Product Manager

Wavelength Recruitment Ltd
£30,000 - £35,000 p.a.
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Product Manager £30k / £35k (depending on experience) The Product Manager will own the entire product process - from concept, purchasing, implementation to analysis. This is an inventive, market-led role that involves close liaison with departments throughout the company. Key Tasks: Research new product introduction and create quarterly proposals for review Analyse the existing product range and highlight gaps or areas of opportunity. Liaise with supplier and agree supply dates Provide indicative sell pricing based on market research Ensure front-line staff are trained on product knowledge Co-ordinate product launches Monitor first orders and assist warehouse with despatch locations Report back on new product performance on a monthly basis Create and maintain a product database including key technical data Assess existing product range on a quarterly basis and highlight slow-moving stock Run the NPD (New Product Development) team Be the bridge for products between sales / operations, in terms of sourcing potential / market fit. Manage the stock build as part of the P&L to maintain targets Key Skills: Have a good understanding and previous experience of new product development and product lifecycle management, ideally from within a b2c retail or e-commerce environment. Project management Excellent communication skills Commercially minded Self-starter with strong organisation skills Able to easily interpret data for analysis purposes Willingness to travel on occasion Wavelength Recruitment Ltd are acting as an employment agency on this occasion
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