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Senior Product Manager

Job Reference: HQ33068_1542644113
Location: Bristol
Discipline:/ Engineering Management
Salary Range:

£40000 to 50000 per Annum

Job Type: Permanent
 

Senior Product Manager

Bristol

£40000 - £50000 Benefits



The Product Management Department is responsible for the full range of branded and factored products sold around the world.

The Product Managers are the go-to people for analysis, performance review, pricing, competition and curriculum relevance.

A key part of the company proposition is product development. The inception starts and finishes within Product Management, with the Product Manager holding a significant role (both internally and externally) with the development and launch of each product.

Reporting into the Head of Product Management, the role requires the management of direct reports and additional overarching responsibilities across the department.


MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES

Management of Direct reports:

* Overseeing projects are kept to plan.
* Development of the individuals within the team.
* Ensuring that priorities fit with the wider objectives of the PM team and business.

Day to day management of the assigned product categories including:

* Individual product functionality, features and relevance.
* Position in the market
* Curriculum needs
* Competition
* Performance vs expectations
* Pricing
* Support to the commercial team
* Supporting the resolution of product issues within the life of the product.

Understanding of the market within which the company operates including:

* Core target markets
* Wider simulation environment.

Champion of New Product Development (NPD) with categories/ families

* Concept research and viability
* Overall project management through to launch
* Cross functional working with Research & Development and Production
* Co-ordination and education to commercial team for product launch

Market analysis:

* Customer/user research e.g. usability testing, surveys and monitoring of positive feedback and complaints.

Design and deliver product training to Sales and internal teams.

KEY TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

* Degree qualified or equivalent
* A medical qualification or experience within the medical / simulation sector
* Experience of managing projects and people
* At least 5 years experience in a similar role (project management)
* Proven ability to apply knowledge and experience to a small company setting.
* Practical, hands-on approach, and an interest in how things work with the confidence to constructively challenge when they could be improved.
* The ability to manage stakeholders.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Numerate
* Research experience
* Good planning and presentation skills.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

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