JOB TITLE: Range Product Manager


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Leeds
Job Reference : 10481AH Job Category : Retail
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 03/03/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £18000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Job Title:Range Product Manager Location:Leeds Salary:£18k The Role Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for a Range Product Manager to source, develop and prepare briefs for new product lines in one of their major clients, a leading manufacturing company within the leisurewear industry.


Job Description

Job Title:Range Product Manager
Location:Leeds
Salary:£18k

The Role
Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for a Range Product Manager to source, develop and prepare briefs for new product lines in one of their major clients, a leading manufacturing company within the leisurewear industry. Reporting to the Category Manager main duties of the role will include:
*Conducting GAP market analysis and market research to identify trends to initiate design and sourcing
*Implementing thorough range reviews, organising clear WIP timelines and workloads
*Negotiating costs with suppliers and setting selling prices
*Proofing catalogues
*Helping to organise and run events and road shows
*Preparing photo shoot lists and costumes with accessories and props
*Liaising with all departments to ensure effective sourcing and developing of new products

The Candidate
As a successful Range Product Manager applicant you must be able to demonstrate at least a year's experience in Marketing (or an equivalent Marketing qualification) and a background in product development, ideally in clothing or textiles. Excellent communication skills and a creative flair are considered essential to the role whilst, given the nature of the position, a flexible approach to working hours is key.

As you will be required to travel to another site on occasion a full UK driving licence is required.

The Client
Our client is an internationally recognised brand within the leisurewear industry with product coverage across the UK both through concession and their own retail stores and suppliers based mainly in the Far East. They have a fun, laid back image and believe in developing employees through the ranks, encouraging them to continue learning and growing throughout their career.

Bluefire Consulting Ltd is a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.

Reference: 10481AH


Job Keywords

category fashion retail textiles range "product management" WIP catalogue marketing "fancy dress" Leeds



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Retail recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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