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Product Development Manager £45,000 6 month FTC(Ref: TH687)

Type: Permanent

Skills: Product development, B2C, launching products, analysis, strategy,

Description:

Product Development Manager – B2C

West Sussex

Salary circa £45,000

6 month fixed term contract

This is an exciting opportunity for a Product Development Manager with experience of working in the B2C, travel space. The role will produce the product from concept through to it’s launch, driving engagement.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the team to recognise and understand the next generation of products
  • Identify potential product types, locations and suitable business models
  • Support the preparation of the next generation of products case for board approval including; product research, production of creative and stakeholder briefs for costing, production of design book to illustrate product, price scraping of similar product to support business case document, support costing process aligned with stakeholder brief and design book, support procurement of items to match design book
  • Project Management; chair of meetings, scope, costs, resource, timings, dependencies - the implementation and delivery of the next generation product

What you will need:

  • Degree educated
  • Proven experience of developing consumer focused products to launch
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
  • Commercial awareness with proven ability to develop and work within budgets to deliver business targets.
  • Strong analytical and strategic skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Project management skills
  • Well-developed IT skills – including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and CAD
  • Available to travel frequently to assess locations and meet suppliers

Location: Gatwick, West Sussex

Salary: salary £40,000 - £45,000 Pro rata

This position has been filled