£30,000 - £35,000
Hours – 9am – 530pm
Our client is a rapidly growing multi-channel online retailer with a sustained focus on growth. The culture is entrepreneurial & fast paced, and the vision is to be the market leader in the electrical trade sector.
They are now looking for a Product Manager to join the growing team. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate who possesses great people management and communications skills with experience of putting in place business processes, workflows and managing stakeholder relationships. As Product Manager you will take ownership of the 5000+ Branded products we currently offer with access to thousands more as well as supporting own Brand products department.
You will eventually manage a growing team and report directly to the Head of Purchasing and Commercial.
This is a hugely exciting opportunity which requires an individual who has the passion and drive to make it a success, including career progression opportunity with a forward thinking company
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Owning and driving the product database from start to finish. Identifying the successful lines to gain maximum opportunity while managing failing lines out of the business
Working with the supply chain and the product team, enriching all product data to facilitate product search and selection to ultimately support on site customer conversion (titles, descriptions, specifications, key features, images, PDFs, manuals, videos, cross sales, categorisation, alternatives)
Managing product pricing, margins and ROI to drive increased revenues and profitability. Helping the Head Of Commercial to achieve Brand growth and P/L targets including Marketing and promotional activity with subsisted product or support
Reviewing website category structure, categorisation, searchability and category ordering to improve the Customer journey and increase conversion rates
With the Product Team, creating content for high volume landing pages and categories to increase conversion and decrease bounce rates [do we want them to create the content?
Improve and create high value content and buying guides to assist with customer knowledge and website interaction with the ultimate goal of monetising these interactions
Manage and improve the new product adding process from selecting new Brands, ranges & products to collating data and merchandising of the new products up to successful launch and successful sell through
Dealing with key internal and external stakeholders including Ecommerce and Marketplaces departments, Suppliers and Sales reps
Knowledge and Experience
- 2+ years' experience in Product/Category Management and Online Merchandising skills
- Focus on achieving growth and increased profitability through the ethos of driving continuous improvement and cost maximisation across all areas of responsibility
- Preparing regular reports for management
- Knowledge and experience of business process and working with other functions (Ecommerce, Marketplaces, Procurement, Operations etc.)
- Knowledge and understanding of Ecommerce, Marketplaces and Digital marketing would be advantageous
- Knowledge of Microsoft Excel which include key functions such as Vlookups, Pivot tables, etc and working with large datasets would be advantageous
- Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
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