• Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 37000 - £ 55000 / Year
  • Category
    Marketing & Advertising - Market Research & Product Development
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

An experienced and driven Product Manager is required to join a well established and reputable company in East London.

My client is looking for someone to own a market leading product which has a strong environmental and cost saving story and has been implemented across some of the UK's largest retailers. Someone who can take the product to market , drive sales and own the P&L.

Salary is £37 - 55K (dependant on demonstrable experience)

Must have a BSc degree or equivalent

Role Responsibilities:

  • Determines customer's needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information.

  • Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes.

  • Assesses market competition by comparing the company's product to competitor's products.

  • Provides source data for product line communications by defining product marketing communication objectives.

  • Obtains product market share by working with sales director to develop product sales strategies and developing sales material.

  • Assesses product market data by calling on customers with field salespeople and evaluating sales call results.

  • Provides information for management by preparing short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analyses; answering questions and requests.

  • Brings new products iterations to market by analysing proposed product requirements and product development programs; preparing return-on-investment analyses; establishing time schedules with engineering and manufacturing.

  • Introduces and markets new products by developing time-integrated plans with sales, advertising, and production.

  • Determines product pricing by utilising market research data; reviewing production and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customised orders.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Essential Skills

  • Product Management

  • People Management

  • Understanding the Customer

  • Product Development

  • Requirements Analysis

  • Pricing

  • Planning

  • Competitive Analysis

  • Sales Planning

  • Financial Planning and Strategy

If you have the above knowledge and experience and are interested in this role, please submit your CV. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within a few days.

If you have further questions, please call 0208 594 9225.

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Please apply with your CV to: Lucy Jackson