£57300 - £77400 per annum
12 March 2018
09 April 2018
Heather Lloyd Payne
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Reporting to the Director of Business and Marketing, we are looking to appoint a Head of Product Management to lead a change programme across the business

The role will be to develop and implement a comprehensive approach to products and changes, working closely with Programme Managers in Assessment, Education and Operations.

This is a key role tasked with working across the organisation to achieve more effective working practices, especially with regard to new product development.

What you'll be doing

- Lead a programme of change across the business to embed a process and supporting working practices for product management including the development, redevelopment, associated launches and withdrawal of products.
- Work closely with the Heads of Education to ensure effective management and development of their respective product portfolios to maximise competiveness and profitability.

-To ensure a common approach to managing strategy and commercial as well as providing comprehensive support to Global network sales teams.
- Work with our IT and Assessment departments to ensure we are developing the technical and assessment capabilities which will underpin and enable the development of new competitive winning products.
- To work with Operations and Finance as well as Heads of Sector to develop a practical approach to managing the Profit and Loss of products
- To develop and maintain the tools, documentation and Working Groups required for the smooth running of the product management process
- As part of the Business & Marketing Senior Management team, make a major contribution to the development of overall strategy and policy, deputising for the Director as required.

What we're looking for

This is a challenging but exciting role that requires a strategic leader with a proven track record in leading a team and getting things done.

Proven experience/qualification in business or marketing;
have a proven track record of successful product development and management;
have a deep understanding of business and product development;
have experience of implementing new initiatives or change programmes within a matrix business setting
have strong project management skills;
have strong management, organisational and negotiation skills;
Be a strong communicator ;
have proven leadership skills;
Knowledge of assessment in an educational context and products.
be highly collaborative - able to work effectively with and influence a range of people.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading organisation and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.

Email Heather.lloyd- for more information or to apply

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