Our client is a leading distributor of car parts and accessories throughout Ireland for over 50 years and are investing in their growing team to ensure they provide their customer base with industry leading knowledge and solutions. The role This is a challenging but rewarding position with a growing market leader. The main purpose of the Brand Manager is to ensure that all supplier data is used to be able to keep their customer base informed with industry leading knowledge and solutions. ·Set the pricing levels for new parts introduced to the range based on company parameters and competitor intelligence ·Advise on price increases based on supplier information, company parameters and competitor intelligence ·Creating new part numbers based on supplier information and cross reference data ·Ensuring availability figures are at satisfactory company levels ·Sourcing part numbers from different suppliers when main supplier is out of stock or pricing not competitive in the marketplace ·Analysing lost sales data and working with suppliers to reduce this ·Advising marketing of new to range information and recommending promotions based on supplier and NPD information ·Analysing sales out information at part number level and making recommendations. ·Carrying out supplier meetings with focus on determining NPD activity, sales activity by part number, promotional activity and price positioning. The person ·Disciplined and methodical with keen attention to detail qualities ·Inquisitive and thorough in their search for information ·Excellent MS office skills ·A good communicator who is not afraid to challenge the status quo ·A working knowledge of the automotive aftermarket is desirable. Are you a product manager, assistant product manager, data analyst, catalogue data support, sales executive, sales manager, business develop manager in a motor factor, wholesaler, franchised dealer network, retail network, automotive aftermarket manufacturer, automotive aftermarket distributor, OE distributor. If you want to take up this exciting opportunity with an automotive aftermarket leader please apply or contact Stewart Lupton on 07763004067 for further details.