Product Manager - NEC Housing

  • NEC Software Solutions
  • Remote
  • Jul 04, 2024
Full time Consultant Management

Job Description

Company Description

Come join us and make a difference in the world!

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Job Description

*** This is a home based role with UK travel*** 

Join us on an exhilarating journey as a Product Manager for NEC Housing in our Housing and Resident Management team, where you'll play a pivotal role in shaping and delivering cutting-edge products for the Social Housing community. Be part of a dynamic team focused on exceeding customer expectations, maximising intellectual property, and revolutionising the sector!

From market assessment through to requirements decomposition, support of build and final test verification, you'll be focused on ensuring that the NEC Housing platform supports our customers meet the challenges they face.

Responsibilities:

  • Carry out market research to understand legislative, regulatory, competitive, economic landscape, as well as changing market drivers for your business process areas.
  • Become the expert in your product area, with the ability to deal with queries from customers and internal stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with customers through co-design workshops, User Group sessions and customer meetings to fully understand what’s happening in the sector and how this influences customer requirements.
  • Define customer business needs and objectives to ensure that NEC Housing products and solutions meet or exceed customer/market expectations.
  • Build business cases to define market uptake, pricing and margin analysis. 
  • Identify any 3rd party requirements to complete the user requirements.  Liaise and manage requirements with 3rd party suppliers, systems integrators or other organisations as required.
  • Define the roadmap for your product area(s).
  • Assist the Pre-Sales/Sales team with the production, review and management of bid responses, sales proposals and quotations, as required.
  • Produce and deliver presentations for both customer and internal audiences.
  • Support product launch activities.

This is your chance to shape and influence NEC Housing products while guiding customers toward best practices. Future opportunities for growth and progression within the Product Team or the wider business await the successful candidate. Join us now and make a lasting impact in the Housing sector!

Qualifications

Please note - experience working in Housing is Essential for this role. 

Essential:

  • Experience in UK Social Housing, either as a customer or software solution provider.
  • Strong knowledge of project life-cycle, methodologies, and delivering projects on time and budget.
  • Experience in defining product enhancements, UI/UX design, and Agile new product development.
  • Experience with housing management systems or related software.

Desirable:

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to build relationships and understand client perspectives.
  • Effective time management and resource allocation.
  • Strong decision-making skills.
  • Full, valid UK/EC driving license for travel.
  • Experience in end-to-end product life cycle management.
  • Experience of designing digital solutions for the social housing sector, including mobile apps and web platforms.
  • Proficiency in tools like Figma, JIRA.

Additional Information

We pride ourselves in offering an excellent benefits package, including an above average pension scheme. When you join the team at NEC Software Solutions, you are provided with the following:

  • Private Medical Cover funded by NEC for Employees (with the option to add family members at an additional cost) 
  • 25 days paid holiday with the option to buy/sell 
  • 4 x basic salary life assurance cover funded by NEC (with the option to increase cover at an additional cost)
  • A Group Pension Plan with fantastic employer contributions up to a maximum of 8.5%
  • A selection of flexible benefits to suit your individual needs 

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work and travel within the UK. Documentary evidence will be required.

All offers are subject to satisfactory vetting and reference checks. Depending on the nature of the role a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check may also be required.

NEC Software Solutions is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all communities. If you require any reasonable adjustments or have specific accessibility needs during the recruitment or interview process, please feel free to share these with us. We are committed to ensuring an inclusive and accommodating experience for all candidates.

Who We Are:

We’re NEC Software Solutions (part of global tech giant NEC Corporation). While you read this ad, our software is helping to dispatch ambulances, support families, keep trains on the move, locate missing people and even test the hearing of newborn babies.

Working with us, you’ll be helping our 3,000+ employees push the boundaries of what’s possible and support amazing public services.

We work with governments, hospitals, police forces, housing providers, local authorities and more. We help them pay financial support faster, speed up treatments for patients and respond to emergencies in the right way. The more we do, the more our customers can do for others. And together, we make a world of difference.

We’d love your help. And we’ll support you all the way.

Application Deadline

Jul 25, 2024