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Product Manager - China

Salary: £0

Location: Norwich

Job type: Permanent

Category: Norwich Management

Lotus Cars builds world class, high performance and lightweight sports cars that are sold all around the world. The current range - which is 100% 'For The Drivers' - includes the Evora coupe, the critically acclaimed Exige and the iconic Elise. The latest new Lotus is the Evija, our all-electric hypercar that is the world's most powerful series production model. All Lotus cars are rightly regarded as being the benchmark for exceptional ride and handling, lightweight engineering, exceptional steering, efficient aerodynamics and driver-focused interiors. Our founder Colin Chapman always believed that a driver wants feedback and control, instant response, precision and agility, the power to accelerate and the ability to stop almost instantly. Over the last seven decades, Lotus has remained true to this ethos. Our core values, our pioneering approach to automotive engineering and our rich heritage - both in road and race cars - are guiding our future. The ongoing transformation of Lotus is laid out in the company's Vision80 strategy, which states what Lotus will be in 2028 when we celebrate our 80th anniversary. We welcome talented, creative and motivated people to join us on our journey. The Product teams are responsible for ensuring the voice of the market is reflected in the product creation & in-cycle management process for current and future carlines, the team manages the strategic whole life plan of each model and the launch and run-out process, product content and pricing.  The team are also responsible for the management and coordination of current and future product introductions including derivatives, options, accessories and exclusive functions, ensuring close communications with the Commercial Director, Head of Sales and Product Strategy Director. Support the Head of Product Marketing in the preparation of marketing input into programme gateways and cross functional meetings Provide the China Lotus Engineering Team with European, US and ROW product expertise. Provide the UK based Lotus team as a whole a physical presence in the China Engineering and Manufacturing team to ensure that they we are supporting them correctly. Monitor market conditions to identify product and revenue opportunities Prepare and deliver product presentations to internal and external audience Interface with other functions to provide support in the preparation of sales literature (brochure and POS) and check proof for accuracy, taking ownership of all technical data included within these documents Support finance on pricing tasks Launch management of existing and future models/product plans, globally across all markets in cooperation with all internal stakeholders (sales, marketing, engineering, after sales etc.) Create and evaluate business cases for options on vehicles, work closely with the sales teams on option pick rates and feasibility over vehicle lifecycle  Conduct in-depth quantitative analysis to assist in product planning, ensuring strategic decisions are made to continue the success of the company. Essential Criteria: Educated to degree level (technical engineering / marketing /  business). Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) Degree in technical engineering / marketing / business Product management and/or development Numerate with a good grasp of  Microsoft (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) High degree if competitor / market awareness Good level of analytical skills with attention to detail Ideally automotive background and previous experience in product development Communicative, integrative, self starter, enthusiastic, proactive with a key to attention of detail Honest and hardworking


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