Product Leader - Commercial Locks

Allegion Plc   •  

Carmel, IN

8 - 10 years

Posted 241 days ago

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The Product Leader will provide strategic leadership and management to the assigned product lines and is responsible for developing and executing product strategy, meeting customer and market needs. This position will develop and implement innovative strategies to optimize the product portfolio, ensuring that resources are most effectively allocated toward the best opportunities to achieve business goals.  This position will collaborate closely with multiple functions such as go to market teams, sales, marketing, manufacturing, sourcing, engineering, quality and digital to maximize the growth, development and return on investment of the business portfolio.The Product Leader will provide strategic leadership and management to the assigned product lines and is responsible for developing and executing product strategy, meeting customer and market needs. This position will develop and implement innovative strategies to optimize the product portfolio, ensuring that resources are most effectively allocated toward the best opportunities to achieve business goals.  This position will collaborate closely with multiple functions such as go to market teams, sales, marketing, manufacturing, sourcing, engineering, quality and digital to maximize the growth, development and return on investment of the business portfolio.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop strong knowledge of market and customer needs
  • Develop and execute product strategy, supporting business strategies, leading all aspects of the product life cycle.
  • Develop and execute strategic platforms including:
    • 1-5 year product road-maps
    • Design for quality
    • Portfolio and product positioning by vertical
    • Develop and drive productivity improving gross margins
    • Ongoing competitive bench-marking to establish portfolio positioning and messaging.
  • Establish portfolio pricing strategy – maximizing revenue and margin.
  • Partner with product & technical support ensuring the customer experience is maximized.
  • Partner with Advanced Development team to ensure road-map accounts for leading technologies delivering customer value.
  • Provide talent management leadership to ensure the continued development of product management and product marketing talent.  Partner closely with the human resources organization in working toward a best-in-class organizational capability through improved succession planning, organizational assessment, identification of key skill gaps, and overall talent acquisition and talent development strategies that link with business goals.
  • Model the Company’s values of integrity, respect, teamwork, innovation and courage.   Set the expectation and hold the organization accountable for the same commitments.

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or technical field. MBA preferred.
  • 7+ years of product management, engineering, finance, or sales experience.
  • 5+ years in a leadership role.
  • Strong product acumen with proven strategic planning ability and a track record of profitable growth preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in leading marketing, product management, and strategic planning or growth initiatives preferred.
  • Creative, thinks out of the box; thinks strategically, with a bias to execution.
  • Demonstrated results in growing a business with profitable initiatives that leverage a company’s core technology, cost and competitive advantages preferred.

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