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Job Summary

This Product Management role within IRIS is responsible and accountable for managing the definition of our Accountancy Productivity products and solutions, both short term definition of new product releases based on customer requirements, market demand and competitive analysis and setting in place the long term product roadmap.

The Product Manager is also responsible, with Marketing, for the product messaging and positioning of specific products within the IRIS portfolio.

The role participates in the development of product strategy and develops tools, training and collateral to ensure sales and channel readiness.

Main responsibilities 

Developing and documenting product road-map

Present the business case and ROI of product investment to senior management

Maintain an intimate understanding of the market, competitive threats and new market opportunities using this to develop the product vision and roadmap.

Maintain ongoing close relationship with customers for his/her product to ensure intimate understanding of customer need

Seize the opportunity of new market opportunities together with SWOT of IRIS’s position.

Produce market requirement documents outlining the market and customer requirements of current and future product sets

Creation of product requirements documents that specify customer and technical requirements for current and future product sets.

Agree and sign off with development the Product Requirements Document and High Level Design specifications and timescales.

Build and maintain a product roadmap in line with the division’s product strategy and direction.

Be accountable for ensuring the success of existing/new products and ongoing releases.

Key Relationships

Customers

Sales and Sales Management

Product Development

Business Analysts

Customer Support

Product Management

Marketing Communications

Qualifications

Degree qualified in a relevant field (preferable)

Calibre and experience led

Experience

Prior experience of product marketing and product management

Knowledge of the accountancy practice software market is desirable

Knowledge of the IRIS Accountancy Suite, specifically Practice Management, Time & Fees, Docs, AutoMail is desirable

Experience and demonstrable knowledge of CRM/ERP systems

Experience and demonstrable knowledge of SaaS/Cloud systems

Competencies

Energy and Initiative

Driven individual

Commercial awareness

Influencing

Planning & Organising

Innovation

Resilience

 

 

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Closing date:
11 Jan 2016

Location:
Datchet

Salary:
On application

Reference No.:
4426

Position type:
Permanent

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