Product Manager

Position Profile

Job Title:Product Manager
Company: Gill Instruments Ltd

The Company is an ambitious privately owned B2B business designing, manufacturing and selling precision electronic devices around the world from its base in Hampshire. It has a turnover of £10m, has been investing in a growing product range, and has a reputation as a world leader in its field.

Position Summary

Over recent years the business has developed a wide range of products around a number of core product areas. To continue and accelerate its success the business wishes to review the product range and gain agreement to a medium term road map. It is anticipated that this may lead to a clearer product focus, the consolidation of the product lines and/or migration to product platforms to ensure continued high quality performance and efficient development.
In addition the business has decided to increase the focus on product management and to adopt a more structured approach to product development and in life management.
The Product Manager will be part of the management team responsible for the delivering the annual company development and financial plan. The Product Manager will be responsible for working to review and consolidate the product information held within the business and develop a medium term product strategy and short term development plan.
In addition, the Product Manager will be responsible for introducing core Product Management principles and processes into the business, as agreed.

Specific Requirements

  • Review and understand the current product ranges, their functionality, performance and market position

  • Produce and agree a medium term road map and short term development plan

  • Prepare and gain agreement to appropriate business cases and development requirement specifications

  • Manage the introduction of agreed developments into the product range

  • Actively manage the in-life performance of existing products, including sales and marketing support, reviewing product technical and commercial performance, and production support.

  • Introduce formal product management at a level that is appropriate for the business and product range, and continually review the need for additional structure as the business grows and processes become embedded

Position Requirements

  • Proven background in product management in an electronics/technology business

  • Experience of collecting and making sense of diversely held product information

  • Experience of developing and gaining agreement to a product roadmap that balances  short and medium terms demands, and addresses the diverse opportunities presented by the market, the development team and technology

  • Experience of preparing requirement specifications and business cases

  • Experience of working in a small or fast growing business

  • A relevant degree or equivalent

Reporting Structure

Product Manager – Director

A position profile does not imply that the duties stated are the only ones to be performed by the incumbent. Employees will be required to follow any other reasonable job-related instruction as requested by their line manager or a Company Director.

How to apply

If you are interested in working at Gill Instruments Limited, please send your application letter and CV to

Please note that this is for direct applicants only - agency applications will not be accepted.

Gill Instruments Limited
Attn: Human Resources
Saltmarsh Park
67 Gosport Street
Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 9EG

Gill Instruments Limited is an Equal Opportunities employer. It is our policy to employ the best qualified personnel and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees, including promotion and training, and not to discriminate against any person because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

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