Product Manager

Recruiter
Get Staffed Online Recruitment Limited
Location
London (North)
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
16 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are committed to developing innovative, energy saving controls for lighting, heating and ventilation.

We are seeking a self-driven and highly motivated Product Manager to join our forward thinking, successful company based in North West London (NW10).

As a Product Manager you will play a vital role in the product planning, marketing and support. This includes helping to manage the product throughout its entire lifecycle; gathering and prioritising product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with R&D to successfully deliver the product on time and to budget.

Organisational environment:

The Product Manager will report to the Senior Product Manager, and work alongside the R&D and Technical teams. The role also involves working closely with our external Sales Team, marketing and technical support to ensure successful product launches and continuous customer satisfaction. Post-launch, you will continue to refine and develop the product requirements, feeding information back to R&D.

It is a highly visible post at the forefront of new technologies, working across all departmental disciplines provides technical and sales input to meet company deadlines and results.

Responsibilities (include but not limited):

  • Interpret and materialise customer and market requirements in order to identify product specifications and formulate a business case.
  • Create and maintain formal product roadmaps for products
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with customers, sales and operational colleagues
  • Work closely with Technical Service department in product and after sales support
  • Act as the principle product champion for allocated products including working closely with R&D to create product specifications, product testing and product updates.
  • Contribute towards marketing collateral and technical documentation
  • Prepare the LRP (Long Range Plan) and sales budget on annual basis
  • Set up the necessary means to achieve objectives according to the LRP (Long Range Plan) and budget
  • Liaise regularly with Group marketing teams (product managers and area marketing manager)
  • Champion the CP product portfolio within the Legrand group and grow sales via subsidiaries
  • Be responsible for PIM (Product Information Management) and BIM (Building Information Modelling) for the CP portfolio

The ideal candidate:

  • Will have proven track record as a Product Manager or Product Marketing Manager taking product through product life cycles.
  • Can demonstrate previous success at defining and launching products
  • Can successfully define product strategies and road maps, and is capable of delivering product specifications
  • Can successfully develop sales tools and support the sales team by providing product demonstrations to both employees and customers
  • Is capable of budgeting for R&D, marketing and support costs
  • Is confident and knowledgeable in setting pricing strategies
  • Has exemplary written and verbal communication skills, and is able to work well within teams
  • Prepared to travel nationally and international occasionally.

What we can offer you:

You will be working in an environment geared towards performance with an open corporate culture that values the contribution of every individual. We can also offer you an exciting, fast-paced working environment, a culture of teamwork and the opportunity to play a vital role in maintaining our sustained growth.

Other information:

  • Full time, 37.5 hours/week, Monday to Friday
  • Permanent (subject to 6 months’ probationary period)
  • Salary: £35,000.00 to £42,000.00 depending on experience
  • Company mobile phone and laptop
  • 25 days holidays
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Bike to work scheme

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