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We source effective board executives to successfully lead your organisation. These include chief executives, general directors and managing directors.

Senior Executive Recruitment  - Martin VeaseySuccessful organisations have strong leaders. The attitude, energy and business acumen of these people will often create the culture that others respond to and follow. Martin Veasey Talent Solutions has dedicated recruitment consultants focused on identifying board level and senior managers whose skills and personal attributes can make a measurable different to the performance of an organisation. 

Appointing a CEO, COO, senior executive or director requires more than just identifying outstanding individuals. An effective board of directors requires a range of skills, attributes, personalities and behaviours that compliment each other which is why the selection of a new team member must be considered in the finest detail.

Floatation, turnaround, merger, acquisition, diversification, continued growth are all reasons why a senior executive might need to be brought into an organisation. Whatever the reason, Martin Veasey Talent Solutions has a team of people with the experience and dedication to help clients find the people that will make a difference. 


We proactively source and supply, both permanent and interim, graduate calibre managers, executives and directors in salary ranges from c£40,000 to £120,000 + both in the UK and internationally.

Recruitment Solutions:    

  • Senior Executive Recruitment Search/Headhunt  
  • Advertised Selection
  • Fast-track Contingency/Database Search  
  • International & Multiple Role or Team Recruitment

Typical Roles:

  • Chief Executive
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Managing Director
  • Vice President
  • Country, Divisional or Business Unit Directors
  • General Directors
  • Strategic Planning and Development
  • Business Development and Commercial
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • IT Management
  • IT Business Relationship Management
  • Human Resources
  • Manufacturing and Production
  • Supply Chain, Logistics & Distribution
  • Purchasing and Procurement
  • Property
  • Retail & Wholesale
  • Customer Service/Experience
  • Quality
  • Research and Development

If you need to recruit Board and Senior Executives, find out more about how Martin Veasey Talent Solutions can support you here.

If you're looking for a new Board or Senior Executive role, please check out our latest vacancies or register your CV.

In addition to recruitment solutions, we offer a range of HR & Talent Management services, including:

Please contact us for a confidential discussion - call +44 (0)1905 381320 or email info@martinveasey.com.    

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LX 643662e
c£Very Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – CONNECTED HOME SOLUTIONS (IoT & SaaS)

“Perfect role for dynamic product development and product lifecycle specialist to join market leader and innovator within the smart security, comfort controls and awareness solutions sector; with track record of transitioning hardware business models to incorporate subscription based SaaS Models”.


Salary:  c£Very Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

Location:  West Midlands – Office & Remote Working

This fast growing and acquisitive client wish to strengthen their product offering with a Product Manager responsible for the development and lifecycle management of connected home solutions platforms including smart security, access control, comfort and awareness solutions.  A key part of this role will be to work closely with our clients hardware and software design teams to transition to a subscription based SaaS model.

Your experience may have been gained within a Product Management role in one of these sectors or in aligned sectors such as smart connected home security, access control, smart cameras, audio visual, heating, zoning, smart metering, smart garage, smart locking, smart lighting, door bells etc.   

You will take full ownership and responsibility for your designated product portfolio and will deliver continued commercial success of those products by managing them according to their stage within the product lifecycle. You must have experience of NPD from ‘cradle to grave’. 

 The Role
•    Evaluate and co-ordinate product portfolio to evaluate market trends and feedback from customer research to identify gaps in the current product portfolio with a view to superseding existing products and introducing new products and new product category strategies.
•    In this respect, work closely with key account clients in OEM, Retail and Distributor Channels and internally with cross functional colleagues in marketing, hardware and software design and development, technical, quality, procurement and sales to harness cross functional expertise.
•    Be the go-to-person in the business for new product ideas, actively promote this and make yourself available to encourage idea generation across the business.  
•    Keep abreast of product developments within our client’s specific OEM & Distributor sector and amongst its competitors. Use this intelligence to identify new product opportunities. 
•    Develop project proposals to be considered for entry into the product development process, paying close attention to cost, price and margin and for projects that merit progression, work closely to the Prince2/Agile Scrum product development and Stage Gate processes to deliver products in a timely, high quality and financially compelling manner.
•    Monitor project status and communicate to the rest of the business including at Board level.
•    Work closely with cross functional colleagues in Marketing, Hardware and Softeware Design & Technical, Manufacturing, Quality, Sales & Commercial to ensure stringent validation approvals against the product design where necessary. 
•    Monitor the evolving needs of customers and the sales teams to ensure that projects are being treated with the right level of priority at any given time. 
•    Work with sales, procurement and supply chain to establish initial order quantities and with marketing to deliver a fully featured launch process and collateral and also prepare training material in relation to the new product and ensure it is delivered to all relevant parties.
•    In partnership with the sales team and technical teams, stay close to early adopters of new products and gather feedback on experiences of the product feeding back improvements to the design team. Feedback positive comment to the sales and marketing teams to incorporate in pitches/marketing material.
•    Conduct a ground up review of the product portfolio understanding the detail and intricacies of the range. Rationalise legacy and obsolete products, classify remaining products and create an action plan for each by revisiting features and benefit and re-launch to the sales force or investigate opportunities for VAVE or replacement. 
•    Build a category development strategy for the product portfolio and manage all products accordingly including looking for opportunities to reduce the size of the portfolio, categorise & bundle product ranges, review opportunities for VAVE, re-energise products by modernising packaging, manage changeovers and ensure terminated products are sold off profitably.
•    Create excitement across the business when stock is available in order that the products are more likely to be talked about to customers by the sales team. 
•    Be fully involved with colleagues in Marketing to deliver fully featured product launch.
Undertake all training of sales/commercial colleagues so that they are fully au fait with product specifications, features and benefits.


