Assistant Product Development Manager – Outdoor Leisure Industry

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P5698
  • Date Posted: 25 August 2020
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Port Glasgow, Scotland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Retail & FMCG
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Assistant Product Development Manager who has experience with the full lifecycle of product development from inception, design to delivery and has a good working knowledge and an interest in the outdoor leisure sector is required for a well-established Company based in Port Glasgow, Scotland.

In addition to having working knowledge of the outdoor leisure sector and preferably having an avid interest in outdoor pursuits, specific knowledge in the Camping, Caravan and Motorhome sector would be highly desirable. This role will involve designing and developing a wide range of high-quality Awnings & Tents.

 

SALARY: Competitive + Benefits  

LOCATION: Port Glasgow, Scotland        

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

 

INTERVIEW DATES: Week commencing 21st September 2020

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for an Assistant Product Development Manager who has experience with the full lifecycle of product development from inception, design to delivery and has a good working knowledge and an interest in the outdoor leisure sector.

Working as the Assistant Product Development Manager you will report to the Awnings Product Manager and will provide assistance and support in all of the following areas:

  • Product development, from inception and design through to sampling and delivery, adhering to the critical time paths
  • Sourcing materials & manufacturers, developing & maintaining costing models and managing the development process of the brands
  • Adhering to clear and accurate timelines that meet and provide the crucial link between the Product Team and other key departments, including the training of the Sales Team
  • Delivering range proposals that reflect market trends and customer/consumer needs
  • Supplier visits world-wide; minimum of 3-4 trips per annum (approx. duration/trip of 10 days) and attendance at Trade Exhibitions (minimum 2 events)

 

As the Assistant Product Development Manager this opportunity will appeal to ambitious, resourceful self-starters, who must possess and therefore can demonstrate a working knowledge of the outdoor leisure sector and preferably have an avid interest in outdoor pursuits.  Specific knowledge or interest in the Camping, Caravan and Motorhome sector would be highly beneficial.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

As the Assistant Product Development Manager, you will possess the following attributes:

  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • A working knowledge of the outdoor leisure sector and preferably have an avid interest in outdoor pursuits. Specific knowledge or interest in the Camping, Caravan and Motorhome sector would be highly beneficial
  • Previous experience developing and designing Awnings & Tents would be highly desirable
  • A collaborative attitude
  • Creative and innovative thinking
  • Superior communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • IT skills within Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Excel, Word, & PowerPoint

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV and Covering Letter, including your current remuneration details to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P5698

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