Location(s): France, United States; Ohio; Cincinnati, Boston, Atlanta, Paris
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Role Summary: As our new Sr Director - Technical Product Management, you will be responsible for creating strong working relationships & influence across executive leadership, product management, engineering and other functional groups to execute the strategy within CoE, across GE businesses, partners and customers. You may mentor one or more junior product managers.
As a domain expert for your portfolio, you will engage customers at mid-level management and technical levels to develop/refine portfolio strategy, influence customer and industry direction and execute strategy.
As the Sr Director - Technical Product Management, you will elevate how we engage with internal and external software businesses. You will be accountable for driving successful delivery of products from GE Software, making recommendations on extending software solutions, and representing General Electric to the outside market, including customers, partners and analysts.
In this role, you will:
Responsible for product line performance with targets on orders, revenue, cost & margin. Identifies and influences market trends and opportunities
Drives vision & strategy, roadmap and product lifecycle for sub business unit and its portfolio of products & solutions
Participate in events and industry associations to influence the direction for the business and technology in the segment
Be a domain/business expert for the portfolio to guide teams, establish/refine product management processes and build and mentor high performance team of Product Managers
Work cross functionally across engineering, marketing, sales, internal and external customers, analysts and senior management teams to formulate and execute the strategy
Establish and manage relationship across GE businesses & sub-businesses, partners and customers at director level and above and technical expert levels across industries and geographies
Establish strong working relationship with account managers, technical sales and user/developer community
Global travel required as necessary
This role is responsible for a large product or portfolio of products/solutions with typical revenue influence / target in the range of $50-200M USD per year
Will have strong financial acumen and accountability
The leader will report to Executive Product Management Director and responsible to create strong working relationship & influence across product management, engineering and other stakeholder groups to successfully execute business strategy across GE businesses, partners and customers
Lead and develop a team of product managers who are business and domain experts
Will engage customers at director level and above as a trusted partner
Cross functional leadership to define and execute the vision and strategy
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
A minimum of 15 years of technical experience along with established leadership credentials across product lines.
GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed
Eligibility Requirements: (Country Specific)
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
Must be willing to travel 10%
Must be willing to work out of an office located in United States (Boston, Cincinnati, Atlanta), France (Paris)
Proactively drives portfolio and investment decision to balance customer needs, install base requirements (refresh) and long-term enterprise differentiation
Evangelizes concepts beyond current offerings and considers business model innovation (product, service and delivery innovations
Master Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, technology, Engineering or Math)
5-10 years of professional experience in leading technology initiatives
Strong proven experience leading, architecting, structuring & delivering digital products
Defines and/or influences pricing strategy for product/ services and alignment across functions and organizations
Aligns goals, feature sets, capabilities to business objectives for the product (i.e. Profitability, ROI, Market Penetration, Channel development, Brand Development, etc.)
Strong business analysis, problem solving, and strategy development skills
Evangelizes new technology, predicts trends, and identifies new opportunities based on trends
Identifies the customer’s business and strategic needs, concerns, and desires for the value delivery capabilities of the products
Establishes relationships in the market intelligence and research community
Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and with other GE businesses
Adopts a holistic systems perspective. Empathizes with multiple points of view. Challenges program/product planning assumptions
Ability to work with cross-functional teams to help build effective processes
Strong oral and written communication skills
Builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas, and leverages chains of indirect influence
Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analytical skills and best practices
Able to re-appropriate existing solutions to new requirements and situations
Emotional Intelligence, ability to influence up and out
Accountable for policy decisions with incomplete, conflicting information and uncertain long-term dynamics
Locations: France, United States; Ohio; Cincinnati, Boston, Atlanta, Paris
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