Assistant Product Manager - £20,000 + Bonus - Eastleigh
This is an exciting opportunity for someone with product management experience who is looking to develop their career within a global organisation. The Assistant Product Manager is responsible for both product planning and product marketing for their range of product lines. This includes managing the product throughout the product lifecycle, gathering and prioritising product and customer requirements, defining the product vision and delivery of winning products. It also includes working closely with sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.
Deliver Market and Product Requirements Documents with prioritised features and corresponding justification in line with the product strategy.
Management of product life cycle from conception through to withdrawal, including design, development and introduction of new core products to market.
Work with external third parties to assess partnerships and supplier opportunities.
Be the Champion for the products and provide effective customer service and support to internal stakeholders and end users. Including high level Technical and Quality support.
In conjunction with Sales and Marketing develop and implement highly effective POS materials including brochures, flyers, data sheets, case studies, power point presentations, in house and mobile demonstration facilities, product configuration and pricing software as well as mailers, lead generation programs, posters, seminars/conferences, exhibitions, e-marketing, we site and intranet etc.
Compile and evaluate market research on competitive activity, trends, advances in technology and opportunities within current and new markets.
Identify opportunities for new products from existing or new suppliers to fit with synergy into company portfolio.
Manage the introduction of new products within the company's internal and external sales teams, ensuring that they are fully competent in order to be able to promote and support the product.
Responsible for product positioning, risk analysis, pricing, including creating specific packages in order to achieve competitive advantages within the market place whilst maintaining profitability.
Communicate product feedback received from internal and external stakeholders and contributing market requirements for product planning affecting future product definition and specifications.
Set pricing, sales volume and profitability based upon size of market, competition and customer feedback and in line with company goals.
Assume responsibility and manage the setting up of part numbers, bill of materials in the ASW (MRP) system and internal price and delivery module, in association with the Product Managers.
Work with purchasing to manage inventory levels, process stock rotations, returns in line with sales requirements and budgets.
Work with purchasing to negotiate pricing with suppliers and scheduling annual supplier blanket orders.
Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.
Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
your application has been submitted