Product Manager, Construction - As part of our client's professional Group Marketing team, the Product Manager for Construction is the link between their Construction and Construction Materials technical teams and the market, identifying customer requirements, and managing the commercial development of technologies to ensure our client delivers highly valued solutions to the customer, in a commercial and profitable manner. The person they appoint will learn how to:
- analyse and understand the market and customer/competitor trends;
- specify and prepare the business case for new technical services;
- work with development teams to launch products/services;
- manage the new product development cycle;
- manage sector portfolios for value and profitability.
Candidates should hold a degree in a relevant engineering or technical discipline, have an interest on the broader aspects of the construction industry and the desire to work in a market facing role. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential, as is the ability to function effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
The role may involve travel within and outside the UK. Career prospects are excellent and outstanding performance will be matched with a first class rewards package.
The Company - Our client is a materials technology business serving clients in Construction, Healthcare, Energy, Aerospace and Defence, among other sectors. Our client operates globally offering services in laboratory testing and analysis, product and process development consultancy and certification and assurance. They have offices and laboratories in the UK and USA and continental Europe.