Print Services Product Manager in Vancouver, WA

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

HP   •  

Vancouver, WA 98660

Industry: Telecommunications & Hardware


8 - 10 years

Posted 54 days ago

This position is in the Print Services and Solutions organization that is driving new ink service business models like HP Instant Ink, Auto Replenishment etc. HP as a company now is strategically pivoting to a "service-first" approach to products/solutions and this organization drives the end to end lifecycle for any such new business models. HP Instant Ink is the flagship subscription service offered by HP, is a top strategic business priority and is now launched in 18 countries worldwide. As the market share and financial leader in the global inkjet market, HP's inkjet business is built on the highly successful "razor and blade" business model and HP Instant Ink's subscription model intends to delight customers with savings and convenience while still driving high profitability for HP.

Why HP?

You want to work for us to solve real problems, be the disruptor in chief to overturn existing consumer behaviours and have the fire to radically transform our products/services in the next 5-10 years. You will have flexibility on your budgets, strong organizational support for radical innovation and a day-to-day operating environment of a start-up – roll up your sleeves to get work done.


This role is for a "classic product manager" responsible for driving new solutions and experiences for HP Instant Ink service. A product manager is the CEO of the product in this team. He / She drives all the pillars of the product management including, customer insights, product strategy, financials and ROI and product execution. Along with these foundational skills, this role is expected to strongly influence product marketing teams on executing the 4Ps and the design teams on the best-in-class customer experience.

Responsibilities: Jack of all trades and master for a few

  • Manages the end-to-end product lifecycle (concept to release to refine)
  • Drives deeper understanding of the customer via traditional & new market research methods
  • Develops the end to end business case for a product/service including clear articulation of the 3Cs, 4Ps, Value Chains and Industry Competition
  • Leads and partners with a large group of cross-functional team members towards the successful realization of the vision. Includes R&D, Marketing, Region, Ops, Channel Partners, IT etc. For example, is equally as effective talking to a group of engineers as well as talking to the print category VP at a retailer
  • Effectively gets buy-in on the product vision, strategy and commercials from the channel partners
  • Is a perfect blend of high-level vs. detail oriented approaches depending on the audience, task at hand?
  • Frequently presents to VP and higher on all aspects of the product
  • Maintains a relentless focus on data-based decision making, customer insights and execution
  • Bring in logical and analytical thinking in problem solving.
  • Stays up to date with industry trends to evolve the positioning, experience and offerings

Qualification: MBA preferred. Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Business of Technical Field required.

Experience: Brings "Will, Skills and Ambition" to be a Rockstar PM.

  • 10 years in product marketing fundamentals
  • Demonstrated strategic leadership in product design or current product management
  • Demonstrated experience working with selling partners, R&D or customers
  • Proven experience leading, driving and measuring virtual teams towards a common goal
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the company, including senior management
  • Minimum 1-year work experience in a general marketing function beyond Product Marketing
  • Influence at the vice president and above level, as well as with customers and partners
  • International experience highly desired, preferably in both Developed and Emerging Markets
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to drive insights into action
  • Strong foundational understanding of product financial concepts and ability to manage advanced financial analysis

Valid Through: 2019-10-24