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Manager, GPLM

Date: Mar 13, 2018

Location: Shenzhen, China, 44, CN

Company: HARMAN International

 Drive leadership in category by defining meaningful product DIFFERENTIATION and being very strict in what
we choose to leave out of a product spec. (including compelling services and strategy).
 Presenting your product plan and Harman Value Proposition in a manner that is consumer friendly, market
realistic, creative and ultimately compelling.
 In-depth knowledge in wireless audio product category - market trend, competition and technology
 Being at the forefront of technological trends and implications. This includes key platform architecture
tradeoffs and maximizing the Harman advantage
 Strong P&L skills. Can develop an ROI business case with total confidence. Good judgment skills in
determining the balance of what we specify with what we get in financial return.
 Solid awareness of global retail markets and what it takes to get your product placed with key retail partners
 Have an international perspective that looks for creative ways to make meaningful rapid growth
breakthroughs with our portfolio in key Harman international markets
 Connect well with regional commercial colleagues. Be responsive to their needs and provide information to
them that is immediately useful.
 Connect well with Program management and engineering teams making sure that the required product
concept gets turned into actual detailed product requirement document.
 Develop together with Brand Management teams the Marketing Plan and go to market strategy for key “hero” launches from your category.
 Develop appropriate App strategy and roadmap that will enhance the overall Entertainment for consumers
 Define the experience for our target consumers.
 Master the entire lifecycle process in particular strong project management skills to make sure initial product creation milestones happen on time to enable successful product launches in appropriate regional Introduction windows.
 Work as a team player in all Product Development activities outside your specific responsibility.
Preferred Qualifications:

 Strong product management experience in electronic industry
 Good market commercial track record
 Innovator…..Driver of meaningful differentiation
 Strong Technical competence to influence and maximize product architecture decisions
 Have launched multiple products into the market and understand the keys to making them successful

HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (


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