Your Background
•    Educated to degree level with a strong track record in product management, ideally but not exclusively, gained within one of these or aligned sectors: smart connected home security, access control, smart cameras, audio visual, heating, zoning, smart metering, smart garage, smart locking, smart lighting, door bells etc
•    Experienced in creating end to end connected home platforms from device, cloud, data, mobile app etc
•    Experience of transitioning from purely hardware business models to launching subscription based SaaS models.  Strong awareness of data monetisation solutions.
•    Ideally this experience should be focused on the domestic/residential B2C customer market with products sold via B2B wholesale. OEM and distributor channels.
•    Must have experience of NPD from concept to launch as well as product portfolio 
•    management and product lifecycle management through to termination. This is not a pure marketing or design role however you will be working closely with colleagues in Marketing and Design.
•    Must include experience of undertaking VAVE/Value Analysis and Value Engineering to ensure that products can realistically be designed and developed and launched into the market at price points which meet market requirements and profit margin targets.
•    May have experience of new packaging design and categorisation of products into compelling product bundles for customers.
•    Prince 2 Practitioner/Agile Scrum preferred or experienced in similar project stage gate management methodology.
•    Strong strategic analysis and planning skills and an impressive portfolio of new product development from concept to launch.
•    Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
•    Comfortable working in a matrix management environment.  Experienced in presenting value propositions to senior executive level both internally and externally with key account clients.
•    Experience of working with hardware and software design and manufacturing colleagues in both the UK and potentially the Far East/Internationally.


To apply without delay, please email your CV to applications@martinveasey.com quoting reference LX 643662 Telephone 01905 381 320 www.martinveasey.com  

LX 643662f
c£Very Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – CONNECTED HOME SOLUTIONS (IoT & SaaS)

“Perfect role for dynamic product development and product lifecycle specialist to join market leader and innovator within the smart security, comfort controls and awareness solutions sector; with track record of transitioning hardware business models to incorporate subscription based SaaS Models”.


Salary:  c£Very Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

Location:  West Midlands – Office & Remote Working

This fast growing and acquisitive client wish to strengthen their product offering with a Product Manager responsible for the development and lifecycle management of connected home solutions platforms including smart security, access control, comfort and awareness solutions.  A key part of this role will be to work closely with our clients hardware and software design teams to transition to a subscription based SaaS model.

Your experience may have been gained within a Product Management role in one of these sectors or in aligned sectors such as smart connected home security, access control, smart cameras, audio visual, heating, zoning, smart metering, smart garage, smart locking, smart lighting, door bells etc.   

You will take full ownership and responsibility for your designated product portfolio and will deliver continued commercial success of those products by managing them according to their stage within the product lifecycle. You must have experience of NPD from ‘cradle to grave’. 

 The Role
•    Evaluate and co-ordinate product portfolio to evaluate market trends and feedback from customer research to identify gaps in the current product portfolio with a view to superseding existing products and introducing new products and new product category strategies.
•    In this respect, work closely with key account clients in OEM, Retail and Distributor Channels and internally with cross functional colleagues in marketing, hardware and software design and development, technical, quality, procurement and sales to harness cross functional expertise.
•    Be the go-to-person in the business for new product ideas, actively promote this and make yourself available to encourage idea generation across the business.  
•    Keep abreast of product developments within our client’s specific OEM & Distributor sector and amongst its competitors. Use this intelligence to identify new product opportunities. 
•    Develop project proposals to be considered for entry into the product development process, paying close attention to cost, price and margin and for projects that merit progression, work closely to the Prince2/Agile Scrum product development and Stage Gate processes to deliver products in a timely, high quality and financially compelling manner.
•    Monitor project status and communicate to the rest of the business including at Board level.
•    Work closely with cross functional colleagues in Marketing, Hardware and Softeware Design & Technical, Manufacturing, Quality, Sales & Commercial to ensure stringent validation approvals against the product design where necessary. 
•    Monitor the evolving needs of customers and the sales teams to ensure that projects are being treated with the right level of priority at any given time. 
•    Work with sales, procurement and supply chain to establish initial order quantities and with marketing to deliver a fully featured launch process and collateral and also prepare training material in relation to the new product and ensure it is delivered to all relevant parties.
•    In partnership with the sales team and technical teams, stay close to early adopters of new products and gather feedback on experiences of the product feeding back improvements to the design team. Feedback positive comment to the sales and marketing teams to incorporate in pitches/marketing material.
•    Conduct a ground up review of the product portfolio understanding the detail and intricacies of the range. Rationalise legacy and obsolete products, classify remaining products and create an action plan for each by revisiting features and benefit and re-launch to the sales force or investigate opportunities for VAVE or replacement. 
•    Build a category development strategy for the product portfolio and manage all products accordingly including looking for opportunities to reduce the size of the portfolio, categorise & bundle product ranges, review opportunities for VAVE, re-energise products by modernising packaging, manage changeovers and ensure terminated products are sold off profitably.
•    Create excitement across the business when stock is available in order that the products are more likely to be talked about to customers by the sales team. 
•    Be fully involved with colleagues in Marketing to deliver fully featured product launch.
Undertake all training of sales/commercial colleagues so that they are fully au fait with product specifications, features and benefits.


Your Background
•    Educated to degree level with a strong track record in product management, ideally but not exclusively, gained within one of these or aligned sectors: smart connected home security, access control, smart cameras, audio visual, heating, zoning, smart metering, smart garage, smart locking, smart lighting, door bells etc
•    Experienced in creating end to end connected home platforms from device, cloud, data, mobile app etc
•    Experience of transitioning from purely hardware business models to launching subscription based SaaS models.  Strong awareness of data monetisation solutions.
•    Ideally this experience should be focused on the domestic/residential B2C customer market with products sold via B2B wholesale. OEM and distributor channels.
•    Must have experience of NPD from concept to launch as well as product portfolio 
•    management and product lifecycle management through to termination. This is not a pure marketing or design role however you will be working closely with colleagues in Marketing and Design.
•    Must include experience of undertaking VAVE/Value Analysis and Value Engineering to ensure that products can realistically be designed and developed and launched into the market at price points which meet market requirements and profit margin targets.
•    May have experience of new packaging design and categorisation of products into compelling product bundles for customers.
•    Prince 2 Practitioner/Agile Scrum preferred or experienced in similar project stage gate management methodology.
•    Strong strategic analysis and planning skills and an impressive portfolio of new product development from concept to launch.
•    Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
•    Comfortable working in a matrix management environment.  Experienced in presenting value propositions to senior executive level both internally and externally with key account clients.
•    Experience of working with hardware and software design and manufacturing colleagues in both the UK and potentially the Far East/Internationally.


