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Research and Product Development Manager - EXPIRED

Job Title Research and Product Development Manager - EXPIRED
Contract Type Permanent
Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary £46,631 - 51,452 per year + excellent benefits package
Job Published 21 Jan 2016
REF J54604SJ
Contact Name Samantha Johnston
Contact Email

Job Description - EXPIRED

A Leading awarding body are looking to recruit a Research and Product Development Manager on a Maternity contract for 18 months paying £46,631-£51,452 per annum plus excellent benefits package. The role is based in Newcastle, however they are opening to candidates relocating.

Benefits package is fairly extensive and includes, performance related salary increments, generous holiday entitlement, flexible working, healthcare plan, and pension to name a few.
As well as being a registered charity, regulated and respected by Ofqual, they are also a Gold standard Investor in People, a Sunday Times Top 100 company and the winner of numerous independent customer and business awards.

The main priorities of the role are to:
Lead and develop the Research and Product Development team and be responsible for the development and positioning of the portfolio of products and services to achieve their financial objectives.
Ensure that product developments contribute to business strategy and are compliant in line with the requirements set out by the Qualifications Regulators.
Manage the commercially focussed Product Managers who have key responsibility, working across teams, for coordinating development, marketing, augmentation and sales of specific product groups.
Develop and implement a strategy for the future direction of the product and service portfolio which includes qualifications and learning resources.

The ideal candidate will have worked within a similar role within an awarding body previously, with great leadership and motivational skills and the ability to identify and act upon commercial opportunities and make recommendations on the future direction of the education portfolio. Knowledge of current developments in education, experience of working in an educational environment as well as business management and budget management skills are essential.

If you would like an informal discussion please call Samantha Johnston on 02071986090.

Ref: EXPIRED - J54604SJ | Published: 21th Jan 2016