PRODUCT MANAGER

Recruiter
Consilium Group Limited
Location
Bournemouth
Salary
Up to £ 70,000 p.a. + Bonus + Company Car/Allowanc
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A leading manufacturer of high quality sensors with links to marine and defence is looking to recruit a Product Manager to review their existing product range. The role will see you streamline the product range. The ideal candidate will hold an electrical engineering degree and have technical understanding of sensors. Commutable from: Christchurch, Southampton, Bournemouth Salary: Up to £ 70,000 p.a. + Bonus + Company Car/Allowance + Pension Suitable for: Product Manager, Technical Manager, The Role Over recent years the business has developed a wide range of products around a number of core product areas. To continue and accelerate its success the business wishes to review the product range and gain agreement to a medium term road map. It is anticipated that this may lead to a clearer product focus, the consolidation of the product lines and/or migration to product platforms to ensure continued high quality performance and efficient development. In addition the business has decided to increase the focus on product management and to adopt a more structured approach to product development and in life management. The Product Manager will be part of the management team responsible for the delivering the annual company development and financial plan. The Product Manager will be responsible for working to review and consolidate the product information held within the business and develop a medium term product strategy and short term development plan. In addition, the Product Manager will be responsible for introducing core Product Management principles and processes into the business, as agreed. Review and understand the current product ranges, their functionality, performance and market position Produce and agree a medium term road map and short term development plan Prepare and gain agreement to appropriate business cases and development requirement specifications Manage the introduction of agreed developments into the product range Actively manage the in-life performance of existing products, including sales and marketing support, reviewing product technical and commercial performance, and production support. Introduce formal product management at a level that is appropriate for the business and product range, and continually review the need for additional structure as the business grows and processes become embedded The Person An Electronic Engineering Degree would be advantageous Knowledge of Sensors would be ideal A proven background in product management in an electronics/technology business Experience of collecting and making sense of diversely held product information Experience of developing and gaining agreement to a product roadmap that balances short and medium terms demands, and addresses the diverse opportunities presented by the market, the development team and technology Experience of preparing requirement specifications and business cases Experience of working in a small or fast growing business To apply to this role, please send an updated CV via email to James Sloane - ********************************* If this role is not for you but may suit someone you know, we offer a worthwhile referral incentive (Apple Watch or Charitable Donation) as a thank you. Please contact us or visit our website for details. Equally to see the full and latest spread of roles currently being handled by Consilium Group, be it Permanent, Contract or Interim across all sectors, please visit, or even better bookmark our web site for future reference. Established in 2001, Consilium Group is an award winning technical through to executive recruitment consultancy that partners world class Automotive, Aerospace, Energy, and Manufacturing & Engineering organisations worldwide.
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