Senior Product Manager – CFD / CAE / Fluid Dynamics - Software

Role: Senior Product Manager – CFD / CAE / Fluid Dynamics - Software

Location: Towcester, Northamptonshire (Mix of home working possible)

Salary: £competitive salary


My client is a leader in supplying design and analysis software for the electronics and mechanical product development industries. They provide 1D and 3D fluid simulation software and consultancy services.

As the Product Manager, you will guide a team that is responsible for developing the product line. This extends from increasing the profitability of existing products to developing new products for the product line. 

You will build products from existing ideas, and help to develop new ideas based on your industry experience and your contact with customers and prospects. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You must enjoy spending time in the market to understand their problems, and find innovative solutions for the broader market.

You must be able to communicate with all areas of the company. You will work the Product Owner to define product release requirements. You will work with marketing communications to define the go-to-market strategy, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customer. You will also serve as the internal and external evangelist for your product offering, occasionally working with the sales channel and key customers.


Required Skills:

The following skills need to be demonstrated by the successful candidate:

Solid background in System Level Simulation and/or Computational Fluid Dynamics and understand it’s application in the engineering world

Effectively communicate with multiple stakeholders to define and drive priorities among and within projects

Successfully lead collaborative projects with distributed contributors

Communicate effectively with engineers, Application Engineers, Product Managers, Salespeople and Divisional Management

Possess a creative way of thinking, be energetic and passionate

Experience of leading a small team

Able to bring commercial perspective to software engineering and motivate software teams

Willingness to travel, much of which will be international, up to 30%


Qualifications and Experience:

BSc degree (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering or related field

Ideally a proven Product Management Experience

Have proven working experience as an Engineer in CAE, preferably within Fluid Dynamics and using Mechanical Analysis tools.

An understanding of software development processes.  Experience of agile software development would be an advantage.

Ability to manage effectively in a fast-paced engineering organization.

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Vacancy Details

Posted: 13/03/2018

Ref No: PF4097

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Towcester, Northamptonshire, UK

Salary: £70000.00 - 80000.00 per annum

Contact: Paul Frisby

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