Product Manager – Full Time –

  • Permanent
  • LL11, Rhostyllen, Wrexham
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Clwyd
  • Salary: £36000 - £40000/annum (Flexible hours, agile working)

Marketing

My client, a successful consumer goods business based near Wrexham is looking to recruit an experienced NPD Product Manager to join their fast paced, forward thinking product team.

The NPD Product Manager will be responsible for managing a set of products or product lines over the life of the product from ideation through development, launch sale, and finally discontinuance. Representing the voice of the customer and managing the portfolio of products they will be responsible to maximize sales and profitability. Assess the market and identify opportunities for new products. Whilst understanding customer needs and defining requirements for new products, manage activities to support the commercial launch of a new product, including authority and responsibility to manage the product line profit and loss, reporting this information into the executive team.

NPD Product Manager responsibilities:

Be able to manage the whole NPD (New Product Development) process from initial brief to finalised products within deadlines and to budget

Successfully own, lead, and deliver the new product portfolio in terms of quality, time, and cost

Be creative and an innovative thinker, both within product ideas and project delivery

Accountable for translating new product requirements into tangible deliverables guided by global process

Present product concept ideas to key stakeholders, professionally and confidently

Be able to work on multiple projects at once, yet is willing and successful in taking moderate risk

Introduce change where needed, driving local improvement and best practice

Leads by example in using fact-based decision making, achieving timely consensus within the team, whilst avoiding over-analysis

Risk management and mitigation within active projects, reporting at appropriate time to key stakeholders

Supporting projects with product enhancements & efficiency improvements (Engineering & Manufacturing)

Challenge project teams to achieve innovative solutions, is influential but remains open minded, focused on results

Product planning, propositioning, product forecasting & portfolio planning

Manage product life cycle from start to finish, competitor market analysis, product line roadmaps

Skills Required:

Possess extensive years of experience in NPD Product Management experience (Consumer Goods background), wanting to take on more PM responsibility

Must have recent experience working in a similar product manager/npd manager/product marketing manager role is essential

Business systems knowledge of either (Mondaycom or MS Project, or Sharepoint/Project Online, MS Office)

Possess a consumer goods background is desirable

Working knowledge of NPD stage-gate processes is essential

Good interpersonal skills, ability to build trust with stakeholders and cross functional team, a good communicator and ability to deliver results through others

Company Benefits:

Salary Package up to £40k (Depending on experience)

Flexible working hours (standard is 8.30am-5pm)

Home based

22 days holiday, increasing to 25 days

Pension

Salary: £36000 – £40000/annum (Flexible hours, agile working)

Job Type: Permanent

Location: LL11, Rhostyllen, Wrexham

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.

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