Assistant Product Manager
Your new company
Hays are working with a leading global organisation who are looking to recruit an Assistant Product Manager (Assistant Buyer) for a modern and forward thinking consumer electronics business. They are based in state of the art of the art offices in the Greater Manchester area. This is a terrific opportunity to join a business who are innovative, fast paced and vibrant.
Your new role
In a relatively traditional industry, this company operate with a modern and unique approach to how they do business with their suppliers and customers. As part of the Product Management team, this is a new role within the business to support our focus on new products and range development. You will work closely with the Product Managers to support them in the delivery of the category strategy, playing an important role in the New Product Introduction NPI process.
What you'll need to succeed
Ideal applicant s for this position will have some experience in a Buying, Purchasing or Product Management role, ideally with an understanding of online marketing and modern digital marketing techniques in a B2B wholesale or distribution environment. It would also be advantageous if you are proficient in the use of ERP systems and MS Office (especially SAP, Excel and Powerpoint). You will have excellent numerical and verbal communication skills, with a natural flair for analysis. But just as importantly you will have drive, high energy and enthusiasm, coupled with a can do attitude and a willingness to learn.
What you'll get in return
In addition to the supportive and collaborative work environment, employees of the organisation are entitled to an excellent benefits package that includes pension, flexible working around core hours, and 25 days holiday with option to purchase/sell additional days. By joining this business, you will not only enjoy the security, opportunities and benefits that come with working for a global organisation, but also experience the excitement that a new role in an innovative and vibrant business has to offer. They are a customer focused company with big ambitions and an exciting journey ahead where you will be empowered to make your mark
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please visit hays.co.uk/retail to view all of the vacancies we are currently working on.
Please note that due to the high volume of responses we receive, only successful applicants will be contacted within 5 working days