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Product Manager – North Lanarkshire

Closing Date: 2nd February 2023

Vidu Group

About this position

Vidu are working on a super exciting assignment on behalf of a rapidly growing Logistics Provider in the search for a Product Manager.

Our client are investing to take a leadership position in the Logistics Technology market, to deliver compelling propositions for their customers and invest in disruptive innovation.

You will be joining this business at a really exciting time and they are offering an extremely competitive salary and package.

Our client has engaged with Vidu VIP to carry out the initial search process.

Our team of dedicated consultants will be your first point of contact when applying for this role.

Scope of the role:

As Product Manager, you will take ownership of a specific set of products and be responsible for the extension and expansion of these products, as well as taking new propositions through the full product lifecycle from initial investigation to launch and in-use by customers.

Reporting to the Head of Product, you will manage products which have a variety of end-users; products used directly by customers, products our clients internal Logistics services teams use to serve the needs of their customers and their API products used by partners to connect with their services.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

Responsibility for the full product lifecycle including proposition development, product concepts.

Business case preparation, requirements gathering, readiness for development, go-to-market planning, product launch, growth initiatives and product end-of-life.

You will work closely with the Product Owners, transitioning your product vision to them to ensure new products and features result in solutions our clients customers love to use.

Own the go-to-market plan for your products, working with all Departments to execute the plan.

Effectively own and drive product initiatives with short, medium and long-term roadmaps from idea to launch, maximising impact on revenue and margin growth.

Evolve and deliver on the product vision and objectives ensuring alignment with overall product and company strategy.

Work closely with our clients customers & customer-facing teams to develop close relationships and gain a reputation for adding value.

Skills and experience required

Three or more years of Product Manager experience in a B2B business.

Our client would love it if you have previous experience in a similar or same role in Logistics, Supply chain, e-commerce. Warehouse Management, CRM, Order Management Systems or ERP.

A can-do attitude with a passion for product management; the strategy, the operations, and everything in-between.

Experience of developing commercial solutions within the B2B technology space which are scalable and repeatable.

You will be a strong stakeholder manager with an ability to quickly forge trusted working relationships with colleagues and business partners of all levels.

Highly skilled at prioritising and experienced working in an Agile environment, you are a trusted partner to your technical colleagues.

Ability to understand and communicate complex technical concepts to a non-technical audience.

Data-driven with a commitment to process, you bring evidence-based decision-making.

Persuasive and influential, able to deal with resistance to change and reach an agreed way forward through negotiation.

Commands respect and able to create a sense of community across key stakeholders.

A keen eye for market opportunities and how to utilise it to commercial advantage in the development of new products.

A great commercial mindset – thinking in terms of customer need, pricing strategies, value and return.

Comfortable presenting to prospective customers and acting as the subject matter expert

Interact with colleagues, customers, partners and suppliers in a professional and polished manner.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to listen effectively and interact at all levels within the organisation.

Strong team player as well as a proactive individual contributor.