PUBLISHED: 11 May 2021

Product Manager - Cloud

Department:          Westcoast Cloud
Reports to:             Head of Cloud Product
Location:                Theale
Hours of Work:        Monday – Friday, 8.45am – 17.45pm
Contract type:      Permanent

 

About Us

Established in 1984, Westcoast Ltd is a privately held company that distributes leading IT brands such as HP, HPE, Microsoft, Lenovo, Apple and many others to a broad range of resellers, retailers and office product dealers in the UK and beyond. Since then we’ve grown to become the number one UK distributor for many of our vendors and customers and we employ more than 1,200 people across a number of locations in the UK, Ireland and Europe. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of everybody at Westcoast the company is flourishing. Our revenues have seen a sharp increase in recent years reaching £2 billion in 2017. We are consistently ranked in the Sunday Times Top Track of the 100 Largest Privately-owned UK Companies, and are now the second largest privately-held business in the Thames Valley region.

The Role

With continued growth in our cloud business we are looking to further consolidate our position as the leading cloud distributor employing a Cloud Product Manager.  This will be achieved by selling the value of Westcoast’s programs/Solutions Team/Business Unit/Marketing enabling customers to buy cloud solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Product manage our Microsoft and attached cloud vendors
  • Create and deliver compelling cloud offerings
  • Develop relationships within the relevant vendors
  • On board new supporting vendors
  • Offer advice to potential customers selling the values of the Westcoast cloud proposition
  • Liaise with the Cloud sales and technical teams to ensure smooth running of the Cloud business
  • Reach revenue targets set by the business
  • Maximise Cloud rebate earnings where applicable/available
  • Liaise with Marketing, Cloud Business Unit and Cloud sales teams to ensure all parties are working towards common goals
  • Provide detailed feedback as per Business Unit requests – weekly/monthly sales
  • Training internal staff and relevant product staff
  • Building relationships with key customers
  • Working with marketing on campaigns and events
  • Keep internal SharePoint up to date with latest vendor updates and release information

 

Key Skills

  • 1-3 years sales / product management experience
  • Self-motivated/ability to work unsupervised
  • Understanding of Microsoft cloud products and supporting technologies preferable
  • Good organisational and time-management skills.
  • Proficient in basic Microsoft applications is an advantage however not necessary.
  • Excellent phone and email skills.
  • Passionate about software and delivering excellence
  • Team player

If you think you’ve got what it takes to join us then please send your CV with a cover letter stating your salary requirements to recruitment@westcoastcloud.co.uk