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PRODUCT MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT - Military Veterans

at Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we're guided by a shared purpose - helping people be their best in the moments that matter - and we live up to our purpose every day by solving for safer. Because people can only be their best when they not only feel safe, but are safe. We're solving for safer by building the best possible technologies across every part of our safety and security ecosystem. That's mission-critical communications devices and networks, AI-powered video security & access control and the ability to unite voice, video and data in a single command center view. We're solving for safer by connecting public safety agencies and enterprises, enabling the collaboration that's critical to connect those in need with those who can help. The work we do here matters.


Department Overview

The Accessories & Energy team is responsible for the portfolio strategy and solutions that are sold globally. This includes defining portfolio strategy and actions to 1) Strengthen and grow the core, 2) Expand into adjacent opportunities and 3) Drive strategic growth. In line with these key strategic thrusts we are organized into various focus areas that align closely with our product development teams.


Job Description

Motorola Solutions is building talent pipelines to meet future hiring demands. This is a pipeline role, while there is not an immediate opening, we want to build relationships with prospective candidates like you. If your background is a match to our requirements, we’ll follow up with an exploratory conversation.

As a Product Manager Consultant, you will be responsible for defining the vision and setting the direction for our future products and solutions. The job areas will span from identification of market opportunities and portfolio gaps, translation of these into value propositions and product concepts, validating these with customers, working directly with design and engineering teams, as well as partnering with our sales, marketing and strategic teams, to ensure that the solution is well-defined with a foundation to be successfully executed.

You will lead cross-functional teams, combining product, technical and market knowledge with commercial insight to guide the team in building the best possible solutions. In order to achieve this, you must utilize your skills to take a holistic and market based approach to concepting. This includes ensuring that solution concepts are developed from the right market and customer insights and making sure that concepts are defined based on a clear understanding of the technical requirements. 

You are responsible for delivering innovative product concepts with a real competitive edge. Your curiosity, attention to detail, passion about customer experience and focus on results enable you to ensure our products are successful in helping to grow our business.

You will play a significant role as a catalyst of change and new thinking across the broader organization

As Product Management Consultant, you will..

  • Lead strategic initiatives to expand and grow the portfolio.

  • Define portfolio strategy that aligns and enables growth in both our government and commercial businesses.

  • Plan, organize, drive, and facilitate the development of solution concepts

  • Build business cases both for individual products and overall solutions

  • Help identify the need for, plan and facilitate end user and channel partner research

  • Drive use case development and translate these into tangible requirements

  • Prepare and present the visions to senior management and key stakeholder

  • Collaborate with partners internally as well as externally to find the right solution elements at the right quality and cost, through the complete solution development cycle from product concept to end of life.

  • Collaborate with Global Sales and Strategy teams to drive towards customer acceptance 

  • Support the creation of customer experiences and missions as well as tactical roadmap portfolio product missions

  • Define and communicate product positioning and key product messages to regional sales enablement teams and work closely with Marketing Communications on the content of product marketing collateral.

  • Ensure compelling training modules are developed for the internal sales organizations and channel partners.

  • Manage the New Product Introduction process for successful market penetration.

  • Determine alternative solutions for RFP requirements while minimizing roadmap development impact.

As Motorola Solutions is a global company, frequent communication over various time zones is expected. Traveling is expected to be approximately 30 days per year.

Our Ideal Candidate:

As an individual, you are creative and inspiring, curious and fact-based, bold and caring. You have the passion and will to challenge the status quo, in order to bring the best possible solutions to life.

You have a strong demonstrated track record of creating and bringing to market successful products and solutions within the tech industry. You are experienced in building deep understanding of the customer, market and the competition, and in using that insight to create a strong vision to drive product making. 

Most importantly, you have created products that have made a difference in the market delivering strong positive customer response as well as growth and profitability in the business.

You inspire your teams and the broader organization around you, and spur them to deliver what they thought impossible. 

You have:

  • Demonstrable product management experience, translating customer needs into engineering requirements and winning product concepts - Ideally within a field that combines hardware and software/apps development

  • A Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results, balancing technical, product and business trade-offs

  • A strong commercial awareness combined with a clear technical understanding

  • A creative and inspiring mind. You are curious and fact-based, bold and caring

  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills

  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills and navigate well in a multi-cultural environment

  • A structured and result oriented approach, with focus on quality in your daily work

  • Experience in reading trends out of Market Intelligence and Market Research data

  • Excellent presentation skills and are able to clearly communicate your product vision 

  • Experience facing customers and understanding the root cause of product inputs 

  • Experience with project management and facilitation

  • Fluent in English, written and spoken

  • Preferably with startup experience


Basic Requirements

BS degree

At least 7+ years of Product Management experience


Travel Requirements

10-25%


Relocation Provided

None


Position Type

Experienced


Referral Payment Plan

No

Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
  • 401K with Company Match
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally-protected characteristic. 

We are proud of our people-first and community-focused culture, empowering every Motorolan to be their most authentic self and to do their best work to deliver on the promise of a safer world. If you’d like to join our team but feel that you don’t quite meet all of the preferred skills, we’d still love to hear why you think you’d be a great addition to our team.

We’re committed to providing an inclusive and accessible recruiting experience for candidates with disabilities, or other physical or mental health conditions. To request an accommodation, please email ohr@motorolasolutions.com.

Chicago, IL

Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Every day, our enterprise and public safety customers rely on effortless and reliable communications to keep business thriving and communities safe. They call it their lifeline. At Motorola Solutions, we not only build that lifeline – with mission-critical services, software, video and analytics, backed by secure, resilient land mobile radio communications – we advance it every day through our commitment to innovation. Our drive for continuous innovation and partnership with our customers enables them to be ready – in the day-to-day moments, and in the moments that matter most. 

At Motorola Solutions, you'll discover a culture of people striving to be their best. You'll find an environment where teams focus on solving problems and helping customers and businesses to thrive. By bringing together motivated visionaries and driven innovators, our teams are able to deliver first-rate solutions.



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