We're looking for a talented and innovative Assistant Product Manager, ideally from an innovative or healthcare industry background, to join a successful manufacturing business based in Leicestershire.
You'll take responsibility for driving and managing product and category support requirements, working to deadlines, and adding value through continuous improvement to ultimately assist in growing brands in ways that align to the internal business plan and achieve the goals of the business.
In addition, you'll work effectively alongside the sales and marketing teams, promoting a cohesive and collaborative approach whilst helping to ensure that all brand and category marketing plans are delivered and performance indicators achieved.
Duties and responsibilities:
Co-ordinating regulatory, manufacturing and marketing requirements to ensure all product labels and supporting literature remain compliant with local regulations.
Tracking progress and providing regular updates on product management.
Working across all categories, collaborating with R&D, regulatory, brand, category and communication managers to bring innovation to market on time with fully integrated and aligned marketing support.
Creating and maintaining product / solution support material including images, brochures and web, exhibition booking, build, support and follow up.
Creating and maintaining support material for end users.
Maintaining the website both through own input and agency management.
Using the marketing processes and systems agreed amongst the team to support effective marketing delivery.
Driving continuous process improvement.
Collaborating with category and brand managers to define category marketing plan in collaboration with relevant internal stakeholders and business partners.
Ensure marketing programmes are aligned to deliver the agreed marketing strategy, brand, category and company goals.
Contributing to cross-functional business processes to enhance the customer experience, resourcing and profitability of the business.
Skills and experience required:
Extensive previous experience in a similar role, ideally within the healthcare product sector.
Proven track record of project delivery and process management experience.
Skilled at interpreting user behaviours and needs and translating them into support collateral.
Confident briefing and managing external agencies and suppliers to the required standards.
Proven experience of influencing and collaborating with other teams.
Excellent knowledge of project planning and delivery, along with effective time and budget management.
Builds compelling and commercially attractive activity proposals.
Able to accurately evaluate and manage the performance of external suppliers.
Culturally astute and able to market across different regions and cultures.
Analytical skills to be able to diagnose and develop insight-led propositions.
Experience of pioneering marketing approaches that deliver the results required.
Comfortable proactively working towards a range of sales and profit performance measures and other KPIs.
Hours of work:
Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm
Salary and benefits:
£29,000 – £36,000
24 days' annual holiday + 8 bank holidays
Company pension scheme
Medical cash plan