We has earlier reported about “Nokia planning many consumer devices and that it may actively seek acquisitions for its new products”. Many new Nokia job openings mostly located in “Sunnyvale” confirm what we reported and the excitement amongst the Tech media has made Nokia to admit that they are indeed hiring for consumer product businesses.
SVP of Strategy at Nokia, Sebastian Nyström has tweeted,
Excitement about Nokia products in the blogosphere! We are indeed hiring for new products businesses. https://t.co/OjehqbuBuB
— Sebastian Nyström (@snystrom) August 2, 2014
If you follow the link in the tweet and check any of the job openings, you can understand that exciting times are ahead for sure!! Read some of the details below from two of the job postings,
Nokia is establishing a new businesses built on Nokia innovation, focusing on physical and digital products and services for consumers directly or through other customer companies. We have already identified a number of product opportunities where we can make a difference in the market in areas aligned with our vision and where our brand makes a difference, and we continue to look for new opportunities where we can win.
– Lead the product management activities for a new category of device products, including defining the product proposition and business opportunity. Your strong leadership and contribution is instrumental in making our products competitive leading to the commercial and business success we expect from them.
– Cover all global product management activities from concepting through the product development and in-market phase, including both the physical device and the software that goes with it. You will be responsible for translating consumer needs and customer requirements into world-class competitive product concepts, do the actual concepting work together with product development and oversee that products are implemented as planned.