Product Manager

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Shrewsbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Product Manager - Rezlynx

Roles & Responsibilities:

• Determines customers' needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information.
• Recommends the scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes.
• Assesses market competition by comparing the company's product to competitors' products.
• Provides source data for product line communications by defining product marketing communication objectives.
• Obtains product market share by working with sales director to develop product sales strategies.
• Assesses product market data by calling on customers with field salespeople and evaluating sales call results.
• Business Analysis.
• QA testing. Creates and helps to execute test cases. PM has final say if the features are fit for purpose.
• Documentation. Product, release and test cases
• Brings new products to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and product development programs; preparing return-on-investment analyses; establishing time schedules with engineering and manufacturing.
• Introduces and markets new products by developing time-integrated plans with sales, advertising, and production.
• Determines product pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing production and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customized orders.
• Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
• Maintains product management staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
• Maintains product management staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills and Experience:

• Product Manager experience within the hospitality/travel sector is essential.
• Experience of CRS/PMS and distribution is desirable.
• A current 'power-user' of Guestline or competitors software products but not necessarily a Product Manager would be welcomed.
• Good general IT skills.
• Experience of Guestline business is desirable