Due to the continued growth and expansion within our business, we are looking for Product Managers with previous FMCG product management experience to join our New Product Development team based at our Head Office in Trowbridge, Wiltshire.
Key aspects of the role: -
The effective progression of New Product Development and Operational Briefs from concept through to production to meet agreed deadlines within set commercial targets.
Resolving and managing daily operational challenges.
Monitoring sales & stock of all lines in a portfolio to ensure effective brand maintenance for the company & the client.
Producing Critical Path Analyses for all projects, following agreement with other areas of the business.
Overseeing the effective project management of the CPA’s, and communicating effectively with Manager/Customer at all stages.
Attending customer meetings, supplier visits and prints runs when required
Experience in a similar role - ideally within Beauty/Gifting/other FMCG industry
Excellent personal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Well organised and able to effectively prioritise a demanding workload.
Confident, positive and flexible approach to work.
Excellent project management skills with a keen attention to detail.
Strong numerical ability and familiarity with the financial aspects of sales and brand management
Company bonus scheme
Company pension scheme & life insurance benefits
Learning & Development Programme
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About the Role
Our client is looking for an incredible person who loves sales and business development and wants the opportunity to be part of the UK’s leading DNA, Drug & Alcohol testing business.
As a client manager within the company, you will have the critical role of developing and maximising sales in a specific region. This is achieved through building relationships with stakeholders within each legal practice through outbound phone activity and the imparting of useful tips and experience that will support the way the stakeholder works or advice they provide their client.
With a clearly defined client base and a necessity for clients to have a testing provider this role offers a very generous OTE allowing the right person to achieve well above average earnings for a salesperson in the area.
But it’s not just about sales as the company impacts the lives of half a million people every year with their services of reuniting families and ensuing children are safe.
What type of person is the company looking for?
It is the person’s approach and willingness to do what is needed that is most important when the company look to bring someone on-board.
They are therefore looking for exceptionally talented people who are consistently committed to go above and beyond to grow their areas and raise the standard of the industry by delivering world class personal service.
You will need to have excellent communication, experience in sales, customer service and strong computer proficiency as a standard.
As a client manager, you will work internally closely with senior client managers and case managers. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
•Provide best in class service to your clients, serving in an advisory capacity to family law and immigration solicitors, privately instructing individuals, local authorities and other clients.
•To build an extensive knowledge of the services, the science, and the legal sectors relevant to the company’s cases – and be able to effectively communicate this to the range of clients.
•Build intimate relationships with your clients by constant contact and getting know your areas, your clients, your competitors and your opportunities.
•Present CPD’s and online webinars to clients to boost knowledge and trust within the industry to set the standard.
•Client managers are responsible for winning cases and generating new business through building relationships and through contacting new clients to grow business amongst their account roster.
•Grow and develop the sales in your allocated area based on outbound sales and fostering existing relationships in line with KPI’s weekly, monthly and quarterly sales targets.
•Dealing with requests for quotes or advice within 5 minutes of receipt of enquiry or sooner, delivering an immediate response.
•Work with the strong foundation that the business offers and take full responsibility for all actions needed to achieve constantly growing sales volumes.
•Accurately records and logs interaction with customers and updates account information and able to retrieve this information to create reports for management
•Ensure sensitive information and financial records remain private and confidential
•Works with management to maintain best practices for efficient communication with customers
•Address costumer questions about new products, services, promotions on sales
•Work as part of a team supporting and backing each other
If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for this reputable company, then please do not hesitate in applying.
MASS are seeking an experienced and motivated Business Development Manager to lead their maritime defence campaign. This exciting opportunity requires an individual who can position MASS’s key offerings, within Electronic Warfare, Digital Services and high-level Training Support, towards the maritime defence markets within the UK and overseas. They will take over and develop the current maritime campaign, its strategic direction and ongoing pursuits, maturing MASS’s reach and brand and seeking new opportunities, all in order to win business for the company. Working as part of a high-performing team they will also enjoy a strong degree of autonomy and associated responsibility. Whilst the MASS locational centre of gravity is based around St Neots and Lincoln, this role allows a highly flexible working routine, being primarily client and partner focused – hence home location is not a principal factor.
To determine and win business opportunities which lead to order generation and revenue, whilst developing the brand and reputation of MASS. To explore and develop areas of capability development for the Group, enabling sustainment of a market-leading position.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Job Functional Knowledge - Requires specialised depth and/or breadth of expertise within UK defence (maritime) domain.
Business Expertise - Interprets MASS’s internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes and services.
Leadership - Leads projects with notable risk and complexity; develops the strategy for project execution.
Problem Solving - Leads others to solve complex problems; uses sophisticated thought to exercise judgement and identify innovative solutions.
Impact - Impacts the achievement of operational, project and service objectives; work is guided by divisional policies.
Interpersonal Skills - Communicates difficult concepts and negotiates with others to adopt a different point of view.
Qualifications & Experience:
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CFH are seeking a Pricing Manager to lead the CFH group estimating team.
The Pricing Manager will develop and implement pricing strategies for all of CFH’s extensive products and services. The ideal candidate will have a proven level of print industry, transaction mail, hybrid mail and digital multi-channel document delivery experience, demonstrating strong commercial acumen. The candidate will have the ability to lead the team, estimate and provide competitive pricing models and provide suggestions for continuous improvements.
All activities will support CFH’s drive for continued growth in line with our company objectives.
Main activities, tasks and duties
The main activities and tasks of the role include providing client quotations and pricing for a large range of opportunities, including contractual tender opportunities and working with existing customers to offer competitive pricing models.
A key part of the role is to have a strong understanding of our key markets, competition and understand the benefits of benchmarking, market research and customer trends.
You will work closely with the business development, procurement and production teams to ensure CFH provide competitive pricing for new and existing market sectors.
Our Pricing Manager will manage two members of the pricing team and will review our existing working practices and introduce new methods for improvements.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
£24k - £28k Per Year
2 days ago