NPI Product Launch Manager, Video Collaboration
Video collaboration is changing the way we work. People have more options than ever before for how and where they meet and collaborate. As the world shifts to hybrid working, Logitech is committed to providing a seamless, frictionless experience with our market leading video collaboration products, wherever people choose to work. We are the #1 market leader in video conferencing and as the fastest-growing business in Logitech, we are looking for an NPI Product Launch Manager to join the regional Video Collaboration Commercial Marketing team to help us successfully launch amazing new products and solutions that customers love and partners are motivated to sell, while accelerating Logitech’s profitable growth in the coming years.
Reporting to the Head of Global NPI Readiness, the NPI Product Launch Manager, Commercial plays a critical and central role in the Logitech Video Collaboration product launch process, with responsibility for developing and executing launch plans for all new products and services, new and end of life (EOL), and tracking cross-functional launch readiness within the EMEA & APJ Video Collaboration Commercial Organization. With accountability for ensuring Logitech’s video collaboration products, solutions and services are launched into the marketplace successfully and with as much impact on the market as intended, this role requires someone with a combination of strong project/program management, marketing skills, consensus building, and an ability to coordinate resources from a variety of supporting teams. This position works closely with Product Marketing, Product Management, Regional Marketing, Supply Chain, Sales Operations, Channel and Enterprise Sales teams.
Manage the operational and commercial launch of video collaboration products, solutions, software & services in EMEA & APJ regions including the developing and executing launch and go-to-market plans, value proposition articulation, and internal organizational readiness
Coordinate and execute the launch process for all VC products, solutions, software & services in EMEA & APJ regions tracking inputs, timelines and key deliverables from cross-functional partners including Supply Chain Operations (SCO), Product Management, Product Marketing, Commercial Sales, Regional Marketing and Finance, managing multiple launches and EOL processes at the same time
Coordinate with operational stakeholders to drive and communicate detailed plans and develop best practices to facilitate high-quality product releases with best-in-class execution.
Understand the scope and operational requirements and impacts of all cross-functional teams for each launch. Track and communicate launch status updates to stakeholders in video collaboration commercial organizations.
Ensure cross-functional video collaboration commercial launch readiness is being driven for the EMEA & APJ regions. .
Coordinate the EMEA & APJ launch plans and timelines with the Global NPI Readiness teams to ensure launch activities are globally aligned.
Work closely with regional sales teams to ensure commercial readiness and to facilitate early pipeline generation.
Work closely with sales and channel operations to ensure operational sales-readiness through Distribution partners to the Channel Maintain PIPO report for use as a sales reference source
Work with sales ops to initiate product setup in Product Catalog and ensure pricing is correctly entered into all systems and tools, including Salesforce.
Enter copy and images into Copy Doc system in support of channel copy feeds
Act as single point of contact for product compliance questions
Anticipate bottlenecks, explore contingencies, track metrics and provide escalation management to ensure success of the new product, solution, software or service throughout the launch cycle (pre- to post-launch phase).
Work with supporting teams to develop additional materials as required, for example, supplementary training and product information, which can aid the sales team in effectively selling new products to prospective and existing customers, both directly and via our channel partners
Schedule and attend launch meetings, publish notes and action items to team members and leadership ensuring up-to-date visibility into the release schedule
Assist in the attainment of product revenue growth and attachment during the initial post-launch period through the development and implementation of new product marketing programs and enhancements to value proposition messaging
Cross-functional experience and knowledge of multiple disciplines including program/ project management, product marketing, sales, supply chain, capacity planning, & logistics.
Experience working cross-functionally across all levels of a highly matrixed enterprise organization.
Comfortable working proactively in sometimes ambiguous situations.
Strong focus on problem-solving and has the ability to identify and implement scalable solutions.
Highly driven self-starter, motivated, with excellent communication and organization skills
Able to effectively operate as a matrix manager in coordinating people and resources from multiple areas of the company
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to adapt well to new technologies
Ability to handle several tasks and juggle multiple priorities
Ability to work independently and productively across business groups
Attention to detail in all areas of the position
Minimum 5 years experience working in enterprise product launch, commercial go-to-market, program management, product and/or channel marketing in the high-tech industry.
Experience in launching enterprise hardware and solutions.
Demonstrated history of managing complex projects and executing on marketing plans
Experience in launching new high tech products and communicating benefits
Knowledge of the hardware product development process
PMI Certification a plus
Education: BA/BS degree preferred or equivalent experience.
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.
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