Product Manager

Harvard Associates
From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
09 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
"An opportunity to work for an established, progressive telecommunications manufacturer who can offer strong career progression and development" Product Manager Salary up to £45,000 Derby or Surrey Based The Role As Product Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining and overseeing the further development of the telematics and IoT suite of products. This primarily involves increasing the profitability of existing products as well as developing new products or enhanced versions of current telematics and IoT products as identified by customers and prospects. Principle Accountabilities and Objectives; • Managing the telematics and IoT products suite life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities • Specifying market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by tender requirements, developments in industry standards, partner opportunities, and on-going visits to customers and prospects. • Qualifying the effort required to address market requirements, complemented by suggested pricing and resultant return-on-investment analyses- both for bespoke and general developments. • Assesses market competition by comparing the company's products to competitors' products. • Researching, identifying, assessing and engaging with potential OEM partners and building OEM relationships to support the realisation of the companies telematics and IoT solutions. • Driving the delivery of an agreed telematics and IoT roadmaps across development and testing teams whilst focusing on Quality, Schedule, Budget and Scope. • Developing and implementing a company-wide go-to-market plan, including competitive positioning, sales collateral, proposal material, training and demo equipment. • Ensuring continuous compliance of the telematics and IoT products suite in a changing regulatory environment. • Identify and gracefully retire obsolete products. • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. • Assist in the production of monthly development progress and sales volume report(s) for management team Core Competency - Skills/Knowledge/Qualifications • Education to HNC or Degree level in Electrical or Electronic Engineering • Must have experience in and technical knowledge of telematics and/ or IoT products. • Must have at least 5 years’ experience working as either a product manager or a telematics and/or IoT engineer at a senior technical level. • Experience in and knowledge of wireless and associated technologies including but not limited to DMR, P25, TETRA, MPT1327, WiFi, GSM and 3G/4G highly desirable. This job was originally posted as

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