Product Manager

Blandford Forum
29 Jun 2018
27 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the EMEA Product Manager - Marine. To develop products for EMEA Marine Markets both OEM & Aftermarket by researching & identifying potential products, conducting market analysis, generating product requirements & determining specifications. Identifying Key Stakeholders for the project teams. Setting timescales, pricing, overseeing all areas up to product introduction. Developing marketing strategies for those projects.

Following the templates and strategy's laid down formally in the Product Development Process.

Product Manager Job Duties:

• Determine customer's needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information.
• Recommend the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas.
• Assess market competition by comparing the company's product to competitors' products and identifying USP's.
• Calculating market share by working closely with EMEA marine sales team to develop product sales strategies.
• Attend Marine shows within EMEA and beyond and visit both internal and external production facility's.
• Qualify product market data by visiting customers with field salespeople and evaluating sales call results.
• Provide information for management by preparing short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analyses; answering questions and requests.
• Bring new products to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and product development programs; preparing return-on-investment analyses; establishing time schedules with engineering and manufacturing.
• Introduce and market new products by developing time-integrated plans with sales, advertising, and production.
• Signing off on product passing key Toll Gates within the Product Development Process.
• Determine product pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing production and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customized orders.

Skills and Qualifications:

Experience within Marine Market, Product Management, Understanding the Customer, Identifying & creating teams, Product Development, Requirements Analysis, Pricing, Planning, Competitive Analysis, Financial Planning and Strategy, Marketing Experience.

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