Product Development Manager

New product development plays an essential part in maintaining and growing our strong position within the Financial Services Industry. As such we have a brand-new opportunity for a Product Development Manager to join our Marketing Team.

We are looking for an individual with a real passion for financial product development who understands the importance of maintaining our existing portfolio of products and developing new products to achieve business success.

You will be a specialist in our office, keeping ahead of the game when it comes to new trends and products. Your background of shaping financial product opportunities will mean that you will be the go-to person for designing new products.

As a Product Development Manager, you must be confident working with senior management, other areas of the business and external partners to further develop the product offering and to build high quality business cases.

To be successful in this role you will need to have experience in advancing existing products, effecting large-scale new product creation and be confident on how the product development process can be tailored to suit the scale of the project.

If you enjoy collaborating with colleagues and have a passion for pushing ideas from conception through to launch, then we would love to hear from you!

What you’ll be expected to do in the role
  • Conduct market research and analysis to understand the business opportunity for new financial products / product changes, either directly or through external providers
  • Own the design of all aspects of our products ensuring they are financially viable, compliant and operationally optimal
  • Understand and interpret customer needs to develop products to be right for our customers
  • Work with and influence multiple departments to shape the business requirements to build and deliver new product changes
  • Interact, where necessary, with external partners to gather insight and information that helps shape the product range
  • Develop product proposal documents for committee approval
  • Own the product development process ensuring all appropriate steps are carried out, as well as continuously improving the process to bring efficiencies
  • Work with Marketing colleagues to develop new product launch plans
What we’re looking for from you

Essential

  • Previous experience of product development in the Financial Services sector
  • Confidence to communicate and engage with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to sell a proposition in a way that tells a story
  • Keen eye for detail

Desirable

  • Consumer marketing experience
  • Specific vehicle finance experience
A fast-paced company that rewards creativity, initiative and contribution

Growing like we are, we’re always interested to hear from talented people. We currently employ nearly 300 team members at our head office in Petersfield, Hampshire and are the UK’s largest specialist vehicle finance lender. Something you could be a part of.

Our parent company is Provident Financial Group, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of credit products to the non-standard market, which provides us and you with added security. You can find out more about us, including our history and values, by clicking here.

Growing together in a friendly working environment 

To help you fulfil your potential and excel in your role, we invest heavily in training and development throughout the company. This approach enables us to nurture your talent, while providing the very best outcomes for both our customers and the business.

We’ve also created a friendly, open and engaging working environment, which encourages individuals to share ideas and work hard for each other. We genuinely all get along too and spend quality time together in and out of work, with numerous clubs starting spontaneously, from Cake Club to Gut Busters (the irony).

Taking care of our employees – it’s The Moneybarn Way

The happiness and wellbeing of our team is incredibly important to us. As a result, we’ve introduced many perks, activities and events that help promote interaction and communication within the company.

You’ll notice this caring approach from your very first day. That’s because everyone receives an accredited induction of up to two weeks to ensure they feel welcome, fully informed and truly settled in.

You’ll get all the usual benefits
      • Competitive salary
      • Pension scheme
      • Life insurance
      • 25 days holiday
      • Enhanced maternity pay scheme
Plus, a few bonus ones
      • On-site gym with fitness coaching
      • Yoga and Core strength classes
      • Fresh fruit deliveries
      • Wellbeing presentations
      • Barney Bikes
      • Barney Breakfast
      • Stock purchase schemes
      • And many more…
How do you apply?

Simply click the ‘Apply now’ button. This will pop up an email, which you can use to attach your CV, and covering letter telling us why this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Once we’ve received it, if you’re successful at the first stage, we’ll contact you to arrange an interview.

Important notes
    • We will keep your CV on our records for 12 months after your application. For more information about how we collect, use and share your personal data when you apply for a role with us, please see our  Applicant Privacy Notice.
    • We will carry out full financial checks and Criminal Record Bureau checks as part of the recruitment process for all roles
    • As an employer that believes in the importance of cultural diversity in the workplace, we’ve signed up for the National Equality Standard (NES). You can find out more here