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Head of product management

Posted 9 March by Rise Technical Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended
Head of product management


£45'000- £50'000 + Phone + Laptop + Pension + private healthcare + 33 days holiday

Excellent opportunity for a product manager or technical manager to join a company that will offer you an autonomous where you will have full responsibility or new product development and where you will play a key part in this companies growth.

Based in Cheddar this company are seen as the market leader in their field. They design unique products that are supplied around the globe. 2018 is set to be an exciting time for the company that they look to break into new markets and increase their product range.

In this role you will be accountable for the strategic direction and business performance of the product portfolio, taking responsibility for driving profitable growth via range development and enhancement.

This high-profile role will take the lead in managing product research requirements, product / technical specifications, identifying, developing and launching new products and collaborating with the senior sales team to deliver category development and increased market share. This role includes collaboration with China based suppliers to develop or adapt NPD suitable for the Brassware sector.

The ideal candidate will come from Brassware, plumbing, kitchen or bathroom product or technical management background.

This is a great role for a senior manager to join a rapidly expanding and ambitious business.

The role:

*Accountable for key financial deliverables.
*Budget responsibility to deliver NPD and product enhancement activities from range extensions through to new product categories.
*Deliver strategic product category plans outlining business direction and objectives including 3 year rolling roadmap for NPD.
*NPD process ownership - ensure all aspects of process are followed and delivered.
*Be a product 'expert' across Retail / Spec and competitor ranges - channel support.
*Strategic plan for product portfolio - including rolling product category plans.
*Implement product discontinuations / introductions / CPR / pricing / positioning / hierarchy.
*NPD - full lifecycle management including financial validation, design concepts, performance specification, testing, packaging, and launch preparation in conjunction with comms team.
*Promotional activity - product development / amendments as required.
*Category research requirements / data needs.

The person:
*Product management experience from Brassware, plumbing, kitchen or bathroom.
*High degree of commercial aptitude.
*Appreciate of china manufacturing and sourcing.

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This vacancy is being advertised by Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd. The services of Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd are that of an Employment Agency.

Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd regrets to inform that our client can only accept applications from engineering candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom.

Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit, or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply as your details will not be processed

Required skills

  • technical
  • management
  • product development
  • product
  • engineer
  • engineering
  • project
  • kitchen
  • bathroom
  • Technical manager
  • brassware
  • head of product development

Reference: 34644053

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