JOB TITLE: Range Product Manager


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : South Yorkshire
Job Reference : 8415AH Job Category : Fashion
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 18/04/2012
 
Salary & Benefits : £18000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Bluefire Consulting are looking to recruit a Range Product Manager/Category 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

Bluefire Consulting are looking to recruit a Range Product Manager/Category 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.

Main duties will include:
*Conducting GAP market analysis and market research to identify trends to initiate design and sourcing
*Implementing thorough range reviews organising clear 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

A successful Range Product Manager/Category Manager must be able to demonstrate at least a year's experience in Marketing (or an equivalent Marketing qualification) and a background in product development. 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 this role is split between 2 sites a full, valid UK driving licence is essential.


Job Keywords

"product manager" "category manager" "product development" marketing Leeds Gainsborough



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

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