Ready to make your mark in with a brand that’s served the NHS and Blue light services for their critical communications for over 75 years?
This is a great opportunity for a knowledgeable and proactive Strategic Partnerships / Product Growth Manager to join our team to drive product growth of our critical communication systems for the likes of the Police, Fire Service, NHS and RNLI.
Strategic Partnerships / Product Growth Manager – Devices, Partnerships, Cloud, IoT & EMM
Reporting to: Group Product Manager
Product / Service: Critical Communication Technology Product & Messaging Apps
Company Industry: Telecommunications, Internet of Things (IoT), SaaS, IaaS
Clients include: National Health Service (NHS). Private Healthcare. UK & Republic of Ireland
Fire & Rescue Services. Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)
Your Skills: Excellent Listener, Persuasive Negotiator, Lateral Thinker, Analytical, Retiring and Launching Products / Services.
Who we are:
We provide customers with critical communications technologies. These include secure messaging and personal security solutions that combine professional services with tailored software, creating a truly cohesive communication platform. Our technologies are predominantly used by the NHS and the Emergency services.
We have a 75% market share of private and acute hospitals and work with 85% of Fire stations across the UK & NI.
The Associate Product Manager Opportunity:
Our vision is to provide better critical messaging solutions. Our devices and apps enable doctors, nurses, fire crews, lifeboat volunteers, carers and colleagues to save lives and provide effective security.
We’re looking for an enthusiastic product manager to drive product growth and business performance through the development of strategic partnerships with suppliers of third-party devices, cloud computing, Internet of Things and Enterprise Mobility Management software.
Ideally, you’ll be familiar with Telco products such as Mobile, LAN, WAN, SIP, Fixed, Unified Communications, IoT wireless technologies, DECT, BLE, RFID, Cloud, Data, Hosting and Security as they apply to healthcare, lone worker and industrial environments.
+ Working with sales subsidiaries/distributors to define and develop marketing strategies and plans which maximise the profitable growth of group business for current and new products
+ Establishing specifications and business plans for third-party products and services
+ Working with purchasing and vendors to ensure adequacy of supply and early notice of obsolescence
+ Becoming a subject matter expert on the deployment and configuration of the third-party devices being sold
+ Conducting market surveys for future applications and proposing solutions
+ Developing product roadmaps and reviewing them quarterly
+ Being responsible for Product group financial achievement including turnover and margin
+ Producing a monthly report to Management which includes lost orders and gap-to-budget analysis, together with recovery action plans agreed with sales
+ Travelling, for example, to visit customers, trade shows, suppliers and colleagues
+ Any other reasonable tasks as required within the department
+ BSc Degree qualified in a relevant subject or equivalent demonstrable industry experience + Full Driving License
+ Previous experience within the electronics industry (and/or telecommunications) is essential
+ Previous experience retiring products and services and successfully launching others
+ A natural and proactive team leader with great leadership skills
+ An excellent listener, probing and enquiring
+ A persuasive negotiator, justifying your business cases and solutions
+ Passionate about systems, remote controls and functionality to improve user outcomes
+ Good with words, figures and images and a skilled user of MS Office and MS Project
+ A lateral thinker, turning customer needs into delightful workable solutions
+ Analytical and can present an argument
Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager
Your Experience / Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Product Manager, Product Owner, Product Strategist, Product Growth, Product Lead, Portfolio Manager, Product Assistant.
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.