Motorola Solutions
We help people be their best in the moments that matter.
Chicago, IL

Senior Launch Manager at Motorola Solutions

Sorry, this job was removed at 5:54 a.m. (CST) on Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Find out who's hiring in Chicago.
See all Project Mgmt jobs in Chicago
Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Company Overview

Motorola Solutions is there for our customers when everything is on the line. In extreme moments — when a hurricane lands or when a fire breaks out. And in everyday moments — when a package arrives just in time for the holiday or when a child doesn’t miss the school bus home. 

We unify voice, data, video and analytics in one integrated ecosystem to enable individuals, businesses and communities to work together in more powerful ways. To help people make better decisions, act confidently and be their best in the moments that matter. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions and connect with a career that matters.

Department OverviewLaunch Management is responsible for managing the lifecycle of our software and solution launches from portfolio approval through post-launch for the Software, Mobile Video and Cybersecurity business.
Job Description

The Senior Launch Manager will be managing a team of Launch Managers and is responsible for the launch management team's overall success.

The successful candidate will be an expert in process & project management. The Senior Launch Manager will be defining and governing the templates and approaches for the wider team to use to execute on successful software launches. The Senior Launch Manager is responsible for collaborating with Product Management and Engineering, Marketing, Sales Enablement, Finance, Order Management and Legal to verify that the cross functional needs of these partner organizations are identified and addressed as new offers are put into market. The team is a vital part of the wider Portfolio Strategy & Operations team, bridging the gap between concept and execution. 

To excel in this role, you:

  • Can manage a diverse team while balancing their autonomy and the ability to comprehensively execute the launch plans

  • Can multi-task across a number of simultaneous product launches

  • Are willing to play the role of a launch manager at times pending the workload of the wider team

  • Are adept at driving consensus and finding creative options when posed with constraints

Essential Functions

  • Build, maintain, and communicate product launch plans and track the deliverables, milestones, risks, and dependencies from the cross functional launch team

  • Anticipate issues, proactively explore contingencies, and provide escalation management throughout new product launches

  • Collaborate and coordinate with leaders across organizations whose timelines must synchronize to ensure customers and company stakeholders are informed about product launches and launch readiness, in a predictable and reliable manner

  • Collaborate with other members of the Launch Management team to develop/enhance tools and processes to improve collaboration and reduce redundancy to ensure launch success

Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

  • Ability to understand and communicate the big picture while being able to be detail-orientated about execution

  • Self-motivated, results-driven with a strong sense of urgency.

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Able to navigate a highly-matrixed organization and gain trust with leaders across multiple layers 

  • Previous management experience a plus

#LI-GK1


Basic Requirements
  • 10+ years of related experience in product/launch management with a Bachelor's degree; Masters degree is a plus

Vaccine Requirement

Motorola Solutions has implemented a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Any employee who is not vaccinated must wear a mask at all times when at a Motorola Solutions site or otherwise meeting with other Motorola Solutions employees or customers. Employees who have submitted proof of vaccination must follow site-specific or local mask requirements. Additionally, certain local governments or Motorola Solutions' customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees.


Travel Requirements
10-25%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
No

Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

See More
Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Where we are

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PerlLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • ITILFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • TableauAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement
    • SmartsheetManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • GoogleEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen
    • Oracle EloquaLead Gen
Previous
Next

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Motorola Solutions Benefits Overview

Our U.S. Benefits include:
- Incentive Bonus Plans
- Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
- 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
- 9 Paid Holidays
- Generous Paid Time Off Packages
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Parental & Family Leave
- and more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

More Jobs at Motorola Solutions