Product Development Director – Security Credentials 

London (Central), London (Greater)
£Excellent DOE 
05 Jun 2017
28 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Product Development Director – Security Credentials 
Home Based 
£Competitive package including attractive benefits 

Our client is a leading producer of personnel security solutions and technical security software. They are now seeking a Product Development Director to join their team. 

This is an outstanding opportunity for a high calibre security product management professional who is looking to step up into an ownership role where they can fulfil their potential with a global company. 

Focusing on their goal of organisational excellence and ‘Powering Trusted Identity’, our client lists their people as their most important asset. Within a supportive culture, you will be encouraged to participate in professional development activities, enhance your skills and achieve upward mobility. 

As a Product Development Director, you will take ownership of the credential (PACS) portfolio of products, solutions and services at all stages of the product lifecycle. 

Your objective will be to maximise sales revenue, market share and profit margins within an inter-disciplinary role which bridges development, operations and commercial elements. 

Working with PACS business unit leaders, you will identify segments and interface with the development function regarding the execution of product plans to support business objectives. You will own the end-to-end product lifecycle, own and report on the profit and loss for each product line and define the KPI dashboard, setting out measures and goals and reporting on progress. 

Additionally, your role will involve: 

- Implementing an integrated Agile process with R&D and product marketing 
- Taking responsibility for defining the overall user experience for products and solutions 
- Working closely with Engineering to architect and deliver products that are scalable, easy to implement and adopt 
- Balancing business needs with technology capabilities and recommending alternative approaches that meet design requirements 
- Collaborating with customers, industry influencers and the Sales function to understand opportunities, prioritise requirements and progress functional and technical designs 

Interested? If so, you will need: 

- At least seven years’ experience in a security product management role to include physical access experience 
- Formal product development process experience 
- A degree (or equivalent) in Engineering or Computer Science 
- Proficiency in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
- Familiarity with operating systems, such as Windows 
- A driving licence 

Highly communicative and proactive, as a Product Development Director, you will also need an analytical approach, the ability to influence others and strong teamwork and relationship building capabilities. 

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This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd. The services advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd are those of an Employment Agency. 

Additional Keywords: Product Development Director, Product Owner, Senior Product Manager, Security Product Manager, Product Development Manager, Product Marketing Director, Portfolio Director, Product Portfolio Director.