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Global Product Manager

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£55000 - £60000/annum Plus Bonus


Posted: 21/09/2022

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Working in partnership with a global and market leading haircare manufacturing company we are currently recruiting for a Global Senior Product Manager to join the successful New Product Development team in Central London. The role is full time with hybrid working available.

Your role is a key member of the team and will be responsible for driving company growth and strategic priorities through development of the latest innovations and strategic launches.

You will also have line management responsibilities for the Junior Product Manager.


Product Development:

* Lead development of NPD projects across different product categories, throughout the whole innovation process.

* Craft new product concepts addressing real consumer needs, market opportunities and industry trends.

* Work with R&D, Project Management, Design, Finance, Legal and other cross functional teams across different elements of the product proposition: including claims, packaging, copy, financials.

* Work within the gate process to ensure deliverables are provided on time to ensure the smooth running of the projects, in line with deadlines.

* Create and deliver key presentations to the management team and markets, to channel inputs and decisions from stakeholders

Consumer Insights:

* Work in partnership with the Marketing Insight Team to understand consumer needs and identify market opportunities

* Turn consumer data into actionable insight to shape strategic recommendations and drive business decisions

* With Marketing Insight, organise consumer testing to answer consumer questions, and support claims development

Strategy & Market Intelligence

* Oversee strategic plan for different product categories, executing wider innovation roadmap.

* Understand, map, and analyse competitor portfolio and launches

* Monitor and understand the different markets, technologies, and beauty-tech trends

Budgeting & Financials

* Own the marketing budget for NPD projects under your remit.

* Own key project inputs:

o Calculate size of prize
o Build volume assumptions and inputs
o Together with finance business partners, own project P&L
o Build suggested pricing and rationale

* Analyse product category financials and P&L.

The successful candidate should have:

* Experience in a Marketing innovation/NPD role, including in an FMCG or tech company, ideally in beauty or fashion.

* Proficient Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and web based/ social media applications

* Educated to degree level

* Strategic thinker

* Passion for the consumer

* Leadership - with ability to drive decisions and manage cross functional teams

* Strong organisational skills, to manage priorities and numerous projects at once

* High level of rigor and attention to detail

* Able to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines

* Resourceful, creative, and flexible

* Proactive with a positive attitude and flexible approach to working

* Strong communication, networking, and interpersonal skills

* Positive mindset and a can-do attitude

* Great team worker

In return you will receive a salary of up to £60,000per annum, depending on experience, 10% bonus, 25days holiday plus bank holidays, hybrid working, 8% pension, healthcare cashback, discounted rail travel plus much more.

If you are interested or would like to know more, please apply by sending your CV via the link and a consultant will contact you

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