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Product Development Manager

Travis Perkins plc

Northampton, Northamptonshire

Published
18-02-2020
Job ad details
Published
18-02-2020
Expires
13-03-2020
Job ID
LJA-79391067
Job type
Permanent
Full-time
Job sector
Call Centres, Customer Services

Here at Travis Perkins were urgently recruiting for a Product Development Manager to join us on a 12 month fixed term contract providing maternity cover based in Northampton

As our Product Development manager, youll have the power to lead and own the product development lifecycle for a specific group of Benchmarx categories whilst also driving portfolio profitability and SKU efficiency for a market leading product offer.

Youll also be responsible for the delivery of detailed SKU level data analysis, consumer & trade market data analysis and insights, product design, innovation & development and value engineering programmes to future proof the Benchmarx kitchen assortment.

What youll do
  • Identifying and developing relevant market leading (and customer led) design initiatives that will drive the profitable growth of Kitchen Categories
  • Product Range Definition & Portfolio Management. Creating usable and functional data for range mapping
  • Reviewing the profitability of ranges and (along with the Head of Product) taking the appropriate decision to develop / retain / reduce / eliminate.
  • Leading & integrating closely on selection and decision making. Ensuring all business cases demonstrate clear profitability and warehouse SKU efficiency. Understand the full cost to serve for the category.
  • Develop constructive, effective and supportive relationships within the wider team and importantly with the Marketing Department & the Product Development Panel.
  • Develop & maintain effective relationships with strategic suppliers keeping updated of future developments and keeping Benchmarx at the forefront of future trends and opportunities.
  • Support Marketing on CGI / photography, catalogue content, in store graphics/POS, in-store layouts, bay designs, decorative specifications and display dressing solutions
  • Support the Head of Product with the delivery of the full end to end Go-To-Market strategy, the implementation of NPD, the management of delete lines and obsolete stock. Liaise with the team that controls all product data set up and internal systems compliance, ensuring that all adequate information is supplied.

Ideally youll have
  • 3-4 years experience in relevant a Product Development role or 5 years industry experience.
  • Related Category Management & Product Development / Design for a multiple retail/trade business
  • A technical awareness of Kitchens with the ability to spot and interpret fashion and design trends
  • Strong analytic skills to manipulate data and identify opportunities

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LJA-79391067Archant-jobg8-8456262002020-02-18T00:00:00Product Development Manager
Here at Travis Perkins were urgently recruiting for a Product Development Manager to join us on a 12 month fixed term contract providing maternity cover based in Northampton

As our Product Development manager, youll have the power to lead and own the product development lifecycle for a specific group of Benchmarx categories whilst also driving portfolio profitability and SKU efficiency for a market leading product offer.

Youll also be responsible for the delivery of detailed SKU level data analysis, consumer & trade market data analysis and insights, product design, innovation & development and value engineering programmes to future proof the Benchmarx kitchen assortment.

What youll do
  • Identifying and developing relevant market leading (and customer led) design initiatives that will drive the profitable growth of Kitchen Categories
  • Product Range Definition & Portfolio Management. Creating usable and functional data for range mapping
  • Reviewing the profitability of ranges and (along with the Head of Product) taking the appropriate decision to develop / retain / reduce / eliminate.
  • Leading & integrating closely on selection and decision making. Ensuring all business cases demonstrate clear profitability and warehouse SKU efficiency. Understand the full cost to serve for the category.
  • Develop constructive, effective and supportive relationships within the wider team and importantly with the Marketing Department & the Product Development Panel.
  • Develop & maintain effective relationships with strategic suppliers keeping updated of future developments and keeping Benchmarx at the forefront of future trends and opportunities.
  • Support Marketing on CGI / photography, catalogue content, in store graphics/POS, in-store layouts, bay designs, decorative specifications and display dressing solutions
  • Support the Head of Product with the delivery of the full end to end Go-To-Market strategy, the implementation of NPD, the management of delete lines and obsolete stock. Liaise with the team that controls all product data set up and internal systems compliance, ensuring that all adequate information is supplied.

Ideally youll have
  • 3-4 years experience in relevant a Product Development role or 5 years industry experience.
  • Related Category Management & Product Development / Design for a multiple retail/trade business
  • A technical awareness of Kitchens with the ability to spot and interpret fashion and design trends
  • Strong analytic skills to manipulate data and identify opportunities

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Job ad details
Published
18-02-2020
Expires
13-03-2020
Job ID
LJA-79391067
Jobtype
Permanent
Full-time
Job sector
Call Centres, Customer Services