Product Development Executive (Retail) - Chiswick

Recruiter
Nanotek Ltd.
Location
West London
Salary
From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
15 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Product Development Executive (Retail) - Chiswick
Job Role:
On a daily basis you will liaise with various stakeholders from suppliers, test houses and IP attorneys to various internal departments and international divisions. Under the guidance of the Senior Product Manager, you will be responsible for taking ownership of assigned products from an early stage right up to being trialled. This will include aspects of product sourcing; generating cost sheets; functionally testing products; undertaking market research and competitor analysis; product certification and writing product briefs. 

Candidate Criteria:

Ideally the candidate will be from a business, marketing or product related background or someone with previous experience or a candidate with a flair for product marketing who is highly organised and keen to take our products through the various stages of product development including product specifications. Candidates will need to demonstrate a relevant qualification or previous experience.

You will be a team player, quick learner and first-class communicator as you will be dealing with a wide range of stakeholders from suppliers in the Far East to local UK lawyers. Language skills are an advantage but not essential.

  • Must have an eye for detail and experience of analysing data and products and when producing written reports, good spelling and grammar are essential.
  • Strong communication skills – both on telephone and face-to-face
  • Planning and organisational skills – ability to balance competing priorities.
  • Excel - good analytical skills – ability to organise, categorise and reproduce detailed information with speed and efficiency using Excel.