Product Design Manager

The UK Negotiator
£30,000 per annum
13 Oct 2017
31 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Product Designer / Project Manager someone who thrieves on over seeing projects and seeing ideas come to life and one who wants to be part of the continued success of a most amazing UK success story, located within a short commute from Richmond, Twickenham or Feltham.

You will be the main point of contact to ensure that all product designs are completed within the time frame and managed through the entire project life-cycle.

You will monitor all open design projects that come into the design team on a day to day basis to ensure activities are tracked and progressed.

Identify any gaps and/or dependencies and highlight these to the design team

Maintain a centralised location where documentation is stored accessible to stakeholders

Attend review meetings, receiving and making updates to the relevant platforms to track progress

Maintain a high-level roadmap to foresee potential resource constraints and any other risks, including a live work stack showing current live projects within the product design stage.

Communicate the roadmap/ time-lines with Product Management team in the UK and also Program Management team in China.

Ensuring that all deadlines are met by the design team for all the open projects

You must have:

A Prince 2 qualification or similar

Experience of project/administration support

Awareness of how a project is run, design/engineering background is preferable.

A developed understanding of administering and coordinating activities within teams.

Intermediate knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

Approachable, great communication and people skills, an ability to manage multiple tasks within set time-frames.

A high level of attention to detail, confident and tenacious coupled with a willingness to go beyond what is expected of you