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    Director Solution Planning - Client Computing

    • 15549
    • Product Marketing
    • Experienced Professionals
    • Client
    • Client - Marketing
    • UK
    • Cambridge


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

    Job Description

    Are you interested in propelling Arm’s Client Computing business (smartphones, personal computers, home entertainment and wearables) to new heights?

    We are looking for an expert solution planner with a background in either the IP or Silicon industry. You will be responsible for the strategy and the planning of solutions for one or more of the Client business sub-segments.

    You will work closely with a variety of IP product managers, engineers and business teams across Arm as well as interacting with our customers and partners. 

    What will I be accountable for? 

    • In concert with the Solution Technical Marketing team, craft and maintain a sub-segment strategy playbook that captures market landscape, technology trends and strategies for business success
    • Creation and management of a solution roadmap that addresses the needs of the sub-segment whilst aligning with the business imperatives

    • In partnership with other Client teams and engineering partners, drives creation of Marketing and Solution Requirement Specifications aligned with strategies, roadmap and based on a deep understanding of the customer needs and the technical requirements for the vertical market

    • Establish and nurture the solution value proposition into solution offering proposals, including orchestrating competitive and SWOT analyses

    • Driving solutions from roadmap-concept to approved status
      Key contributor to the creation of outbound marketing and go to market plans; key participant in customer design win activities

    Job Requirements

    What skills, experience and qualifications do you need?

    • Proven experience in a solution/product planning or product management role in a relevant field 
    • Masters or Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science  
    • Eye for business – understands market landscape and business challenges 
    • Real passion for technology with recent experience in the IP or semiconductor space; Ability to synthesise and analyse requirements from a wide variety of resources. 
    • Leadership - influences, defines and drive decisions in a dedicated, assertive manner, can articulate ideas and concepts in a compelling and targeted manner to promote change 
    • Presence and Communications - can build and facilitate engagement and dialogue and open communication in stressful situations, can communicate goals and plans to critical project partners 
    • Self-starter - Comfortable driving unchartered, high paced programs with limited oversight 
    • Be able to keep the big picture in focus, while handling highly complex interconnected systems running multi-disciplinary programs with potentially conflicting interests towards a common goal 
    • Highly analytical - Data driven and possess strong problem-solving skills, able to structure complicated issues and find creative solutions to business challenges 
    • Strong interpersonal skills - ability to bring difficult discussions to the table and arbitrate different viewpoints effectively, not afraid to speak up to ensure the success of the program and call out issues 
    • Excellent communications, proven ability to influence at all levels and driving results in a complex matrix organization 

    At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our rare culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary:


     We Not I

    • Take daily responsibility to make the Global Arm community thrive
    • No individual is responsible for the right answer. Brilliance is collective
    • Information is critical, share it
    • Realize that we win when we collaborate — and that everyone misses out when we don’t

    Passion for Progress

    • Our differences are our strength. Widen and mix up the pool of people you connect
    • Difficult things can take unexpected directions. Stick with it
    • Make feedback positive and expansive, not negative and narrow
    • The essence of progress is that it can’t stop. Grow with it and be responsible for your own progress

    Be Your Brilliant Self

    • Be quirky not egocentric
    • Recognize the power in saying ‘I don’t know
    • Make trust our default position
    • Hold strong opinions lightly


    ARM Benefits


    Your particular benefits package will depend on position and type of employment and may be subject to change. Your package will be confirmed on offer of employment. Arm’s benefits program provides permanent employees with the opportunity to stay innovative and healthy, ensure the wellness of their families, and create a positive working environment.

    • Annual Bonus Plan
    • Discretionary Cash Award
    • Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced company contribution
    • Medical, Travel, Health & Life Insurances
    • Holiday, 25 days annual leave with option to buy an additional 5 days per year
    • Sabbatical, 20 paid days every four-year of service
    • Volunteering, One (1) paid working day each year (TeamARM)
    • Varies by location: cycle to work, free car parking, gym on site, team and social events

    About Arm

    Arm® technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate. From the unmissable to the invisible; our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs are enabling the intelligence in 86 billion silicon chips and securely powering products from the sensor to the smartphone to the supercomputer. With more than 1,000 technology partners including the world’s most famous business and consumer brands, we are driving Arm innovation into all areas compute is happening inside the chip, the network and the cloud.

    With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and highly talented professionals. By enabling an inclusive, meritocratic and open workplace where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their unique contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace.

    About the office

    At our global HQ in Cambridge, England we house the majority of our engineering and our corporate groups that deliver our extraordinary success. As a world-renowned university town, Cambridge boasts both a beautiful countryside and a historical town center. Local activities include punting on the River Cam and the many museums that reside within Cambridge University.

    Cambridge, UK - Global HQ
    Arm Ltd.
    110 Fulbourn Road
    GB-CB1 9NJ
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