Junior Product Manager - Health & Beauty

Location
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary
£27,000 + annual performance bonus, private healthcare after 1 year, pension plan
Posted
04 December 2018
Closes
02 January 2019
Ref
12053
Job Function
Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Junior Product Manager - Health & Beauty Products Development
Basingstoke, RG25
£27,000 + annual performance bonus, private healthcare after 1 year, pension plan, life assurance scheme, flexi time working

Who we are:


We specialise in own label and exclusive brand development in the health and beauty category in UK and northern Europe. 

The Junior Product Manager Role:

Reporting to and working closely with the Senior Product/Account Manager, you will undertake the day to day running of the accounts, managing the lifecycle of a portfolio of products as well as launching new products.

Junior Product Manager Main Responsibilities include:

+ Proactively complete internal and customer paperwork
+ Detailed stock management and analysis, discussing any issues with line manager
+ Day to day communication with customers and simple problem solving
+ Developing objectives for meetings and developing appropriate presentations and agendas for meetings, to be reviewed by line manager
+ Writing pack copy
+ In depth analysis of sales data and market information
+ Briefing artwork and proofing 
+ Sourcing packaging
+ Organising production samples and product mock ups 
+ Managing a straight forward critical path, forward planning and pro-active communication with all stake holders
+ Awareness of the market and any trends which may be of interest or affect your customer 
+ From time-to-time organising new product testing and attending meetings and print runs in the UK and Europe
+ Attending customer meetings with your line manager but taking an active role in the meetings

Junior Product Manager Required Role Competencies:

+ Graduate calibre with some experience in a similar role
+ Attention to detail and accuracy
+ Analytical skills
+ Ability to plan, prioritise and organise
+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
+ Multi-tasking 
+ Experience and confidence with Excel spreadsheets
+ Powerpoint & presentation skills
+ Polite and confident telephone manner
+ An interest in retail and the hair care and sun care market
+ Full UK driving licence with use of car and willingness to travel overseas to Europe on occasion when required

Application notice... We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details. 

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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