Product Manager

Cordant Technical and Engineering
£41500 - £62500 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
28 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Product Manager - Internet of Things - Reading - £41,500 - £62,500, Bonus, Private Health Care, Professional Development, 33 Days Holiday, Stakeholder Contributory Pension Excellent opportunity to join a FTSE100 energy provider in a start-up feel business unit. Company Outline One of the most recognised names in Energy and Utilities intends to leverage its scale as an energy supplier and make a substantial investment in launching a major new entry in the Connected Home. The Connected Home products will drive further revenues from existing customers by providing a next generation Connected Home / Internet of Things proposition. This is a high growth, embryonic business unit - we are now looking for an experienced Product Manager to play a key role in taking the products to market. Role Outline The Product Manager will play a crucial role in the IoT product strategy and roadmap, feature priorities, positioning, messaging and pricing to ensure revenue goals are met. The ideal candidate should have demonstrable experience in launching Internet of Things products from a Connected Home, Smart Cities, Wearables, Connected Health or M2M perspective, and will be able to show deep experience of leading on product development, strategy, product marketing, proposition development and product launch, ideally via a partnership led approach. Responsibilities Driving the product development process by working closely with software engineering, user interface and visual designers, and quality assurance personnel, ensuring product enhancements are delivered on time and as specified Providing detailed reporting on the success of product enhancements through continuous measurement and understandable metrics and key performance indicators Managing and working with third parties in order to execute product strategy to meet business objectives Select suppliers for Connected Home devices. Work with Procurement and Partnership team to negotiate, contract and performance manage ODM suppliers. Developing the product core positioning and messaging for the Connected Home products Performing product demos to Enterprise partners to support pre-sales process Requirements 6 years Customer focussed product development in retail or technology sectors Customer journey design Ability to quickly assemble customer and market insight to recommend proposition enhancement Evidence of success in building and managing relationships with relevant stakeholders Sound judgement with the ability to interpret, analyse and disseminate information proactively with a sense of urgency to deliver Clear and concise briefing style to engage all stakeholders Business requirements and customer journey documentation skills Understanding of technology, IoT, finance or utility sectors Salary/Benefits £41,500 - £62,500 Pension Holiday - 25 days Private health care Bonus scheme Key Words thermostat, gateway hub, smartplugs, hive, internet of things, IOT, connected homes, product manager, customer journey Location Reading Apply Please contact Lawson Leefe on 01616412735 or Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. This job was originally posted as