Product Manager - Camping Equipment

Recruiter
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Location
Port Glasgow
Posted
25 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Product Manager - Camping Equipment (Family Tents & Accessories) A Product Manager is required to join one of the UK's most successful companies within the Outdoor Leisure sector. Location - Port Glasgow, Scotland (Head Office) Package - A remuneration package that rewards results, inclusive of a Contributory Group Personal Pension Plan & Benefits. Reporting to the Family Product Team Manager, the Product Manager will be responsible for the management of: - - Product development, from inception and design through to sampling and delivery, adhering to the critical time paths. - Sourcing materials & manufacturers, develop & maintain costing models and manage the development process of our brands. - Clear and accurate timelines that meet and provide the crucial link between the Team and other key Departments, including the training of the Sales Team. - Delivering range proposals that reflect market trends and customer/consumer needs. - Supplier visits world-wide; minimum of 3-4 trips per annum (approx. duration/trip of 14 days) and attendance at Trade Exhibitions (minimum 2 events). This opportunity will appeal to ambitious, resourceful self-starters, who must possess and therefore can demonstrate a working knowledge of the Product Category i.e. Family Camping Equipment including Tents & Accessories. Ideally, the successful candidate will also have first-hand experience of sourcing in Asia and preferably have an avid interest in Outdoor pursuits, particularly Family Camping. Your personal attributes will include: - - Strong negotiation skills and a collaborative attitude - Superior communication skills - IT skills within Mac and MOS applications e.g. Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, In-Design, Solid Works and MOS applications (Excel, Word, & PowerPoint). If you are an ambitious dynamic self-starter, who can rise to the challenge of this role, then please forward a full CV. Closing Date For Applications: 9th October 2017 Interview Dates: 23rd October'17 & 26th October'17 Responses shall only be issued to those selected for Interview
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