Leisure Marine Product Manager

  • Job Reference: 00000055-1
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Hartley Resourcing
  • Location: Fareham
  • Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Martin Wilson
  • Email: martin@hartleyresourcing.co.uk

Job Description

A rare opportunity for someone with commercial experience and a background in sailing / boating  to get into a global marine business and work at the cutting edge of new products and technology. 


You will be responsible for shaping how existing products are developed as well as creating ideas for new products based on your own sailing experience and your knowledge of the marine market. 


The Role

  • Conduct market/consumer/competitor research in order to understand new technical developments, trends and customer requirements
  • Develop new product ideas which demonstrate practical opportunities and sound commercial growth
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing teams to identify key audience, relevant messaging and appropriate launch materials
  • Manage complete lifecycle of products from initial concepts through to product launch and maintenance, including pricing strategies and routes to market
  • Work closely with internal teams – marketing, sales, procurement and NPI as well as attending external customer meetings and events as required
  • Assist in the Development of a global strategic plan and product portfolio roadmap
  • Present regular updates in a concise, logical manner  to senior stakeholders within the business



The Ideal Candidate

  • Must have extensive boating experience, ideally having worked commercially either sailing or captaining motorboats.
  • Excellent presentation skills with ability to present confidentially and concisely
  • Ability to communicate and develop relationships at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Good commercial awareness and understanding of business objectives
  • Able to interpret data from various sources to provide business insight and create business cases for product recommendations
  • Experience of product design, development or management is a distinct advantage but not essential



Further Information

This company is a global leader in its field and offers an excellent modern working environment.



Due to the large volume of applications we are unable to respond to each application individually, therefore if you don’t hear back from us within 3 working days then unfortunately on this occasion assume you have not been successful.