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Lead Product Manager

  • Location: Hungerford
  • Salary: £45k - 50k per year per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 27 days ago

Job Title: Lead Product Manager

Location: Hungerford, Berkshire

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 negotiable + benefits


Our customer is the market leading brand for hand-held sealant and adhesive dispensers. Due to an increase in projects they are looking for a Product Manager to join thier team in Berkshire.

The Lead Product Manager will be responsible for the development & implementation of the vision & commercial strategy for the Dispenser product portfolio. 

Duties of the role:

  • Support segment market research activities through customer & end-user interaction with the Marketing team. Identify and anticipate trends, risks and opportunities
  • Support the segment three year strategy and setting of Annual Breakthrough Objectives
  • Establish and maintain competitive landscape and develop sell-against strategies for increased share and protection of core business
  • Lead channel to market strategy, direct vs. distributor
  • Manage Product roadmap, life-cycle (cradle to grave) strategy and portfolio simplification
  • Deliver input for product innovation and development. Prioritise best bets that support short and long term growth objectives and unmet market needs.
  • Lead the assessment and execution of market-driven new product and services opportunities.
  • Collaborate with Marketing & Sales on product launches and promotional campaigns
  • Own development of pricing & positioning strategies and analysis with Sales, Marketing and Channel Partners
  • Deliver training rhythm on product, application and, together with Marketing, provide sales tools and coach value-selling to the commercial team.
  • Monitor, report and manage financial health and profitable growth of product portfolio.
  • Champion sustainability, product safety and technical regulatory compliance.
  • Collaborate with Sales and Supply chain to identify and support management of risks and opportunities in the orders and revenue pipeline.
  • Ensure product related content of ERP system, defining sales articles, product book and hierarchy & current pricing
  • Own responsiveness of customer issue resolution

Experience and qualifications required:

  • Product line leadership experience in a relevant field
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to influence and drive projects to completion in a matrix business structure
  • P&L business acumen
  • Understanding of pricing, marketing and sales strategies
  • Ability to prioritise in a rapidly changing environment
  • Creative, collaborative and prepared to take calculated risks
  • Digital champion and data-savvy
  • Ability to travel up to 30%
  • Native speaker / Fluent in English. Fluency in other languages would be beneficial

If you're potentially interested, please contact Justin Wainwright or apply as soon as possible. 01268 889267

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.