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Assistant Product Manager

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Nov 15, 2019

Uxbridge

Permanent

Agent: Dominique K.

Job #: 154330

Salary: Up to £30-32k doe

Job Description

Assistant Product Manager

12 month contract.

Circa £30k

To start ASAP

Based in Uxbridge

 

Job description.

Our client is a well-established food and lifestyle company looking for an assistant product manager to join on a 12 month contract while they initiate some new business critical projects.

 

You will ideally have at least 2 years product / marketing experience and an understanding of new product launches and what goes on behind the scenes to ensure these are successful.

 

You will have in depth knowledge of brand management/new product development and be comfortable working on multiple projects and markets. Ideally, you will have worked in matrix organizations across multiple functions.

 

 

EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

 

Marketing graduate with European experience, preferably in nutrition supplements, ingredients or foodstuff with passion for food products and interested in Sports & fitness:

 

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent marketing qualification or industry experience;
  • European languages will be preferable but not a must;
  • Background and relevant experience in Product Management, preferably gained within a Pan European environment;
  • Knowledge in supply chain, pricing, forecasting, packaging;
  • Strong project management skills and flexible attitude;
  • Proactive, positive thinker, and goal oriented;
  • Good communicator at all levels;
  • Must be computer literature and numerate;
  • Ability to solve practical problems and carry out responsibilities with minimal supervision;
  • Flexible to travel demands when required;
  • Strong customer service and results orientation;
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels with sensitivity to cultural diversity;
  • Ability to function as an effective team member;
  • Ability to adapt as the external environment and organization evolves;
  • Good insight and the ability to transfer this into soundly thought out marketing strategy;
  • Sound commercial awareness and good analytical skills;
  • A flair and interest in innovation;
  • Self-starter, motivated, organized, flexible and strongly goal oriented.

**Due to the high number of applicants, we are only able to contact those successful at shortlisting**

 

 

 

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