Principal Product Manager, 5G Development
Do you want to be part of the future of the cloud developing the ecosystem of 5G applications? The Microsoft Strategic Missions and Technologies division focuses on next-generation technology solutions, including specialized teams empowering telecommunications providers; engineering teams who are helping to carry out challenging missions and connecting the cloud to satellites in space; worldwide research teams leading the way to scalable, accessible quantum computing; and the key technology partner to the U.S. Federal government for achieving their diverse organizations’ missions through digital transformation.
As part of SMT, the recently created Growth Innovation and Strategy team is responsible for delivering high value scenarios, inspirational experiences and visionary thought leadership, programs, and growth strategy & planning across our innovative portfolio driving the next new business categories and revenue streams in Microsoft.
At least 8 years of relevant business development experience working with large Telecommunication companies.
3-year experience in identifying and developing hyper growth 5G and Intelligent Edge scenarios.
Deep customer empathy and demonstrated abilities to understand customer needs
Strong strategic, analytical, and creative thinking skills
Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and complexity
Intellectually curious and able to see things from different points of view
Ability to absorb complex technical and scientific information and creatively distill into key takeaways, crisp analyses, presentations, and narratives for technical audiences
Highly collaborative and able to build trusting relationships across multiple stakeholders
Strong interpersonal skills, with prior experience working across multiple teams and functions, with the ability to effectively support management of stakeholders internally and externally
Work on multiple assignments at once while meeting timelines
Capable of operating both as an individual contributor as well as a business development team lead
Ability to work independently but know when to ask for guidance
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We’re looking for a Director of Product Management to join the Growth Innovation and Strategy to play a critical role defining the thought leadership strategy, value proposition, narrative, and hyper growth scenarios to drive the future of the cloud developing high growth 5G and edge scenarios.
Develop, test and land differentiated and durable value propositions and thought leadership narratives that bridge current technologies to future innovations for enterprise developers grounded on intelligent edge and 5G technologies.
Translate the value proposition into thought leadership content leveraging cross-team functions in tech demos and storytelling creation and engage in critical business and innovation discussions with BDMs and developers across different industries.
Identify and develop new hyper-growth scenarios bringing the value proposition to life in close partnership with SMT engineering leaders, Microsoft Research and other cross-Microsoft divisions, and creating compelling assets for decision makers to support strategic conversations that lead to revenue growth.
Support the SMT team to identify and articulate cross-divisional hyper growth scenarios grounded on 5G and Intelligent Edge technologies.
Prepare top level executive engagements, co-innovation agreements and engage customers in early adoption programs.
Drive customer workshops to help identify co-innovation opportunities as well as to identify key strategic scenarios.
Act as subject matter expert to bring to life the vision for new hyper-growth scenarios across multi-functional teams from ideation, presentation development, demo & script development and to go-to-market execution.
Partner with Customer Engagement team and Sales team to land the new connected-applications paradigm thought leadership narrative and hyper-growth scenarios and evolve over time.
Collaborate with the Growth Strategy and Planning team to help support end-end to business plans including long-term market differentiation, business model hypothesis, long range financial aspirations, phased growth plans, marketing and thought leadership and strategy.