Key Words: Telecommunications, Product Management, Lifecycle Management, SD-WAN, Network Function Virtualisation, Software Defined Networking, SDN
Role: Sr. Manager, Product Incubation (SD-WAN)
Industry: Information and Communications Technology
Function: Product Management, Product Strategy,
About Our Client
Our client is a fully-integrated info-communications company, offering a full range of information, communications and technology services for both consumer and enterprise markets offering the latest solutions.
About the Sr. Manager, Product Incubation (SD-WAN)
The Sr. Manager, Product Incubation (SD-WAN) is responsible for the management and execution of the product incubation strategy for SD-WAN product portfolio. Primary role of this position will be to orchestrate efforts among multiple departments for initiating, developing and executing plans to support incubation phase of SD-WAN product life-cycle management.
This position, as part of Solutions Engineering organization, will drive collaboration across different functions such as Product, Product Marketing, Sales and pre-sales/post-sales technical teams.
Please note: Interested Applicants must be able to work in Singapore or Hong Kong.
* Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent and minimum 10 years of experience in solutions engineering and/or product management with 5+ years of experience ideally in Wide Area Network, IP/MPLS, SD-WAN.
* Experience with networking protocols such as BGP, OSPF, EIGRP. Understanding of configuration of large / complex Enterprise wide area networks
* Prior experience within named industry, preferably from tier-1 service providers, vendors or industry consultants, with minimum 3 years of experience in senior role managing team
* Excellent communication skills including ability to persuasively deliver presentations to senior executives, partners and customers
* Need to be technology savvy and understand digital transformation building blocks
* Knowledge of digitization initiatives in various industries. Ability to create industry specific digital messaging
* Must demonstrate strategic thinking and thought leadership, as well as ability to lead initiatives through implementation
Benefits and Perks:
A comprehensive and attractive salary package, depending on experience.
Medical, dental and life insurance.
* Work with product, product marketing, sales and strategy functions in defining potential business models through market research
* Defining value proposition and Minimum Viable Product (MVP) requirements
* Validation of value proposition and MVP with customers
* Participation in New Product Introduction (NPI) process.
* Define success KPIs
* Discuss and define Proof of Concept (PoC) / Pilots deployment. Work with product engineering team(s) to implement it in lab environment. Managing results and communication to customers and/or partners
* Enable sales (Client Director, Solution Engineer and Commercial Deal Architect) with strategies, tools, content and processes related to product to improve their productivity and revenue generation activities
* Be a subject matter expert in SD-WAN / NFV area to work with customers and partners to understand their business requirements and communicate or product vision, value and use cases
* Work with Strategy team to define and execute sales acceleration programs
* Partner with Product / Product Marketing to develop compelling positioning, messaging and competitive differentiation, ensuring that we effectively communicate our Unique Selling Proposition to sales teams, partners and customers
* Create training content and plans for Solution Engineering team in coordination with product and product engineering team
* Ensure handover process to post-sales team(s) is properly defined and continuously improved
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