Product Manager - M&S (Greetings Cards)

Recruiter
Hallmark
Location
Bradford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
08 Sep 2019
Ref
1238988501
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Product Manager - M&S (Greetings Cards)

Our Product function is the melting pot of commercial strategy, data and creative. Working across Category, Trading, Creative and Operations, they get under the skin of customer expectation to develop product strategy. Effortlessly combining emotion and creativity with data and insight to continuously improve, innovate and maximise product and profitability.

Position: Product Manager - M&S
Location: Dawson Lane, Bradford, BD4 6HN
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £Competitive

About the role:

Understanding your retailer and their unique shopper needs, you'll develop products identifiable with the brand, customer and channel. From Gift Wrap, Occasion Cards and Accessories you use the overall product framework to create a unique range architecture for the coming seasons.

Responsibilities:

- Developing SKU (card) level brief with creative.
- Developing excellent Shopper and consumer understanding to inform product development.
- Effectively managing to the critical date path.
- Ensuring cost control and value for money delivery.

About you:

A seasoned multi-tasker, who is well versed in product development and passion about delivering great product solutions, you'll:

- Have previous experience of New Product Development, ideally within a FMCG sector. Greetings card industry experience specifically would be a distinct advantage.
- Have a full understanding of product engineering and costing, from idea generation, competitor and sales analysis through to product launch.
- Have excellent communication skills and the ability to influence and negotiate with people with varying agenda and levels of authority.
- Be a creative thinker with a continuous improvement mentality.
- Be resilient and comfortable with managing ambiguity.

Based at our Dawson Lane site in Bradford, close to key motorway links you'll be able to take advantage of:

- Competitive salary.
- Health Cashback Scheme.
- Flexible working opportunities.
- Free onsite parking.
- 26 days holiday plus bank holidays.
- A variety of other cultural and lifestyle benefits, aimed at promoting a positive work / life balance.

You may have experience of the following: Product Supervisor, Assistant Product Manager, Product Management, NPD, New Product Development, New Product Manager, Assistant Continuous Improvement Manager, Continuous Improvement, Assistant Product Operations Manager, Assistant Project Manager, Retail, FMCG, etc.

Ref: 88541

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