To apply without delay, please email your CV to applications@martinveasey.com quoting reference LX 643662 Telephone 01905 381 320 www.martinveasey.com  

LX 643662c
c£Very Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – CONNECTED HOME SOLUTIONS (IoT & SaaS)

“Perfect role for dynamic product development and product lifecycle specialist to join market leader and innovator within the smart security, comfort controls and awareness solutions sector; with track record of transitioning hardware business models to incorporate subscription based SaaS Models”.


Salary:  c£Very Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

Location:  West Midlands – Office & Remote Working

This fast growing and acquisitive client wish to strengthen their product offering with a Product Manager responsible for the development and lifecycle management of connected home solutions platforms including smart security, access control, comfort and awareness solutions.  A key part of this role will be to work closely with our clients hardware and software design teams to transition to a subscription based SaaS model.

Your experience may have been gained within a Product Management role in one of these sectors or in aligned sectors such as smart connected home security, access control, smart cameras, audio visual, heating, zoning, smart metering, smart garage, smart locking, smart lighting, door bells etc.   

You will take full ownership and responsibility for your designated product portfolio and will deliver continued commercial success of those products by managing them according to their stage within the product lifecycle. You must have experience of NPD from ‘cradle to grave’. 

 The Role
•    Evaluate and co-ordinate product portfolio to evaluate market trends and feedback from customer research to identify gaps in the current product portfolio with a view to superseding existing products and introducing new products and new product category strategies.
•    In this respect, work closely with key account clients in OEM, Retail and Distributor Channels and internally with cross functional colleagues in marketing, hardware and software design and development, technical, quality, procurement and sales to harness cross functional expertise.
•    Be the go-to-person in the business for new product ideas, actively promote this and make yourself available to encourage idea generation across the business.  
•    Keep abreast of product developments within our client’s specific OEM & Distributor sector and amongst its competitors. Use this intelligence to identify new product opportunities. 
•    Develop project proposals to be considered for entry into the product development process, paying close attention to cost, price and margin and for projects that merit progression, work closely to the Prince2/Agile Scrum product development and Stage Gate processes to deliver products in a timely, high quality and financially compelling manner.
•    Monitor project status and communicate to the rest of the business including at Board level.
•    Work closely with cross functional colleagues in Marketing, Hardware and Softeware Design & Technical, Manufacturing, Quality, Sales & Commercial to ensure stringent validation approvals against the product design where necessary. 
•    Monitor the evolving needs of customers and the sales teams to ensure that projects are being treated with the right level of priority at any given time. 
•    Work with sales, procurement and supply chain to establish initial order quantities and with marketing to deliver a fully featured launch process and collateral and also prepare training material in relation to the new product and ensure it is delivered to all relevant parties.
•    In partnership with the sales team and technical teams, stay close to early adopters of new products and gather feedback on experiences of the product feeding back improvements to the design team. Feedback positive comment to the sales and marketing teams to incorporate in pitches/marketing material.
•    Conduct a ground up review of the product portfolio understanding the detail and intricacies of the range. Rationalise legacy and obsolete products, classify remaining products and create an action plan for each by revisiting features and benefit and re-launch to the sales force or investigate opportunities for VAVE or replacement. 
•    Build a category development strategy for the product portfolio and manage all products accordingly including looking for opportunities to reduce the size of the portfolio, categorise & bundle product ranges, review opportunities for VAVE, re-energise products by modernising packaging, manage changeovers and ensure terminated products are sold off profitably.
•    Create excitement across the business when stock is available in order that the products are more likely to be talked about to customers by the sales team. 
•    Be fully involved with colleagues in Marketing to deliver fully featured product launch.
Undertake all training of sales/commercial colleagues so that they are fully au fait with product specifications, features and benefits.


Your Background
•    Educated to degree level with a strong track record in product management, ideally but not exclusively, gained within one of these or aligned sectors: smart connected home security, access control, smart cameras, audio visual, heating, zoning, smart metering, smart garage, smart locking, smart lighting, door bells etc
•    Experienced in creating end to end connected home platforms from device, cloud, data, mobile app etc
•    Experience of transitioning from purely hardware business models to launching subscription based SaaS models.  Strong awareness of data monetisation solutions.
•    Ideally this experience should be focused on the domestic/residential B2C customer market with products sold via B2B wholesale. OEM and distributor channels.
•    Must have experience of NPD from concept to launch as well as product portfolio 
•    management and product lifecycle management through to termination. This is not a pure marketing or design role however you will be working closely with colleagues in Marketing and Design.
•    Must include experience of undertaking VAVE/Value Analysis and Value Engineering to ensure that products can realistically be designed and developed and launched into the market at price points which meet market requirements and profit margin targets.
•    May have experience of new packaging design and categorisation of products into compelling product bundles for customers.
•    Prince 2 Practitioner/Agile Scrum preferred or experienced in similar project stage gate management methodology.
•    Strong strategic analysis and planning skills and an impressive portfolio of new product development from concept to launch.
•    Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
•    Comfortable working in a matrix management environment.  Experienced in presenting value propositions to senior executive level both internally and externally with key account clients.
•    Experience of working with hardware and software design and manufacturing colleagues in both the UK and potentially the Far East/Internationally.


To apply without delay, please email your CV to applications@martinveasey.com quoting reference LX 643662 Telephone 01905 381 320 www.martinveasey.com  

LX 643662d
c£Very Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – CONNECTED HOME SOLUTIONS (IoT & SaaS)

“Perfect role for dynamic product development and product lifecycle specialist to join market leader and innovator within the smart security, comfort controls and awareness solutions sector; with track record of transitioning hardware business models to incorporate subscription based SaaS Models”.


