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Product Development Manager (S1174)

  • Job added:   2 August 2011
  • Salary :   Please state earnings & requirements when apply
  • Location :   Southern England
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Leading supplier to the Automotive industry (c/o Southgate Consulting)
  • Contact :   Sonia Stretton
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  • Telephone :   01235 863 525
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We are seeking a Product Development Manager who will be responsible for the development and promotion of new products, whilst also looking to improve existing products and business efficiences within this leading supplier to the Automotive industry and thereby maximising profitability of both New and Existing Products.


The successful candidate will also be responsible for ensuring that revenue and profit targets for Products are realised, which will include the co-ordination of internal activity to ensure the delivery of both the features and benefits, and to identify & manage any potential enhancements.

In order to undertake this task, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate evidence of their ability to build relationships with key business partners as well as being well organised with the ability to work to tight deadlines. A thorough understanding of the Automotive industry, as well as Customer Services industries is essential for this role, as is the ability to negotiate and present up to Director level.

If this sounds like you and you have, successful, experience within a Product Development function and can answer YES to the pre-selection questions, we certainly like to hear from you and would ask that you email an up to date version of your CV and covering note confirming your current and required salary levels/etc.

Do you have Product Development success within your career to date?

Have you experience of developing and promoting both New and Existing Products within your career to date?

Do you have a thorough understanding of the Automotive sector, as well as the current risks?

Do you have an understanding of Customer Service, Process Issues and the requirements of operating with FSA guidelines?

Are you able to demonstrate evidence of the ability to build relationships with key business partners, as well as previously been used to working to tight deadlines with a well organised approach?

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