Product Manager

Brewster Pratap
£30k - £35k pa
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
THE COMPANY: Brewster Pratap are recruiting for a market leading online electrical retailer based near Goole. Due to internal progression they are currently recruiting a suitably experienced Product Manager (Buyer) to drive revenue and margin growth in a given area, and support the General Manager in delivering the agreed category and brand strategies. Main Categories: Software, Servers, Back-up, Thin Clients, UPS, Networking, NAS, Network Cables THE JOB: - Contribution to development of strategy for brands / categories, including consumer and business planning to address markets in both areas. To include a some degree of interaction with marketing & sales departments to deliver - Managing the range of products listings on the website in conjunction with the Assistant Product Manager, and in accordance with category and brand strategy - Definition of appropriate facets to facilitate best shopping experience - Contribution to the development and maintenance of pricing strategy & promotional content - High level support for Customer Service and Business Sales (including coverage of Solutions inbox where appropriate) - Developing & maintaining relationships with distributors and manufacturers for day-to-day and short term strategy - Developing, planning & co-ordination of marketing activity in conjunction with manufacturers, distributors and the marketing department - Direction of re-order reporting, purchase order raising and management of stock queries, in conjunction with the Assistant Product Manager - Direction of raising of rebate and marketing invoices, in conjunction with the Assistant Product Manager - Undertaking of manufacturer accreditations to an appropriate level where applicable, in order to contribute to overall company partner status - Support development of own-brand products & strategy in conjunction with Imports department THE PERSON: - High standard of planning, organisational and time management skills (essential) - High standard of communication skills to enable effective liaising with other areas of the business including Marketing, Sales, Finance, Warehouse & Directors (essential) - Good standard of presentation skills in order to host & lead supplier meetings, including quarterly reviews with the General Manager / Directors, and external management - High standard of negotiation skills in order to influence suppliers & other parts of the business to deliver positive outcomes within their area (essential) - Ability to coordinate own and others workload to deliver to multiple deadlines (essential) - Ability to take ownership of tasks, problems and issues, and delegate where appropriate to ensure they are either resolved, or highlighted to the General Manager / wider company (essential) - Develop a detailed knowledge of the market, competitive landscape and their product range in order to make well-informed decisions (essential) KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS: - Sales targets & activity deadlines delivered as agreed - Control of stock inventory within agreed levels - Customer escalations dealt with promptly and to the highest standards - Identify areas for development based on BI reporting - Level of aged debt outstanding within agreed parameters THE BENEFITS: Salary up to £40,000 depending on experience, 50% bonus, 20 days holiday to increase to 25 over 5 years, free on-site parking, free on-site gymnasium, on-site canteen Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group focuses on the recruitment of talent in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. If you are interested in discussing this job in more detail or any other aspect of recruitment and talent identification we would really like to hear from you. Please visit our website at ************************ for more information on Jobs or Recruitment.
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