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Product Lead

  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: 55000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 days ago

  • Sector: Customer Contact
  • Contact: Natasha Copitch
  • Contact Email: ncopitch@merje.com
  • Contact Phone: 0780063149
  • Expiry Date: 22 July 2022
  • Job Ref: NC/19214

​My client is looking for a Product Lead to report into the Head of Product. The main purpose of the Product Lead is to help drive the business in achieving its business targets relating to Volume and Value within the defined risk framework via continuous improvement of the product proposition.

The Product Lead will create and drive product proposals relating to positioning, price and profitability for the existing product ranges. Development of new Product Proposals focussing on customer needs and how you can meet these whilst achieving business targets. The role will be a central product management resource for critical activities, market information and competitor analysis.

Responsibilities

• To manage product ranges and development

• Be a central resource for competitor benchmarking

• Lead change via new product development proposals

• Create strategic reviews of current product suites on a regular basis

• Deliver robust research into market requirements to aid design of product improvements and innovation.

• Feed into the strategic roadmap of product developments with improvement cycles

• Integrate product development approach with Senior Sales and Business teams

• Work closely with senior colleagues to ensure product performance meets, and exceeds business needs Other day-to-day responsibilities will include the following:

• Work with colleagues to help conduct primary market research both quantitative and qualitative

• Support key colleagues in maintain accurate department documentation

• Review and determine product effectiveness

• Pricing and commercial analytics

• Product profitability modelling

• Conduct market and competitor qualitative and quantitative research

• Assist with product change delivery to market

• Work with colleagues to support accurate display of the product via sourcing systems, and market aggregators

• Deliver timely reports for committee and Senior Manager reviews

• Help build a forward thinking, innovative approach to product strategy and delivery

Skills & experience

• Strong experience within a similar product management role within Financial Services (preferably a mortgage role though this is not essential).

• An awareness of the regulatory frameworks governing financial services

• Technology and analytical skills – excel or other similar analytics tools

• Demonstrable experience delivering under pressure, against deadlines

• Demonstrable experience of analytics methods and comparison activity

• Ability to work as part of a small team and make effective contributions Competencies

• Problem solving and initiative

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.