Product Development Manager - Promotional Gifts

Recruiter
Recruitment Genius
Location
West London
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
14 Apr 2017
Closes
14 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Based in Chiswick, West London, an innovative promotional gift company, known for developing excellent quality global gift collections for blue-chip clients and gifts with purchase for luxury brands, is looking for an experienced product development manager.

Their gifts are designed and developed specifically for clients, and then stocked and distributed to subsidiaries globally. Their products represent them and their clients' brands.

Joining a small creative, dynamic company, the role will be to develop excellent quality - promotional gifts that meet their clients' requirements. Ideally you will have at least 5 years' experience in product development with hands-on experience of sourcing and developing new products from Far East suppliers.

You will be able to apply your skills to:

- Work on a large range of product types - stationery, plush toys, leather goods, bags, writing instruments, small consumer electronics etc.
- Meet deadlines in product delivery to their clients
- Help generate new product ideas through to final design sheets
- Source new suppliers and maintain relationships with existing suppliers
- Coordinate quality control teams for factory visits.

Attributes
- Methodical and systematic
- Calm under pressure
- Taking ownership of projects
- Responsible self starter
- Good 'eye' for design, colour etc

Key skills
- Project management
- Negotiation
- Managing multiple projects simultaneously
- Illustrator, Photoshop

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