Product Development Executive

Location Chester
Discipline: Agriculture
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££25000 - £40000 per annum
Contact name: Ollie O'Driscoll

Contact email:
Job ref: 1573 OO_1658831996
Published: 23 days ago

Job Title: Product Development Executive

Location: Chester

Salary: £25,000 - £40,000

The Company:

Our Client are an established organisation based in Chester who provide bespoke financial packages to their customers.

Job purpose

The Product Development Executive plays a key role in the definition, development and launch of new products. Working alongside other Product team members to ensure the successful delivery and ongoing management of the suite of products.

Role responsibilities

  • Support the development of new products - vision, definition, design, structure, technical requirements, and operational scope.
  • Contribute to overall product strategy and vision.
  • Take ownership of assigned products and manage through the lifecycle.
  • Product Governance Committee co-ordination - organisation, minute taking, action tracking.
  • Assist in the development of product documentation - specifications, descriptions Concept Cases, Business Cases.
  • Liaise with and co-ordinate feedback from internal teams on product proposals - Operations, Relationship Management, Credit, Risk, Marketing, Compliance, Finance, and IT.
  • Own, manage and maintain the Product Sharepoint site.
  • Monitor and report on product performance, issues, and user feedback.
  • Support product system set up, testing and launch activities.
  • Work with the wider Product team to improve the systems and processes supporting our products and making Product Management more efficient.
  • Develop product training materials and provide product support to internal teams.
  • Research new products and markets.

Skills and experience

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Experience of the delivery of new products and/or projects (Financial Services a plus)
  • Good organisational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks effectively
  • Able to influence and work well with a variety of stakeholders
  • Process development and mapping (or willing to learn)
  • Experience of working in matrix structure across a range of functional areas
  • Some project management skills and experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Can deal constructively with the ambiguity in a fast-growing organisation
  • Some background/knowledge of the agricultural sector in the UK


£25,000 - £40,000 dependant on experience