Head of Product Management


Can you bring your Product Management skills to our customer experience? Join our team in Willenhall and enjoy a collaborative culture that empowers you to build a career you can be proud of.


What would you do as our Head of Product Management:

This exciting opportunity will provide you with an overall responsibility for the product management, development and profitable growth of the Yale Retail UK&I product categories.

You would also:


  • Act as a key spokesperson internally and externally for the Yale Retail categories including Lockcases, Cylinders, Architectural Hardware, Safes, Window Hardware, Padlocks, Bike Locks, Door Closers, Alarms, Surveillance and Smart door locks products.
  • Work closely with EMEIA to ensure UK are aligned to the EMEIA product strategies and UK product requirements are delivered on a local level.
  • Work collaboratively with sales, customer support and operations to develop and market our products.
  • Deliver local market product developments timely and to budget.
  • Deliver local market product developments on time and to budget. Working with Sales, Marketing and Customer Service teams to ensure successful product launches and range management.
  • To develop, manage and improve existing product ranges in order to maximize sales and profitability.
  • To support ongoing product and range development where required in the Retail and Trade channel.
  • To ensure all Product Development is taken through the ASSA ABLOY NPI process.
  • To develop and utilize a thorough understanding of the market, competitor activity and consumer buying behaviour by identifying and tracking competitors, together with relevant market trends.
  • Support the Sales team with customer ranges, promotional activity and range management to deliver profitable sales growth.
  • Ensure the Marketing team is aware of product developments and support with the execution of ‘go to market’ activities when launching new products.
  • Ensure both the product database and website content is correct across Yale Home and other retailer sites, working in conjunction with the Marketing team to deliver a great experience when searching for product information on the web.
  • Ensure product category sales are tracked and reported on a weekly, bi-weekly and monthly basis and circulated to key stakeholders within the business.
  • Responsible for pricing policy across both Retail and Trade channels for all product categories .
  • Ensure the product team are adhering to the full product lifecycle from concept to end of life.
  • Proactively represent the Company and its interests at appropriate Industry events.
  • Working with the procurement team to identify VAVE, resource and cost saving opportunities across all product categories.
  • Consistent and regular interface with customers in the market – Voice of the Customer.
  • Drive sustainability in product development across the product categories.
  • Understand and translate all industry standards and leverage to commercial advantage.
  • Ensure product knowledge/education and support is provided to all key stakeholders with Yale Retail UKI.


The skills and experience you need

We are looking for someone who:

  • Have energy, enthusiasm and commitment.
  • Be capable of taking responsibility and showing initiative.
  • Be an excellent team player but able to work successfully as an individual.
  • Have product management experience working across both/either consumer electronic and mechanical categories.
  • Have experience of working in both/either B2B & B2C consumer branded businesses in FMCG or consumer durables.
  • Attention to detail, natural leader and problem solver.


What we offer

We’re passionate about providing amazing opportunities and benefits, so you can

continue and progress a lifelong career with us – here’s what we have to offer:

• Learning and career development opportunities, whether it’s online learning,

management training or enhancing your skills.

• A competitive salary and incentive schemes.

• Variety of benefits including Holiday Flex, Cycle 2 Work, attractive company pension,

discount portal, recognition scheme and wellbeing program… to name just a few!


We review applications regularly, so don’t wait

We are building diverse, inclusive teams, and encourage applications from everyone who

can see themselves working with us

To make sure your personal data is safe, we don’t look at any applications sent by email

or post. If you have any questions about the role or the process, email Nadia Aslam,

Talent Acquisition Business Partner, at nadia.aslam@assaabloy.com

Let’s create a safer and more open world - together!


To find out more about us, visit www.assaabloy.com



Please note that the successful candidate will be required to work from our Willenhall office 3 days a week.


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As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive

teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Willenhall, ENG, GB, WV13 3PW

Sales, Marketing & Product Management
Travel Required: 11%-30%
Mid-senior level