VP, Global New Product Development- Connected Living

Employer
Assurant
Location
Miami Florida
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Jul 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 13, 2017
Ref
51189#GIJ--Assurant.1
Category
Sales
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

The VP, Global New Product Development, Connected Living is responsible for guiding all areas of new product development for Connected Living - which will contribute to top line growth. Will manage Directors focused on New Products and New Initiatives focused on innovative solutions within the Connected Living Ecosystem.

Primary Job Accountabilities/Responsibilities

  • Leads all global efforts for Connected Living in developing and delivering commercialized new products at a global level. Manages the global New Product Development budget for all of Connected Living.
  • Leads and provides all direction for experimentation & ensure they are in-line with Line of Business needs & strategic objectives
  • Provides Subject Matter Expert and Leadership to Directors who will design & develop goals for each experiment
  • Direct process in evaluation of business cases to ensure they meet parameters of our strategic framework for organic growth initiatives
  • Develop templates for business cases for experiments leading to commercialization efforts
  • Provides Thought Leadership and Direction on all products and solutions for Mobile Carriers, OEMS, retailers, Cable/Satellite; Connected Living EcoSystem
  • Managing two Directors currently, will manage
  • Manages all Budgets related to Connected Living New Product Development
  • 30% Travel

Basic Qualifications Required - Experience, Skills, and Knowledge

  • Requires 15+ years of experience in mobile/carrier industry experience in Product Life Cycle Management
  • Requires 15+ years of experience in LEADERSHIP roles for Global Product Development
  • Requires 15+ years of experience delivering product solutions to senior level roles within mobile/carrier industry
  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration or related field

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Knowledge

  • Strong financial acumen
  • Masters degree, MBA preferred
  • Ability to influence without direct authority
  • Ability and experience in identifying goals & metrics and establishing progress against same
  • Strong analytical experience
  • Ability to meet with senior leaders and identify options

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