Product Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Marketing, PR
Region:
South West
Location:
Bristol
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
21/06/2019
Recruiter:
Crunchposter Limited
Job Ref:
LIMBS38

Product Manager
Bristol
Negotiable Salary

About the Company:

This year, Limbs & Things celebrates 29 years designing and manufacturing quality medical training products for healthcare professionals. The company headquarters is based in Bristol, England, with subsidiary offices in the USA, Australia and Sweden. Our products are also sold throughout the rest of the world using an expanding network of over 80 distributors.

Limbs & Things has grown significantly in the last decade and has received a range of awards.

About the Product Manager role:

A pivotal part of the L&T business, the Product Management Department is responsible for the full range of branded and factored products sold around the world.

Run through a structure of Category Management, each PM is both responsible for, and a product champion for a defined set of "families". The PM's are the go to person for analysis, performance review, pricing, competition and curriculum relevance.

A key part of the L&T proposition is product development. The inception starts and finishes within Product Management, with the PM holding a significant role (both internally and externally) with the development and launch of each L&T product.

Main Accountabilities:

* Day to day management of the product families assigned including

* Individual product functionality, features and relevance.
* Position in the market
* Curriculum needs
* Competition
* Performance v expectations
* Pricing
* Support to the commercial team
* Supporting the resolution of product issues within the life of the product.

* Understanding of the market within which L&T operates including

* Core target markets
* Wider simulation environment.

* Champion of New Product Development (NPD) with categories/ families

* Concept research and viability
* Overall project management through to launch
* Cross functional working with Research & Development and Production
* Co-ordination and education to commercial team for product launch

* Market analysis:

* Customer/user research e.g. usability testing, surveys and monitoring of positive feedback and complaints.

* Factored products (supporting L&T range)

* Identify, evaluate and assessment of relevance to business and curriculum needs
* Management of relationship with supplier

* Design and deliver product training to Sales and internal teams.

Product Manager Requirements:

* Degree qualified or equivalent
* Experience of managing projects
* At least 3 years' experience in a similar role (project management)
* Proven ability to apply knowledge and experience to a small company setting.
* Practical, hands-on approach, and an interest in how things work with the confidence to constructively challenge when they could be improved.
* The ability to manage stakeholders.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Numerate
* Good planning and presentation skills

Desirable:

* A medical qualification or experience within the medical sector
* Having worked within the simulation industry

If you think that you meet the Product Manager requirements, please apply now!

Contact Details:
Crunchposter Limited
Tel: 0 332 548 954
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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