Product Manager

Atlas Employment Ltd
Abingdon, UK
25 Jul 2019
30 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role - Product Manager

Salary - £45,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Location -Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Are you an experienced Project/Brand Manager seeking a new employment opportunity?
Atlas Employment is pleased to be working alongside an established client based in Abingdon to present this opportunity to an enthusiastic, driven and collaborative individual. The purpose of this role is to provide cross-functional leadership with regards to strategy, planning and introduction of a product.

What will you be doing as a Product Manager?
  • Translating business strategy into product strategy and driving action throughout the business to get products to market
  • Owning the product road map for all products within specific categories
  • Building up market vision; understand the brand, product requirements, pricing and competition in detail
  • Carrying out market research and recommending price positioning, and providing this detail and insight to stakeholders
  • Managing Third Party relationships including product selection, pricing and purchasing contracts
  • Giving expertise in the business on the product, the market, relevant technology and the competition
  • Identifying and communicating the key benefits and value of products to the rest of the business, creating and maintaining marketing plans and collateral
  • Liaising with the other Product Managers oversees as required, with occasional face-to-face visits
  • Providing product support for Channel managers and liaison with the UK sales team as required
  • Managing the Product team, including recruiting, training, mentoring and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Attending and/or participating in Exhibitions as and required by the business with the objective of understanding the brand products and competitors
  • Analysing of monthly sales reports on specific categories
  • Assisting the Production Planner in forecasting new lines, or key products in promotional periods, including involvement with the phase-in and phase-out of products
  • Collating feedback from sales and customers to monitor, report and improve the product performance
  • Setting up products and maintenance on operational systems such as Maginus

You should apply for the role of Product Manager if you have...
  • Previous Product/Brand management experience
  • Previous experience managing a team
  • Previous experience using SAP
  • Fluency Italian (desirable)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • A can-do attitude/Enthusiastic approach
  • Self-motivation
  • Strong attention to detail
  • An analytical approach
  • The ability to stay calm within a pressurised environment

Easy transport routes from; Oxford, Abingdon, Didcot, Wallingford, Newbury, Wantage, Steventon, Harwell, Drayton, Sutton Courtney, Cholsey, Goring, Witney

Job Type - Permanent
Status - Full-Time
Ref.No - BM90

If you think you may be a suitable candidate for the Product Manager role, please contact Bethany Major on at Atlas Employment

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

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