Assistant Product Manager

Role Profile:

To assist in establishing a new function and with the potential to grow into a more senior product lead role over time.


To support the Head of Marketing & Products to manage the products across their lifecycle – from product strategy, development, launch, marketing to product optimisation.



Key accountabilities:

You will manage the product development tracker and production calendar to ensure timely delivery of the products


In the same vein, you will relay all product-related information to cross-functional teams.


Also, you will collect and analyse both internal and external sales data for strategic decision-making.


You will be working within the product management framework; you’ll be assisting the Head of Marketing & Products in managing the Bank’s products in order to achieve the commercial goals set out by the business.


You will be aware of key competitor information and use these insights to inform the product development roadmap.


You will assess market appetite and opportunity for new product enhancements and work in partnership with the delivery team to drive changes through to fruition.


Assisting in setting, monitoring, and managing the pricing and operational policy for products and services.


Producing financial and other KPI reporting including sales pipelines and product performance


Assisting in strategic planning for the products including development of the product roadmaps and assisting in the oversight of end-to-end change management process.


Managing key supplier relationships.


Ensuring all activities are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies


Involved in the innovation process to help take new concepts through to market ready solutions


Gather needs from customers and colleagues to underpin feature/product enhancements


Engage with customers directly: understanding user-need, testing new features and ideas


Creating justification for new product concepts


Liaise with the commercial team to help with pricing and go to market strategy


Maintain project tracking spreadsheets and business line marketing calendars



Essential Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • 3 years + Product development or product management experience (preferably within a bank or a financial services organisation).
  • Knowledge of financial services industry (preferably Mortgages/Commercial Lending).
  • Experience in market research and market communications
  • Experience in delivering change
  • Experience in stakeholder management across all organisational levels
  • Written and verbal communication skills with the ability to create compelling narratives
  • Good planning and time management
  • Ability to multitask, plan and prioritise workload / attention to detail
  • A passion for building exceptional products that delight customers and drive business value


Desirable Qualification, Training & Skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office products o Ability to interpret market trends and information and form opinions/strategies
  • Demonstrates ownership and accountability to achieve set targets
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to solve problems to deliver desired outcomes in a fluid environment



  • Holiday allowance –25 days rising to 28 days after 5 years of service
  • Buy and sell annual leave – up to 5 days per year
  • Working hours 8.30-4.15
  • Defined contribution pension scheme – minimum 3% employee contributions with 6 % from the employer and we will double your contribution up to 12%
  • Health cash plan for yourself and dependent children
  • Critical illness cover –£50,000
  • Death in service life cover 3 X basic salary (part of pension scheme)
  • Perkbox employee benefits scheme – includes gym membership, online training, counselling, £50 Christmas voucher, discounts at major retailers and more
  • Employee Recognition scheme – quarterly ‘STAR ‘awards for those going above and beyond
  • Two day’s paid volunteering
  • Travel season ticket loan – interest free loan
  • Study support – fees paid, and 5 days’ study leave if you’re taking relevant professional qualifications
  • Free fruit – doing our best to keep you healthy!
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Breakout / relaxation area with pool and table tennis



Our client is an equal opportunity employer and ensures that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Candidates are selected for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.


Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.


For further information, please contact: 

Enrico Castagnetti, Wintermann Search & Selection Limited

Mobile:       +44 (0)7711 267500




Print | Sitemap
© Wintermann Search