Product Manager

Location
England,West Midlands,Birmingham
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
07 Nov 2018
Ref
13959647/001
Contact
Kate Upton
Job Discipline
Innovation & NPD
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for a Product Manager to join the team this well respected non-food FMCG client at a pivotal time in their growth and development.


Client Details

With reinvestment as a focus, the organisation is driven by its passion for scientific innovation and invests over 10% of revenue back into Research & Development to guarantee continued growth.



The entire portfolio offers promising technology that guarantees its partners and customer's true excellence. All business groups are united in their continuous aim for delivering high standards of quality to customers and their consumers.



My client's main objectives are to maintain the company's long-term existence and promote the scientific innovation behind the brand. The business focuses highly on attention to detail and has a strong emphasis on continual scientific development and social responsibility.


Description

Reporting to the Global Marketing Director , the Product Manager will be a commercially minded and results driven Marketer who is able to grasp technical issues and lead on implementation projects.



Key Accountabilities include:



* The structured implementation of initiatives to drive growth and ensure compliance. Including: new product introduction, market entry, artwork/copy changes, technical/performance developments, legislative/regulatory compliance.





* Managing the on-line portal/database in order to ensure all product data is accurate and kept up to date.





* Working with external regulatory expert consultancies to ensure full product compliance in each country.





* Driving efficiency and effectiveness (via multi lingual packs, common formats/recipes etc.) to minimise complexity and cost.





* Executing a structured and auditable trail for all projects, aligning standards with the Global Team.





* Identifying operational/process problems and proactively developing corrective actions.





* Acting as a central contact for coordinating operational/product expertise and sharing best practise.





* Collaborating effectively with key internal stakeholders.





* Providing support for the Global Marketing Director as required.


Profile

The successful candidate for the role of Product Manager will be a commercially minded and highly numerate individual who can demonstrate the ability to grasp technical issues- ideally you will have worked within a large non-food FMCG business.



Additionally the following knowledge and experience is required:



* Degree-2.1 or above in a recognised science oriented subject manner.





* A minimum of 3 - 5 years proven track record with outstanding results delivering projects.





* Tangible experience of maintaining processes and systems containing large amounts of data.





* Experience of working with external (regulatory) agencies and suppliers.





* Proven ability to work with a dispersed team.





* Ability to travel globally - US/Asia/Europe





* Adaptability and willingness to learn.


Job Offer

£competitive + company benefits

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