Salary:  c£Very Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

Location:  West Midlands – Office & Remote Working

This fast growing and acquisitive client wish to strengthen their product offering with a Product Manager responsible for the development and lifecycle management of connected home solutions platforms including smart security, access control, comfort and awareness solutions.  A key part of this role will be to work closely with our clients hardware and software design teams to transition to a subscription based SaaS model.

Your experience may have been gained within a Product Management role in one of these sectors or in aligned sectors such as smart connected home security, access control, smart cameras, audio visual, heating, zoning, smart metering, smart garage, smart locking, smart lighting, door bells etc.   

You will take full ownership and responsibility for your designated product portfolio and will deliver continued commercial success of those products by managing them according to their stage within the product lifecycle. You must have experience of NPD from ‘cradle to grave’. 

 The Role
•    Evaluate and co-ordinate product portfolio to evaluate market trends and feedback from customer research to identify gaps in the current product portfolio with a view to superseding existing products and introducing new products and new product category strategies.
•    In this respect, work closely with key account clients in OEM, Retail and Distributor Channels and internally with cross functional colleagues in marketing, hardware and software design and development, technical, quality, procurement and sales to harness cross functional expertise.
•    Be the go-to-person in the business for new product ideas, actively promote this and make yourself available to encourage idea generation across the business.  
•    Keep abreast of product developments within our client’s specific OEM & Distributor sector and amongst its competitors. Use this intelligence to identify new product opportunities. 
•    Develop project proposals to be considered for entry into the product development process, paying close attention to cost, price and margin and for projects that merit progression, work closely to the Prince2/Agile Scrum product development and Stage Gate processes to deliver products in a timely, high quality and financially compelling manner.
•    Monitor project status and communicate to the rest of the business including at Board level.
•    Work closely with cross functional colleagues in Marketing, Hardware and Softeware Design & Technical, Manufacturing, Quality, Sales & Commercial to ensure stringent validation approvals against the product design where necessary. 
•    Monitor the evolving needs of customers and the sales teams to ensure that projects are being treated with the right level of priority at any given time. 
•    Work with sales, procurement and supply chain to establish initial order quantities and with marketing to deliver a fully featured launch process and collateral and also prepare training material in relation to the new product and ensure it is delivered to all relevant parties.
•    In partnership with the sales team and technical teams, stay close to early adopters of new products and gather feedback on experiences of the product feeding back improvements to the design team. Feedback positive comment to the sales and marketing teams to incorporate in pitches/marketing material.
•    Conduct a ground up review of the product portfolio understanding the detail and intricacies of the range. Rationalise legacy and obsolete products, classify remaining products and create an action plan for each by revisiting features and benefit and re-launch to the sales force or investigate opportunities for VAVE or replacement. 
•    Build a category development strategy for the product portfolio and manage all products accordingly including looking for opportunities to reduce the size of the portfolio, categorise & bundle product ranges, review opportunities for VAVE, re-energise products by modernising packaging, manage changeovers and ensure terminated products are sold off profitably.
•    Create excitement across the business when stock is available in order that the products are more likely to be talked about to customers by the sales team. 
•    Be fully involved with colleagues in Marketing to deliver fully featured product launch.
Undertake all training of sales/commercial colleagues so that they are fully au fait with product specifications, features and benefits.


Your Background
•    Educated to degree level with a strong track record in product management, ideally but not exclusively, gained within one of these or aligned sectors: smart connected home security, access control, smart cameras, audio visual, heating, zoning, smart metering, smart garage, smart locking, smart lighting, door bells etc
•    Experienced in creating end to end connected home platforms from device, cloud, data, mobile app etc
•    Experience of transitioning from purely hardware business models to launching subscription based SaaS models.  Strong awareness of data monetisation solutions.
•    Ideally this experience should be focused on the domestic/residential B2C customer market with products sold via B2B wholesale. OEM and distributor channels.
•    Must have experience of NPD from concept to launch as well as product portfolio 
•    management and product lifecycle management through to termination. This is not a pure marketing or design role however you will be working closely with colleagues in Marketing and Design.
•    Must include experience of undertaking VAVE/Value Analysis and Value Engineering to ensure that products can realistically be designed and developed and launched into the market at price points which meet market requirements and profit margin targets.
•    May have experience of new packaging design and categorisation of products into compelling product bundles for customers.
•    Prince 2 Practitioner/Agile Scrum preferred or experienced in similar project stage gate management methodology.
•    Strong strategic analysis and planning skills and an impressive portfolio of new product development from concept to launch.
•    Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
•    Comfortable working in a matrix management environment.  Experienced in presenting value propositions to senior executive level both internally and externally with key account clients.
•    Experience of working with hardware and software design and manufacturing colleagues in both the UK and potentially the Far East/Internationally.


To apply without delay, please email your CV to applications@martinveasey.com quoting reference LX 643662 Telephone 01905 381 320 www.martinveasey.com  

LX 643662e
c£Very Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – CONNECTED HOME SOLUTIONS (IoT & SaaS)

“Perfect role for dynamic product development and product lifecycle specialist to join market leader and innovator within the smart security, comfort controls and awareness solutions sector; with track record of transitioning hardware business models to incorporate subscription based SaaS Models”.


Salary:  c£Very Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

Location:  West Midlands – Office & Remote Working

This fast growing and acquisitive client wish to strengthen their product offering with a Product Manager responsible for the development and lifecycle management of connected home solutions platforms including smart security, access control, comfort and awareness solutions.  A key part of this role will be to work closely with our clients hardware and software design teams to transition to a subscription based SaaS model.

Your experience may have been gained within a Product Management role in one of these sectors or in aligned sectors such as smart connected home security, access control, smart cameras, audio visual, heating, zoning, smart metering, smart garage, smart locking, smart lighting, door bells etc.   

You will take full ownership and responsibility for your designated product portfolio and will deliver continued commercial success of those products by managing them according to their stage within the product lifecycle. You must have experience of NPD from ‘cradle to grave’. 

