Assistant Product Manager (graduate)

Location
England,Shropshire,Shrewsbury
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
13 Jun 2018
Closes
11 Jul 2018
Ref
13928797/001
Contact
Kate Upton
Job Discipline
Innovation & NPD
Experience Level
Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for a graduate to join the team of this Business Services client as an Assistant Product Manager.


Client Details

A Shropshire based supplier of educational equipment to schools, colleges and universities .


Description

* To manage and grow sales and product portfolio gross margin in line with strategic objectives.

* To conduct market research on existing and proposed products, refining product propositions.

* To conduct competitor research, identifying product and pricing discrepancies which result in opportunities for, and threats to the business.

* * To maintain and improve product data in the back-office and customer-facing systems, by working closely with the Procurement team and suppliers.
* * To manage the product lifecycle , identifying products for discontinuation when appropriate.
* * To support pricing processes to achieve margin targets.
* * To analyse product and product group performance which drives intelligent marketing campaigns.
* * To work with the Marketing Communications team to design, improve and manage marketing collateral for our product ranges.
* * To work with the Marketing Communications team to improve the presentation of products through marketing media, including catalogues and websites.


Profile

The successful candidate for the role of Assistant Product Manager will be highly numerate and ideally possess a degree within a numerical or scientific subject and will additionally possess:

* The ability to collate and analyse data to identify trends and be proactive in taking action to drive results.

* Good data manipulation skills, using tools such as Microsoft Excel.

* Strong communication skills both verbally and in written language.


Job Offer

£18,000-£20,000