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New Product Development Manager – Publishing

£ Competitive + Benefits   •   Oxfordshire or Surrey   •   Permanent   •   Full Time or Part Time   •   ASAP

Posted on:   •   Category: Product Development

Our client, an international not-for-profit scientific publisher, is looking to recruit a New Product Development Manager to be responsible for managing new initiatives and product enhancements within the UK and internationally.

Owning the end-to-end delivery of new products and reporting to the Head of Product Management, the main responsibilities include:

  • Leading definition and scope of the product idea in collaboration with key stakeholders
  • Briefing and interpreting market research to develop insight into target markets
  • Delivering market trend analysis and competitor analysis, and monitoring the marketplace
  • Defining project budgetary requirements and building the project business case
  • Gaining stakeholder approval and buy-in, and influencing at director level to resolve issues
  • Defining detailed product and service definitions
  • Championing propositions, ensuring propositions are delivered on throughout the build stage
  • Championing commercial thinking and being the voice of the customer in the project teams
  • Leading cross-functional teams to define specifications, milestones, and quality assurance.

This is an exciting time to join this successful publisher and their new team, seeking to test new concepts quickly and exploring new areas of opportunity for the organisation. The successful candidate will have proven product development experience, and be skilled in developing new products from concept stage through to launch. An interest in agriculture, the environment or scholarly publishing would be beneficial. You will have experience interacting with IT and content specialists in defining the scope of the product and have financial and business literacy. Experience managing cross-functional teams is desirable and good analytical, communication, and collaboration skills are essential. Occasional travel to overseas offices will be required.

Consideration will be given to candidates interested in part-time or flexible working hours.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and strong benefits.

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to enquiries@telferpartners.com quoting the reference TP 426. For an initial, confidential discussion please call on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

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