Project Manager

Location
England, Hampshire, Basingstoke
Salary
£300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted
19 May 2017
Closes
22 May 2017
Ref
3024157
Marketing Disciplines
Project Management
Industry Sector
Professional Services
Contract Type
Contract
Work Experience Level
Executive
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side
Job Role
Account Director

Sony Europe are recruiting a Services Product and Project Manager on a 6 month contract


Your new company
I am working exclusively with Sony Europe, a multinational corporation whose diversified business includes consumer and professional electronics, gaming , entertainment and financial services. You will be working within Sony Professional sector, which supplies audiovisual and technology solutions to businesses; integrating software and systems to help customers achieve their individual business goals. Due to a busy period and very aggressive growth targets, we are actively recruiting for an experienced product manager to work in the Service Product department on a 6 month contract.

Your new role
As a Services Product and Project Manager, you will be championing service products, introducing existing service products on new hardware and managing & maintaining the existing service product ranges. You will be dealing with all aspects of costing & pricing which includes maintaining accurate service product pricing & specification changes. You will create a strategic plan for the Service products and leads, working with the business units to design new service products that complement the existing portfolio, ensuring that products are commercially viable which would meet the needs of each Business Unit and end customers.

What you'll need to succeed
This role requires broad knowledge of the full end-to-end product management process, including pricing, promotions, and go-to-market activities in a B2B environment. You will have business acumen, negotiation and persuasion skills, communication skills, legal issues & contracts understanding, selling skills, competitive intelligence and industry knowledge. You will think like an executive and make decisions based on achieving criteria the business has established and be able to effectively convince project contributors to do the things that need done in a timely manner. You need to have written, verbal and nonverbal skills and would be expected to be clear, concise and direct. Whilst you will not expected to be legal expert, you should be able to review agreements and contracts and understand what it is the company is agreeing to or what you're asking your customers. Although you will not be customer facing, you should be able to pitch to the business group stakeholders, which includes giving merit to solutions and relate to your potential customer's perspective. You will need to apply initiative be keeping close tabs on the competition and learn from them when they succeed. This position requires good organisational skills as you will launching several different product at one particular time, whilst retaining that technical understanding & requirements for each product. These products will need to be of the highest standard and ready to go to market, which will include having the pricing structure already in place that correlates to each service being offered.


What you'll get in return
You will receive a rate of £300.00 - £350.00 per day, depending on experience. As a Services Product and Project Manager on an initial 6 month contract, this will be a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in a fast paced diversified business.

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