Product Manager

Coalville, UK
01 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Experienced Product Manager looking for a new and exciting challenge?

This is a fantastic opportunity to shape a core product range at Antalis responsible for over £250m of sales revenue per annum

Based at our head office in Coalville, this exciting and demanding role will report to the Head of Channel and will be responsible for providing in-depth market, industry and competitor analysis to ensure that the optimum product mix is maintained.

We are looking for a dynamic individual who can manage and develop the product range to improve performance across all channels.

Ideally, you'll have experience in the paper industry, specifically with coated, uncoated, litho and digital related products.

Role responsibilities include:
  • Maximising our product profitability and availability through implementing robust lifecycle management processes
  • Monitoring and maintaining all product content for the portfolio for appropriate use in sales tools, marketing & promotional communication
  • Working with the Marketing Managers to deliver a product marketing plan with measurable activity - this will focus on communicating aligned and consistent USPs and messages with clear differentiation between Good, Better, Best products
  • Working closely with the sales team providing support, development of sales tools and delivering training to help them achieve their product KPI targets.
  • Working with the purchasing and procurement managers to provide commercial input in forecasting, supplier review and selection, and maximising any marketing funding support available
  • Working closely with the HQ product and marketing team to ensure that there is a clear rationale for the development of our brands and product ranges.
  • Effectively interpret all available industry, product, customer and supplier data and turn it into actionable insights that are communicated regularly to the business - e.g. Range health checks, range reviews and promotional analysis

Print Product Manager | Product Manager | Paper | Print | Products | Litho | Digital | Category Management | Marketing | Product Marketing | Coated Papers | Competitor Analysis

Essential Skills

Skills and Knowledge required:
  • Proven experience of category and customer marketing management principles and execution
  • Proven experience in leading and deploying 3 year category plans
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to deliver impactful presentations
  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong product knowledge of coated papers and related technology
  • Self-motivated with a determination to drive results and make it happen
  • Influencing and negotiating skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

About Company

Antalis is a market leading distributor of Paper, Packaging and Visual Communication products. This is a great opportunity to join an innovative company who puts the customer at the heart of everything we do.

Antalis is the European leader and the global leader (outside of the United States) in B2B distribution of Paper and Packaging solutions, and one of Europe's top three distributors of Visual Communication solutions. In 2016, the Group reported sales of €2.5 billion and employed 5,600 people serving almost 130,000 customers, companies and printers in 43 countries. Through its 118 distribution centres, Antalis makes more than 14,000 deliveries per day worldwide.

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