Product Executive

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North West England | Ref: BBBH24075

£24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum

Product Executive
North West
£24-28k depending on experience + bonus + excellent benefits

Role Profile
Our client, a market leading and innovative supplier of consumer goods, is looking to appoint a Product Executive to join their growing head office team based in the North West. Joining a close-knit and down to earth team, you will play a key part to help manage, develop and grow the current portfolio of products and maintain and provide product-related information to internal and external customers as required. You will have a strong commercial acumen, work ethic and the ability to cope with the pressures that come with working in a fast-paced environment in order to hit the ground running. Having recently moved into brand new, state of the art offices, this is a great opportunity to make your mark in a newly created role and assist in driving this already hugely successful business further forward. This fantastic opportunity will suit a bright, ambitious and level-headed individual with some experience in buying or product development role, keen to progress their career within a rapidly growing business that can offer further development opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Product Manager and Business Unit Director to help manage, develop and grow the current portfolio of products
  • Maintain and provide product-related information to internal and external customers as required.
  • Identify opportunities for new products and/or promotions. Quantify/justify the market potential for these and manage their subsequent development and introduction.
  • Support the delivery of product training/information to the sales and account management teams as required (ad-hoc and planned presentations).
  • Maintain integrity of product information on company systems and then manage the provision of product data to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Research customers/consumers to ensure that the products offered meet current and future needs. Underpin new product development activity with sound customer needs analysis.
  • To monitor and report on the performance of the portfolio against key business metrics; volume, value, GM etc, for weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual targets.
  • Work across internal departments to communicate our NPI programme and maintain internal control documentation to support successful product launches and overall management of our product offer.


Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

  • Currently working in a Buying or Product Development role
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and confident with excellent communication skills
  • Commercially minded problem solver with ability to think outside the box
  • Can cope with the pressures of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player who can work on own initiative
  • Willingness to learn and take ownership
  • Must have a can-do attitude
  • Able to forge strong working relationships internally / externally
  • Previous product marketing experience is desirable
  • A degree or equivalent qualification in Marketing and/or Business Studies is desirable


Client information
Our client is a market leading and innovative supplier of consumer goods based in the North West.

Remuneration

  • £24-28k depending on experience
  • Quarterly bonus (up to 3%)
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Staff discount
  • Free parking
  • Free shuttle bus to local train links
  • On-site gym and nursery facilities
  • Free Hot drinks and fruit


About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com

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