Product Manager

Location
England,London
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
02 August 2019
Closes
30 August 2019
Ref
14035150/001
Job Function
Brand / Product
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Product Manager role working with one of the most iconic sports/leisure businesses going. With a broad appeal, an excellent brand and recent investment - brilliant basis of a commercial Product manager to own the product offering in it's entirety

Client Details

One of the biggest names in urban sports leisure for working professionals and kids alike offering facilities for parties, corporate events and competitive sports leagues. With sites across the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands - it's been an iconic brand synonymous with fun. It's a particularly exciting time to join the business with new round of investment and a brilliant leadership team - there's a platform in place to take the business to the next level: and marketing will be right at the heart of it.

Description

The Product Manager will play a pivotal role in shaping the end-to-end product strategy from acquisition to strategy. Reporting directly into the CMO, you'll be accountable for the product mix (existing and new product development) - ranging from the food and beverage offerings to the evolution of the sporting experience. You'll be expected to: * Understand current & future customers' needs in order to develop a pipeline of appropriate new products that drives incremental revenue & profit. * Comfortable in creating new products as well as leading buying and negotiating price for products - from Pizzas and vending to apparel * Recommend the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product * Assess market competition by comparing the company's product to competitors' products in both direct & non-direct competitors * Provide information for management by preparing short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analyses * Bring new products to market by analysing proposed product requirements and product development, preparing return-on-investment analyses. * Introduce and market new products by developing time-integrated plans with sales, advertising, operations and production - where applicable. * Determine product pricing by utilising market research data; utilisation rates, regional differences, reviewing production and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customized orders.

Profile

This is an exciting role for a Product Manager ideally with experience of working with hospitality/sports across multi-sites. It's a hugely commercial role and is crucial in delivering growth for the business - it's essential that you are able to identify and action opportunities based on sound market data. The role has a unique position in the business working with and across multiple departments as well as external stakeholders so the ability to take people on the journey with you is a huge plus. Whilst not essential, an interest in sport (particularly football) is a big plus.

Job Offer

An opportunity to work in a genuinely fun industry where people are passionate about their work. The brand is iconic and this role will be pivotal in the next phase of growth. You'll get the backing and the autonomy to make a real difference. Salary c£45,000 + Package

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