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Software Product Manager

Location:
Bristol
Salary:
£55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Job Type:
Permanent
Date Posted:
21 days ago
Expiry Date:
12/08/2024
Job Ref:
BBBH112135_1719568186
Start Date:
28/06/2024
Contact:
Kate Rice
Contact Email:
kate.rice@earthstreamglobal.coom
Specialism:
Automation & Controls

Earthstream Global are proud to be recuriting for a Software Product Manager for leading provider of high technology products and services to the world's leading industrial companies and scientific reseach communities.

The main responsibilities will include driving the development and delivery of the roadmap for our software platforms to meet market and business needs, as well as creating, maintaining, owning, and driving the software platform roadmap while keeping the business informed of its content. The role will also involve evaluating and prioritizing all proposed initiatives and developments for our client's suite of software products, either as lifecycle or NPI activities. Additionally, the manager will drive the separation and transition between bespoke customer solutions and integration with the platform roadmap and standard product.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with other parts of the business in order to deliver those developments within the product release schedule.
  • Determine their outsourcing strategy for software, including the skill development and succession plan for any software kept in-house. Facilitate software outsourcing as required, including the selection of and ongoing strategic arrangement with any external partners.
  • Drive our clients' software after-sales revenue by ensuring we develop features that customers value in a manner that is marketable and easily implemented on existing products.
  • Participate in code review for software developments.
  • Maintain a professional awareness of industry standards, technical developments, competitor activity, and other market trends in your field. Coordinate and collaborate with other businesses.
  • Drive knowledge of your platform and key features within the organization.
  • Oversee and manage the creation and quality of all software platform documentation.
  • Ownership of cost and margin for software sales.
  • Promote a continuous improvement culture by bringing together cross-functional teams, using process improvement techniques, and providing training as needed.
  • Represent the interests of all departments on issues relating to software.
  • Carry out other tasks that might reasonably be requested by the company.

Education / Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline, postgraduate preferred.

Professional Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to quickly understand the necessary technical issues of relevant semiconductor products.
  • Comfortable and confident dealing with customers to gain market intimacy.
  • Experience in a fast-paced software environment.
  • Experience in new product introduction.
  • Experience outsourcing software to subcontracted organizations.
  • Experience in implementing and running a DevOps software methodology successfully in a similar organization.

Personal Qualities:

  • Able to effectively communicate at all levels of the company.
  • Strong influencing skills.
  • Results-driven and proactive.
  • Demonstrates a mature and effective approach to implementing improvement.
  • Presents self assertively, willing to challenge others, and reacts positively to challenges to own thinking/judgment.
  • Confident to drive projects and people to meet objectives.
  • Creative, thinks "outside the box" to derive different or imaginative solutions which support our client's strategy and growth.

Benefits:

In addition to a competitive starting salary, our client also offers structured career development opportunities, a good work-life balance, private healthcare, a share incentive plan, 25 days annual leave, half-days on Fridays, a defined contribution Group Personal Pension Plan, and a flexible benefits package that you can tailor to your own requirements.

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