Product Manager

Product Manager

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 p.a.

Location: Birmingham

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Product Manager with minimum 5 years' experience in a strategic and hands-on product focussed role. This company is a fast-growing manufacturer and distributor based in Birmingham.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the performance of the full product range, from strategic planning to tactical activities.

  • Work closely with the marketing manager and digital marketer to deliver exceptional external and internal marketing collateral.

  • Working on catalogue production and web content generation.

  • Manage pricing across the whole product range, based on sales, margin consistency, knowledge of the market, competitor information.

  • Negotiate with suppliers to improve trading terms and manage distribution.

  • Work closely with the sales team to analyse business developments and monitor market trends to ensure we have products that meet customers’ needs, at the right price.

  • Assessing new product offers from existing suppliers, identifying new suppliers and commissioning in-house new product development.

  • Create product roadmaps

  • Work closely with purchasing and operations team to make optimal use of warehouse space and in-house stock preparation facility.

  • Investigate and answer more complex customer queries on behalf of sales team.

Key attributes/skills:

  • Strong commercial acumen

  • Creative – able to think laterally and find unexpected solutions.

  • Technically minded with a good grasp of manufacturing techniques and technologies.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Analytically minded with ability to process qualitative and/or quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from it.

  • Able to collaborate with stakeholders throughout the company.

  • Ability to deal effectively with overseas suppliers.

To find out more about this position, please get in touch today! Interviews will begin W/C 17th September.