Product Development Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Marketing, PR
South East
£25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�25k - 35k per year
Crunchposter Limited
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Product Development Manager

Location: Portsmouth

Salary: �25,000 - �35,000 per annum

Job type: Full Time

Our client is an industry leader in providing managed campus services, pre-university and university pathway programmes for domestic and international students. The client conducts a wide range of activities in Asia, North America, Africa, Australia, Continental Europe and the United Kingdom. They are modern and dynamic educational institutions committed to providing quality educational programmes and excellent student support in an environment that encourages students to achieve the best possible results in their studies. They offer a range of Degree Programme Elements from undergraduate Level 0 (Foundation) to Level 1, 1st Year university studies and postgraduate Masters Preliminary programmes in a wide range of degree pathways. They are all based on the campus of their Partner University and as such are Associate or Affiliate Colleges of their Partner University. Their students benefit from the range of facilities open to all University students.

Responsibilities of the Product Development Manager:

The overall objective of this position is to take a leadership role in developing business for ICP and the University of Portsmouth (UoP) across the China market, and also China-related opportunities within the fragmented UK market. It will require market development, sales and channel diversification, and will identify and propose opportunities for business growth for ICP and UoP programmes across the variety of market segments.

This role forms an integral part of the ICP and University of Portsmouth Marketing teams and will be based in Portsmouth. The position reports to the Marketing Manager.

Requirements of the Product Development Manager:

* High oral and written capability in English language
* Fluent in Mandarin
* International work experience in the education / language sector
* Possess a tertiary degree level qualification and/or minimum 3years' marketing/management experience
* Experience in business development, especially development of new accounts into high performing and proactive partners
* High level interpersonal, communication, presentation and negotiation skills
* Research and analytical skills using a variety of sources
* A results-oriented approach
* Proven ability as a team player able to work across cross-functional teams
* Flexible attitude to work (e.g. in hours and content), including a willingness to work weekends and evenings when necessary, in support of recruitment activities both locally, around the UK, and internationally
* Demonstrated ability to initiate and implement marketing strategies and sales tactics which have made a significant contribution to sustainable business growth through product development
* Demonstrated ability to work to tight deadlines, changing priorities and to take responsibility for decisions and outcomes
* Have extensive knowledge and experience in using Windows-based and other software applications to manage communications with all stakeholders and provide reports

Benefits of becoming the product Development Manager:

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate. The client offers outstanding long-term career opportunities within the UK and abroad, and is a value driven and an equal opportunity employer. ICP reserve the right to fill the position by invitation.

If you feel like you meet the

Contact Details:
Crunchposter Limited
Tel: 0 332 548 954
Contact: Recruitment Team(Louisa)

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