Role details

Product Manager - CPG/Industrial

International   •   USD100,000 - USD110,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Huge opportunities for growth with a fortune 500 business.
  • Company with a rich history has successfully grown every year for a decade.

About Our Client

Our client is a highly successful fortune 500 business looking to grow it's product management function with the addition of a product manager to their team.

Job Description

  • Work cross functionally to champion development and execution of strategic and competitive vision.
  • Identify new business needs, as well as growth opportunities. Define and develop associated investment plans through cross functional collaboration.
  • Coordinate market and competitive intelligence. Collect, analyze and effectively communicate market trends, customer demands and competitor strategies.
  • Visit customers, trade associations and customers to understand current trends and competitive challenges
  • Develop and execute 1-3 year product development roadmap for product line growth and profitability.
  • Work with Business Development, Sales and R&D to define needs for next generation products.
  • Manage the allocation of technical resources to the most impactful projects.
  • Manage all aspects of new product launches.
  • Work with finance and sales to develop new product/customer quotes.
  • Manage pricing strategies and monitor channel conflict.
  • Champion cost reduction projects to reduce margin erosion on mature products.
  • Keep abreast of changes in equipment/process technology to improve cost position.
  • Work closely with Supply Chain function in order to understand raw material trends.
  • Determine clear product positioning and communication strategies. Manage product positioning vehicles, including website, tradeshows, direct mail, advertising, sell sheets, research and presentations.
  • Lead cross-functional team to bring solutions to chronic quality and services issues.
  • Work with commercial, operations and supply chain team to define service requirements.
  • Help in setup of new or modified products including defining packaging requirements and art work.
  • Support daily tech service and sales needs.
  • Work with the sales leaders to manage top targets through the CRM system.

The Successful Applicant


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field required; Master's or MBA preferred
  • Minimum 5-7 years' experience in Product Management, Finance and/or Sales preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of marketing research, marketing strategy, and new product development techniques
  • Understanding of analytical tools to benchmark customer and market needs and relate them to existing operational infrastructure
  • Ability to design and translate effective strategies and tactics to the commercial teams
  • Capability to build and foster excellent rapport with Sales and Marketing teams
  • Team player with ability to influence without direct authority
  • Ability to travel extensively required (20-40%)

What's on Offer

Competitive compensation and benefits package attached.

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