Product Manager

Recruiter
ISL Recruitment
Location
Leeds
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ISL Recruitment has just registered a brand-new opportunity for a Product Manager to join one of the UK's market leading software companies, based in Leeds.
This is an opportunity to work for an organisation who not only continue to enhance their award-winning range of desktop software, but who also develop innovative, integrated, cloud-based solutions that provide an easy, streamlined way of doing business. Who will therefore have scope to use your creativity, share ideas, and get involved with using leading edge technology.
Reporting to the Senior Product Manager, working in an agile environment, you will be involved with a variety of products across the business portfolio, helping to structure roadmaps, journeys, and product vision. You will work closely with the team's technical resource to ensure the technical delivery meets the needs and requirements of the business.

Responsibilities will include
Conducting external analysis of the market, customer base and competition.
Creation of business cases to support future product investment
Interpreting the analysis and defining the impact on existing products or identifying the need for new products.
Communication of requirements for additional product to the senior management team.
Identifying suitable third-party suppliers / partners and carrying out contract negotiations.
Communicating product/ portfolio plans to the relevant departments: Marketing, Sales & Support
Release Management and the creation of the copy for relevant communications
Managing the communication of new releases, bugs and enhancements to external and internal parties,
Liaising with the necessary departments within the business and working closely with the development teams to ensure agreed milestones/targets are met.
Acting as "face" of the product group when liaising with stakeholders/customers
Reviewing of product specifications
Managing the ongoing relationship with third party suppliers / partners

In order to be suitable for this role, would will need to have;

*Strong English and Maths academics
*HR & Payroll knowledge
*Experience in the full product management lifecycle
*Significant experience of working within the software industry
*Presentation delivery to key stakeholders
*Agile/SCRUM development lifecycle experience advantageous
*Knowledge of Pragmatic Marketing / Sirius Decisions Frameworks would be advantageous
*Ability to build effective working relationships
*Self-starter, motivated and positive
*Strong technical awareness
*Long term vision - lateral thinker
*Planning & Organising
*Customer Awareness

If this is something you would like to hear more about, please contact Emma Metherell on or email your CV to

ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd) is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.