Product Manager

Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
31 Oct 2016
Closes
30 Nov 2016
Ref
8660
Contact
Adam Walker
Discipline
Marketing
Sector
B2C
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time
Our Client is a up and coming multi-channel challenger brand within the home retail industry. With an ecommerce website due to launch in the next couple of months, this business are looking for an experienced Product Manager who can come in and take control of all product lines.

You will develop, implement and manage a range of Branded and Own Label Products that can be sold online, direct to installers/contractors, and through existing sales channels. With this role you will be establishing, defining and managing product ranges. You will be ultimately focusing on Product specification, quality standards, packaging requirements, branding and pricing. This is the perfect opportunity to not only join a great team of people but play a key leadership role in really driving this business forward.


The role:
- Research, benchmark and select Supply Partners to provide the optimum combined result incorporating Quality, Cost and Delivery implications
- Collate, manage and maintain all product data for E Commerce Sales Channels - Web Site and Marketplaces
- Develop all online content for home retail Products
- Work with Supplier Administration Staff to ensure stock levels are maintained in line with budgeted inventory levels and service level/sales targets
- Manage the product life cycle to optimise profit performance and minimise aged stock
- Undertake market research, benchmark competitors, product range mapping analysis
- Identification of new product opportunities and development of financial proposals and investment plans
- Research and identification of new product and innovation opportunities

Candidate Profile:
- Technically capable with knowledge of the Product Marketing within the UK retail sector
- Customer/market focussed with an understanding of Online Sales Channels
- Commercially astute with a proven track record establishing and maintaining Supplier relationships
- Excellent communicator that can liaise at all levels and operate effectively in a team
- An ability to meet deadlines and deliver results in a demanding environment
- Impact and influence with strong communication skills
- Excellent analytical skills required

Desired Skills:
- A background in home retail or E Commerce
- Experience in Purchasing and Product Marketing
- Driven and Motivated with the desire to deliver results

Salary
£40,000 - £45,000
Benefits
Manchester City Center


With the growth projection and future plans for this business, this is a fantastic opportunity to not only join the journey but help lead the charge. The brand & business are on a clear trajectory and welcome applications from candidates with relevant experience who are looking to lead a brand internationally.
For consideration & a confidential discussion please apply directly via this the advert or speak to Adam Walker at We Are Adam on 0161 3593789