Junior Product Manager

Location
England,Bristol
Salary
£20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
30 Jun 2017
Closes
19 Jul 2017
Ref
13838592/001
Contact
Stefani Tripi
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Leading manufacturing organisation seeks Junior Product Manager


Client Details

Our client is a leading Bristol based manufacturer operating within commercial and fast paced retail markets. With more than 3,000 employees worldwide and more than 30 factories across Europe, this is an exciting time to join a company experiencing strong growth.


Description

The Junior Product Manager will develop the product portfolio and work with Product Managers to achieve strategic goals and objectives.

Key responsibilities include:

* Support the product management team in all aspects of innovation from gathering market insights, investigating attractive market segments, exploring strategic search fields and developing unique, value adding solutions for customers. Leading to direct responsibility for a product portfolio
* Support the implementation of EPD plans including managing range extensions and product upgrades, ensuring adherence to the Innovation Process
* Maintain and develop product packaging ensuring compliance with all necessary standards including health & safety requirements
* Maintain, add and remove products as necessary, monitoring sales and profitability and making necessary actions to stimulate demand
* Maintain a watch of competitor activity, communicate relevant information to the business to support strategy development and portfolio planning
* Monitor product profitability and communicating action plans to the sales and marketing teams
* Maintain and update the PIM/DAM database in support of internal stakeholders and customer information requests
* Maintain monthly reporting, trend analysis and identifying issues & corrective actions at an early stage
* Create dashboards including Innovation performance
* Provide functional support to product managers and other internal stakeholders as required
* Promote Health & Safety in the workplace, displaying excellent personal safety and challenging others when unsafe behaviour is observed


Profile

The successful Junior Product Manager will have:

* Bachelors Degree in a technical discipline
* A background in Marketing
* Knowledge of construction and/or building markets
* Strong skills in Microsoft Office package (especially Excel)
* A full clean drivers Licence
* Strong communication and project management skills
* The ability to build relationships
* Willingness to travel domestically and abroad


Job Offer

Competitive package offered