Sr. Portfolio Manager - Smartphone
Greenwood Village , Colorado
December 12, 2017
Responsible for defining, launching and lifecycle managing the device portfolio (e.g. smartphones, accessories, etc.). Input gathering and authoring of device requirements, recommending and gaining approval for the device roadmap, and general portfolio management are at the center of a fast paced, highly visible effort. Further, driving the device certification process, facilitating marketing efforts, supporting device forecasting and maintaining the OEM relationships are also major functions of the role. Cross-functional team building is essential to this position. Input gathering, managing product requirements and vendor management is at the center of a fast paced, highly visible effort. Other major responsibilities include directing promotional efforts, coordination with sales and care channels, and supporting auditing and operations.

Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience

Deep understanding of industry best practices in product development process specific to the Cable or telecommunications space and translate appropriate steps for unique organization and market position

Collaborative information gathering to translate high level process goals into specific sub-processes with appropriate documentation

Develop communication plan for stakeholders and process participants

Proactively identify analysis to support the effort and conduct with deep analytics when appropriate while maintaining an eye toward the bigger picture

Support the development and communication of Product Strategies dependent on new services/features to drive financial results. Work with engineering, product management peers, marketing stakeholders and key market areas on implementing strategy.

Lead content and product launches and enhancements of products in the two Charter Operating Units to include working with Corporate Engineering, Corporate and Field Marketing and Field Engineering.

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Aptitude and eagerness to learn from a new environment and make an impact quickly
Ability to manage and foster change
Ability to lead large, cross-functional teams in order to achieve business goals and results
Ability to listen to multiple points of view and synthesize against goals for recommendations
Ability to plan, prioritize and organize effectively and independently
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
Ability to manage a team
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties
Ability to analyze and interpret data and synthesize recommendations
Ability to communicate with all levels of management and company personnel

Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.)
Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Excellent organizational and office management skills
Excellent cognitive and communication skills
Excellent analytical skills
Strong business sense and sense of urgency to achieve business results

BS in Engineering or other technical degree related to telecommunications, field or operational / process optimization related field required
MBA preferred, but not required

Related Work Experience Number of Years
Product Development Process 5-7
Related industry experience (Cable, Telecommunications,
Software/Online Services) 5-7
Product Management and/or Product Development Experience Required, preferably in Cable, Telecommunications, Software or Web Services

Office environment
Limited Travel

EOE Race/Sex/Vet/Disability
Charter is an equal opportunity employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is the Law poster:
Charter is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different.


A little about us:
Spectrum is the nation’s fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We’re committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products.

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