Product Manager (Fused Fiber Optics)

Location: Torquay
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 0 - 0
Consultant's Branch: Gloucester
Reference: TQPM
Contact Name: Guy Allen


Gap professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client who are looking for a Product Manager (Fused Fiber Optics)

Job: Permanent
Location: Torquay
Hours of work: Monday to Friday 40 hrs (Flexibility required)
Salary: Negotiable (Dependant on Experience)
Summary:
Reporting to the Product Management Director in the Industrial and Telecom Business Unit having responsibility for meeting business performance commitments to key stakeholders. Coordinate and manage the commercial function of the business. Achieve objectives for growth, delivering both revenue and margin targets. Understand market trends and turn opportunities into sales in collaborating with the global sales team. Coordinate all aspects of customer interaction, delivering better than industry standard for customer service

Key Responsibilities:

  • Achieve budget revenue and margin within target markets
  • Ownership of all assigned/approved products – responsible for driving product cost, margin, delivery quality, roadmap and performance objectives
  • Understanding the market space, opportunities, competitive forces, and product differentiation
  • Define and ensure product roadmap alignment
  • Collaborating with Marketing in the generation of product launch materials & collateral that excite sales and customer alike
  • Ownership of product specification and fit to customer or market requirement
  • Develop customer intimacy and be the ‘voice of the customer’ in S&OP process. Provide process with accurate rolling forecast information
  • Manage commercial aspects of NPI process
  • With input from Global Sales guide engineering on NPI and define R&D priorities, translating market requirements into product concepts
  • Responsible for product pricing, and understanding cost base. Ensure price lists are current. Regularly visit international customers to develop existing and prospective customers
  • Manage site input to trade shows and events
  • Influence corporate strategy to benefit site objectives and meet site growth and budget ambitions
  • Mobility is required in order to travel to customers and trade shows



knowledge, skills and Experience

  • In depth knowledge of Photonics and its applications, specifically Fibre Optics
  • Knowledge of market structures and influences
  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry trends, including new products and solutions



Qualifications

  • Engineering (Optics/Physics/Electronics/Mechanical/Software) and/or Business Degree


Experience

  • 3+ years experience in a product management, development, sales or marketing role
  • Proven internal and customer facing presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Experience in technical design, project management and relationship management essential
  • Proven experience in commercial negotiation of large customer accounts



Closing date is 5th December 2019

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The gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please click here. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for the interest in this role!