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Senior Manager, Federal Government Vertical Industry Strategy

Zebra Technologies

Zebra Technologies

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Lincolnshire, IL, USA
Posted on Sunday, February 11, 2024
Remote Work Hybrid
Overview
At Zebra, we extend the edge of possibility by shaping the future of work on the front line—reinventing how businesses run and moving society forward.
We are a community of changemakers, innovators and doers who come together to deliver a performance edge to the front line of business. We develop new technologies and create new solutions with partners to help organizations act with greater visibility, connectivity, and intelligence—delivering better experiences for workers and those they serve.
Being a part of Zebra means being seen, heard, valued, and respected as you define your path to a fulfilling career. Here, you'll have opportunities to learn and lead at a leading company, and you can channel your skills towards causes that you and the Zebra community care about, locally, and globally.
Together, we've only begun to define the edge of what's possible—for our people, our customers, and the world.
Zebra provides the government with market leading purpose designed products and solutions to help enable government employees to maintain safe work environments and enhanced levels of productivity.
Zebra develops best in class workflow automation and asset optimization solutions and partners with 50+ government industry technology companies to deliver high-impact results for the government agencies across the globe. We drive the development of industry strategies and planning to optimize the company's products, solutions, partner programs, sales and marketing resources.
This role is both strategic and technical in nature and requires someone with meaningful federal government expertise. You will build growth strategies in a collaborative manner across company stakeholders and help to develop new ideas based on your industry experience and interactions with customers and ecosystem partners.
Responsibilities
  • Leads an industry strategy steering team and develops company business plans to ensure market share and revenue growth objectives.
  • Reviews the industry environment for competitor, technology, and customer trend analysis.
  • Establishes voice-of-customer input methodologies and manages our customer advisory board.
  • Collaborates with the sales organization leadership to develop aligned strategic initiatives and vertical industry priorities.
  • Recommends and provides investment priorities and solution requirements within Horizon1,2,and 3 product portfolio.
  • Works closely with internal stakeholders throughout the strategy development process in negotiating design trade-offs that may be needed, while preserving the requirements stated in the market requirements document (MRD).
  • Works with content Marketing and Marketing Communications to ensure value proposition messaging factual content is correct, and aligned with the vertical industry strategy.
  • Represents Zebra in public relation activities and functions as industry thought leader and spokesperson.

Qualifications
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • 12+ years' experience, including at least 3 years managing multiple product managers in related discipline or technology industry required.
  • Advanced market knowledge in federal government vertical, opportunities, technologies and solutions required.
  • Demonstrated experience assessing complex market landscapes and creating focused, integrated strategies required.
  • Strong attention to detail and experience implementing complex products and systems required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree.
  • Self-starter who is adaptable, persuasive, tenacious and perceptive and who has demonstrated ability to execute a well-developed plan.
  • Ability to lead change.
  • Ability to assess complex market landscape and create focused, integrated product plans.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong ability to interact at an executive level with customers and internal company leaders.
  • Strong communication skills including written, verbal and oral presentation skills, as well as, ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior management, managers, clients and customers.
  • Highly creative with ability to think strategically and develop strategic/business plans.
  • Adaptable, persuasive, tenacious, perceptive and able to execute a well-developed plan.
  • Ability to technically understand how products fit in to create and deliver a solution.
  • Deep understanding of financial concepts including P&L, balances sheets, and ROI models with delivery of product through defined objectives.
  • Strong planning and execution skills.
  • Organizational Agility Matrix , direct and indirect management.
  • Understanding of the complex business go to market model.
  • Attention to detail, and strong understanding of complex products and systems.
  • Multi-task and manage complex programs.
  • Advanced market knowledge in assigned product vertical, category or technology or solutions.
  • Highly creative with ability to think strategically and develop strategic/business plans.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft business applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Ability to travel 25-30% of the time.
Zebra is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability and protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at workplace.accommodations@zebra.com. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
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Zebra is a federal contractor and is committed to an alcohol and drug free workplace. As a result, all U.S. based employees are subject to the Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy and Procedure.
Zebra Total Rewards includes more than just pay and is structured to meet the needs of our changing global business and evolving talent. We are committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is comprehensive and competitive – including healthcare, wellness, inclusion networks, and continued learning and development offerings. We offer community service days, in addition to the traditional insurances, compensation, parental leave, employee assistance program and paid time off offerings depending on the country where you work.
Salary USD 150400.00 - USD 225600.00 Yearly
Salary offered will vary depending on your location, job-related skills, knowledge, and experience.
Additionally, all Zebra roles are eligible for cash incentive programs. For example, sales roles have additional opportunity to earn substantial variable compensation tied to quota achievement. In most other roles, the Zebra annual cash incentive program links Company and individual performance together. Some roles may also be eligible for long-term incentive equity awards.
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