product manager - homewares in Eastern Suburbs Melbourne

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location
Eastern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
job type
Permanent
salary
AU$ 80,000 per year
reference number
90M0306763_1496196113
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job description

Our client is an established organisation & a market leader within consumer home wares. We are looking for an experienced Product Manager with sound knowledge and confidence in developing product ranges for Australian and International retail.

Right now, due to growth within the business, the company is now looking for an outstanding product manager to join their high performing team in Melbourne. This role will be based in the eastern suburbs.

The ideal candidate will have a background in FMCG General Merchandise, specifically Homewares, with a fantastic eye for product and market trends.

The successful candidate will be required to drive, grow and lead product development for their respective business categories, continuing to identify potential opportunities for growth and ensuring there is constant consumer connection throughout all projects.

About the roleā€¦ You will be working in a small team managing a portfolio of categories, with your key focus to drive new product initiatives from concept to launch, working effectively across internal departments and global offices.

Role of Product Manager

  • Full product development process
  • Your primary focus will be to bring initial concepts through to launch
  • NPD
  • Project management
  • Test new products
  • Liaise with suppliers
  • Develop branding, packaging, run presentations
  • Work with internal and external stakeholder
  • Consumer research
  • Product marketing
  • Category presentations

To be successful in this role

  • Success in this role will come from leveraging from your background in a product/ brand management role
  • You will have experience working in the FMCG sector, preferably hardware/ consumer electronics
  • You will have excellent IT skills
  • You will have excellent communication skills
  • You will have strong influencing and analytical skills

On offer is not only a terrific opportunity to join a growing (and established) business with a supportive, passionate culture but also the attraction of joining a company that values their staff and can offer a long term career. An attractive remuneration package is also on offer!

To apply in confidence for this position or similar please hit the "Apply Now" button below or contact Lindsay Smart on (03) 8319 1108 for a confidential discussion.

skills

marketing, FMCG
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