Product Sales Financing Consultant

Recruiter
BRAND RECRUITMENT
Location
Hemel Hempstead
Posted
22 Apr 2019
Closes
29 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Product Sales Financing Consultant - Consumer Retail, Hemel Hempstead -

A unique contract opportunity to join forces with an exceptional global technology business and one of the leaders in innovation and progressive technology. This is a confidential new opening for a strategic and analytical product specialist to implement a new consumer subscription business model which will be rolled out on a global scale.

This business are seeking to recruit a strategic and analytical Product Sales Financing Manager. The successful candidate will implement a new consumer subscription business model. Working closely with head office and partner companies, you will build a comprehensive knowledge of the market place and customer values to drive the successful introduction of this new service.

You will be an experienced, engaging professional with a good mix of both finance and marketing experience and knowledge of the dynamics of subscription models, in store services activation via cards, and consumer credit within retail both in store and online. You will work closely with sales teams, in country Business managers, Business Unit product launch group, service and finance teams. You will confidently and demonstrably be able to communicate all this market knowledge to senior management and occasionally to head office, to contribute to a strong subscription package development that enables business growth.

This role is based out of Hemel Hempstead and will involve regular travel across Europe.

Key Responsibilities:

Technology
*Have a strong understanding of key company technologies and those of competitors, whilst also understanding the key subscription services in the market and the predicted future trends of this market
*Technically evaluate and analyse products, competitors and their subscription offerings

Project management
*Master the project management skills in order to actively contribute to the subscription proposition development by properly engaging with key stakeholders

Product Planning
*Track the price/features/value propositions of key competitors and other industry standards with a segmented approach, use this information and technology developments as inputs to plan future subscription programs
*In conjunction with Head Office, from the product's differentiation identify the Customer Value (benefits) of the services to be launched

Market
*Deep understanding of the subscription models within the Consumer market, ideally for the IT /Telco industries
*Working with the Market Research team and Product Management, use external and internal data sources to build the correct segmented market sizing and trend view for business and product planning

Customer
*Working with the Market Research team and stakeholders, gain an insight and understanding of the customer profile for the subscription programs. The understanding will include the market segment and resulting 'customer value' to ensure we fully understand customer requirements
*Support the regional sales teams to pitch the subscription based, new business models to the channel (both in person or by training others)
*Act as a product manager for the subscription based new business models, supporting all the activities for the introduction of the subscription

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

Applications are welcomed from subscription Consumer Consultants, Finance & Marketing Consultants, Product Finance Managers and Product Marketing Managers

*Strong Project Management skills
*Good communication skills, with the ability to build strong rapport with Retailers/E-tail buyers
*Good understanding of subscription models, in store services activation via cards, and consumer credit (i.e. iTunes/Spotify) with retailers across Europe
*Numerate; with attention to detail
*Analytical and questioning manner with the ability to make sense of data
*Very good Excel knowledge and general IT knowledge (PC and Mobile OS's, Network)
*Speaking more than one European language will be valued

Due to the location of the office, this role could be of interest to those living in Aylesbury, Luton, Letchworth, Bedford, Watford, Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City, St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, Dunstable, and Milton Keynes.

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