Product Manager

Employer
SFR Recruitment Solutions
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
6 Feb 2021

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Sector
Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

SFR Recruitment Solutions are working on an exciting opportunity for a Product Manager -

Access Solutions / Access Control based in the West Midlands.

To manage and co-ordinate the Access Control portfolio, including developing business development and marketing strategy alongside the sales and marketing teams.

Key responsibilities:

· Build relationships with key stakeholders to understand the needs of each department and implement strategies that meet requirements

· Take overall responsibility for assigned product categories

· Become the product champion and communicate standards, product changes and amended technical specifications

· Research and present competitive market analysis to support NPI

· Effectively manage the New Product Development / Introduction process

· Ensure new products meet the appropriate quality and safety standards

· Have full margin responsibility for product ranges ensuring margins and profitability are maximised · Effectively manage the overall product portfolio and own the product information held

· Agree pricing strategies, set pricing levels and agree and implement cost price changes

· Liaise with suppliers for product information and problem resolution

· Support the sales team in developing innovative promotional concepts and programs

· Implement an ongoing process of value engineering encompassing product, packaging and supply chain initiatives

· Carry out training with our stockists and staff

The ideal candidate will:

· Have experience in product management and an understanding of the principles and processes

· Have experience working with Digital Access Control

· IT literate with a good understanding of Microsoft Office

· Have the ability to deliver presentations

· Have a relevant degree or have relative experience

· Be enthusiastic, self-confident and committed with a positive outlook

· Be able to work with other staff as part of an efficient, professional and friendly working environment

· Possess good organisational and analytical skills with great attention to detail We are looking for candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds

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