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New Product Development Manager


Location: Hook


This is an exciting time to join Virgin Media Business as a New Product Development Manager. Managing new and exciting product developments initiatives and delivering Product enhancements to our Virgin Media Business customers.

This means you will be working in a dynamic and fast paced environment where innovation and creativity is valued; we want our products to be the best and will continue to evolve to ensure we reach new levels of excellence so working in an agile environment is fundamental.
Key Requirements:
* Span the entire Virgin Media Business product set including developments in voice, unified communications, mobile, data and security.
* Responsible for taking an idea through the product development lifecycle, developing the idea, creating the benefit profile and business case, securing Investment Committee funding and delivering product developments and enhancements to agreed budget and timescales with our supplier groups.
* Be the voice of the customer and daily point of contact for each development, removing roadblocks and ensuring that the delivery teams can progress unimpeded.
* Senior sponsor for developments to ensure that the Virgin Media Business agenda is delivered. Leading on the definition and creation of the scope and what the business outcome being delivered will be.
* Delivering NPD initiatives including Product enhancements to agreed timescales and budget. Supporting the development and leading on the Go To Market plan. In line with the P&L management of the Project & Product development budget.
* Defining detailed product and service definitions, ensuring all programmes enhance the customer experience. Helps drive innovation through concept evaluation and in-depth understanding of customer / market requirements and trends.

But what we are really looking for is:
* An explorer of new things and to change way we interact with our customers!
* Someone that is excited and comfortable with new technology- peeling back layers of new marketing technology and working out what is great a new product for Virgin Media to make informed decisions for our customers.
* Experience delivering measureable New Product Development results (through sales, marketing and product campaigns) in B2B telecoms or IT market is essential. Ideally with data technologies (Ethernet, IPVPN, QoS, xDSL, FTTx, cable modem), Voice Technologies and security, Applications & Services or Software would be preferable.

"We are proud to work with Everywoman to champion the advancement of women in business, and through our partnership with Scope to help one million disabled people get into and stay in work by the end of 2020. We strive to build a diverse and sustainable workforce where gender balance and parity are integral features of our workplace, and where disabled candidates and employees can confidently perform to their full potential through our Work with Me adjustment process. If you are thinking about applying for a job with us and have a condition or impairment that could impact your performance we’ll be happy to work with you to explore adjustment options."