior. Product Manager

Design and Marketing Shanghai, China


Description

CHINA BUSINESS GROUP   is new division of Logitech, our vision is to become a key pillar of China growth strategy, by creating a new category business targeting 15-20% of China portfolio.  Our mission is to bridge Logitech technical/partnership/network gap into China, to innovate/develop products for China primarily (potentially leverage these products across global markets in the future).  We will start small and nimble to explore and trial on BIG opportunities, evolve into a “seed farm” possibly for the company.

As a Senior Product Manager , you will lead development of product/portfolio proposal with big ideas as well as end to end execution of the idea realization through

a) external - a deep understanding of consumer/market needs, market landscape, explore seeds opportunities, take advantage of the vast China OEM technical/design/mfg capabilities;  develop strategic partnership within local ecosystem (IoTs, Telcos, Etailers & Research centers, startups…) ,

b) internal - partner with multi-disciplinary teams to deliver best in class user experiences which will be essential to support Logitech’s market growth.

You will also be responsible for leading and/or participating in front-end innovation projects, with the objective of contributing to the overall product strategy in line with Logitech’s business strategy. You are passionate about consumers, design thinking, new technologies, conceiving and building products that millions of people will be delighted to use every day in their lives.

This is an exciting and fast moving role, where you will make a huge impact! You’ll report to the Director of China business Group,  based in Shanghai. Partnership with our China Cluster team as well as global functions.

Contributions

Move fast.  Speak up. Decide and do.  Drive change. Exceed consumer needs.  These are some of the winning behaviors you’ll need to succeed at Logitech. In this role you will:

Define the end-to-end product experience supporting the value proposition

Participate local consumer research and consumer visits to identify articulated and unarticulated consumer needs

Define necessary primary and secondary research to support product definition and development

Collaborate closely with Design Managers, UX managers, to develop the best Industrial Design supporting the product vision.

Partner with engineering, business and design teams to reach optimal solutions for the product vision, consumer experience, time to market and product cost.

Drive prototype creations and organize reviews to improve product experiences

Develop best in class intelligence on all aspects, from consumer knowledge, to competition and business (ONL/OFL) in general

Collaborate with portfolio, design and engineering teams to build long-term product strategy and roadmaps

Systematically track the voice of consumers on existing products to identify key areas of possible UX improvements and work with the UX team to generate new product concepts, further develop products and to validate proposed user experiences.

Lead front-end innovation projects to identify new and valuable opportunities and develop meaningful and transformative product innovation

Effectively prioritize and deliver multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

Drive longer term initiatives to build new capabilities which will give Logitech an edge to win in selected markets and segments

Key Qualifications:

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

8+ years of demonstrable experience in product management and/or product marketing positions in consumer electronics/hardware/internet

Excellent communication (oral & written) skills in both Mandarin and English  

Thorough understanding of product life cycles, UX principles, engineering constraints and design thinking

Risk taking, integrative thinking and sound business acumen

Active learner with a desire to understand all the forces at play

Ability to thrive in a multi-disciplinary environment and to effectively collaborate in cross functional, diverse teams

Quickly grasp technology constraints and capabilities, to devise creative yet pragmatic solutions

Ability to deal with ambiguity and guiding other team members through it

Passion for consumer electronics and technology with a keen interest in industry issues and competitors

Best candidate will be curious, insightful, and creative, with a strong entrepreneurial and growth mindset

Education:

  • Graduate degree in business and/or product design preferred

Small Company.  Big Products.

At Logitech we act like a small company. We believe that anyone can have the best idea. We are innovators, creators and designers.  We challenge ourselves and each other, and believe that success is never final. We push the limit, because great is not good enough.  We inspire, delight and empower the world.  We are Logitech.

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