Product Manager – Electronics, Defence, Aerospace, Telecoms Systems

  • Job Reference: N6030-705A
  • Date Posted: 4 June 2018
  • Location: Marlow
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Anne Hartley
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  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Product Manager – Electronics, Defence, Aerospace, Telecoms Systems


Our client is a leading global aerospace company, they are looking for a Product Manager.


The Product Line Manager focus will be to review and assess the product portfolio within the Defence and Aerospace sector through detailed product lifecycle analysis and market segmentation activities. Key Products within the portfolio need to be assessed and appropriate strategies developed to maximize the lifetime revenues and margins generated from the portfolio.  

This extends from managing ageing products in the portfolio; managing obsolescence, to drive transition and upgrades; to assessing market and customer requirements to drive the Product and Technology roadmap for the development of new products.  The Product Manager must take ownership to develop and drive business cases and campaigns which deliver growth in the target product capability areas. 


The role will focus on bridging the gap between Engineering and Sales balancing external facing items such as customer and market requirements, competitive analysis, and technology trends with an internal focus on sustaining engineering, profitability, product development & support, and PV roadmaps.  


The Product Manager will involve driving the growth for the Product Lines through targeted New Product introductions (NPI) and Upgrade plans, launched into the sales team through targeted campaigns, that position the company’s products competitively, appropriately priced and with unique features that satisfy the customer need.  The Sales team should be furnished with appropriate sales material & training describing the Value proposition of the offering to the customer. 


As a Product Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include: 

Understanding and demonstrable experience of Marketing and Product Management

Preferably from an Aerospace background but Commercial /Telecoms, Electronics would be considered

Knowledge in the supply, and support of solutions for the Military / Commercial Aerospace market. Other markets will be considered

Knowledge of customer operational requirements

Experience with ERP or MRP systems and Planning tools required

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and presentation skills

Good knowledge of all business functions 

Degree or equivalent relevant experience.


Keywords:  Product Manager, Defence, Aerospace, Electronics, Telecoms, NPI, New Product Introduction, Road Maps, Mapping Products, Product Launches


Product Manager – Electronics, Defence, Aerospace, Telecoms Systems

Salary:  Competitive, plus bonus, flexi time and excellent benefits

Location:  Marlow, Buckinghamshire