Senior Cloud Product Manager

Location Lancashire
Discipline: Telecoms
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££60000 - £70000.00 per annum + £6k Bonus
Contact name: Connor MacLennan

Contact email: connor@ppjobs.co.uk
Job ref: BBBH320_1636644099
Published: 21 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Senior Cloud Product Manager

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000/annum + Product Related Bonus (£6K)


The Role

Take responsibility for the strategic direction, enhancement and commercial performance of the IT and Cloud product portfolio

* Provide hands-on leadership and direction to a team of Product professionals (2 direct reports)

* Manage and support a team of Product Managers within the IT portfolio at different skill levels to offer guidance, management, and best practices for the products they are responsible for

* Maximises Product margins through strong P&L management practices, with a focus on recurring revenue.

* Product Roadmap ownership, including feature and development lifecycle

* Lead and develop the product roadmaps for all Technology products in conjunction with the Senior Management Team, Board, and relevant Product Managers

* Create and maximise relationships with strategic partners

* Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines within IT and Cloud by reviewing product specifications and requirements, appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes.

* Assesses market competition by comparing the company's products to competitors' products.

* Define with the relevant Sales Managers and suppliers' incentives and measure the success to determine the most effective means of driving sales

* Assesses product market data by meeting customers and strategic partners engaging with key industry bodies and events.

* Provides information for management by preparing short-term and long-term product penetration and forecasts

* Brings new products to market by analysing proposed product requirements and product development programs, establishing projects with time schedules across the relevant business departments.

* Provide detailed product service descriptions and knowledge transfer to the business, particularly sales and pre-sales

* Determine product pricing in association with the Head of Commercial by utilising market research data; reviewing product cost base and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customised orders.

* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

* Support the sales channels with high profile and high value customers

* Maintain vendor accreditation requirements for all IT services and improve upon as agreed * Liaise with legal support team (internal and external) for supplier & vendor contract approval



Requirements

* Experience in IT and Technology, specifically within a Cloud and/or Managed Service Provider * Senior Product Management experience

* Technical aptitude to rapidly understand how technology can enable product capabilities and features to drive business benefits for our customers

* Building excellent relationships with suppliers

* Excellent communication skills, including verbal and written to all levels of business. Influencing & Persuasion skills. Problem-solving ability. Creative thinking. Processorientated.

* Ability to priorities and deliver multiple projects in parallel, often with changing requirements and priorities

* A strong collaborator who can build an effective partnering network with key stakeholders to co-create and execute product developments.