 The Role
•    Evaluate and co-ordinate product portfolio to evaluate market trends and feedback from customer research to identify gaps in the current product portfolio with a view to superseding existing products and introducing new products and new product category strategies.
•    In this respect, work closely with key account clients in OEM, Retail and Distributor Channels and internally with cross functional colleagues in marketing, hardware and software design and development, technical, quality, procurement and sales to harness cross functional expertise.
•    Be the go-to-person in the business for new product ideas, actively promote this and make yourself available to encourage idea generation across the business.  
•    Keep abreast of product developments within our client’s specific OEM & Distributor sector and amongst its competitors. Use this intelligence to identify new product opportunities. 
•    Develop project proposals to be considered for entry into the product development process, paying close attention to cost, price and margin and for projects that merit progression, work closely to the Prince2/Agile Scrum product development and Stage Gate processes to deliver products in a timely, high quality and financially compelling manner.
•    Monitor project status and communicate to the rest of the business including at Board level.
•    Work closely with cross functional colleagues in Marketing, Hardware and Softeware Design & Technical, Manufacturing, Quality, Sales & Commercial to ensure stringent validation approvals against the product design where necessary. 
•    Monitor the evolving needs of customers and the sales teams to ensure that projects are being treated with the right level of priority at any given time. 
•    Work with sales, procurement and supply chain to establish initial order quantities and with marketing to deliver a fully featured launch process and collateral and also prepare training material in relation to the new product and ensure it is delivered to all relevant parties.
•    In partnership with the sales team and technical teams, stay close to early adopters of new products and gather feedback on experiences of the product feeding back improvements to the design team. Feedback positive comment to the sales and marketing teams to incorporate in pitches/marketing material.
•    Conduct a ground up review of the product portfolio understanding the detail and intricacies of the range. Rationalise legacy and obsolete products, classify remaining products and create an action plan for each by revisiting features and benefit and re-launch to the sales force or investigate opportunities for VAVE or replacement. 
•    Build a category development strategy for the product portfolio and manage all products accordingly including looking for opportunities to reduce the size of the portfolio, categorise & bundle product ranges, review opportunities for VAVE, re-energise products by modernising packaging, manage changeovers and ensure terminated products are sold off profitably.
•    Create excitement across the business when stock is available in order that the products are more likely to be talked about to customers by the sales team. 
•    Be fully involved with colleagues in Marketing to deliver fully featured product launch.
Undertake all training of sales/commercial colleagues so that they are fully au fait with product specifications, features and benefits.


Your Background
•    Educated to degree level with a strong track record in product management, ideally but not exclusively, gained within one of these or aligned sectors: smart connected home security, access control, smart cameras, audio visual, heating, zoning, smart metering, smart garage, smart locking, smart lighting, door bells etc
•    Experienced in creating end to end connected home platforms from device, cloud, data, mobile app etc
•    Experience of transitioning from purely hardware business models to launching subscription based SaaS models.  Strong awareness of data monetisation solutions.
•    Ideally this experience should be focused on the domestic/residential B2C customer market with products sold via B2B wholesale. OEM and distributor channels.
•    Must have experience of NPD from concept to launch as well as product portfolio 
•    management and product lifecycle management through to termination. This is not a pure marketing or design role however you will be working closely with colleagues in Marketing and Design.
•    Must include experience of undertaking VAVE/Value Analysis and Value Engineering to ensure that products can realistically be designed and developed and launched into the market at price points which meet market requirements and profit margin targets.
•    May have experience of new packaging design and categorisation of products into compelling product bundles for customers.
•    Prince 2 Practitioner/Agile Scrum preferred or experienced in similar project stage gate management methodology.
•    Strong strategic analysis and planning skills and an impressive portfolio of new product development from concept to launch.
•    Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
•    Comfortable working in a matrix management environment.  Experienced in presenting value propositions to senior executive level both internally and externally with key account clients.
•    Experience of working with hardware and software design and manufacturing colleagues in both the UK and potentially the Far East/Internationally.


To apply without delay, please email your CV to applications@martinveasey.com quoting reference LX 643662 Telephone 01905 381 320 www.martinveasey.com  

LX 643662a
c£Very Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – CONNECTED HOME SOLUTIONS (IoT & SaaS)

“Perfect role for dynamic product development and product lifecycle specialist to join market leader and innovator within the smart security, comfort controls and awareness solutions sector; with track record of transitioning hardware business models to incorporate subscription based SaaS Models”.


Salary:  c£Very Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

Location:  West Midlands – Office & Remote Working

This fast growing and acquisitive client wish to strengthen their product offering with a Product Manager responsible for the development and lifecycle management of connected home solutions platforms including smart security, access control, comfort and awareness solutions.  A key part of this role will be to work closely with our clients hardware and software design teams to transition to a subscription based SaaS model.

Your experience may have been gained within a Product Management role in one of these sectors or in aligned sectors such as smart connected home security, access control, smart cameras, audio visual, heating, zoning, smart metering, smart garage, smart locking, smart lighting, door bells etc.   

You will take full ownership and responsibility for your designated product portfolio and will deliver continued commercial success of those products by managing them according to their stage within the product lifecycle. You must have experience of NPD from ‘cradle to grave’. 

