Product Development Manager

Recruiter
Harvey Nash
Location
Leeds
Salary
£70000 - £90000/annum
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Harvey Nash have been engaged to recruit for an experienced Product Development Manager to join a global Software as a Service organisation head quartered out of Leeds. The organisation is undergoing an continued and steady growth and is a market leader in its sector. Being a technology driven company, the role of Product Development Manager is key to its continued success through developing leading edge technology products.

The role is responsible for defining and leading the product development strategy ensuring the architecture and product set are aligned to meet business needs and roadmap. You will work closely with marketing, sales, architects and development teams, sales and the wider customer base to ensure the direction of product development will achieve desired business outcomes.

Key Skills and Experience Required:
- Minimum of 3 years' experience operating as a Product Manager within Information Technology ideally on a global scale.
- Demonstrated experience operating with in an agile technology driven environment.
- Strong grasp of product management best practices and principals.
- Experience with regular analysis of competitors to help identify product gaps and enhancements.
- Excellent skills in go-to-market planning
- Outstanding communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels, technical and non-technical.
- A credible influencer with the ability to motivate and inspire.
- Demonstrated analytical, modelling and analysis skills.
- Experienced people leader with refined coaching and mentoring skills.
- Ability to manage prioritisation of product backlogs.

The individual who would best suit this role and environment would have experience in Software Product Management on a global scale.

If interested please submit your CV or alternatively contact Jessica Emerson for a confidential discussion on 01132028940