Product Manager

Recruiter
Rhodium Consulting
Location
Northampton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1217130115
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Product Manager

£35-45,000+ excellent package

Ref: PJ0000353


We are retained by this prestigious client with a strong heritage within their industry.They are a manufacturer with a notable name.

Due to continued success we are seeking to recruit a Product Manager for this sought-after role.

Summary

Representing a trusted brand with strong recognition & market share within the UK and internationally, we are a lean marketing & product management team with an aggressive development & launch schedule, operating in a fast moving and increasingly crowded market. We are looking for a talented individual to drive the development of our portfolio, manage its full life-cycle and provide the vital link between the Market and Company Engineering, Sales, Operations and Marketing teams.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

·Specifying market requirements for current and future products by conducting Market Research.Specifically:

Lighting Market

Electrical Wholesalers

Electrical Contractors

End Users

Competitors

·Translating and communicating these findings to Internal Stakeholders and make recommendations regarding the introduction of new products and the development of existing products

·Advising the marketing teams of the focus of promotional campaigns and product launches and advising on who to target the campaigns to i.e. wholesaler, contractor, end user

·Communication of product positioning, key benefits and target customer

·Working with the Forecasting department to forecast the effect on sales as a result of new product introduction and product improvements

·Brief internal and external stakeholders in new products and the existing product portfolio

·Advise and make recommendations to the Marketing Director on price positioning of the product range

·Evaluate the pricing of the product range on a quarterly basis and advise the Marketing Director on these evaluations

·To take ownership of the product lifecycle and manage the critical path to ensure that launch dates are met

·Advising and making recommendations on the withdrawal of products from the product range and managing phase outs

Person Specification

·High energy individual with positive outlook, can-do attitude and ability to blend creative flair with execution rigour

·Strong analytical, communication & presentation skills

·Ideally with good knowledge of the lighting (or other building services) market, the electrical trade channel and construction industry specification channels

·3 to 5 years' experience working in a marketing or product management function within the Lighting or Building Services industry ideally.

If you are looking for a new challenge and you want to work for a company that really does value its staff - then we would like to hear from you.

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