Job vacancy - Product Director

Position: Product Director
Reference: HLacs299
Location: Newhaven
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 per annum

Due to continued growth, our client is looking for a Product Director. Responsible for the ongoing development, global implementation, and product life cycle of our company Solution; hardware and cloud software, in the multiple retail industry. To provide direction for all products and solutions and to direct global project teams who support Sales via channel partners and other stakeholders.

  • Creation of standard cost models with Finance/procurement teams and implement a global pricing strategy for complex solution sales through the OEM, Reseller and Distribution channel
  • Working closely with Customer Relations and Sales teams across UK, European regions and North America
  • Accountable for the GM and GP
  • Value proposition definition
  • Capturing market information and customer voice
  • Linking with other 'like' companies within the cash handling eco system to maximise innovation and enhance value add
  • Creation of compelling technical and value proposition decks for customers and partners
  • Forging relationships with the customer reselling channel
  • Building critical relationships with Engineering, Sales, Production and Marketing Managing end to end product lifecycle
  • Defining features and extensions to NPI - defining hardware and software roadmaps
  • Overseeing the Technical Project Management function for the implementation of the technology in retail stores and creation of the business case and ROI

To be successful in the role of Product Director, we would like to speak to anyone who has experience in the following:

  • Proven experience working in a matrix organisation
  • Proven experience of creating business cases and ROI models for retailers
  • Proven experience and technical understanding of implementing software interfaces and hardware peripheral in the POS space
  • 10+ year experience in a senior management role with responsibility for product management (Grocery and Hospitality retails are preferable)
  • Proven experience of streamlining product cost and generating market growth
  • Successfully managed products (hardware and/or software) through the product life cycle; birth, maturity, decline to EOL
  • Experience in software interface architecture
  • Experience in data management and analytics
  • Experience in product/technology consultation with external partners,
  • Skilled in turning user requirements into business logic and product customisations,
  • Experience in defining and/or customising intuitive cash handling user interfaces
  • Demonstrated organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Strong people management skills

ACS are recruiting for a Product Director. If you feel that you have the skills and experience required in this advertisement to be a Product Director, please submit your CV including an outline of your experience as a Product Director. It is always a good idea to include a covering letter outlining your experience as a Product Director with your application as this will enhance your chances of selection and improve your prospects of landing the Product Director role you desire.