Sr. Director/Vice President, Product Marketing

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Irvine, CA, US

Company: Skyworks

 

If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect.  We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 69375 

Job Description

In this position, you will be joining the successful and energetic Broad Markets Marketing team at Skyworks.  You will be responsible for managing and growing an existing portfolio of business within the Consumer access market segment.  This corporate marketing position has responsibility for all aspects of the strategy, business planning, and products targeting the dynamic and fast growing retail and carrier based consumer access markets.   The scope of responsibilities include new product definition, business case generation, promotion, pricing and associated go to market strategies.   Additional supporting activities include overall market segment modeling, tracking segment trends and dynamics, competitive analysis, R&D investment recommendations and M&A activities. This high visibility role will assume responsibility for a market dominate product line and drive continued growth in the segment, expanding our content footprint and leveraging the broad product portfolio of Skyworks.

You will manage a team of high performing product managers and work collaboratively with the field sales, application engineering and internal Business Units to develop winning product roadmaps and associated strategies.  The Consumer Market Segment team has overall responsibility for driving all aspects of product promotion and collateral.  Primary performance metrics include accretive revenue growth, market share expansion and content diversification.

Position Summary

The Sr. Director/Vice President, Consumer Marketing will provide leadership to manage a team and overall market segment performance (market share, gross margins, revenue growth, etc.). Aspects critical to success in the role include the ability to mentor and manage high performers; Lead market analysis, capture insight, and develop strategies to drive continued success.

Responsibilities

You will manage and collaborate a team of high performing product marketing individuals driving continued dominance in the Consumer access market segment.  Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Manage, mentor and grow a top-notch product marketing team promoting a culture that reflects Skyworks values. Set stretch goals to create outstanding performance, promote an inclusive environment, and strengthen global team spirit within and across other business units while supporting a customer-centric culture within the team.
  • Responsible for the overall market segment business planning and performance.
  • Partner with Business Units responsible for product development to understand and “buy-in” to the segment strategy and required development roadmap, align on development priorities, schedules and risks.
  • Ensure that product justifications are well researched, justified and structured to gain maximum ROI for Skyworks and market penetration growth.
  • Set Roadmaps and business direction, drive customer / market development activities through a close working relationship with sales activities.
  • Drive product collateral and product support documentation for customer facing activities
  • Define account strategies; driving engagement through the discovery, evaluation, price negotiation and design win process.
  • Understands macroeconomic, market trends, and disruptor technologies that impact the Connectivity business. Then, anticipate actions to evolve and adapt the business model to the external environment.
  • Regularly interacts with executive and/or significant customers. Interactions commonly involve customer negotiations or influencing and persuading other senior-level managers.
  • Maximize pricing and content to drive value creation – this will involve making pragmatic and realistic choices on what to initiate, drive stronger, and defocus. Drive product portfolio top-line growth and GM%.
  • Interfaces with the Business Unit providing inputs on new platform technology developments and addressing product roadmap needs.
  • Prepare research, communication materials and presentations for the senior leadership detailing operational performance, KPIs and investment needs.

Experience

You should possess an M.B.A.  or B.S.E.E. with fifteen or more years of marketing or business development in the semiconductor industry is preferred.
Additional qualifications include:

  • Self driven and directed
  • Strong business acumen
  • Ability to analyze market reports and relate to market development dynamics
  • Strong sense of customer orientation and effectiveness
  • Be capable of driving broad alignment and collaboration
  • Strong business acumen in a technically complex marketplace with exposure to multi-channel, multi-functional experiences in P&L Management Product Management 
  • Demonstrated repeated and sustained organic and inorganic growth goal 
  • Strong experience in driving growth, leading organizational change, and having shown significant achievements from top-line growth to bottom-line profitability.
  • Experience operating in a matrix organization.
  • Exceptional communication, oral and written skills, including crisp, efficient presentation and meeting practices.

Leadership Capabilities

  • Has passion on Learning, developing self and others 
  • Gives people the opportunity and empower to grow and achieve results through supported development and coaching.
  • Builds future capabilities and rewards outstanding performance
  • Listens and demonstrates the importance of providing continuous, accurate and motivating feedback through honest conversations.
  • Builds inclusive and diverse teams
  • Drives integration and alignment efforts across functions and organizations
  • Champions talent sharing across the enterprise
  • Understands the position of the business within the global marketplace; demonstrates a thorough understanding of the trends, organization’s global market position, opportunities, capabilities and competitive threats.
  • Understands the competitive market landscape and offerings to make strategic organic and inorganic growth decisions

Culture Fit and Impact

  • Uses innovation and clarity when determining where to play, how to win and the right to win. 
  • Creates alignment, focuses and clarity to ensure proper prioritization of goals and deliverables
  • Understand value drivers and prioritize the bets with the biggest impact given time and resources.
  • Creates a winning mindset and culture by using the right talent for pivotal roles that drive value creation. Good judge of talent and able to make timely and difficult talent decisions.
  • Builds a bench of great talent to sustain organizational growth.
  • Adapts style and approach to match the needs of different individuals and teams

 

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Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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