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On behalf of my client, a global provider of eCommerce Products and Services to multiple markets, I am looking for a Senior Product Development Manager (PDM) to work within their specialist and growing Automotive Division.

As PDM, you will lead a team of 4 Product Managers and take day responsibility for ensuring efficient and effective running of the Department.

In addition the PDM will be the lead person of several virtual teams leading programme / project delivery.


• Minimum 4 years Line management experience of a team consisting of 2 or more people
• Minimum 2 years (ideally 4+ years) product management experience with demonstrable success in defining and launching products within the Automotive Industry
• Minimum 5 years automotive knowledge working for an Automotive OEM, ideally from varying departments within an OEM
• Experience in using data from various sources, to create reports about the competitive set and environment
• Strong knowledge of OEM’s product lifecycle processes
• Experience working in the OEM’s central functions is desired but not mandatory
• Experience in writing business cases
• Programme / Project management experience, including using project planning tools is strongly desired, but not mandatory
• Experience in writing business requirement documents is desired but not mandatory

Please contact Robin Carton – – 01920 877111


• Work closely with the Software Development Manager.
• Architect and develop .NET services in accordance with technical requirements extending functionality to existing programme portfolio’s.
• Code analysis (Refactoring), requirements analysis, identification of code metrics, system risk and software reliability analysis.
• Provide technical leadership to existing .NET team members
• Written unit tests in conjunction with project developments to aid automated white box testing (TDD).
• Provide assistance to QA analysts as needed to determine system problems.
• Respond promptly and professionally to bug reports.
• Support, maintain and document software functionality.
• Research and recommend software tools to management.


• Experience 5+ years
• Proficient in the following disciplines:
o .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0
o ADO .NET, Linq to SQL, POCO, ORM’s
o HTML, CSS, Java Script, VB Script, IIS 6.0, 7.0 and 7.5 (Not essential), XML/XSL/XSLT
o ReSharper, FXcop, StyleCop, StructureMap, Moq, NinJect

Please contract Robin Carton – 01920 877111