Job Description

Product Manager

£47,500 - £55,000

Company Car

Main Purpose

The role is part of the Marketing Team and is responsible for the definition of all new products and continuous product improvements into the business, and for the management of the product range.  Activities are against the requirements of the Product Strategy (PS), New Product Introduction (NPI) and the Continuous Improvement (CIP) processes, the company operating procedures, and European and UK regulatory standards. The job holder is required to support and develop the product portfolio to meet the requirements of the market, customers and business and drive the product strategy and roadmap within an assigned area of responsibility.

KEY OBJECTIVES

  • Management of the whole life cycle of the product within assigned area of responsibility.
  • Implement product strategy and product roadmap definition with sales and marketing.
  • Build understanding of customers and markets through close liaison with commercial sales, marketing, training and customer service. 
  • Maintain a sound knowledge of technology and identification of potential products and opportunities.
  • Management of activities in New Product Introduction (NPI) process related to market and customer requirements, market launch and agreement of technical requirement specification of all products within area of responsibility.
  • Work closely with commercial sales, marketing and customer service to coordinate product launch plans within NPI.
  • Actively promote the products in the marketplace, working with the sales team to provide technical support during the sales process by communicating with and presenting to potential customers as required.
  • In conjunction with commercial sales, marketing and finance provide competitor analysis, price positioning and commercial forecasts to drive NPI capital investment submissions and support business development activity.
  • Develop and maintain constructive relationships with business management and colleagues.

Requirements

  • Knowledge and understanding of products and technology in area of responsibility to fulfil the requirement of the role.
  • Strong background in product management and new product introduction in a technical/engineering discipline.
  • Experience of proactive interfacing and communication with marketing, training, commercial sales and customer service.
  • Strong analytical and critical reasoning skills, with effective decision-making skills and implementation of solutions.
  • Team player with excellent communication and networking skills and the ability to influence and motivate.
  • Awareness of business environment; markets, customers and financial.

Whats in it for you?

  • £47,500 - £55,000 DOE
  • Company Car
  • 25 Days Holiday + Statutory
  • Money Purchase Scheme
  • Westfield Health
  • Company Pension

DONSM

A Product Manager vacancy sits within the Sales & Marketing division here at Venatu Recruitment Group.  If you are currently seeking a Product Manager vacancy and feel you match the desired criteria, please do get in touch and we would be happy to discuss the role with you in further detail.

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