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Job Description Product Manager

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title

Product  Manager

Line manager/ Reports to

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Team/ Department

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Location

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Job Ref & about the organisation  

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Core Objectives

Managing products, from identifying profitable opportunities that meet market needs through to design, development, launch, sale, management of performance, including, as applicable, discontinuance of non-performing products.

 

The aim is to manage agreed products to obtain the maximum quality, productivity, sale and profitability for the organisation upholding all aspects of compliance and standards and adhering to budget and set criteria

 

Main Tasks/duties and responsibilities 

 

 

Responsibility to staff and direct the team to

– managing agreed products, from identifying profitable opportunities that meet market needs through to design, development, launch, sale, management of performance, including, as applicable, discontinuance of non-performing products – to obtain the maximum quality, productivity, sale and profitability for the organisation upholding all aspects of compliance and standards and adhering to budget and agreed criteria

– meet your targets and those of your team as a whole

– the efficient running of your team

– contribute to training and development of your team

– assist in achieving maximum customer satisfaction in accordance with organisation plans

– maintain overall responsibility for each agreed product and for performing all duties in compliance with applicable legal/statutory regulations, professional duties, responsibilities and obligations, including maintaining industry standards   and insert as applicable

 

Day to day responsibilities agreed with your manager to include:

– identifying profitable opportunities that meet market needs

– manage agreed product development from design, market research and development to launch, sale, management of performance, including, as applicable, discontinuance of agreed products

– plan and manage each product and monitor the overall progress and performance whilst adhering to deadlines, completion dates, and agreed budgets and criteria

– effective liaison, support and assistance on each agreed project with your team, the whole of the organisation and external parties

– manage risk analysis and assessment and recommend and implement required changes

– maintain and improve mechanisms, including surveying and measuring the operations, process, outcomes and profitability and disseminate feedback to the appropriate internal entities

– utilise agreed systems to manage products and associated  documentation

– direct development, to include management to achieve targets

– assist in developing plans for organisation’s progress and growth

– support to all organisation departments

– subject to agreed criteria, recruitment, training, set action and targets, appraise and manage performance, development, coaching and general support of all team members to ensure targets are met

– reporting (content and format as agreed) on a monthly basis or as otherwise required

– immediately report problems/failures that may impact on the organisation and/or its clients/customers to Line Manager

– developing plans for products  and team activities to include strategy to achieve agreed targets

– assist in the development and preparation of the strategy and general business planning of the organisation as a whole.

– delegate authority and responsibility to team with supervision, accountability and review

– set an example for team members of commitment, product management and activities, work ethics and habits and personal character

– maintain accurate records

– responsibly use resources and control expenses to meet budgetary controls

– adhere to all organisation policies and procedures

– interact and co-operate with the all members of the organisation, its suppliers and customers

 

From time to time you may be expected to be part of special projects as are reasonably required of your job role.

You are responsible for your allocated workload and must meet all targets as agreed with your Line Manager. You must contribute towards the smooth running of the organisation generally.

Hours

Your usual hours will be from 9am to 5pm. However you will be expected to work as and when necessary to meet the needs of the team and your targets.

Your job will be a mixture of office base, project base and travel

Secondary Tasks/Duties

 

 

 

 

The position is part of the whole organisation team and as such requires you to perform such reasonable tasks that are required, as and when necessary, to maintain, promote, develop and expand the business of our organisation and its interests generally.

 

You must carry out your duties to the best of your ability, having consideration for the needs of your colleagues, the organisation and its clients/customers. You must obey all lawful and reasonable orders given to you and comply with the organisation’s rules, procedures and policies

Management / Supervisory responsibilities

 

 

People or equipment

 

People who report to you

You have responsibility for other team members who will all report directly to you

 

Equipment

You are responsible for the equipment provided to you for use in your job role and to your team. This means you must ensure that equipment is used in accordance with training provided, the entire organisation’s policies and procedures and the law and using, where applicable any safety equipment or Personal Protective Equipment provided. You are responsible for ensuring that the equipment used by the team is maintained and can be used/operated at all times.

Essential Abilities/ Competencies of this job role

You need

– qualifications sufficient to perform the job role – insert as applicable

– languages required – insert as applicable e.g.  English, French

– experience in this type of job role – insert as applicable e.g.  minimum 5 years

– thorough understanding of product and project management, requirements and dynamics – insert specific as applicable

– to be able to use software – insert specific software if required

– ability in team/customer/supplier relationship management

– leadership with ability to drive an organisation and team

– proven ability to develop others

– high degree of integrity and honesty in all dealings

– excellent analytical, interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.

– ability to work under pressure

– full driving licence

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You need to have and maintain (with regular training and updates as necessary) the knowledge, technical skills and qualifications that are necessary to perform your job role to comply with the requirements of the organisation and any applicable rules, regulations, (particularly of any professional body) and with any law which applies to your job role.

Special Working Conditions

You may be expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s overtimes policies

Insert following if applicable – The nature of your role will require you to travel within the area that your team covers. However, from time to time you may be expected to travel outside that area as the job role requires.

 

Salary level C – £45,000
Benefits insert details of any benefits

Approved by Name

John Smith

Job Role

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Date approved

10/11/2012