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Product Manager

Job Title: Product Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Industry:
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
REF: J4848_1532010633
Contact Name: John Boggis
Contact Email: john.boggis@regionalrecruitment.com
Job Published: 26 days ago

Job Description

PRODUCT MANAGER
An exciting opportunity exists for a Product Manager to join a leading technology and IT Solutions Company based in Nottingham.

BENEFITS:
Salary c. £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Creative working environment
Company Pension
33 days holiday inc. Bank holidays

You will be responsible for managing a wide ranging and varied portfolio of IT peripheral and accessories product lines with an emphasis on selection and management of key products to grow add-on sales. These products require strategic stock positioning and you will support the procurement team in order to maximize margins while supporting sales with product and market knowledge to offer an Insanely Great customer experience.

DUTIES INVOLVED IN THIS VACANCY:
*Work with the business managers to implement and drive key strategies and campaigns for the growth of the product area when appropriate.
*Develop strong relationships with suppliers and vendors to ensure that they can gain competitive advantage in the channel and effectively foresee and respond to changes in a timely manner.
*Work with the procurement function to negotiate pricing and business terms for new products, suppliers and manufacturers as well as marketing funds and rebates where appropriate.
*To be an 'expert' with respect to the product and the competition, responding to a high volume of sales product queries in a timely and comprehensive manner.
*Close management of product lifecycle with regards to end of life stock planning, aged, excess and obsolete stock with strategies to minimize effect on P&L.
*Analyse supply chain and market information, working closely with sales to help them pre-empt customer requirements by selecting the most appropriate product lines to support their core offerings.

THE CANDIDATE:
*Experience in a business environment, preferably with product management, inventory planning or procurement responsibilities.
*Experience of demonstrating commercial acumen is essential.
*Inventory planning and stock management.
*Understanding of technical aspects of IT and product portfolio's would be advantageous.
*Understanding of IT reseller industry or FMCG or manufacturing environment would be advantageous.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online. If you would like any more information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact us and ask for John.
If you have not been contacted by telephone or email within 7 days of your application, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Unless you notify us otherwise, we will retain your CV and covering letter on our database and may contact you with other job opportunities in the future.

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