Product Manager

Central Employment Agency Ltd
Newcastle Upon Tyne
From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Central Employment are seeking an experienced Product Manager to join an award-winning software house based in the North East. With a global presence, this hugely successful SaaS firm provide technology solutions to clients in a very lucrative industry.

They are looking to recruit a passionate and enthusiastic Product Manager to join our Product team to drive product vision and success across the companies product suite. Supporting Product Director to develop innovative ideas and product roadmap in line with business strategy. Sitting at the intersection between product, delivery and development, this is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about making an impact in a growing function.


  • Develop the value propositions for current functionality of the product portfolio
  • Liaise with existing clients Feedback Forums for input into product roadmap
  • Understanding the customers wants and needs and how products are utilised in the market
  • Responsible for product lifecycle, performance monitoring and onboarding
  • Assess the market position and benchmark portfolio against competitors’ offerings
  • Recommend product scope to the product management and delivery teams
  • Perform GAP analysis on the technical, operational, and environment considerations for new product development (NPD) and differentiating/expanding products
  • Work closely with Product Director on product strategy, including opportunities for market expansion, new territories, and evolving products and services
  • Help the sales team maximise opportunities and close more deals
  • Drive demand and overall success of the product platform

Essential skills and experience

  • 3 years+ experience of working in a product focussed role
  • Worked with a fast paced software solutions, technology driven setting
  • A deep understanding of the how software product fits in the marketplace and how to maximise the value
  • Proven experience in delivering a product vision and strategy
  • Experience of working across a whole organisation (product, marketing, sales) to deliver the best experiences for customers
  • Experience of gathering customer feedback
  • Demonstrable experience of working with a sales team to support pitching
  • A passion for helping customers
  • Strong communication skills

Desirable skills and experience

  • Exposure to or an understanding of agile methodologies in a software development environment
  • Experience of working in fast-paced industry

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