Assistant Product Manager

England,West Midlands,Solihull
£22000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
29 Oct 2018
26 Nov 2018
Jessica Preece
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Product Manager, Assistant Product Manager, Permanent

Your new company

Your new company sits within the professional services sector. Your new company aims to see things before others do and create far-sighted approaches to better manage our assets and meet our customers' needs. We have three broad business areas which provide solutions for our customers.

Your new role

To support the Product Manager in the delivery of the business objectives, principally to facilitate product launches and repricing and ensure that deadlines are met. The role also includes carrying out market research and competitor analysis. Supporting the wider Product Team with administrative duties will also be a requirement of the role holder.

Key Responsibilities

* Identify industry data to enhance and maintain competitor and market analysis, identifying competitive position in each of the product segments.
* Identify pricing opportunities and assist the Product Manager in the development of pricing proposals to gain and maintain competitive advantage and contribute to sales and margin targets.
* Assist in the delivery of price changes within the agreed timescales
* Prepare management information and research, including indicators of potential customer misunderstanding or product/process failures, to determine product performance and identify opportunities in the areas of product design, operations, literature and marketing communications.
* Manage internal stakeholders, for example during the delivery of product and price changes, provide new product information and product related updates to all areas of the business, such as Marketing, Transformation, Operations and Distribution.
* Collate MI for Monthly Product Review meetings and accurately document discussions and actions
* Review of marketing materials and product literature to ensure consistency and product accuracy.

What you'll need to succeed

* Experience in product management would be an advantage, although not essential.
* Some knowledge of financial services, mortgages and/or lifetime mortgage lending would be an advantage, although not essential.
* A high degree of internal liaison across the business is required therefore, effective written and communication skills are essential.
* Comfortable with working independently and eager to assume ownership of tasks.
* The role holder should be able to use their own initiative and have an excellent attention to detail.
* The ability to create good working relationships, a good team player, contributing ideas and putting team objectives first.

What you'll get in return

You will be working for a progressive organisation that offers flexible working and a great team dynamic. There will opportunity to progress within the organisation and the company offers a competitive salary and bonus.

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