Global Product Manager

Smart Recruit Online
£40000 - £60000/annum
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Product Manager /Product Marketer?

Has anyone ever told you that you are outstanding at what you do?

We are looking for a fearless and talented individual like you who can join our mission to be the best that the industry has to offer.

We want you to bring your unique set of skills and experience to a special place where you can reach your true potential.

This role is ideally suited to a career minded, ambitious individual who is looking for that unique opportunity to prove what they can do and then be rewarded for it. We will test your skills and capability to their limits, but this will enable you to grow as you keep learning and evolving with the job.

The job will give you some fantastic opportunities to work across different sectors, with a variety of people at all levels of seniority and to travel around the world.

We are looking for a talented Global Product Manager to shape/lead our Product strategy, growth strategy and business plan. Someone with the innovative acumen to develop new ideas through collaboration and to execute on creative ideas.

Key Responsibilities:

* Team leadership oriented, having the ability to motivate and work well with diverse, cross-functional teams including engineering, operations sales, service and finance.
* You will have shown the ability to conduct market analysis and create and maintain a 3- year business plan with product technology roadmap which ties into the financial plan.
* Identify market segments, market share, trends and communicate results to management.
* Develop product requirements, product value proposition and technology plans.
* Create and maintain a focus on competitive analysis. Collect and use all available material within the company and from other sources on competitive products. Identify how products compare in each key category, including cost, features, quality and benefits.
* Drive recommendations and investment for product changes to enhance or maintain competitiveness.
* Analyse existing product line business and market needs to redefine current product lines, including product requirements, performance specifications, and scope of supply, options and configurations.
* Develop product positioning statement for target market segments.
* Develop and drive planning for new product introductions on a global scale.
* Own new product introduction issues and resolutions until product release.

In Summary

The role involves delivering complex solutions to a wide range of challenges. You will need to liaise directly with other departments and individuals.

Our head of department will be on hand to ensure that you receive all the support you need.

We provide everything you need to do the job. Although you can bring your own pencils if you like...

Global Product Manager | Product Manager | Product Marketing | Business Planning | Financial Planning | Microsoft Office | Analysis | Analytics | Travel | MBA

Essential Criteria:

* In addition to the processes listed above, the Product Manager will be required to travel with the End-User and OEM Sales personnel globally to support ongoing sales and customer activities.
* A Bachelor's Degree and 6+ years of experience in product marketing.
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; self-initiative.
* Strong level of proficiency in the use of personal computers and software packages, especially Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
* Detail oriented, have strategic thinking skills, and strong organisational and interpersonal skills.
* Poised presenting in front of customers and members of the Senior Leadership.
* Travel: Greater than 25%.

Additional Salary:

20 days holiday, contributory pension, worldwide travel.

About Us:

Since our inception in 1976, we have evolved into a highly regarded manufacturer of adhesive-coated products. With offices around the globe and manufacturing facilities in the United Kingdom and Canada, we serve a truly international marketplace.

Our core product line consists of a wide range of self-adhesive print media, pressure sensitive and heat activated over laminating films, double-sided mounting adhesives, roller laminators, and portable displays.

The brand includes well-known trademarks and other premium brands, which is exclusively available through our company. Our unique ability to manage all phases of the customer experience - product quality and performance; manufacturing and distribution; training and technical support; and excellent customer service - is what sets us apart in the industry