 The Role
•    Evaluate and co-ordinate product portfolio to evaluate market trends and feedback from customer research to identify gaps in the current product portfolio with a view to superseding existing products and introducing new products and new product category strategies.
•    In this respect, work closely with key account clients in OEM, Retail and Distributor Channels and internally with cross functional colleagues in marketing, hardware and software design and development, technical, quality, procurement and sales to harness cross functional expertise.
•    Be the go-to-person in the business for new product ideas, actively promote this and make yourself available to encourage idea generation across the business.  
•    Keep abreast of product developments within our client’s specific OEM & Distributor sector and amongst its competitors. Use this intelligence to identify new product opportunities. 
•    Develop project proposals to be considered for entry into the product development process, paying close attention to cost, price and margin and for projects that merit progression, work closely to the Prince2/Agile Scrum product development and Stage Gate processes to deliver products in a timely, high quality and financially compelling manner.
•    Monitor project status and communicate to the rest of the business including at Board level.
•    Work closely with cross functional colleagues in Marketing, Hardware and Softeware Design & Technical, Manufacturing, Quality, Sales & Commercial to ensure stringent validation approvals against the product design where necessary. 
•    Monitor the evolving needs of customers and the sales teams to ensure that projects are being treated with the right level of priority at any given time. 
•    Work with sales, procurement and supply chain to establish initial order quantities and with marketing to deliver a fully featured launch process and collateral and also prepare training material in relation to the new product and ensure it is delivered to all relevant parties.
•    In partnership with the sales team and technical teams, stay close to early adopters of new products and gather feedback on experiences of the product feeding back improvements to the design team. Feedback positive comment to the sales and marketing teams to incorporate in pitches/marketing material.
•    Conduct a ground up review of the product portfolio understanding the detail and intricacies of the range. Rationalise legacy and obsolete products, classify remaining products and create an action plan for each by revisiting features and benefit and re-launch to the sales force or investigate opportunities for VAVE or replacement. 
•    Build a category development strategy for the product portfolio and manage all products accordingly including looking for opportunities to reduce the size of the portfolio, categorise & bundle product ranges, review opportunities for VAVE, re-energise products by modernising packaging, manage changeovers and ensure terminated products are sold off profitably.
•    Create excitement across the business when stock is available in order that the products are more likely to be talked about to customers by the sales team. 
•    Be fully involved with colleagues in Marketing to deliver fully featured product launch.
Undertake all training of sales/commercial colleagues so that they are fully au fait with product specifications, features and benefits.


Your Background
•    Educated to degree level with a strong track record in product management, ideally but not exclusively, gained within one of these or aligned sectors: smart connected home security, access control, smart cameras, audio visual, heating, zoning, smart metering, smart garage, smart locking, smart lighting, door bells etc
•    Experienced in creating end to end connected home platforms from device, cloud, data, mobile app etc
•    Experience of transitioning from purely hardware business models to launching subscription based SaaS models.  Strong awareness of data monetisation solutions.
•    Ideally this experience should be focused on the domestic/residential B2C customer market with products sold via B2B wholesale. OEM and distributor channels.
•    Must have experience of NPD from concept to launch as well as product portfolio 
•    management and product lifecycle management through to termination. This is not a pure marketing or design role however you will be working closely with colleagues in Marketing and Design.
•    Must include experience of undertaking VAVE/Value Analysis and Value Engineering to ensure that products can realistically be designed and developed and launched into the market at price points which meet market requirements and profit margin targets.
•    May have experience of new packaging design and categorisation of products into compelling product bundles for customers.
•    Prince 2 Practitioner/Agile Scrum preferred or experienced in similar project stage gate management methodology.
•    Strong strategic analysis and planning skills and an impressive portfolio of new product development from concept to launch.
•    Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
•    Comfortable working in a matrix management environment.  Experienced in presenting value propositions to senior executive level both internally and externally with key account clients.
•    Experience of working with hardware and software design and manufacturing colleagues in both the UK and potentially the Far East/Internationally.


To apply without delay, please email your CV to applications@martinveasey.com quoting reference LX 643662 Telephone 01905 381 320 www.martinveasey.com  

LX 643662b
c£Very Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – CONNECTED HOME SOLUTIONS (IoT & SaaS)

“Perfect role for dynamic product development and product lifecycle specialist to join market leader and innovator within the smart security, comfort controls and awareness solutions sector; with track record of transitioning hardware business models to incorporate subscription based SaaS Models”.


Salary:  c£Very Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

Location:  West Midlands – Office & Remote Working

This fast growing and acquisitive client wish to strengthen their product offering with a Product Manager responsible for the development and lifecycle management of connected home solutions platforms including smart security, access control, comfort and awareness solutions.  A key part of this role will be to work closely with our clients hardware and software design teams to transition to a subscription based SaaS model.

Your experience may have been gained within a Product Management role in one of these sectors or in aligned sectors such as smart connected home security, access control, smart cameras, audio visual, heating, zoning, smart metering, smart garage, smart locking, smart lighting, door bells etc.   

You will take full ownership and responsibility for your designated product portfolio and will deliver continued commercial success of those products by managing them according to their stage within the product lifecycle. You must have experience of NPD from ‘cradle to grave’. 

 The Role
•    Evaluate and co-ordinate product portfolio to evaluate market trends and feedback from customer research to identify gaps in the current product portfolio with a view to superseding existing products and introducing new products and new product category strategies.
•    In this respect, work closely with key account clients in OEM, Retail and Distributor Channels and internally with cross functional colleagues in marketing, hardware and software design and development, technical, quality, procurement and sales to harness cross functional expertise.
•    Be the go-to-person in the business for new product ideas, actively promote this and make yourself available to encourage idea generation across the business.  
•    Keep abreast of product developments within our client’s specific OEM & Distributor sector and amongst its competitors. Use this intelligence to identify new product opportunities. 
•    Develop project proposals to be considered for entry into the product development process, paying close attention to cost, price and margin and for projects that merit progression, work closely to the Prince2/Agile Scrum product development and Stage Gate processes to deliver products in a timely, high quality and financially compelling manner.
•    Monitor project status and communicate to the rest of the business including at Board level.
•    Work closely with cross functional colleagues in Marketing, Hardware and Softeware Design & Technical, Manufacturing, Quality, Sales & Commercial to ensure stringent validation approvals against the product design where necessary. 
•    Monitor the evolving needs of customers and the sales teams to ensure that projects are being treated with the right level of priority at any given time. 
•    Work with sales, procurement and supply chain to establish initial order quantities and with marketing to deliver a fully featured launch process and collateral and also prepare training material in relation to the new product and ensure it is delivered to all relevant parties.
•    In partnership with the sales team and technical teams, stay close to early adopters of new products and gather feedback on experiences of the product feeding back improvements to the design team. Feedback positive comment to the sales and marketing teams to incorporate in pitches/marketing material.
•    Conduct a ground up review of the product portfolio understanding the detail and intricacies of the range. Rationalise legacy and obsolete products, classify remaining products and create an action plan for each by revisiting features and benefit and re-launch to the sales force or investigate opportunities for VAVE or replacement. 
•    Build a category development strategy for the product portfolio and manage all products accordingly including looking for opportunities to reduce the size of the portfolio, categorise & bundle product ranges, review opportunities for VAVE, re-energise products by modernising packaging, manage changeovers and ensure terminated products are sold off profitably.
•    Create excitement across the business when stock is available in order that the products are more likely to be talked about to customers by the sales team. 
•    Be fully involved with colleagues in Marketing to deliver fully featured product launch.
Undertake all training of sales/commercial colleagues so that they are fully au fait with product specifications, features and benefits.


