Product Development Officer

£21000 - £27400 per annum
05 April 2018
03 May 2018
Dominic Manning
Contract Type
Full Time
Product Development Officer based in Newport within the financial sector.

Client Details

Up and coming financial organisation looking to expand their team for the right individual.

There aim is to provide a friendly, personal and efficient service, coupled with a range of highly competitive products and total financial security.

At all times they pursue the concept of mutuality by balancing the interests of both investing and borrowing members as equitably as possible within the framework of market forces.


The Product Development officer will be responsible for:

1. Provide support to the PDM in identifying trends and opportunities for new mortgage/savings product development in line with key strategies and customer propositions identified in the Business Plan.

2. Support the mortgage/savings product end-to-end process including initial feasibility studies, business case production to ensure the viability and success of potential new products.

3. Follow the new product implementation process ensuring that new products are brought in according to procedures.

4. Provide liaison support to the PDM in engaging key stakeholders in the business to ensure all key contacts are involved in product launches, and build, and maintain relationships with those identified.

Monitoring, Competitor & Market Analysis

1. Maintain an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the mortgage and savings markets, in order to support the development of new products.

2. Produce weekly/monthly/quarterly monitoring performance reports for key stakeholders in conjunction with BI team.


The Product development officer will be part of the marketing team which they will need:

* A willingness to learn and understand the product development life cycle

* Preferably a background within a financial services firm

* Experience of writing and presenting analysis reports

* Experience with dealing with large datasets, strong analytical skills

* Educated to GCSE level or equivalent with minimum C in English and Maths

* Working knowledge of MCD, MMR, BCOB and MCOB rules

* Customer focused

* Excellent numeracy skills

* Clear and concise written, verbal and presentation skills

* Logical thinker, analytical and problem solving

Job Offer

With over 150 employees based in the head office and branch network which extends throughout South Wales region, my client is committed to providing first class customer service and responding to the needs of their valued members. They view the staff members as key individuals to the success, and they have a strong commitment to career development. They offer competitive salaries along with a selection of benefits (depending on role) including:

Minimum of 22 days paid holiday plus bank holidays

Contributory pension scheme

Life assurance (for pension scheme members)

Private healthcare scheme (after one year's service)

Employee Assistance Programme

Corporate uniform for branch staff

Staff product discounts

Health and well-being benefits including flu jabs and eye tests

Annual awards dinner

Wide range of training and development

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