Head of Category and Insights

Closing Date
Sat, 31 Oct 2020

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Ruddington, Nottingham


Dependent on Experience

Ideagen is growing at a rapid pace and in-order to ensure this trend continues we want to further strengthen our commercial aptitude and directional sway in preparation of this. The role of Category Head is one of adopting a deep understanding of our existing products/ solutions portfolio and the capabilities within. Taking stock of external markets, competitors and geographical maturity in relation to the sectors we already service. Working collaboratively with several functions across the business inclusive of Product, Marketing, R&D, Development, Customer Success and Sales to further determine the direction of our offering, as well as explore and identify opportunities within new ones.

Key responsibilities:

  • Insights, Analytics – Working with both the Insights Manager and Business Analyst within your team you aggregate both internal and external insight to purposefully drive the business ambitions towards growth and optimising relevance of offering to the respective target market.
  • Product & Development teams – Forge a strong relationship and interface with both the Product and Development teams to assess the capabilities and possibilities within each of or across our product suite.
  • Commercialisation – As part of the planning process, assess the commercial implications of the proposed direction, as well as its impact on the bottom line, penetration and market share.
  • Pricing – Integral to the success of all SaaS based solutions. Taking into account all cost implications, modelling a variety of pricing structures and have as part of them a structured upsell and cross-sell opportunities matrix.
  • Projections – Reflective of the proposed initiatives that demonstrate what can be achieved, to whom, how and over what period time.
  • Outcome - Create and evangelise the collective attributes served up in the form of a series of commercial business proposals that would be approved by the Ideagen Executive team and provide direction to contributing functions within the business.

To be considered for this role, you must have:


  • Works/ worked in a similar capacity with demonstrative case studies to show the impact of your efforts
  • Solid commercially oriented individual.
  • Detail driven, but equally able to step back to recognise the potential impact that could be achieved.
  • Collaborator, Team player.
  • Inquisitive, must look beyond where we are to where we want to be.
  • Persuasive, trustworthy and presents with a passion.
  • People management skills as the role has direct reports

What's in it for you?

While we take our work and deliverables seriously, we have a relaxed working environment and we want our people to be rewarded for their hard work. We offer benefits such as; 34 days’ holidays (inclusive of bank holidays), Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay, Contributory Pension Scheme, Free On-site Parking, Private Medical Insurance and many more!

Who are Ideagen?

If you’ve ever flown in a plane, been in hospital, or even given blood, there’s a good chance we’ve helped keep you safe. For nearly a quarter of a century, we’ve been providing software solutions to thousands of customers such as the UK NHS, Virgin, PwC, Emirates, Heineken and even Harvard University. We’re not a large faceless corporation, but we’re not a fly-by-night dot com company either. With more than 550 employees in multiple locations across the UK, USA, Dubai, Malaysia and Bulgaria – not including our global Partner Network – we’re one of the most exciting and fastest growing software companies in the world.

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