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Commercial Manager - New Product Development

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Marketing
Location
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

Things move quickly at Dyson. In twenty-five years, what began with one man and one idea has grown into a global technology company, with over 16,000 people and a presence in over 80 countries. From GB to Singapore and many countries in between, we’ve sold over 100 million machines.

Our Environmental Control category is now over ten years old; inaugurated by the world’s first bladeless fan and now focused on market-leading air treatment and connected lighting technology. As a category, our vision is to improve the well-being of millions of Dyson owners each year through better technology, greater benefits and to become the trusted voice in air quality.

About the role

Commercial Manager - New Product Development (Product Marketing)

To help us achieve our global growth plans and go-to-market goals, we're looking for an experienced NPD Commercial Manager to work on a ground-breaking new product category. This role paves the way for brand new technology being brought to market - different approaches, expanding to different audiences, and fresh challenges.

The demands of the role will draw upon all your commercial and NPD & GTM experience, from business case building, to defining our Direct to Consumer proposition and working with RDD (our Research Design & Development teams) on a 'world first' product. There is also a clear scope for line management too.

You'll engage every day with our Engineering, Insights, Creative, Direct, and Owner Experience teams - and in collaboration with global markets - the Environmental Control Commercial Manager will be responsible for the delivery of a strategically aligned product proposition for the category.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Definition, briefing and ownership of Go-to-Market strategy for exciting new product category - a first for Dyson. Includes product proposition, ranging, accessories, launch planning, media and target audiences.
  • Work in partnership with RDD (Research Design & Development) on project delivery; translating product specification into compelling owner communications.
  • Work closely with our Claims & Performance and Legal experts to ensure alignment on market-leading product claims and testing requirements.
  • Building of global financial business cases, with knowledge of how changes to the product proposition and current pandemic situation can impact this.

About you

  • 2-4 years product marketing experience.
  • The ability to translate complex product technology into a commercially viable proposition for global markets.
  • Take the lead voice of Commercial in a multitude of forums: RDD milestones, cross-functional channel meetings, stakeholder reviews, market immersions.
  • Experience of employing data and insights to support and drive decisions with stakeholders across product and ranging. Ability to persuade and negotiate across a range of seniority levels.
  • Organised, engaged, relentless and commercially astute with the potential to generate and stimulate ideas and opportunities.
  • Able to make time sensitive decisions under pressure.
  • Strong project management and planning skills - ability to work across range of teams including Engineering, Legal, Campaign and Market teams.
  • Acts with integrity to earn peer, senior management and cross-functional team confidence quickly, who is willing to go beyond the job description.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and ensure that deliverables are completed on time and with senior stakeholder agreement.
  • Understands how to manage change and ambiguity - both across product and legal landscapes.

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Annual performance related bonus
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Free on-site hair salon
  • Electric vehicle lease scheme
  • Free physiotherapy and access to a GP
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Free concierge service
  • Free sport centre/gym membership
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants with free lunches & hot drinks
  • Discounts on Dyson machines
  • Dyson perks - high-street and leisure discount scheme


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