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Product Manager

Salary £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car + Bonus
Location Loughborough, Leicestershire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00047711
Published 12 months ago

Job Description

The Opportunity

Macildowie Marketing are currently recruiting for a market leading trade/construction business in Leicestershire who require an experienced Product Manager to be the champion of a successful portfolio. You will ensure your product range has the required focus, resource and commitment from the business, developing and delivering plans that improve the profitability of the range.

Key Responsibilities

Portfolio audit and analysis
Regularly analyses product life cycles, key ratios and metrics, product performance (quality, revenue, price, margin, cost etc) in order to inform plans and identify any gaps requiring additional resource and activity .

External audit and analysis
Major market drivers including regulations and guidance, routes to market, key segments and decision makers, customer critical success factors, customer insight and VOC, competitor strategies and product range .

Portfolio plan
Sets the product roadmap and lifecycle plan, a 4Ps plan detailing objectives, strategies and activity plans to drive profit for the range .

Value proposition and total product offer development
Contributes to the crafting of the value proposition and narrative for the target product portfolios to confirm the benefits of choosing the products and develop solutions to close the market gaps while ensuring  internal teams are trained and inspired to sell the value .

Product portfolio management
Ongoing analysis, including forecasting, marcomms support, customer support, VOC gathering, regular reporting .

Project management and new product introduction
Create the business justification for, and manage a cross functional team in the development and introduction of new products in the portfolio, ensure value proposition and internal training leads to effective commercialisation.

Key Requirements

You will ideally be a graduate within a business discipline and a professional marketing qualification would be a definite advantage. Experience with 4P's planning and portfolio management are a must (including launching and delisting). Other key requirements include New Product Development or introduction and Marketing analysis (internal and external).

The successful candidate will be a resilient, passionate Product Manager who can be influential with flexible communications skills and the ability to inspire. You will be able to switch between big picture and detail (analytical and strategic) and be results focussed in your approach.

This is an excellent opportunity to take on a portfolio of products in transition and upgrade the range to make it future proof. There is a huge potential to advance your career within this organisation.

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the regions premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at

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