Your Background
•    Educated to degree level with a strong track record in product management, ideally but not exclusively, gained within one of these or aligned sectors: smart connected home security, access control, smart cameras, audio visual, heating, zoning, smart metering, smart garage, smart locking, smart lighting, door bells etc
•    Experienced in creating end to end connected home platforms from device, cloud, data, mobile app etc
•    Experience of transitioning from purely hardware business models to launching subscription based SaaS models.  Strong awareness of data monetisation solutions.
•    Ideally this experience should be focused on the domestic/residential B2C customer market with products sold via B2B wholesale. OEM and distributor channels.
•    Must have experience of NPD from concept to launch as well as product portfolio 
•    management and product lifecycle management through to termination. This is not a pure marketing or design role however you will be working closely with colleagues in Marketing and Design.
•    Must include experience of undertaking VAVE/Value Analysis and Value Engineering to ensure that products can realistically be designed and developed and launched into the market at price points which meet market requirements and profit margin targets.
•    May have experience of new packaging design and categorisation of products into compelling product bundles for customers.
•    Prince 2 Practitioner/Agile Scrum preferred or experienced in similar project stage gate management methodology.
•    Strong strategic analysis and planning skills and an impressive portfolio of new product development from concept to launch.
•    Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
•    Comfortable working in a matrix management environment.  Experienced in presenting value propositions to senior executive level both internally and externally with key account clients.
•    Experience of working with hardware and software design and manufacturing colleagues in both the UK and potentially the Far East/Internationally.


To apply without delay, please email your CV to applications@martinveasey.com quoting reference LX 643662 Telephone 01905 381 320 www.martinveasey.com  

LX 643662
c£Very Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – CONNECTED HOME SOLUTIONS (IoT & SaaS)

“Perfect role for dynamic product development and product lifecycle specialist to join market leader and innovator within the smart security, comfort controls and awareness solutions sector; with track record of transitioning hardware business models to incorporate subscription based SaaS Models”.


Salary:  c£Very Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

Location:  West Midlands – Office & Remote Working

This fast growing and acquisitive client wish to strengthen their product offering with a Product Manager responsible for the development and lifecycle management of connected home solutions platforms including smart security, access control, comfort and awareness solutions.  A key part of this role will be to work closely with our clients hardware and software design teams to transition to a subscription based SaaS model.

Your experience may have been gained within a Product Management role in one of these sectors or in aligned sectors such as smart connected home security, access control, smart cameras, audio visual, heating, zoning, smart metering, smart garage, smart locking, smart lighting, door bells etc.   

You will take full ownership and responsibility for your designated product portfolio and will deliver continued commercial success of those products by managing them according to their stage within the product lifecycle. You must have experience of NPD from ‘cradle to grave’. 

 The Role
•    Evaluate and co-ordinate product portfolio to evaluate market trends and feedback from customer research to identify gaps in the current product portfolio with a view to superseding existing products and introducing new products and new product category strategies.
•    In this respect, work closely with key account clients in OEM, Retail and Distributor Channels and internally with cross functional colleagues in marketing, hardware and software design and development, technical, quality, procurement and sales to harness cross functional expertise.
•    Be the go-to-person in the business for new product ideas, actively promote this and make yourself available to encourage idea generation across the business.  
•    Keep abreast of product developments within our client’s specific OEM & Distributor sector and amongst its competitors. Use this intelligence to identify new product opportunities. 
•    Develop project proposals to be considered for entry into the product development process, paying close attention to cost, price and margin and for projects that merit progression, work closely to the Prince2/Agile Scrum product development and Stage Gate processes to deliver products in a timely, high quality and financially compelling manner.
•    Monitor project status and communicate to the rest of the business including at Board level.
•    Work closely with cross functional colleagues in Marketing, Hardware and Softeware Design & Technical, Manufacturing, Quality, Sales & Commercial to ensure stringent validation approvals against the product design where necessary. 
•    Monitor the evolving needs of customers and the sales teams to ensure that projects are being treated with the right level of priority at any given time. 
•    Work with sales, procurement and supply chain to establish initial order quantities and with marketing to deliver a fully featured launch process and collateral and also prepare training material in relation to the new product and ensure it is delivered to all relevant parties.
•    In partnership with the sales team and technical teams, stay close to early adopters of new products and gather feedback on experiences of the product feeding back improvements to the design team. Feedback positive comment to the sales and marketing teams to incorporate in pitches/marketing material.
•    Conduct a ground up review of the product portfolio understanding the detail and intricacies of the range. Rationalise legacy and obsolete products, classify remaining products and create an action plan for each by revisiting features and benefit and re-launch to the sales force or investigate opportunities for VAVE or replacement. 
•    Build a category development strategy for the product portfolio and manage all products accordingly including looking for opportunities to reduce the size of the portfolio, categorise & bundle product ranges, review opportunities for VAVE, re-energise products by modernising packaging, manage changeovers and ensure terminated products are sold off profitably.
•    Create excitement across the business when stock is available in order that the products are more likely to be talked about to customers by the sales team. 
•    Be fully involved with colleagues in Marketing to deliver fully featured product launch.
Undertake all training of sales/commercial colleagues so that they are fully au fait with product specifications, features and benefits.


