Global Product Manager

Russell James Recruitment
From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Product Manager

My client requires a Global Product Specialist at its Birmingham operations. They are looking for someone to support the Global Product Manager, to optimize the product, system and service portfolio and return on investment within their product range.

The Global Product Specialist will ensure that they has a full understanding of market requirements in a specific area and is able to transform these requirements into product, system and service specifications and development activities to help achieve our mission to be fast, flexible and customer focused.


Basic: £43k (potentially more for the right candidate)


+ Follows and understands global standards, market and customer requirements and their impact on the product/system/service portfolio. Conducts valuations of market size and trends, conducts competitor analyses including identification of product/system/service gaps and evaluates the position

+ Ensures technical solutions can be used across the group’s product/system/service portfolio as far as is possible.

+ Manages the technical specification of product assigned and supports the Product Manager in developing the business case for product/system/service developments, maintenance and cost reduction.

+ From identified opportunities, supports the Global Product Manager in creating the business case for product/system/service development projects or product/system/service transfers

+ Prepares product/system/service market communication materials, including support for new product/system/service launches

+ Clarifies product/system/services positioning within the portfolio, with defined values per product/system/service line to address different segment needs

+ Drives technical solutions across the product/system/service line. Maintains and follows annual cycle of activities to govern product management for assigned products/system/service



+ Degree in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or similar

+ Willingness to travel - (up to 50% of time, travel is worldwide)

+ 3 to 5 years industry experience


+ Excellent Presentation and communication skills

+ Project Management experience

+ Experience of AutoCAD

+ Financial / Product management experience

+ Good organization skills

+ Problem solving and analytical skills

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