Product Manager - Cloud Services

Attenda - Staines, Middlesex

Posted 844 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Consulting, Product Management
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services, Outsourcing/Offshoring
  • Job ID
    3117799

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Job description

Attenda currently provides private and public cloud services, both unmanaged and fully managed, from its own data centres, and will shortly be launching a portfolio of managed services for client solutions hosted on the Amazon Web Services platform.

 

As well as taking forward these existing cloud services, we are looking to develop a range of hybrid cloud services and facilitating easy movement and migration of solutions between onto, between and from cloud platforms in order to offer a truly location-agnostic portfolio of best-in-class cloud services.

 

In addition we are looking to develop a comprehensive range of IaaS capabilities, leveraging our own and 3rd party cloud platforms, to deliver optimum functionality and value for our clients.

 

Role:

We have an incredibly diverse, talented and committed team of people whose focus is squarely on working together to keep IT environments and critical applications running 24 hours a day, so that our Clients can focus on building success in their own field.  Reporting to the Director, Service Strategy our Product Managers are responsible for :

 

  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of Attenda’s overall product strategy
  • Management of the lifecycle of selected Attenda products and services, from feasibility assessment and new product development to subsequent product evolution and enhancementUndertaking technology and market research about relevant IT managed services and outsourcing, appropriately communicating findings and conclusions within Attenda
  • Generation of content for white papers, position statements and other thought-leadership materials, working closely with the Attenda Marketing team who are responsible for their publication
  • Generation of key product / service documentation including requirements catalogues, product descriptions, product roadmaps and internal product collateral
  • Contributing to production of Attenda sales proposals, tender responses and presentations, and sales presentation delivery, supporting Attenda’s dedicated Pre-Sales teams

Desired Skills and Experience

Person:

  • Solid demonstrable overall IT experience with a good technical background, of which some years in IT managed services and outsourcing must have been spent.
  • Consistent and lengthy product management experience, ideally with some of this gained with an IT managed service provider
  • An excellent understanding of IT managed services and outsourcing, and general IT operations and service management, including ITIL and relevant ISO standards
  • Good presentation and report writing skills
  • Capable of working with senior Client-side IT management, with confidence and credibility
  • Good team player, with excellent  time management skills, and ability to carry a varied workload with minimal supervision

About this company

Attenda

Attenda (www.attenda.net) delivers a Business Critical IT managed services capability that combines business outcome focus with a structured methodology and supporting infrastructure and services.  This proven operational foundation allows Clients’ IT functions to truly fulfil their strategic role, whilst sustaining the agility that supports change and competitive advantage.

Through our structured Define, Design & Verify engagement methodology, we discover hidden opportunities, offer straightforward advice and facilitate the right choices for our Clients; consistently delivering exceptional Client service to keep critical applications optimised and available.    We have built up a commanding market reputation, with the industry's leading accreditations and an unrivalled portfolio of over 100 UK enterprise Clients, including bmi, Christian Aid, Microsoft, NHS, Nisa-Today, Princes, Regus, St. James’s Place and Travelodge.

We are an ISO9001, ISO27001 and ISO20000 accredited company, a Microsoft Gold Hosting Partner, VMware Premier Service Provider, a SAP Partner and SAP Certified in Cloud Services; we are also a G-Cloud certified service provider.

In addition we are one of only seven companies to have been ranked in the UK’s Sunday Times ARM Tech Track 100 for three consecutive years, have won the Best Managed Services Provider Award for three years running along with being voted VMware’s EMEA Hosting Partner of the Year and are one of only a handful of IT companies to achieve a 2 star accreditation in the 2011 Sunday Times Best Companies Survey.

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