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Devices Portfolio Manager

Job Title: Devices Portfolio Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: PP/P/RH/DPM_1526048064
Contact Name: Rachel Hart
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Devices Portfolio Manager

Based in London


Seeking a talented Devices Portfolio Manager to join an international technology brand at their UK headquarters in London.

Role Purpose:

This key role is accountable for leading the devices and hardware portfolio management

  • To promote and continuously develop our client's devices and hardware portfolio;
  • Ensure the portfolio capabilities and roadmaps remain competitive and disruptive;
  • Guarantee that information about the offering is clearly understood, both internally and externally, in the most professional and accessible way;
  • Assist international divisions in achieving global revenue targets with a competitive product portfolio.
  • Focus on negotiating the best commercial terms in the industry
  • Develop and deliver the strategy for emerging hardware trends
  • This role has high exposure across the industry and the global business
  • The role will need to coach cross-functional marketing and technical teams to execute the strategy and contribute to innovation

Key Responsibilities:

  • Focus on supporting and guiding mobile operators in acquiring customers and increasing revenue in their markets;
  • Manage supplier relationships and ensure roadmap requirements are timely adopted and delivered;
  • Support sales teams in-field, with product demonstrations, presentations and tender responses;
  • Simplify and reduce the sales cycle through excellent products, clear information, fast fulfilment processes and a detailed understanding of customer requirements;
  • Work closely with opcos device marketing and sales teams to clearly understand their pipeline, how to support its closure and the product enhancements and investments required to remain competitive;
  • Maintain a constant understanding and share insights into all mobile operators activity in all the relevant Technology initiatives impacting on our business (e.g. 5G, eSIM, wearable trends etc);

Experience Required:

  • An experienced leader capable of influencing and inspiring cross-functional teams to challenge the norm and deliver innovative solutions against a stretching vision and targets
  • Be able to turn strategy into reality and who can inspire people at a senior level across the business, the wider group and key external partners
  • An excellent understanding of the customer and how the Telco business can exceed their expectations
  • An excellent collaborator who is comfortable taking accountability for making decisions and team working at the same time
  • Proven experience of defining and delivering an outstanding, future-proof hardware portfolio to achieve ambitious growth targets
  • Proven experience of identifying and managing strategic partnerships to stretching customer experience and financial target
  • Proven experience of delivering high impact change programmes across organisations
  • Preferably held a similar role with another mobile operator/solution provider for Devices for at least 5 years and showing a detailed understanding of the Telco market and the service(s) an operator needs to provide to be successful in this field;

If you would like to be considered for the role, please send your CV to

Suitable candidates will be contacted prior to shortlisting.

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.