Product Launch Program Manager

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Title: Regional Lead, Latin America: Product Launch Program Manager

 

Summary:  

The Product Launch team leads and executes new product launch (NPI) and International Expansion for Nest. Scaling tools and processes while driving cross-functional work streams. We are looking for an accomplished Program Manager to drive and execute the organization’s most strategic product launches and expansion into new markets. This includes being 100% responsible for: the flawless implementation and delivery of key product and country launches, developing cross-organization processes/trackers/tools, and communicating regularly with Nest executive management and cross functional teams.  

The successful Product Launch Program Manager is: a natural leader and facilitator, dynamic, driven, organized and detail oriented, communicates with ease at all levels, and thrives in an ambiguous environment and is adept at facilitating action and resolving conflicts. Spanish language is required to be successful in this role.

 

The Work:

  • Work with up to 25 cross-functional teams (Business, Marketing, Product Planning, Logistics, Finance, Hardware, Software, Apps, Legal, Compliance, Partnerships etc.) to deliver first-class product and country launches across Nest’s current and forthcoming portfolio of products
  • Drive consensus and accountability across all functions
  • Own status trackers, communications, and other tools to support all programs
  • Develop end-to-end launch schedules, track key milestones, and create contingency plans for high-risk deliverables
  • Communicate priorities, risks, and schedules to Nest executive management
  • Develop strategies to scale key elements of the business
  • Provide technical and infrastructure expertise to enable scale across product and country launch

Custom Job Snippet

  • Work with up to 25 cross-functional teams (Business, Marketing, Product Planning, Logistics, Finance, Hardware, Software, Apps, Legal, Compliance, Partnerships etc.) to deliver first-class product and country launches across Nest’s current and forthcoming portfolio of products
  • Drive consensus and accountability across all functions
  • Own status trackers, communications, and other tools to support all programs
  • Develop end-to-end launch schedules, track key milestones, and create contingency plans for high-risk deliverables
  • Communicate priorities, risks, and schedules to Nest executive management
  • Develop strategies to scale key elements of the business
  • Key contributor to the LATAM strategy and lead execution for current and future counties across the region

 

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

  1. Lead XFN team meetings and be the main point of accountability for all LATAM execution
  2. Written and verbal communication to team, XFN team and leadership as needed
  3. Creation and management of project plans and ability to hold teams accountable for deliverables.

 

Skill/Experience/Education

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent; MBA/MA/MS preferred
  • 5 years experience working in operations, program management, or relevant professional experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Consumer electronics preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish (Portuguese a plus)
  • Direct program management experience, leading cross-functional project teams
  • Quickly learn and build expertise in new processes to manage and drive efficiency improvements across Nest and its partners
  • Must work well under deadline pressure and adhere to aggressive SLAs Ability to multitask, while maintaining focus on goals set by Nest senior leadership
  • Communicates honestly and openly, working well in a team dynamic and always being open to feedback
  • Detail oriented, strong communicator, organized, thrives in ambiguity, and excellent analytical & problem solving skills
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter who recognizes where processes can be improved and initiates action to improve them
  • Experience leading complex cross-functional initiatives; ability to balance multiple projects with aggressive timelines simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships to facilitate effective collaboration, information gathering and strategic decision making
  • Excellent time management, organizational skills, and intellectual flexibility
  • Natural leader with the ability to motivate and lead teams directly and indirectly
  • Experience with defining programs and portfolios.
  • 2-4 years NPI product launch experience launching high-profile products/services
  • 1-2 years experience building best in class C-suite communications and assets
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following industries: Security/Media/Entertainment/Consumer Hardware/Electronics

 

 

 

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