Product Manager

Posted 1 November by CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd
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Product Manager - £30,000

9 Months fixed term contract


Excellent opportunity for a Product Manager/Administrator to join a reputable retailer in Harrogate. This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic global manufacturer working closely with the EMEA Marketing Director.

Specific responsibilities will include managing the new product development process, managing product refresh projects, working closely with the US Brand Marketing counterparts, competitive analysis and sales data analysis. You will take on a variety of responsibilities in a fast-paced, high-growth organization.

Product Manager Duties:

*Conduct category analysis and recommend how new products and features will fill portfolio opportunities.
*Lead category specific new product launches from conception through execution (pricing, positioning, packaging, etc.), working collaboratively with different functions.
*Manage all product refresh projects from conception through to execution, working collaboratively with our sales planners and Operations teams to manage launch timings and roll out plans.
*To maintain EMEA product roadmap and responsible for creation and communication of our new / refresh product communication tool kit for our internal sales team and international Distributor partners.
*Work in partnership with Account Managers and Sales Team to support and deliver sales presentations, business reviews and NPD presentations to support the growth targets.

Key competencies:

*Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
*Project Management - Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.
*Teamwork - Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.
*Cost Consciousness - Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.
*Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
*Judgement - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgement; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
*Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
*Initiative - Volunteers readily; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks.
*Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

Experience Required

*Bright, highly-motivated individual with a broad skill set
*Balances strategic and creative thinking with willingness to roll up his/her sleeves
*Team player
*Strong organizational, analytical, and writing skills
*Entrepreneurial spirit and desire
*Attention to Detail

Education or experience:

*Educated to degree level
*Minimum 2 years Product and Marketing focus
*Experience working cross functionally with Sales, Operations and Product Development
*Ability to plan, deliver and achieve
*Already operating successfully in a marketing, product marketing, category marketing position

CLD Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Required skills

  • marketing
  • project manager
  • project administration
  • Product manager

Reference: 39276911

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