• Role ID: 431
  • Reports To: Director, Enterprise GX Products & Services
  • Division: Enterprise
  • Location: Washington DC, USA or London, UK (You must be eligible to work in this location)

Primary role purpose

Inmarsat Enterprise provides voice, M2M and broadband satellite services worldwide. Together with a network of partners, Inmarsat Enterprise delivers innovative solutions tailored to customer’s needs within a diverse range of market sectors including Oil and Gas, Media, and eHealth.

The Enterprise GX Products & Services team is responsible for the Global Xpress platform strategy and full life-cycle management of the GX portfolio of products and services for the Enterprise Business Unit.

The Product Manager has primary responsibility for managing several products and services within Global Express portfolio of products for the Business Unit, and will serve as the business and technical knowledge expert for each assigned product.

Key responsibilities

  • Gathering requirements from internal and external stakeholders
  • Managing assigned products through development
  • Launching assigned products
  • Understanding competitive offerings
  • Driving the growth of the products into the market

The success of the Product Manager will be measured on the timeliness of launching of new products, management of the existing offerings, and their contribution to the company’s revenue and margin objectives.

Primary Duties

  • Build concise market and business requirements for new Enterprise Global Xpress products and services based on interactions with customers and competitive market research
  • Understand how assigned product contributes to the P&L of the Enterprise Business Unit
  • Build strong relationships with all function groups and stakeholders within Inmarsat to increase efficiency of driving new products to market
  • Ensure all products satisfy the customer and market requirements as well as internal implementation objectives

Essential knowledge and skills

  • Demonstrated success managing product lines through the entire product lifecycle
  • Demonstrated ability to gather market requirements and synthesize into functional requirements and business cases
  • Experience with the “four Ps” of product management
  • Outstanding relationship skills with all stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of telecommunications and networking technologies

Desirable knowledge and skills

  • Specific experience managing satellite and other communications products and services
  • Specific experience in project management of technical solutions
  • A self-starter with an entrepreneurial attitude
  • Ability to anticipate, identify problem areas, and adapt alternative solutions

Required education and work experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, telecommunications or related technical field
    • Demonstrated experience with development of products and solutions for commercial market segments
    • Experience as a product manager or other relevant project management experience


In order to apply please send a CV and covering letter, quoting the Role ID and Job Title, to:

Email: recruitment@inmarsat.com

Closing date for applications: 15 April 2015

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