Assistant Product & Brand Manager

Glen Callum Associates Ltd
£22k + 7.5% bonus (on achieved targets) + Pension + Excellent Benefits
24 Sep 2016
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Assistant Product & Brand Manager A Junior / Assistant / Trainee Product Manager / Brand Development Manager is required located within commute of West Midlands / Warwickshire / Oxfordshire / Northamptonshire for a leading automotive Manufacturer . £22k 7.5% bonus (on achieved targets) Pension Excellent Benefits Ideal location: Banbury, Daventry, Northampton, Oxford, Royal Leamington Spa,Warwick, Rubgy, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Chipping Norton, Suitable for a recent graduate- Comprehensive training given Our client is a major supplier of automotive products to both OE and aftermarket sectors. They hold a major market leading presence whilst adopting an innovative approach to new product development . To continue with their success they have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join the team as a Junior / Trainee / Assistant Product and Brand Development Manager , to join their team and assist with the growth of their Independent aftermarket business. They require a good team player who is confident with a willingness to learn. They should have a strong desire to progress, possessing good analytical skills. The team in situ is experienced and the role is available due to internal promotion. The Role Maximise sales of products within the scope of the job, whilst optimising gross profit and gross margin. Maintaining and developing pricing strategies to maintain a competitive position against market competitors – with support of the pricing manager. Maintain a working knowledge of UK aftermarket and the competitors. Liaise with the Planning Department to optimise stock levels and maintain customer service to expected levels of availability. Liaise with Customer Services to ensure that pricing and promotional initiatives are implemented appropriately and staff are trained accordingly. Maintain Cross reference database. Assist E-Commerce with product ID, images & applications. Ensure UK Electronic Cataloguing data is visible by MAM, Elcombe. Develop our Data Warehouse information. Maintain OES and IAM competitor pricing database. Person Specification Close working relationships with Product & Brand Managers, Business Development Managers, Customer Services, Suppliers, Planning, Marketing & our Business Units. A degree and relevant Marketing qualification would be desirable. Knowledge of motor vehicles and automotive products. Advanced computer literacy, in particular Microsoft Office & SAP. Good communication skills. Enthusiasm and willingness to learn. Ability to present information using PowerPoint Summary Send your CV to Glen Callum Associates Ltd. to apply and get in touch with Julian to discuss further, citing REF 2397, Junior Product Manager. Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions . We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike. This job was originally posted as