Senior Product Manager - Broadband Devices in Cambridge at Sepura

Date Posted: 2/11/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As the Senior Product Manager of Broadband Devices, you will be a key player within the Product Strategy group in Sepura. Collaborating with a team of other Product Manager, you will develop a roadmap of capabilities based upon market demand and product innovation that supports the needs of our customer base.

The Product Manager is responsible for owning the products from inception to end-of-life, and for the success and P&L of these products. They will work closely with the Sales, Marketing, Bid and R&D functions within the business to provide class-leading broadband solutions for Sepura customers. 

This exciting role is responsible for requirements gathering and prioritisation, product concept, user experience, acceptance of the product, and will champion and own the commercial/business aspects of the products throughout the development process and product lifecycle.

This role requires the candidate to already have, or be able to obtain, UK Security Clearance

Main duties:

  • Take overall responsibility for the success of your product, its fit with the market and the in-line ROI
  • Own the commercial/business aspects of the product, especially around business case justification, strategic and Go to Market plans, pricing strategies and proposals
  • Interact with internal and external customers to understand the market, recognise opportunities and risks, address operational needs, and drive feature design and engineering priorities
  • Contribute towards overall product strategy, evolving it based on research, data and industry trends
  • Develop and maintain a product roadmap and vision
  • Assess new and existing features through user research and data
  • Focus on key usage metrics and work with the team to continuously improve product performance 
  • Write clear and understandable requirements for both internal and external customers
  • Inspire and inform a development team to create and enhance a fantastic product
  • Work closely with Project Management to deliver products on time, in budget, with the right level of balance of features/requirements
  • Produce accurate collateral and support the marketing team in creating collateral and PR
  • Work with, present to, influence and support customers; evangelise your products
  • Once the products are in the market you will identify new opportunities to increase user conversion, retention and monetisation
  • Own the short-mid-and long-term product strategy in line with the company product roadmap
  • Foster strong relationships with internal development team to ensure a collaborative approach to achieving product goals
  • Contribute towards product strategy and vision, creating timelines and roadmaps for developing the product
  • Interact regularly with key stakeholders, including product developers, marketing, customer service, project management, finance and SMT
  • Collect analyse and responding to user feedback
  • Gathering and evaluate ideas and opinions
  • Manage one or more budgets
  • Plan new features and changes to a product
  • Demonstrate new ideas and features to stakeholders
  • Attending conferences and events related to your products
  • Inspiring and enthusing colleagues and users of the products
  • Become expert in your users and your product's market
  • Researching competitors and similar products

This job may involve some travelling so the successful applicant should have a full driving licence and be available for international travel when required.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Strong educational background, ideally a degree in an engineering discipline or associated technologies
  • 5+ years' experience in product management
  • Evidence of strong leadership skills and creativity
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good organisation and multi-tasking abilities
  • A keen eye for detail

Experience

Essential:

  • Experience in developing, launching and maintaining products in a telecoms market
  • Proven ability to drive products in complex environments with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to think laterally and to devise successful strategies
  • Possess a positive communication style and excellent presentation skills, with the ability to influence across cultures, colleagues, cross functional teams, senior managers and customers
  • Strong technical awareness and exposure to key technologies, with specific strengths in mobile operating systems, communication standards and information architecture
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent communication skills in the English language, particularly the ability to articulate complex concepts

Desirable:

  • Experience of working with mission critical communications, especially public safety, transportation or industrial 
  • Experience with TETRA or LTE based products
  • Experience in working with Mobile operators 

Skills

Essential:

  • Organised and able to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks to deadline
  • Attention to detail and excellent proof-reading and English language skills

Desirable:

  • Second or multiple language skills

Personal attributes

  • Self-motivated, with a strong drive and goal-orientated approach
  • Capable of working independently as well as part of a global team
  • Responsive and flexible attitude to change and short-term demands and unexpected activities
  • Consultative approach to problem solving 

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