Verizon International IOT & MEC Product Manager in Dortmund, Germany
What you’ll be doing...
You will own the International IOT& MEC product portfolio and will work together with sales and the global product owners to productize profitable IOT solutions for the main Verizon International markets. You will collaborate closely with the global IOT and MEC product tower leads and with the Standard Solutions Manager for IOT & MEC
In order to deliver these solutions you will work closely with the Verizon strategy and wireless teams to assess and deliver the required wireless partnership agreements in the main countries in Europe. In this role you will also work in an agile way with the sales teams responsible for the larger global integration deals, who may need such solutions before they are fully developed and productized.
Lead the strategy and development of a robust and innovative Internet of Things (IoT) & MEC ecosystem for International with initial focus on Europe.
Leading the product management efforts for IoT & MEC services in International, with responsibility for defining the related product road-map, business plan and product offers as well as developing critical strategies that deliver tangible business results.
Collaborate and partner with cross-functional teams such as engineering, finance, network, user experience, go-to-market, and legal to ensure a smooth solution development process.
Develop and maintain partnerships with external businesses and vendors, notably M(V)NO’s and MEC Application and Integration partners in Europe as needed.
Alignment via regular communication with appropriate Sales and Product leadership along with regular coordination and communication with Marketing and Sales Operations.
Sales support including sales training and assistance with customer presentations.
Define a robust customer experience based on sales and customer requirements that simplify and enhance the current individual product purchase path.
Handle prioritization and trade-offs among customer experience, performance, timing and operational support.
Be accountable for International IOT & MEC product launch and lifecycle reporting, managing the process from beginning to end with the goal of meeting revenue expectations.
Conduct competitive landscaping and identify customer needs to drive new business opportunities and create disruptive experiences.
Present market requirements, trends, competitive landscape, product road-map, pricing and packaging options, cost model, and P&L to the executive team.
The job can be based in one of the following locations: Reading, UK, Dortmund, Germany, Diegem, Belgium, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience.
Experience in a product and technical background, notably in an IOT role in an International Mobile (Virtual) Network Operator.
Product Development experience utilizing an Agile approach and/or pre-sales/Solution Architect background in the IOT and wireless industry, compute/application platforms and general connectivity, and/or a particular vertical.
Experience developing and launching Enterprise level products.
Willingness to travel.
Even better if you have:
Independent time management, task prioritization, flexibility, and keen ability to identify problems and work towards solutions.
Excellent communication skills, with an ability to vary communication style based on the audience.
Excellent interpersonal skills, flexible, with a proven track record of establishing credibility within organizations.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project along with Visio.
MEC background compute/application platforms and general connectivity
Understanding of telecom networking solutions with strong IOT, Wireless.
Knowledge of Verizon product systems and architecture.
Fluency in English, French and or German.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.
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