Head of Product Management - Engines

Job Ref: 54101
Sectors: Engineering, Aviation
Date Added: 10 August 2017

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An excellent opportunity has arisen working for our Prestigious Aviation Client to be based in Switzerland. The requirement is for a strong leader to join the Engines department as a Head of Product Management. To succeed in this role, Candidates will need Sales and Commercial experience, alongside very strong leadership skills. Ideally the Candidate will have previous Engines experience within the Aviation industry, or similar.The Head of Product Management is responsible for leading and managing the resources of the Product Management team as well as providing correct, competitive, profitable and creative proposals to our customers while in the capacity of a Product Manager themselves. The position will report to the Vice President Customer & Commercial Support.Your tasks: Lead the Product Management team Manage the Departments resources, allocating and prioritizing requests received with consideration to abilities and capabilities. Define and set objectives, and make sure they are regularly tracked and properly reported. Ensure adherence to standards, policies and processes (DoA, costing assumptions) Calculate and Provide competitive, profitable and creative proposals to customers, as a Product Manager Identify opportunities for new MRO services and adding value for our customers and to our business Adjust or develop the internal processes and standards to guarantee the correct execution of costing and offering Make sure adequate commercial products and offerings are in place and implemented by the team in collaboration with the Product Development team Support and conduct negotiations, and also provide technical and commercial customer advise during the proposal phase Ensure a smooth handover of relevant contract information to other departments after contract signing Ensure costing tools are in place, regularly updated, and make sure they are properly maintained (e.g. knowledge and resources available)Your profile:University degree in a technical and/or commercial fieldAt least 5 years of experience in engine product management within the aviation industryMinimum two years of leadership expertiseA personal drive to take initiative and responsibility in a dynamic business environmentTeam player with a strong customer focusService orientated with excellent communication skills

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