Product Manager

Location
England,Somerset
Salary
£35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Ref
13836556/001
Contact
Stefani Tripi
Job Discipline
Brand & Product
Experience Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Well-known manufacturing organisation seeks Product Manager


Client Details

Our client is a leading manufacturing organisation who due to impressive growth, are looking to appoint a Product Manager. This full time role will focus on driving the development and growth of a portfolio of products, and will work with key internal teams to ensure these product lines achieve their objectives in terms of sales volume and profitability. The role is based near Taunton and occasional travel may be required.


Description

Key responsibilities include:

* Developing an ongoing portfolio strategy that highlights areas of commercial opportunity and ensures long-term growth and maximum return on investment
* Producing product forecasts, incorporating planned developments, product life cycle, market trends etc.
* Responsibility for day-to-day ad hoc advising on quality issues
* To be recognised as understanding the consumer and how products meet their needs


Profile

The successful Product Manager will have:

* A proven track record in product development within a FMCG business
* The ability to contribute to strategic direction and development
* Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
* The ability to work within different teams of people on development, cost-saving and product maintenance projects
* Strong Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint) skills
* The ability to manage multiple projects and prioritise
* Willingness to travel occasionally


Job Offer

Competitive package offered