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Product Development Manager(Ref: TH1069)

Type: Permanent

Skills: Product Development


Product Development Manager

Salary £45,000 - £55,000

Crawley, West Sussex

We are working in partnership with a business focusing in retail service sector, a leader in their field through innovation and customer service. The Product Development Manager will drive the successful development and launch of innovative and profitable service offerings.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver targeted sales growth & profitability from a new service portfolio
  • Establish & drive a structured Service Innovation Process to align all stakeholders in bringing new service offerings to market
  • Undertake research and analyse internal and market data to gain customer insights.
  • Translate insights & analysis into new / improved service opportunities. Identify unique / differentiated propositions for services (vs competitive offerings).
  • Initiate and lead plans to bring new offerings to market. Build a compelling business case, collaborating with other functions to ensure a smooth development process.
  • Determine price points / new pricing models for services, at launch and through periodic review. Set recommended sales pricing, web sales pricing and minimum sale prices
  • Develop plans with Marketing & Sales teams to deliver impactful launch programmes that drive growth

What you will need:

  • Proven experience in Product Development or service innovation within a reselling organisation, Technical, or Financial Services setting
  • Action oriented: Proactive, full of energy
  • Innovative: Explores & evaluates multiple options
  • Commercial understanding and strong analytical skills. Comfortable with the P&L, experience of building a strong case for investment.
  • Well-developed communication & influencing skills
  • Collaborative: Ability to work as part of an effective team
  • Proven project management skills – well organised and able to deliver to agreed scope, deadline and budget
  • Technically proficient: Experienced in applying data / IT solutions to solve problems.
  • CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing / Chartered Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing

The company offer good benefits, and a supportive work setting.

Location: Crawley, West Sussex

Salary: Salary up to £55,000

This position has been filled