Product Manager

Mars Recruitment
Oxfordshire, UK
13 Oct 2019
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
**Product Manager, Abingdon, up to £38,000**

MARS Recruitment are proud to be partnering and recruiting for a global retail brand who is synonymous for technology with style! This amazing organisation employs 170 staff in the UK, they have a £70m turnover with a recent £10m investment into a brand new office within Abingdon. Due to natural growth, they now seek passionate & talented Product Manager to provide important crossfunctional leadership and lead strategy within the business.

**The successful Product Manager will be responsible for:**

- The development of specific product categories to be agreed at the time of employment, translating business strategy into product strategy and driving action throughout the business to get products into market
- Owning the product road map for all products within the specific agreed categories
- Being a recognised expert in the business on the product, the market, relevant technology and the competition
- Identifying and communicating key benefits and value of products to the rest of the business which will be used to create and maintain marketing plans and collateral
- Analysis of monthly sales reports on specific categories as well as manage the product email inbox support
- Assisting the Production Planner in forecasting new lines, or key products in promotional periods. This include involvement with the phasein and phaseout products
- Liaising with the Italian Product Managers as required with occasional facetoface visits
- Product support for Channel Managers and liaising with the UK sales team as required
- Attending and/or participating in Exhibitions as required by the business with the objective of understanding the companys products and competitors

**You will need:**

- To be educated to degree level
- To have experience in product management or a similar role
- Knowledge of MS Office Packages such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel
- Italian is desirable but not essential
- Leadership skills and the ability to communicate across departments
- To be able to work as a team, be very organised with a good attention to detail and a good negotiator
- The ability to stay calm and selfmotivated

**About the company:**

They offer the chance to work in amazing, bright, open plan and modern offices with a friendly and engaging environment. Also on offer is a package of 25 days holiday, pension and income protection scheme and staff discount on the purchase of their products.

If this Product Manager opportunity is of interest, please apply below or contact one of our experienced consultants at MARS Recruitment.

MARS Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from suitably qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, sex, marital status, national origin, religion, age, disability, or any other protected status. Suitable candidates for the role will be contacted within 3 working days, unfortunately if you havent heard back in this time your application has been unsuccessful at this time.

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