Product and Category Manager

Product and Category Manager


About the Role

The role will be key to driving the success of our lighting products and services by developing and executing strategic plans that meet customer needs and capitalise on market opportunties. 


Key Responsibilities

Product Portfolio Management:

Manage the lifecycle of assigned lighting products and categories, from concept to end-of-life, ensuring alignment with business objectives, market trends, and customer demands.

Conduct market research and analysis to identify product gaps, opportunities for innovation, and competitive threats within assigned categories.

Strategic Planning and Road mapping:

Develop and deliver the 2-5 years category strategy and product roadmaps, aligning to the strategic plan for the business/group, to drive revenue and profit growth.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product development, marketing, sales, and operations, to execute strategic initiatives and bring products to market effectively.

Product Development and Launch:

Lead the product development process, from concept ideation and requirements definition to product design, testing, and commercialisation, ensuring products meet quality standards, regulatory requirements, and customer expectations.

Manage the launch of new products and product enhancements, coordinating with marketing and sales teams to develop go-to-market strategies, promotional campaigns, and sales enablement materials.

Market Analysis and Insights:

Monitor market trends, competitive landscape, and customer feedback within assigned categories, providing insights and recommendations to inform product strategy, pricing decisions, and marketing initiatives.

Analyse sales performance, market share, and profitability metrics for assigned products and categories, identifying areas for growth and optimization.

Customer Relationship Management:

Build and maintain strong relationships with key customers, partners, and stakeholders in the lighting industry, understanding their needs, preferences, and pain points to drive product innovation and enhance customer satisfaction.

Performance Measurement and Reporting:

Define key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to track the performance of assigned products and categories, providing regular reports and updates to senior management on product performance, market trends, and strategic initiatives.

Responsible for your continuous personal and professional development enabling effective delivery within your role and career. 


Qualifications / Capabilities

• Product Management experience (ideally in controls, systems integration, building management systems or electronics manufacturing)
• Ability to generate customer market insight and understanding, analysis of complex data from multiple sources and market trends.
• Ability to identify and deliver value propositions that align to customer/market need and opportunity.
• Experience of managing and delivering effective projects on time and on budget
• Ability to manage product/sector product portfolio and drive profitable growth.


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