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Sub-Regional Product Strategy Leader- North Asia

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/10/2016 8:48:12 PM
  • 2720986
  • Job Function: Product Management
  • Business Segment:
Location(s): Japan ; Minato-ku

About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
Sub-Regional Product Strategy Leader partner with c/f teams like Sales, Commercial, Finance, Engineering, Projects & Services, Sourcing & Global Growth & Operations & own the regional product/services strategy through its lifecycle. Product Strategy Leader will be responsible & accountable for setting the targets (price, performance, timing, volume) & drive commercial intensity to determine regional product/services/F&A fit, grow share profitably, identify new markets & ensure product compliance

Essential Responsibilities:
- Drive GPB & Ongoing Strategic Reviews
- Set Price, Cost, Performance, Timing targets for Regional solutions
- Support RL on collaboration w/ GGO to ensure complete alignment on strategies
- Drive Commercial Intensity to determine Regional Product/Services fit & F&As
- Supports Region deal teams in defining needs for non-standard solutions/biz models
- Determine & ensure execution on localization plans
- Collaborate with sales to gain continual customer feedback
- Owns regional solutions through its Life cycle (product launch, ITO, OTR & Services)
- Determine the continual product & services pivots through the lifecycle
- Optimize Landed costs & competitiveness for region specific solutions
- Own LCOE charts & Update regularly
- Clear communication from larger teams/external world to Global PLL and visa versa
- Identify new markets & strategy
- Determine business models for different regions
- Promote solutions in new markets… Identify & Support Mega Deals
- Identify M&A plays to develop in the new markets
- Owns product compliance and certification efforts for regional products.
- Certificate expertise to drive efficient market entry & win new deals
- Identify, Fulfill & Track critical Certification requirements
- Proactively educate the PLL team on regional permits & certificate requirements

- Bachelor's degree in Engineering discipline and / or advanced business degree with applicable industry experience.
- Practical understanding of current/new wind turbine technologies of GE and the competitive landscape
- Proven track record (minimum of 8+ years of relevant experience) in in the wind/ power industry
- Strong communication skills and confidence with executive level presentations.
- Strong business analysis, problem solving, strategy development skills
- Excellent communication skills both in Japanese and English
- Proven experience in face to face customer meetings
- Strong interpersonal, team building skills and customer focus; ability to work with colleagues and customers at all levels of the organizations.
- Flexible travel schedule.

Desired Characteristics:
- Strong "Customer Service" mindset.
- Experience in a Commercial or Strategic Marketing or System Level Engineering
- Korean would be an added advantage
- Multicultural experiences
- Self-starter with high energy and ability to energize others
- Green Belt Certified (GE only)

Locations: Japan ; Minato-ku

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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