Regional Application Marketing, Automotive - China

Location: Asia - Pacific

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About u-blox

u-blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global technology leader in positioning and wireless communication in automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Their smart and reliable solutions, services and products let people, vehicles, and machines determine their precise position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range networks. With a broad portfolio of chips, modules, and secure data services and connectivity, u blox is uniquely positioned to empower its customers to develop innovative and reliable solutions for the Internet of Things, quickly and cost effectively. With headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland, the company is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia, and the USA. (www.u-blox.com)

Job Description

General Goals

The Regional Application Marketing Manager is part of the sales organization in the region. He/she is responsible for the growth strategy of Automotive market in China and the alignment of all product roadmaps to the customer needs in this segment.

He/She is responsible for the offering and positioning of solutions over multiple product areas in a selected market. As such he/she is maximizing revenue and margin for the company in the region.

General objectives of the position:
  • Establish thought leadership of the market segment in the region by positioning and articulating the value proposition of multiple u-blox products in an application
  • Define growth markets and shaper customers for the segment in the region
  • Gather and Prioritize product and customer requirements of a region
  • Help to achieve growth targets for sales in the market segment as part of the regional growth strategy
  • Working closely with product marketing and sales for the definition of the products and their market and customer fit as it relates to the region
  • Close interaction with sales and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction

Tasks

  • Define a regional growth strategy for automotive segment in alignment with the regional sales head and the head of global application marketing
  • Define and align the market segment related budget as part of the budget process
  • Implement the agreed market strategy with the sales regions by achieving the budget in the segment
  • Define growth areas within a segment, identify shaper customers and work with sales to build penetration plans with those customers
  • Establish direct contact and relationships to key customers for solution based promotions and seek feedback on products and future customer requirements
  • Drive the product related feedback into the product roadmaps by working with product marketing managers and the head of global application marketing
  • Support and train u-blox sales channel and marketing communication
  • Define and contribute to solution documentation as fit for the region
  • Provide competition analysis for a market segment in a region
  • Manage SalesTools

Responsibility and Competence

  • Responsibility for all defined tasks
  • Definitions and decisions as required for fulfilling the tasks
  • Input to resource requirements to establish growth within the segment and region
  • Definition and realisation of support tools
  • Participation in all segment and product related marketing meetings
Profile
  • Degree in electronics or business with 10 years of experience in hardware and/or software engineering
  • Proven ability to interface with customers (e.g. in a sales and/or support role).
  • Strong background in business marketing
  • Proficient in English, other languages an asset.
  • Additional Degree in business administration of marketing is benefit.
  • Willingness to travel
  • Has worked over multiple cultures.

Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? Apply now! You will be working with a motivated team in an exciting technology. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

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