Product Manager

West Bromwich Commercial
12 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, one of the UK's leading suppliers of equipment, tools and materials to the education market, is seeking Product Manager to join their existing team in Shrewsbury

Reporting to the Strategic Sourcing Manager, you will have responsibility for the management of a defined product range, from conception to discontinuation, and for all elements of the marketing mix.

The ideal candidate will either be a graduate in a related field, or a Product Manager looking to develop their career and progress into their second or third Product Management role. They will also possess the ability to analyse results to establish trends and forecasts, and the commercial acumen to ensure growth opportunities are maximised.

Skills required:

- Educated to degree level or equivalent in a related field.
- Creative strategic thinker
- Confident communicator
- Results orientated
- Highly numerate
- Competent IT skills, particularly Excel
- Strong commercial acumen.
- Able to collate and analyse results to establish trends and forecasts
- Able to undertake regular, self-directed research/benchmarking
- Flexible and adaptable
- Client focused
- Good negotiating skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Proven experience and understanding of patent and IP acquisitions.

In return you will be offered a competitive salary of £18-£25k doe

- Working hours - 37.5 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
- 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising each year to a maximum of 10 additional days
- Pension auto enrolment following 3-months service
- Health Shield cashback plan following 6-months' probation
- Life insurance at 1 x salary
- Enhanced company sick pay

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