Product Manager – Accreditation Portfolio

Product Manager – Accreditation Portfolio

Product and Services Department

Permanent contract

Central London based

The Kennel Club is the UK’s largest organisation dedicated to protecting and promoting the health and welfare of all dogs. An exciting opportunity has become available for a Product Manager (Accreditation) to join the Kennel Club. You will report directly to the Executive for Products and Services. 

The role will be responsible for the design, construction and management of Kennel Club products and services under the accreditation portfolio to support our strategy. These include our Assured Breeder Scheme, Kennel Club Accredited Instructor scheme, judges’ competency framework, Registered Clubs and Show Licensing.

You will be working closely with the Marketing, Operations, Finance and Subject Matter Experts, to ensure agreed targets are met for the Portfolio as a whole and for each of the products and services within it.

Your role will include the selection, definition and construction of all products and services taking into account both the specific needs of the Kennel Club and good and generally accepted practice externally.  Furthermore you will be responsible for the collation and delivery of product management documentation such as product plans, business modelling, channel review and engagement strategies with stakeholders including SME’S. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strategic thinking skills
  • Knowledge of Kennel Club accreditation programmes
  • Experience of delivering significant projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communications.
  • Strong Microsoft office skills and excellent attention to detail to ensure high levels of standards are met.
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Convincing and persuasion skills
  • Strong and confident communicator
  • Ability to work under pressure and motivate others to meet tight deadlines.

A business or management degree would be desirable as well as a Quality Management or Project Management qualification.

The closing date for all applications is 11 June 2018.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV and cover letter explaining why you are suitable for this position to A full job description is available from this address. Please contact Lorna Chalk, HR Advisor if you would like further information about the role.


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