Smartware Assistant Product Manager

Recruiter
Anderson Scott Solutions
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
£22000 - £25000/annum
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Smartware Assistant Product Manager
Wolverhampton
£22,000 to £25,000

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Product Manager to join our Wolverhampton based client. Based in a fantastic, easily accessible location, our client is a well-established business recruiting through continued growth and success.

The successful candidate will support with the development of new and existing products, liaising with key colleagues and suppliers to ensure all products meet the required specifications. The role will require occasional national and international travel; therefore you must be prepared to be flexible.

Responsibilities:
• Research new suppliers, evaluating them against required selection criteria
• Ensure new products meet business requirements
• Secure new product samples and present them to key decision makers
• Maintain relationships with suppliers
• Provide training and support to customer support staff, ensuring they have product knowledge prior to launch
• Manage the product improvement process, liaising with suppliers and internal colleagues to support with any issues that arise
• Support with product launch documentation, review and suggest edits
• Create a test programme for current products as well as for new products
• Verify all products before they go to market
• Support the marketing team with developing product marketing material
• Attend events and exhibitions, supporting with product demonstrations
• Support the sales team with customer visits and demonstrations
• Monthly product release reporting
• Maintain and update supplier information on the company database
• Provide technical content for product manuals
• Complete competitor product analysis

Skills & Experience
• Previous experience of consumer electronics products or security products would be advantageous
• Excellent communication skills
• Self-motivated with the ability to problem solve creatively and effectively
• Analytical with a keen eye for detail