Your Background
•    Educated to degree level with a strong track record in product management, ideally but not exclusively, gained within one of these or aligned sectors: smart connected home security, access control, smart cameras, audio visual, heating, zoning, smart metering, smart garage, smart locking, smart lighting, door bells etc
•    Experienced in creating end to end connected home platforms from device, cloud, data, mobile app etc
•    Experience of transitioning from purely hardware business models to launching subscription based SaaS models.  Strong awareness of data monetisation solutions.
•    Ideally this experience should be focused on the domestic/residential B2C customer market with products sold via B2B wholesale. OEM and distributor channels.
•    Must have experience of NPD from concept to launch as well as product portfolio 
•    management and product lifecycle management through to termination. This is not a pure marketing or design role however you will be working closely with colleagues in Marketing and Design.
•    Must include experience of undertaking VAVE/Value Analysis and Value Engineering to ensure that products can realistically be designed and developed and launched into the market at price points which meet market requirements and profit margin targets.
•    May have experience of new packaging design and categorisation of products into compelling product bundles for customers.
•    Prince 2 Practitioner/Agile Scrum preferred or experienced in similar project stage gate management methodology.
•    Strong strategic analysis and planning skills and an impressive portfolio of new product development from concept to launch.
•    Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
•    Comfortable working in a matrix management environment.  Experienced in presenting value propositions to senior executive level both internally and externally with key account clients.
•    Experience of working with hardware and software design and manufacturing colleagues in both the UK and potentially the Far East/Internationally.


To apply without delay, please email your CV to applications@martinveasey.com quoting reference LX 643662 Telephone 01905 381 320 www.martinveasey.com  

LX 482798
£/$/JPY Excellent + Bonus + Benefits & Relocation Assistance

SENIOR CONSULTANT – ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION, WAREHOUSING SOLUTIONS DESIGN 

“Very innovative Warehouse/Logistics Facilities Solutions Design specialist with experience of Robotic Process Automation and similar technologies required to lead, coach and develop country solutions design team. Experience of design solutions for the Japanese market and building regulatory environment. Fluency in Japanese highly advantageous”

£/$/JPY Excellent + Bonus + Benefits & Relocation Assistance

Japan  – Full Relocation Assistance Available

Our client is a global multinational.  A true market leader, they have a strong culture of safety, customer focus, quality and reliability.
Highly successful and long-established with industrial expertise across a number of verticals, our client has a global network of operations and integrated state-of-the-art information technology across warehousing and transport.   
As result of dynamic growth our client is seeking a very innovative, degree educated, Senior Consultant Automated Warehousing Solutions Design with “hands on” robotic process automation warehousing solutions design experience to lead, coach and develop its country solutions design team in Japan.  
We are seeking individuals with experience of various types of warehousing and storage including robotic process automation, automatic storage and retrieval systems.  Experience of warehousing/distribution centre design solutions for the Japanese market and building structure regulatory environment will be critical to success.  Fluency in Japanese would be highly advantageous.
The Role:
•    Managing a team of Warehousing/Logistics Automation Design Solutions Managers and Analysts, you will support the country Business Development and Implementation teams in developing innovative, cost effective and profitable warehousing and supply chain solutions for new and existing multinational and regional clients.

•    Through strategic consulting assignments, you will work at both operational and Board level to identify business issues focused on process improvement and cost effectiveness; propose value adding and innovative solutions and subsequently manage the delivery of projects.

•    This will entail analysis of existing inhouse and customer operations and the subsequent design of proposals, managing resource and cross functional teams during implementation, planning and solutions delivery.  In addition, you will develop the supply chain solutions design strategy and manage the departmental budget.

•    As Senior Consultant Solutions Design your role will be broad - robotic process automation specialist, material handling consultant, automated warehousing design subject matter expert, supply chain and logistics systems specialist data analyst, strategist, salesperson, key account manager, management accountant, facilitator, leader, mentor, coach and project manager.

•    You will possess extensive automated warehousing solutions design, planning, projects, consultancy, value chain engineering and productivity improvement expertise.  You will be highly proficient in liaising, presenting and working at Board level both internally and externally with key multinational client accounts.  

•    You will direct and manage your team in multiple implementation and re-engineering projects enabling cost and service improvements whilst at the same time managing teams involved in new operational start-ups.

The Ideal Applicant:

•    The ideal applicant will be educated to degree/post graduate level and will possess a substantial and demonstrative track record of successful project delivery gained within an automated robotic process control warehousing and logistics solutions design/projects environment.  

•    We are inviting applications from either highly accomplished and experienced professionals seeking to consolidate and apply their solutions design leadership and coaching experience in a new and challenging growth environment or alternatively someone with at least 5-8 years fast track operational and solutions design experience who wishes to further develop their managerial experience by heading up and grow a team of solutions design specialists.
 
•    Experience of warehousing solutions design, supply chain optimisation, automated robotic process and warehouse design tools as well as formal project management capabilities will be a prerequisite.  Experience of managing multi-disciplined teams is essential.

•    It is imperative that you will be possess a portfolio of successful projects completed across, for example, retail and FMCG, industrial, technology or pharmaceutical verticals.  

•    Automated warehousing solutions design experience as a Senior Consultant or Project Manager may have been gained in one of the following environments:  inhouse global multinational logistics fulfilment facilities design team; materials handling solutions design provider; third party contract logistics provider or automation solutions/automated robotic process design consultancy. 

•    Most importantly you will also have a demonstrable track record of success in coaching and developing a team of Solutions Design Analysts and Managers, ensuring a consistent, best in class approach.

•    Previous international solutions design and solutions design and implementation project team leadership would be extremely advantageous, as would, cultural experience and understanding of living and working in Japan would be highly advantageous.

Please note: This role is offered to experienced Japanese citizens or as an expatriate career development role on a permanent local employment contract and therefore you will be required to relocate to Japan to be based there full time.  Our client will provide full relocation assistance.  Our client offers a very competitive salary and benefits package including bonus and private healthcare.  Please note however that although housing allowance may be provided, school fees are not provided as part of the package.

To apply without delay, please email your CV, quoting reference LX 482798, for the attention of Roheela Khan, Recruitment Operations Director to applications@martinveasey.com Telephone 00 44 (0) 1905 381 320 www.martinveasey.com

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