Product Manager (Marketing)

Recruiter
Focus Resourcing Group
Location
Merthyr Tydfil
Salary
£23000 - £25000 per annum + Career progression
Posted
14 Apr 2017
Closes
14 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is looking for a Product Manager to join their team to cover a maternity leave of 18 months possibly longer. The role will involve developing product group strategies that underpin the overall Category strategy and develop and lead execution of promotional activity to deliver customer and contribution growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Define annual objectives and needs for inclusion in the marketing plan
  • Develop and lead promotional campaigns
  • Develop a deep understanding of customer needs and wants by product group
  • Undertake regular product level analysis to identify issues and opportunities & promote findings to the Category team
  • Continuously review make-up and implement activity to drive volume into core range
  • Ensure sales have sufficient product information to accurately promote product & are aware of statutory obligations
  • Lead commercial dialog with key suppliers to establish the company as the preferred primary care channel partner
  • Identify needs & coordinate Contact centre product training
  • Prepare & submit timely promotional product forecasts
  • Monitor inventory to identify and reduce risk of aged stock
  • Prepare, review and distribute reports, commentary, analysis and other performance data

Essential Skills:

  • Broad marketing knowledge with a focus on merchandising, market research and direct marketing experience
  • Good Commercial acumen & financial awareness
  • Strong analytical & Excel skills
  • Project management skills
  • CIM qualified

Company offer an excellent working environment and career. Car driver due to location .