Product Manager

Posted 05 March 2024
Salary £45000 - £53000 per annum
Job type Full time
Discipline Marketing
Contact NameSusannah Tavartkiladze

Job description

Product Manager

Location: Banbury

WFH/Onsite: Contractually 5 days a week on site however in practical terms there will be 1-2 days a week working from home with managerial approval.

Salary: Up to circa £52/£53k base DOE & £400 per month car allowance & bonus

Company: Signage manufacturing company.

We're on the lookout for a dynamic Product Manager who will play a pivotal role in developing and implementing product category strategies aimed at driving multi-channel growth. As the Product Manager, you will take ownership of category performance throughout the business by harnessing market intelligence encompassing customer preferences, market trends, legislation, and competitor analysis. Your responsibilities will extend to leveraging digital metrics, guiding new product introduction, pricing strategies, and providing essential support and training to the sales team.

Your focus will span three main areas: understanding external customer needs and trends, driving product development aligned with market insights, and supporting internal stakeholders to maximise category growth potential. The role will focus on a major product line for the UK, analysing market trends and working closely with digital and merchandising teams.

The Role:

  • Utilise digital metrics and market intelligence for strategic product planning.
    • Utilise Google Analytics and other digital sources for insights | Develop product pipeline aligned with global and regional strategies | Analyse product range and pricing dynamics.

  • Manage product categories through complete lifecycle.
    • Utilise in-house capabilities for product development | Drive new product development initiatives | Negotiate with vendors and oversee marketing strategies.

  • Serve as a product expert with comprehensive understanding.
    • Advocate for product value proposition | Provide sales training and support | Understand customer experience within each category.

  • Continuously analyse category performance for optimisation.
    • Provide multi-channel performance analysis and reporting | Identify growth opportunities through digital metrics | Maximise category ROI continually.

  • Translate online and offline insights into actionable market intelligence.
    • Summarise customer feedback to align activities | Understand competitor value propositions dynamically | Monitor emerging market trends and commercialise legislative changes.

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will have a Technical Product background in raw materials, chemical industry, signage, safety signage, or in a relatable sector. Some Sap experience would be ideal. Excel is essential

  • Exceptional negotiation skills, capable of navigating various situations effectively.
  • Demonstrates entrepreneurial spirit, bringing innovative ideas and solutions to the table.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and responsibilities efficiently, maintaining productivity and focus.
  • Demonstrates adaptability and quick learning abilities, readily embracing new challenges and opportunities.
  • Superior planning and organisational skills, ensuring tasks are completed efficiently and deadlines are met.
  • Committed to personal growth and development, continuously improving skills and addressing weaknesses.

Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Adam, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!

We are more than happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require.

Interested? Please apply now.

We look forward to hearing from you!