Product Manager

ZAC Recruitment
11 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client who manufacture architectural aluminium building products and systems which include Curtain Walling, Windows, commercial entrance doors and framing systems are looking to recruit a Product Manager based at their offices in the North West region.

Reporting to the Sales & Marketing Director, you would be responsible for the development of new products and the management of existing products across a selected product range to proactively meet the needs of the customer.

The role will include the identification of new market and product opportunities and the management of new product development programmes, ensuring that the market needs are met on time and to budget.

Key Responsibilities include:

• Management of specific project teams in line with product development process and associated plans
• Management of New Product Development Plans from initial market research through launch to post launch market performance monitors
• Liaison with the UK and European Marketing / New Product Development Teams
• Management of the product and price positioning strategies for all product groups
• Control and management of the product sales and margin budget
• Close liaison with both internal departments and external agencies
• Close contact with Main Contractors and Specifiers for project driven solutions as required to meet business needs

Skills Profile:

• Educated to degree level supported by the industry recognised CIM Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing
• Must have experience of Product Management and applying the principles of Marketing within the business to business markets
• Must have a clear understanding of the construction industry and the related specification processes
• Must have proven leadership qualities and be able to develop and deliver sound commercial proposals to support the key business strategies
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal and the ability to interact at all levels

Candidates from an Estimating or Design background within the Curtain walling industry will also be considered.

Salaries are dependent upon level of relevant experience

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