Job title Manager - New Product Development Job purpose This position will assist with the product development process for the technology services for the Set top Box platform. This includes envisioning and managing development of services on Set top box related services such as Apps (based on HTML 5 / Android , in future) , new technology services for the STB like recommendation engine , EPG , New set top boxes and also already launched STBs in the market . Key purpose of the role: Increase content wallet share of customers by developing innovative products and improving existing products that will strengthen T position as a leader in DTH and the content access industry overall. This role will lead all initiatives in the area of technology and product development across STB platforms. Duties and responsibilities Ideate and bring to company new apps and services on the HTML5 platform. Will also Work on recommendation engine , Search and EPGs. Involvement in new product concept brainstorming meetings. Generate business and functional specs related to these products. Create end to end solutions for the products and process related to the product and get approvals for the same from all stake holders. Assist with managing the product development process from the concept phase to the post - launch analysis phase. Primary liaison with vendors for Product Development from UI / UX to product specifications. Attended and conduct regular review meetings , issue tracking and risk analysis with vendors Create documents for the product required for training field service and customer service teams on new products. Ensure the accuracy of product working in communications being sent to internal stakeholders and subscribers. Guarantees deadlines are met to obtain working demos and for final product. Monitor timelines slippage and note down the slippage reasons. Works with Quality Compliance / testing department regarding any and all product issues. Work with business readiness teams to ensure operational backend and customer teams are ready for new feature implementations. Help drive usage and user experience of such products by partnering with research , UI teams , internal marketing and customer teams Drive innovation by keeping a close eye on competition , trends , market needs , availability of new and enabling technology etc. Manage lifecycle of such products and partner with internal and 3rd party teams to develop and deliver such products along with the backend support teams to ensure end2end solutions Review proposals and UIUX delivered by partners and buy in from internal stakeholders Raise change requests with partners and participate in project timelines definition / delivery Suggest improvements in the existing EPG , box specifications , remotes etc Required for the role: - Deep understanding of consumer technology , mobile apps , entertainment devices and related market trends - Experience in a technology related product role - mobile platforms , OTT , cable & satellite , telecom etc. - Technology friendly - enthusiastic about new technologies. - Appreciation and understanding of UI / UX. - Proven ability to multi task and handle multiple complex initiatives. - Excellent verbal & written communication skills - cross functional and stakeholders. - Attention to detail and strong analytical skills. - Some Business development or strategic relationship management experience. - Participation or lead experience in project management.