Product Manager - Nutrition

Recruiter
TasteTech
Location
Brislington, City of Bristol
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jun 2018
Closes
20 Jul 2018
Function
Marketing, Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Product Manager - Nutrition

Description of Role:

As a product manager, it is imperative that you understand the company’s overall goals and objectives and guide the product group team in the creation, implementation, and delivery of the sales and marketing strategy for nutrition. You will help to develop marketing initiatives as well as new product ideas and improvements based on industry experience, market research and contact with customers and prospects. You will endeavor to support the Sales & Marketing team in achieving its sales targets and ensuring good performance against its Key Performance Indicators is maintained.

Main Responsibilities of Job:

  • Develop new business in line with overall growth plans
  • Manage and grow a portfolio of existing customers
  • Gather market intelligence on the product group and disseminate in a useful way to the broader team, giving insights on new areas of activity
  • Generate ideas and implement targeted marketing campaigns.  This includes the creation of both physical and digital collateral
  • Gain a deep understanding of our interaction with customers, use this knowledge to guide us to engage and interact with new customers
  • Identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth
  • Drive product launches, working with technical, NPD and other product management team members
  • Identify, review and attend relevant external events to generate new business and gather market insight
  • Attend meetings at customers and prospects offices
  • Generate and manage customer visits / innovation days held at TasteTech 
  • Generate market led applications activity
  • Manage Market led NPD, process and outcomes
  • Analyse customers – value profiling
  • Data mining historic customer information
  • Assess and prioritise potential new customers
  • Estimate potential for new ideas
  • Manage production of product information – copy, style and oversight of generating suitable technical content

Person Specification:

Essential

  • Proven track record in similar role (minimum 2 years)
  • Experience of working with international clients
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Customer focus
  • Excellent time-management skills and keen attention to detail
  • Team working
  • Willingness to support others and share information
  • Excellent communication skills including ability to present with confidence
  • Success motivated, and goal oriented with drive and ambition to succeed
  • Flexible to work demands
  • Motivated, confident self-starter
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Positive ‘Can-do’ attitude and bounces back from set-backs
  • Experience of CRM systems
  • Willingness to embrace change
  • Handles stressful situations and deadline pressures well
  • Ability to travel away from home when required
  • Full driving licence

Desirable 

  • Food industry experience – particularly in the field of nutrition
  • Technical knowledge of nutrition applications
  • Extra languages

Salary:

  • Commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Hours 8.30am to 5pm Monday – Thursday, 8.30am - 4pm Friday

To apply:  please email a covering letter with salary expectation along with an up to date CV by applying below.

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