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Senior Product Manager - German Speaking

  • Location

    South Wales, Wales

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Nima Mahmoudi

  • Contact email:

    nima.mahmoudi@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    90000

  • Salary low:

    90000

  • Job ref:

    BBBH46812

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-06-18

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

Senior Product Manager - BIW - German Speaking
Competitive Salary
Automotive Engineering
South Wales

My client is one of the world's most geographically diversified steel producers, servicing the automotive industry with niche products and an advanced engineering service offering. We are seeking a high calibre candidate to take the position of Body in White (BIW) Marketing Manager who will, using their German language skills, predominantly focus on deploying and developing business strategies, market development and product development within the automotive market in Germany with some of the world's most prestige customers.

This key role in the business will be responsible for developing the total marketing mix for BIW products and services. Your duties and responsibilities will further include the following:

  • Identifying the need for new product development and services in line with market requirements and the automotive strategy
  • Take control of value propositions, product communications, product strategies and launch
  • Define pricing strategies and communicate the value proposition to the sales team
  • Being an expert within their automotive customers within the BIW sub sector, understanding needs, influences and concerns
  • Working with a cross functional team including marketing, product development, sales, business development, R&D and CTS
  • Stimulate market demand and raise the profile of your product and service offering
  • You will engage with your customers to articulate and prove the developed value proposition
  • This will be through product team membership, senior level meeting support, hub interaction and alignment activities, OEM intelligence
  • Marketing is a group-wide function, and your unit will ultimately be responsible for product pricing and management, branding and promotion

We are looking for the following:

  • Strong experience within the automotive sector, preferably tier one
  • An exceptional communicator, able to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • You'll be highly analytical with great attention to detail
  • A high level of commercial acumen
  • Knowledge of product marketing and business policy
  • Significant experience in developing business strategies, market development and new product development
  • Strong engineering background would be advantageous
  • You must be able to speak German at professional level
  • Degree qualified, preferably MBA