Product Development Manager

Recruiter
Capita
Location
Lancashire
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Product Development Manager Location: Lancashire Salary: Competitive plus benefits About Capita We are Capita, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through bespoke, quality solutions, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too. Role Detail We are looking for a Product Development Manager to lead the future development of all technical aspects of the company's field operations products; ANPR, Variable Message Signs (VMS), Digital Enforcement Camera System, CCTV & Remotely Operated Temporary Traffic Management, Pay & Display, Chip & Pin/Contactless, IP, 3G & 4G forms of communication. Key Responsibilities *Research, test and deliver new and replacement products to the Field Operations team having rigorously tested these prior to deployment. *Take concept ideas and system enhancements to delivery across a multitude of products. *Take a proactive approach in diagnostic investigations and finding root cause thus improving the output of the equipment. *Liaise with specialist equipment suppliers. *Write technical specifications to include testing requirements with an output performance benchmark specification. *Prioritise work load to meet the demands of the department. Your experience and skills will include: Essential *A background in highways technology or a similar technical environment, for example rail, light-rail, utilities, defence, ICT (Information & Communications Technology), security, electrical, telecommunications or monitoring. *Demonstrable knowledge of Intelligent Transport Systems, ANPR, IT systems or CCTV. *Equipment procurement. *Have an understanding and experience of bespoke CRM platforms. *Draw data from numerous sources and use a range of statistical and operational research techniques to discover patterns that provide actionable insight to the business. *Produce designs, documentation, test documents, design risk assessments and method statements. *Experience in scoping, commissioning, implementation, design and feasibility. *Transition the new product into the front line team, providing operating procedures and technical support as part of a controlled launch *Produce lifecycle costs and cost benefits of any changes to ensure the Business achieves best value. Desirable *Developing electrical, telecoms or similar products for the UK Market. *Microsoft Desktop XP/Windows 7, 8,10. *Networking Experience (routers, switches and wireless comms), 3+ years' experience. *Able to work well in a team environment and willing to take responsibility and supervise others. *Task oriented, and responsible for their individual performance targets and contribution to team performance targets. *Understand the requirements for appropriate staff training. *Excellent staff management, communication and problem solving skills. *Be able to understand a dynamic and fast paced Company and show significant experience in managing in these types of situations. *Project Management awareness and understanding; Self-starting and motivated to "get the job done" with a "right first time" mentality. *Be an effective team player and confident in your own knowledge and skills and ask why/how? *You must also be capable of developing a rigorous change process and therefore Prince2 or similar methodology would be an advantage. What's in it for you? At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday, pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share plan schemes, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment. What we hope you will do next Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now. Broadbean Footer Follow Capita on twitter @capitacareers Follow Capita on facebook @careersatcapita Capita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation. Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us. If you are successful with your application, you will need complete Capita's vetting and screening checks. This will include, but not be limited to, Reference Checks, a Criminality Check, Financial Probity Check, Sanctions Check and Media Check. Listen | Create | Deliver Follow Capita on twitter @capitacareers Follow Capita on facebook @careersatcapita Capita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation. Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us. If you are successful with your application, you will need complete Capita's vetting and screening checks. This will include, but not be limited to, Reference Checks, a Criminality Check, Financial Probity Check, Sanctions Check and Media Check.
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