Product Team Manager

Location: Derby/Flexible

Job Description

As a result of our continued year on year growth, we are looking to recruit a Product Management Team Leader. The successful candidate will work closely with our Product Innovation Group. Marketing and Sales to define product direction and evangelise the product set within Node4 and our customer base.

Part of the role will be leading a team of up to four product managers to plan and successfully deliver the Product Management RoadMap.

You’ll be joining a company that promotes working in a friendly team environment and offer a competitive benefits package including private healthcare, flexible working, pension and free broadband.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ownership of product launches from concept to launch and beyond
  • Complete market research into product positioning and competitor offerings
  • Proposition development and product positioning within Node4 key markets
  • Product commercials, demonstration of ROI and cost-price analysis
  • Collaborate with the Marketing team on outbound Product Marketing
  • Prepare and deliver internal and external training for the Sales team, Technical Support and Node4 Partners
  • Continued revision of price books and product messaging during the life of the product
  • Updating Node4 systems to support product updates
  • Preparing cross-media product communication tools
  • Day to day management of the Product Management Team and its workload

  • Monthly reporting

Essential Skills

  • Background and passion for technology
  • Awareness of some of the following are highly desirable: VMware, Cisco ACI, Cisco HCS, Veeam, Zerto, NetApp, SD-WAN, MPLS, Azure, Managed Services.
  • Proficiency in both the theory and the practise of product management
  • You must enjoy working in a fast paced and energetic environment
  • Comfortable presenting at senior level within Node4
  • Flawless written and verbal communication
  • Meticulous attention to detail and a ‘completer’
  • Organisation, numeracy and a structured approach to work
  • A team leader who is able to work within diverse areas within Node4
  • 5+ years of experience within the IT, Cloud, Networking or Telecommunications industries
  • Exposure to some of the following: Virtualisation, IaaS, Storage as a Service, Disaster Recovery as a Service and Online backup
  • A positive can do attitude
  • A confident leader of small teams with the ability to coach and develop others