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Product Manager in Cambridgeshire

My client is looking for a new Product Manager to join a different type of company, one in which strives to achieve a joint goal and objectives with every individual contributing to the success of their employee own business.

Your main job purpose is to amplify the profitable increase in sales of key product lines through catalogue, web and media promotion, whilst also making continuous improvements to the product portfolio to ensure the greatest return, exposure and benefit to the company.  

If successful you will be expected to drive the sales through a variety of channels including our UK sales force, export department and international distributors.

Key Tasks

×          Development of new business by managing assigned product ranges and the addition of new product lines from existing and new suppliers.

×          Specifically working with the Business Development and Technical Director to increase sales of our manufactured products portfolio including exploitation of our Intellectual property in all market sectors.

×          Provide Technical Support and cover as required.

×          Carry out sales and dealer visits and attend trade shows as required.

×          Administer product entry and/or product changes on to websites.

×          Provide accurate quotations and respond to UK, European and Overseas customer enquires in a helpful, timely and professional manner.

×          Provide and maintain appropriate sales channels via promotions, social media, offers and new product introductions.

×          Assist in the structuring and implementation of targeted campaigns, with follow up and dissemination of feedback.

×          Liaise with suppliers and other agents as required.

×          Complete and maintain accurate records.

Knowledge/Experience

×          Math’s and English GCSE’s are essential (or equivalent)

×          Degree in Sciences - The candidate will ideally have scientific experience and education, e.g. a chemistry or biochemistry qualification, or experience as a laboratory technician perhaps in the life sciences or environment, food testing sectors having direct involvement in research, QC or other industrial processes.

×          Previous sales, web, marketing or general business qualifications and/ or experience would be an advantage for the Product Manager position

×          Good verbal communication skills and an excellent telephone manner

×          Previous experience in a laboratory discipline would be an advantage

×          Skills in the use of Excel, PowerPoint, Quark express, Photoshop or Illustrator would be an advantage

×          Familiarity with SAP Business One would be an advantage

×          Personal Specifications

×          A team player who is driven by providing efficient operations and thrives on change and constantly striving to improve things around them.

×          The candidate must have the ability to build and maintain good working relationships with fellow team members and customers.

×          Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

×          Numeracy and organisational skills are essential.

×          You must have both energy and be able to energise those around you.

×          Be self-motivated.

×          Beneficial if the candidate can speak a foreign language however not essential

Training will be provided and the right candidate will be considered for a trainee position.

Benefits

×          25 days+ day’s holiday per annum
×          Pension Scheme
×          Private Medical Cover
×          Flexible Benefits

Reference

VGPM

Location

Cambridgeshire
CB24 5WE

Salary

£20,000 to £25,000
18000-24000

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