1+ months

Product Manager (New Grad) - India UHR

Cisco Systems Inc.
Bengaluru, KA 560002

In Cisco, we have an outstanding opportunity where we actually get to use the technology we build!
We are Innovators
We drive innovation to propel business transformation while maintaining operational quality.
We are Accelerators
We accelerate digital solutions to generate cost savings and efficiency gains for enterprise growth and
success.
We are Transformers
As customer zero, we transform the customer experience by being our own customer first with agility,
quality, and security, we continuously deliver business outcomes for our clients.
What Youll Do
In your role as a Product Manager, you will work across functional teams to create and execute your vision
for the product, routinely collaborating with and influencing colleagues in Product Development,
Engineering, Marketing and Sales.
Product Business Planning Establish the product value proposition and vision, strategy and goto-
market (GTM) plan as basis for a strategic forecast
Define the total attainable market, size, growth, pricing strategy and profitability
Understand market position - why we win, why we lose, manage the analyst rating
Influence the GTM approach- direct/ indirect/ channel/ on Cisco Enterprise Networking
Agree marketing strategy - demand generation, funding, pipeline targets by channel
Fiscal planning current and future year budget plan, forecast, growth expectations
Product Lifecycle Management Engage closely with the engineering team to bring product to
market in a reasonable timeframe and end of life products when appropriate
Communicate the product strategy and gain support among Business Unit and Functional Teams
Integrate usability studies into product requirements to make sure the products meet and
exceeds market demand
PRODUCT MANAGER
Write specifications, prioritize new features, build consensus, and coordinate product schedules
with a team of engineers. Ensure consistent delivery of user- centric experiences developed with
measurable goals, grounded in needs, supported by data, in an iterative fashion
Facilitate communication and work collaboratively throughout the development process between
a variety of internal teams including business development, marketing, sales, customer support,
and executives
Serve as an unwavering champion for your product line and your customers
Business Plan Execution
Manage fiscal year results by quarter, closely monitoring and implementing demand generation
plan e.g. investments needed, requisitions
Monitor achievement against forecast
Drive leading indicators (e.g., pipeline build) to achieve the forecast
Identify and advocate for investments to enable each RTM
You are dedicated to customer success and have a bias for action.
Who You Are
Education: MBA is desirable.
Total of 4+ years of professional experience in networking industry.
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills: effective inter-personal skills, with the ability to
communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.
Successful candidates will have a proven track record of launching and growing products in the Enterprise
and/or SaaS space. You should be an exceptional communicator with proven ability to manage crossfunctional
teams through influence. In addition, you should demonstrate keen ability to express and
evaluate opportunities with quantitative and qualitative data analysis
A flexible and high energy individual who thrives on hard work and tough challenges
Externally focused with very strong determination to win in the market
Self-confident with the ability to challenge and be challenged
Open, candid and persuasive in your style, engendering trust and confidence internally, with
customers and other industry and market contacts
Seamless in building strong working relationships with the Executive team members and
colleagues
Both technically oriented ability to communicate and deeply engage with Engineering and
Product Development teams and business competent aware of trends and impact on market,
able to engage with and support Sales and Product Marketing teams
Highly effective negotiator
Credible with customers, analysts to be the external face of the product
Why Cisco
At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference. Yes, our
technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.
We connect everything people, process, data and things and we use those connections to change our
world for the better.
We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to
building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers
entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the
difference, at work and in our communities.
So, you have colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture
enthusiast? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us!

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Posted: 2021-01-22 Expires: 2021-03-14

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