Marketing Product Manager

/Marketing Product Manager
Published: June 18, 2024
Job Type
LWR Reference


We have a unique opportunity with one of our leading clients who specialise within the marine, textile and food industry. Due to natural growth and continued success, they have created a new role to drive product development and market presence/success. The Marketing Product Manager will report directly into the Marketing Manager, this role is integral to the marketing team and wider organisation.

You will play a pivotal role in driving the strategy, development, and lifecycle management of all Food Grade (FG) products. This role requires collaboration with cross-functional teams, including Sales, Technical, R&D, and Operations, to build a product portfolio that meets customer needs.

Our client prides themselves on being industry leaders within specialised manufacturing. This is an exciting time to join the company, you will be part of their international strategy. You will be responsible for understanding the competitor market, feeding back market trends and progressing the current product offer. The client prides themselves on innovation and you will champion this through expanding opportunities.

You must come from a product-based background, ideally from manufacturing, chemicals or agriculture. If you have a generalist marketing background and product ownership and development this could be a fantastic career move.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive Food Grade product strategy aligned with business goals, market trends, and customer needs.
  • Manage commercial, technical, and regulatory aspects of the Food Grade product range.
  • Conduct market research and competitive analysis to identify opportunities for product innovation and differentiation.
  • Drive new product introduction by developing ideas into proposals and tracking their progress.
  • Manage the entire Food Grade product lifecycle, including planning, launch, optimization, and discontinuation decisions.
  • Manage Food Grade product data sheets and ensure data accuracy and timely updates.
  • Drive product pricing, placement, and promotions in conjunction with the Marketing Manager.
  • Ensure product quality and reliability in collaboration with the Technical Service Team.
  • Gather customer feedback to continuously improve product offerings and enhance customer experience.

Knowledge, Experience & Skills:

  • Demonstrable product management experience, including new product introduction (NPD) process management.
  • Experience managing B2B technical products.
  • Strong communication, negotiation skills, and commercial acumen.
  • Ability to analyse and manipulate data to identify trends and produce reports.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (spreadsheets, presentations, reports).
  • Experience from a transferable industry such as Chemicals, manufacturing or agriculture.

We are actively recruiting, if you have the desired experience and are looking for your next long term move then please send us your CV immediately. Our client offers a competitive salary, career growth and development and a wider benefits package.

Due to the number of applications, we are unable to give feedback to all individuals. If you have not heard back within 7 days, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.




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