Product Manager Aerospace Wireless Solutions

Planet Forward Ltd
Crawley, UK
06 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a global aerospace companies, are looking for a Product Manager to join their team in Crawley. The company are a leader in their field and are well respected. They offer interesting projects, career progression and have won awards for their ethical working environment.

The Product Manager (Aerospace Wireless Solutions) will be responsible for:
  • Commercial air transport cabin connectivity product portfolio throughout its lifecycle. From the on-going product management, optimisation, maintenance and improvement of the existing portfolio, building new products from existing ideas, and help to develop new ideas based on your industry experience and your contact with customers and prospects.
  • The product manager is responsible for delivering winning products by working collaboratively with the companies engineering, sales, marketing and support teams across the business.
  • You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality.
  • You must be able to communicate with all areas of the company with a team that is based internationally. You will also serve as the internal and external Subject Matter Expert.
  • Managing the portfolio life cycle from roadmap planning to tactical activities
  • Deliver market and product requirement definitions with prioritised features
  • Provide expert input to other teams in support of partner opportunities / bids, development of marketing materials and operational implementation of products.
  • Collating and analysing results from marketing campaigns and product launches and making recommendations for key improvements & refinements.
  • Accountable for customer analysis and competitor information ensuring that this informs product decisions where appropriate.
  • Work with external third parties to assess buy or partnership opportunities.
  • Develop the core positioning, value proposition and messaging for products.
  • Develop sales tools and collateral.
  • Brief and train the sales teams.

The role is based in Crawley and on offer is a competitive basic salary and package.

  • Degree level education combined with a proven experience as a Product Manager or Product Marketing Manager preferably within a commercial aviation, In-flight entertainment, telecommunications or IT environment.
  • Good understanding of the commercial airline industry is desirable.
  • Demonstrated success defining and launching products.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experienced at working within virtual organisations and at senior management level both internally and externally.
  • Strong project management skills.

We are an equal opportunities Recruitment Business and Agency. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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