Dir. Product Management, Floor Care

April 10, 2023
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As the leader in home robotics iRobot offers consumers robots than enable people to do more in taking care of their home with a global business footprint across North America, South America; Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. This role will lead the way in developing the global product commercial strategy for the Floor Care business which constitutes over 90% of iRobot's revenue and includes the iRobot Roomba® brand.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to take a holistic view of the iRobot business to develop plans that will fuel the short and long-term growth of iRobot. You will lead the team of product managers responsible for New Product Introduction in the Floorcare category. This role will have two key pillars. First, your role will be to deliver a product portfolio plan to achieve the next 12 month's global financial goals. Second, you will be responsible for identifying the plans and scenarios that will deliver the long-term growth and profitability of iRobot. The right individual in this role needs to have the strong financial and business acumen while having a fluid understanding of consumer technology products.

What You Will Do:

  • Act as a key contributor in the development of the annual operating plan (market sizing, product line-up, pricing, and cost of goods) for Floorcare (currently Roomba and Braava® brands) and Floorcare related accessories.
  • Work directly with iRobot's regional VP/General Managers on regional product offerings and commercialization plans that support growth and profitability targets.
  • Ability to navigate complicated trade spaces and lead resolution of top business issues on a day-to-day basis.
  • Leverage consumer research, competitive benchmarks, and market data to define a compelling product portfolio and claims in an increasingly competitive marketplace.
  • Assess the effectiveness of commercial execution and product portfolio in delivering against targets and make timely interventions to fill gaps in growth and profitability.
  • Develop the 3 to 5-year financial model for floor care enabling successful delivery on targets, anticipating potential gaps, and defining resolution plans.
  • Identify, test, and implement business model opportunities to enhance revenue management or accelerate penetration of iRobot's Floor Care products.
  • Manage a team of currently 3 direct reports and extended product team in the regions.
  • Both domestic and international travel will be required (<10%)
  • To Be Successful You Will Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in technical field such as Engineering preferred, but not required.
  • Familiarity with e-commerce and tradition retail channels
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience spanning
  • Product management
  • Portfolio management
  • Management of others
  • Previous experience in consumer electronics products
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills
  • Ability to identify insights and actions from insights, data, and analysis.
  • Ability to influence and collaborate to find win-win solutions.
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment where both delegation and roll up sleeves to get work done is required.
  • Proven capability to coach and mentor others while delivering results.
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