Product Manager - Great FMCG Business

Job Title: Product Manager - Great FMCG Business
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shepton Mallet
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum
Reference: 15624764
Job Published: December 19, 2017 00:00

Job Description

  • Develop the Product Portfolio.
  • Multi billion pound backed business.
  • Great food sector opportunity.
ADLIB are currently working with a fantastic food manufacturer in Shepton Mallet who are looking for a Product Manager to come in and develop their NPD strategy. This is a newly created role and a great opportunity for someone to step up in to a more senior level role, or for an experienced Product Manager to come in and lead the direction of the own label products.

What you'll be doing

This is a key role within the business. You will lead the NPD pipeline, communicating the strategy from concept to launch. Managing a line of own label products, you will work closely with the sales and marketing team to define product strategies for key range reviews and help deliver sales and margin targets.

You will be the main conduit between the International head office and the UK office, communicating the parent company NPD to the UK business. You will provide customer and category support for retail and foodservice customers, attend meetings and present product concepts.

Closely monitoring competitor and retailer activity will provide you insight in to the market and help guide the product development, alongside your food and consumer trend analysis.

What experience you'll need to apply
  • Proven experience within a Product Management role
  • A background in FMCG
  • Experience working with trade channels and retailers
  • Highly numerate and analytical
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Willing to travel to Europe
  • A passion for food
What you'll get in return for your experience

This is a multi billion pound business with a growing UK function. The Marketing team is only going to grow further and this is a new role due to expansion. You will not only influence the future direction of the product categories but you will also find there are great career progression opportunities. The salary is competitive (£28k-£42k depending on experience), the team is fab, and the products will interest any foodie!

What next

If you have good Product Management experience, or have come from a Trade/Product Marketing role and wish to focus down this route, then apply now, or contact Chris (01179 269530) for more information.