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Product Manager

Posted 14/10/2021
£33,000 per annum
Full time

A brand-new Product Manger’s role that will assist in developing a growth strategy for a new business unit, a chance to learn from an experienced team / mentor and develop full life cycle product management skills.

BASIC SALARY: £33,000 - £37,000

· Pension Scheme
· Bonus Scheme

LOCATION: Between Nottingham and Newark on Trent in Nottinghamshire

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Nottingham, Mansfield,Newark On Trent, Grantham, Melton Mowbray, Bingham, Southwell, Loughborough.

We are one of the largest manufacturers of building products in the UK, our 18 manufacturing sites produce a top-quality range of iconic and trusted brands. We supply directly to contractors, via Architects/Specifiers and through a network of distributors into a broad variety of commercial, residential and public sector construction projects across the UK.

This is a brand-new Product Manger’s role that will assist in developing a growth strategy for a new business unit. Your responsibility will involve protection and growth for established products plus a review of the market designed to optimise our offering for the rapidly growing MMC (Modern Methods of Construction) and off-site manufacturing category.

We have a clear industry pedigree and we are very strong technically; this new role will utilise these strengths but more importantly you will help to devise, implement and manage an insight focussed approach to this growing business unit.

Requirements: Product Manager / Category Manager : Manufacturing / Construction
· You will have experience of product management or a desire to progress into product management from Marketing, Sales or Technical.
· Ideally from manufacturing in an industrial or construction setting but we are open to applications from other sectors.
· You will possess analytical marketing experience and an eye for detail.
· A desire to be part of developing a new function and being a strong voice in this new business unit.
· Motivated to ‘challenge the norm’ and drive improvement, innovation, and change.
· Ability to communicate and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels in marketing, NPD, sales, technical and operations.

Why this role?
· We are one of the largest manufacturers in our sector with highly respected and well-known brands and some unique products.
· You will be mentored by a very experienced Senior Product Manager and be part of a much larger Marketing, Channel and innovation team; a great place to learn.
· This is a rare opportunity to drive the development of a brand-new Junior product management function as we become more and more insight focussed.
· MMC (Modern Methods of Construction) including off-site manufacturing is a huge new growth area and you will help to devise and manage the plan to establish our market share in this category.
· You will combine managing road maps for new products and markets with a disciplined analytical category approach.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Product Manager, Marketing, Technical Sales, Technical Marketing, Category Manager, Channel Manager, Insight Marketing, Project Manager, NPD Manager - Manufacturing, Construction.

INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.

Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

REF: GB16498, Wallace Hind Selection

Wallace Hind Selection Ltd

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