Product Manager

Location
England,Kent
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
03 Apr 2019
Closes
01 May 2019
Ref
14006012/001
Contact
Stacey Dow
Job Discipline
Brand & Product
Experience Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As the Product Manager you will lead the EMEA NPD process to bring products to market. You will be responsible for implementing the product category and brand marketing strategies for the portfolio of personal care brands; including new haircare.


Client Details

A leading in-home wellness business, founded in the US with offices globally.


Description

As Product Manager your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

* Develop product category strategies for the next two/three years on a rolling basis in conjunction with Marketing Director

* Project manage delivery of the NPD roadmap, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders ensuring timely launch of new products

* Feedback EMEA requirements to US and China offices to ensure EMEA market needs are met.

* Propose, set (in conjunction with sales director) and review product pricing to agreed margin requirements

* Implement the marketing strategic plans in conjunction with local country marketing teams and ROW distributors, providing support and tactical direction with accountability for: NPD, Promotional activity, MARCOMS, PR, POS, Advertising, Social Media, Packaging design

* Support sales team with customer presentations and attend customer meetings as and when required

* Develop POS in partnership with the Trade Marketing Manager in line with activity and budget, liaising with third party suppliers as necessary to meet retailer requirements

* Manage white label product requirements/requests (including own brand/private label opportunities)

* Actively seek new opportunities from a product or communications perspective to grow the Personal Care categories

* Monitor market movements/trends and maintain market intelligence reports, be the leading authority on changes within your category of responsibility

* Produce required literature e.g. catalogues and sales sheets, data sheets and technical specifications

* Actively seek new opportunities from a product or communications perspective to grow the Personal Care categories


Profile

The successful candidate will be able to clearly demonstrate the below skills and attributes:

* Solid commercial experience in an international marketing environment

* Marketing / Business degree (or equivalent product marketing experience)

* Proven development and implementation of strategic brand/product business plans across UK and EU markets

* Experienced and confident communicator with proven presentation skills to internal and external stakeholders

* Proven analytical skills, commercially driven and able to clearly demonstrate ROI

* Third party agency management experience

* IT Microsoft Office literate (Excel, PPT etc.)

* Ability to adapt quickly to change and manage priorities in a high paced challenging commercial environment.


Job Offer

Product Manager

Kent

Competitive salary plus additional benefits

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