JOB TITLE: Product Manager (French speaking)

Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Croydon
Job Reference : 12352 Job Category : Telecommunications
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 06/05/2016
Salary & Benefits : £50000 per annum + 5K Bonus + Benefits
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Leading Telecommunications company is looking for a Product Manager to ensure their product is fit for purpose in the new French market. Salary is 50K + 5K bonus + Benefits including pension, private health, 25 days holiday, stock options and more.

Job Description

Product Manager (French speaking)
Croydon (Can be remote based anywhere in the UK)
£50,000 + £5,000 bonus + Benefits including private medical, pension plan, 25 days holiday + bank holidays, stock options and more

The Role
A global market leading Telecommunications company are currently looking to recruit a Product Manager to ensure their product it for purpose to be successful in their new French market.

This role is specifically working in the French market therefore its essential the person can speak fluent French. The role has been created due to expansion and is responsible for the full product development lifecycle - identify and interpret new business requirements, test and provide feedback, document system and process enhancements.
The Product Manager will be a key person between the local market and the development, engineering, operations, marketing, finance and legal teams.

This role would suit someone with some product management experience - even a Technical Account Manager maybe looking to move up. You'll have your finger on the pulse when it comes to the market and what competitors are up to, you'll understand and analyse local market/s and translate different requirements into business asks.
You'll be keen on technology, have an interest in the Unified Communications space and look at things from a customer experience perspective. You'll be involved in:

*Making sure the product is fit for purpose for the French market
*Interpretation of customer/market requirements, articulation of requirements to development and engineering teams and communication, training and support of internal customers
*Complete validation documentation and test process through portals - product user acceptance and QA
*Work closely with other product development colleagues to evolve product definition and marketing for new offerings
*Work with engineering/TAC/product to resolve issues and bugs

The Requirements
As a Product Manager you will have previous experience in product management and testing ideally in a Cloud/SaaS/ Service Provider environment. You'll have experience in product user acceptance/QA testing (mostly portal based).

You'll have the ability to simply articulate complex technology and deliver that message at different levels inside and outside of the company. The product is all around UCaaS - voice, video, collaboration, productivity therefore the work requires an understanding of the key concepts of unified communication services.

The Company
A global market leading Telecommunications company offering the opportunity for a Product Manager to join in this dynamic and multifaceted role. With significant growth of the UK office, this is an exciting time to join this reputable company. This role can be ideally based near Croydon however can be remote based with travel to the office twice a month.

The Package
Salary is £50,000 + £5,000 bonus + Excellent benefits including pension, 25 days holiday + bank holidays, private healthcare, stock options and more

Bluefire Consulting is an employment agency acting on behalf of a client company.

Job Keywords

Product Manager, Testing, Unified Communications, Cloud, Market Manager

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Telecommunications recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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