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Product Manager

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Recruiter
Michael Page Marketing
Posted
17 April 2013
Closes
01 May 2013
Ref
MPZD13294670
Contact
Andrew Sellers
Job Discipline
Experience Level
Contract Type
Hours
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum

Further information

The Product Manager 'owns' a productized service (or in this case, several) through its lifecycle, supporting the business to develop services that meet market needs and manage them in a way that optimizes business results:
- Conduct market research (including desk based and direct observation) and competitor intelligence analyses to ensure our productized services come from a deep understanding of the market
- Produce business cases for pursuing specific opportunities, including financial forecasts and risk assessments
- Manage product definition and planning including: defining product features, pricing, financial targets, user personas, product go to market plan and Product Plan Document
- Communicate to the technical development team the market requirements for products approved for development
- Communicate to the Marketing Manager market problems to be solved to allow development of plans that enable customer acquisition and retention
- Implement in partnership with the field and sales organizations annual market plans for individual productized services
- Track and monitor the performance of a product against the sales and profit targets established in the market plan, adjusting plans where necessary based on the feedback of the market
- Prepare and oversee the execution of plans for product enhancements
- Manage the withdrawal of a productized service at the appropriate time in its lifecycle in l

The education, experience, skills and qualifications for this position include:
- Bachelors degree or equivalent in a relevant field
- Specific experience of Talent products in the field of leadership or competencies
- Progressive experience in a product management and assessment business
- In depth knowledge of client needs and issues within the assessment market and competitive market place knowledge
- Ability to develop strategic plans and manage long term (3 to 5 year) product development lifecycles to respond to the needs of the market
- Impact and influence and relationship building skills to work across Productized Services and with assessment services vendors
- Tenacious and achievement oriented, able to manage projects, workloads and competing deadlines successfully
- Self-starter possessing the ability to work autonomously and with minimal direction as part of a global, virtual team
- Strong verbal and written communication skills including cultural sensitivity

A leading Professional Services business

A great base plus bonus and benefits

Your application will be reviewed by Michael Page. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised & regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents.

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