Product and Service Category Manager

Location
England,Merseyside
Salary
£28995 - £35156 per annum
Posted
05 Apr 2017
Closes
03 May 2017
Ref
13815204/001
Contact
Carlo Latronico
Job Discipline
Other
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A new role has been created to work for a central housing and social impact organisation. The role of Product and Service Category Manager will sit with the commercial function, helping the organisation grow it's partner led services offering.


Client Details

A social housing organisation based in Merseyside.


Description

As Product and Service Category Manager you will be responsible for:



* Understanding market opportunities and introducing new products and propositions through developing strategic partnerships with local businesses
* Segmenting the marketplace and identifying potential new partnerships through data analysis and market intelligence whilst also working with customers to identify needs
* Work with new partners to develop the proposition that falls in line with customer needs, focusing on pricing and routes to market
* Assess partnerships and their social advantage to the local community, working marketing to develop comms and PR stories that highlight the strengths and offerings to customers
* Measuring and reporting success



This role does require someone who is comfortable working in multiple functions and with various stakeholders as it will blend a mix of commercial, marketing, propositions and category.


Profile

The ideal Product and Service Category Manager will have:



* Excellent organisation and project management skills
* An exceptional ability to use data to understand market opportunities
* A comfort in speaking with potential partners and develop a commercial proposition with them
* Experience in working with marketing to develop PR and comms stories and plans
* Excellent presentation skills and the confidence in speaking with key stakeholders at all levels
* A commercial focus and ambition to grow a business through your own initiatives


Job Offer

£28,995 - £35,156

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