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Portfolio Manager

A leading Educational Publisher have an exciting new opportunity for a results-focused, tenacious and analytical Portfolio Manager that will drive and lead the product strategy for Higher Education portfolios across EMEA, focusing on Accounting, Finance and Economics. Based from their London office, you will drive strategy through a deep understanding of the customers, learning science capabilities, platforms, market and competitor intelligence. You will represent the voice of the customer for the portfolio, using your data and insights to optimise your portfolio in alignment with commercial and strategic priorities.

The new Portfolio Manager will be responsible for developing and delivering the portfolio product strategy, employing principles of product lifecycle management, whilst advocating and promoting the portfolio to internal and external customers. The successful role holder will be a strong collaborator across all functions in the business, whilst embracing a culture of ideation and innovation for business transformation.

Your contribution to the team will include:
·Accountable for revenue and profitability of the regional product portfolio and collaborate with sales and marketing to meet or exceed business goals.
·Identify, develop and present effective business cases to support product lines and versions, innovations or enhancements, and new products and services.
·Retain and recruit authors and/or SMEs for maximum performance, status and influence, with effective succession planning as required
·Provide transparency to go-to-market teams and the business on product release timelines.
·Determine allocation of investment in the portfolio through a variety of tools and data with commercial acumen honed from customer insight.

What you'll need to be successful:
·Strong, demonstrable experience in learning science, publishing, educational technology, or in related product management positions, including digital product management/development.
·Previous experience within the Higher Education sector would be preferred.
·Experience indirectly leading and motivating the work of others.
·Previous experience in developing business plans would be highly advantageous, as would a strong commercial background.
·Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, with postgraduate qualifications desirable.

If you are a natural self-starter and possess excellent communication skills, we want to talk to you. This role could be the perfect next step for a Senior Development Editor. Please get in touch to find out more!

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

**Inspired Selection operates an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

 

Portfolio Manager

Full-time, Permanent
Academic, Educational, Publisher
Commissioning Editor, Editor, Management, Project Management, Product Management, Digital, Digital Editorial, Editorial, Acquisitions