< Back to Vacancies

Product Manager

Location: NORTH EAST

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 165886

Purpose of the role

  • take overall responsibility for the success of your product selection;

  • conduct robust product research prior to ordering to ensure the product is the best it can be, and meets customer requirements;

  • create timelines and roadmaps for introducing the product;

  • produce a product roadmap and work with other departments to manage it;

  • contribute towards product strategy, and work with E-commerce to highlight product features and selling points;

  • meet regularly with all stakeholders, including product quality, E-commerce, customer service;

  • collect and analyse user feedback;

  • gather and evaluate ideas and opinions;

  • plan new features and changes to a product based on research, feedback and analysis;

  • demonstrate new ideas and features to stakeholders;

  • attend events related to a product or sector;

  • support marketing campaigns;

  • inspire and enthuse colleagues and users of the product;

  • learn about users and a product's potential customers;

  • forecast sales potential of product and work with sales functions to ensure they are met;

  • research competitors and similar products.

This role is integral to the overall strategy and success of the company. Working alongside E-commerce you will make decisions over the future range, and the lifecycle stage of your products.

You will need to be:

  • knowledgeable about your products’ users and industry;

  • decisive, visionary and able to support your decisions through robust research;

  • flexible and adaptable as you'll be working in-depth with different business functions;

  • a good collaborator;

  • organised and able to work to deadlines and roadmaps;

  • a strong and clear communicator;

  • good at persuasion and negotiation;

  • able to analyse data and look for trends in the market and users' opinions and behaviour;

  • Fair and objective when making decisions.

It is important to focus on the following development areas:

  • knowledge of the sector and users through industry events and research;

  • organisational and project management skills;

  • Presentation and communication skills.