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Product & Innovation Manager

Job Title: Product & Innovation Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Industry:
Salary: 40000 - 45000
Reference: JT/HQ00027400
Contact Name: Michael Wilkinson
Contact Email: mwilkinson@compassltd.co.uk
Job Published: September 13, 2019 08:59

Job Description

Product & Innovation Manager | Private Healthcare     
Full Time | Permanent     
Birmingham    
£40,000 - £45,000 per annum + benefits     
     
CCS | Compass Corporate Services are partnering with a rapidly growing, forward thinking, private healthcare provider in seeking a Customer Experience Manager job, based in their head office in the West Midlands.                  
     
Overview      
                     

A new job opportunity has arisen for an experienced Product & Innovation Manager to join an expanding marketing team in Birmingham. This is a great time to join the organisation as it is currently going through a period of growth and positive change. This job will have a lot of autonomy and will work with a brilliant vibrant team.    
     
As the Product & Innovation Manager you will manage all the product lines, merchandising, product innovation and idea generation for the business. You will be required to define the product and innovation strategy for the wider group.     
     
This newly created role will be responsible for developing innovation ideas for the business, working in collaboration with the investors of the business’ teams. You will identify product and innovation opportunities that will drive growth and enhance margins.     
     
You will be required to prioritise the opportunities in relation to volume growth, margin enhancement and differentiation.    
The successful candidate must have a strong background of innovation and product management, that is able to drive business growth. Additionally, you must also have experience of developing mechanising plans as well as experience of creating successful product launches.     
     
As the Product & Innovation Manager you will have excellent relationship and stakeholder management skills, as well as being an influential, enthusiastic and energetic professional.               
Essential Criteria    
 

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent
  • Previous experience of working in a multi-site, operational capacity and delivery of top line growth        
  • Good stakeholder manager and relationship builder across the business.
  • Strong ideas generator
  • Strong background of innovation and product management to drive business growth
  • Understanding of B2B and B2C market dynamics and customer journeys
  • Understanding of service sectors
  • Experience of developing experience cases

 
Desirable Criteria                 
 

Previous experience or knowledge of the healthcare industry would be advantageous
Experience of product launch system e.g. stagegate
 
To Apply                                     
                    

For further details and to apply for this role please call Jamie-Leah Taylor on 01273 027 912 or email jltaylor@compassltd.co.uk                                            
           
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