Junior Product Manager

Location
England,Bristol
Salary
£23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted
12 September 2017
Closes
10 October 2017
Ref
13849094/001
Contact
Stephanie Bishop
Job Function
Brand / Product
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As part of this role you will be enrolled on to a training programme focused on product management to develop and progress within this global business. The Junior Product Manager will support the product management team in innovation, gathering market insight and developing solutions for customers.


Client Details

I am currently working with a global manufacturer of building supplies based in Bristol. With offices in over 42 countries, their commitment to innovation and sustainability is what sets them apart from the competition. Not only will you get a buzz from working with a truly committed team, you will learn from the experts from within the industry and make a real impact on the company and the industry.



As part of this role you will work closely with the UK based product management team as well as colleagues in the European innovation hubs to develop and improve product offerings.


Description

The Junior Product Manager responsibilities will include:

* Supporting the product management team in all aspects of innovation from gathering market insights, investigating attractive market segments, exploring strategic search fields and developing unique, value adding solutions for customers. Leading to direct responsibility for a product portfolio.

* Assisting on maintaining and developing product packaging.

* Maintaining, adding and removing products as necessary, monitoring sales and profitability and making necessary action to stimulate demand.

* Maintaining a watch of competitor activity, communicate relevant information to the business to support strategy development and portfolio planning.

* Maintaining and updating the database in support of internal stakeholders and customer information requests.

* Maintaining monthly reporting, trend analysis and identifying issues & corrective actions at an early stage.

* Creating dashboards including Innovation performance.

* Providing functional support to product managers and other internal stakeholders as required.


Profile

The successful Junior Product Manager will have:

* Educated to degree level or equivalent

* A background in Marketing, within a manufacturer would be advantageous

* Knowledge of construction and/or building markets

* Strong skills in Microsoft Office package (especially Excel)

* A full clean drivers Licence

* Strong communication and project management skills

* The ability to build relationships

* Willingness to travel domestically and abroad


Job Offer

Competitive salary, 25 days + bank holiday, cycle to work scheme and discount schemes

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