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Assistant Product Manager
West Midlands
21-25,000 basic + benefits
Our client, a West Midlands based Blue Chip company, has an exciting opportunity available for an Assistant Product Manager.
Reporting to the Product Manager, you will look after specific product groups within the product areas. You must be able to demonstrate a good degree of analytical and numerical ability, as well as a strong commercial awareness to be able to make sound decisions on product areas. Working with some of the core product areas, you should be results driven and able to demonstrate a clear focus on the customer. You will also need the ability to influence at all levels as you will be required to identify gaps in the product offering and find inspired solutions, seeing them through to fruition in store. Of graduate calibre and with excellent communication skills, you will assist the Product Manager with supplier negotiation and product sourcing, help develop strategy for product ranges as well as having responsibility for promotional initiatives and store merchandising. Previous commercial experience at a similar level would be preferred, ideally within a retail trading environment.