Interim Product Manager

Job Description

Interim Product Manager
Newcastle upon Tyne
Up to £45k depending on experience
Initial 3 or 6 month contract with possibility of extension

The Interim Product Manager will drive forward the definition of the company's products; their value to the company and its customers, and their development and continuous improvement. The Interim Product Manager will match the needs of the customer with the needs of the business and maximise business value from the company's products.

The Interim Product Manager will be responsible for:

• Implementing the vision and company strategy as defined by the Executive Team and the Board. The Interim Product Manager will create, manage, disseminate and maintain product management documentation to enable product development, product launch and product support in line with strategic objectives.
• Monitoring and reporting on the commercial success of the products.
• Working with the Market Research team to gather, assess, and evaluate product/market requirements through market and customer research, competitive and product analysis.
• Setting, monitoring and regular reporting on measurable benchmarks to demonstrate product performance. Such benchmarks will include customer satisfaction, on time delivery, market share, growth, renewal rates and commercial elements such as revenue and net contribution.
• Working with key stakeholders to develop product development plans that meet defined measurable benchmarks and objectives.
• Defining product and value propositions including key messaging, customer benefits and the competitive differentiators and ensuring all relevant teams and external companies we engage with understand them.
• Collating, prioritising, understanding and representing the needs of the customer groups
• Supporting the Pillar Lead by developing clear product development plans including functional specifications for effective product management and to ensure product developments are validated and adequately user tested.
• Working with the development, content and customer teams to continuously validate products against the customer and business requirements.
• Ensuring that all relevant departments and external companies are fully briefed and prepared for successful product delivery, go-to-market readiness and ongoing product support.
• Through regular competitor analysis identify, build and communicate key competitive strengths and recommend where development of product enhancement is required.
• Review, check and comment on customer engagement messaging, approach and engagement to ensure propositions are represented correctly.
• Work closely with other Product Managers to deliver a simple integrated NBS solution to the market.

If you are interested in the advertised position for Interim Product Manager please ‘Register your interest’ through the requested method and we will be in touch shortly with regards to your suitability for the role.

Sharpe Recruitment Ltd is a North East based consultancy, dedicated to placing professionals in rewarding jobs throughout the North of England across a variety of disciplines including Digital Media, Design, Development, Creative Advertising, Sales & Marketing, Tech & IT.

Job Skills

Product Manager, Products Manager, Product Solutions Manager, Product Management, Product Owner, Products Owner

Additional Information

  • Salary:£40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Industry:IT
  • Location:Newcastle upon Tyne

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