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  • Job Type: Permanent
    Categories: IT Jobs
    Location: Birmingham
    Job ID: 116810
    Company: SCC
    • Overall Job Purpose:

     

     

    The Product Manager will be accountabile for working with the head of product management on identifying opportunities for developing new innovative services and improving existing services.

     

    This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in a newly created business unit within SCC, reporting to the Head of Product Management. The main focus of the group is to take ownership of the product lifecycle to ensure product management principles are applied to new and existing services, in order to create a portfolio of standardised services. Responsibilities will be to own and deliver the full product lifecycle for a mixture professional and managed services; achieved by defining proposition, gaining sign off from senior stakeholders, and working with operational teams to deliver the standard services.

     

     

    • Main Duties of Job:

     

     

     

    • Own and deliver the full product lifecycle a mixture of cloud and native services.
    • Building excellent relationships with external and internal stakeholders in order to clearly understand and represent their business needs for each product area, as well as evangelising the benefits and successes of the product suite
    • Work closely with operational delivery teams to ensure products are built and delivered to the highest quality, with an understanding of commercial pressures
    • Drive product solutions from concept to launch, against agreed timescales.
    • Working with internal teams to develop the strategy for pricing, messaging, packaging, promotion and selling of products
    • Work closely with marketing teams and sales to develop go-to-market programmes, campaigns and activities
    • Train and enable sales and customer support teams on new products and go-to-market initiatives
    • Create and/or work closely with marketing content team to core product content for products and go-to-market initiatives
    • Keep the company up-to-date with market trends and competition, and keep us several steps ahead of the competition at all times.

     

    • Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

     

     

    • Experience leading internal project teams with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • An analytical approach, used in a wide range of responsibilities, from customer development, to product adoption, to sales processe.
    • Ability to lead and communicate cross-functionally with engineering and other departments
    • Have extensive product management experience from a Cloud and/or services business.
    • Strong understanding of Cloud platforms; including Microsoft Azure and AWS.
    • Have previously had full product roadmap ownership, from inception to delivery and launch, for a number of products, including end of lifecycle management.
    • Designed and delivered innovative services utilising IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS platforms.
    • Be educated to degree level, or an equivalent.
    • Be a self-starter with a good appreciation of business and commercial values.