Product Manager

Recruiter
Core Talent Recruitment Limited
Location
Luton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
1262415006
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Product Manager

Aerospace/Defence

South East

The Role

Reporting to the Global Head of Engineering, the Product Manager will provide management and leadership for the product line. Responsibilities include:
  • The Product manager will work closely with Sales, Projects, Strategy, Operations, Service & Research teams
  • Ensure new products are launched on time, on spec and on budget
  • Existing products maintain their competitive positioning to maximise both customer satisfaction
  • Responsible for all Product Management duties as informed by Product Lifecycle Process
  • Market and business data reviews supporting development of strategic approach
  • Capability strategy review
  • Customer facing
  • Market research; analyse and present for potential markets, customer needs, competition etc
  • Product road mapping
  • Develop product strategies and commercial justifications for investments
  • Ensure new products meet business needs when taken to market
  • Improve efficiency to product management activities
  • Subject matter expert
  • Ensure compliance and export controls/ regs
  • Post launch product management
  • Working closely to build effective relationships internally and externally
  • Support change and CI
  • Bid support

The Person

The experience required of the Aerospace Engineering Director based from the Gloucester site will include:

ESSENTIAL
  • Aero/Defence experience
  • Experience in Product management
  • Proven track record delivering hardware, software & service solutions
  • Experience in analytical instrumentation
  • SC clearance will be needed
  • Customer focus
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to articulate technically complex material
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to suit audience
  • Microsoft office experience

DESIRABLE
  • Have worked in a highly regulated market - chemical/explosives/narcotics
  • University degree (ideally in mechanical, electrical or engineering subject)
  • SAP experience
  • Chartered engineer
  • Six sigma, lean etc

The Company
My client is a global leader in the defence market. The hardware/software manufacturer based in the Hertfordshire area are rapidly expanding due to large growth plans over the next 5 years. Now is an excellent time to join this business.

Open to ether an established Product manager or an aspiring ambitious individual who wants to step into this position.

The Package
  • up to £80,000 for right person
  • Pension - matched up to 8%
  • Bonus

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