Junior Product Manager - accessories

Recruiter
RHR
Location
London
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
11 Jul 2018
Closes
19 Jul 2018
Ref
JTJPM
Contact
Jenny Taylor
Function
Design
Sector
Accessories
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Manager
My client is a successful, award winning accessories brand reimagining classic design through contemporary craftsmanship and style.

They are looking for a forward thinking, highly motivated Junior Product Manager to join their growing Product team. The candidate will work on the development of products, work closely with the Design team, Marketing and the Logistics team, as well as deal with factories from sampling to delivery.

The Junior Product Manager Role:
- Reporting to the Head of Product development and working closely with the team.
- Continuous product development of a large and diverse number of items.
- Sourcing products for the design and production of all product collections.
- Negotiating with manufacturers/suppliers in the Far East and Europe.
- Monitoring industry trends and evaluating competitors.
- Working with the Design Team to ensure products are designed cost effectively.
- Collaborating and sharing product knowledge with the Sales and Logistics team
- Providing guidance on products
- Assisting with the costing of products as required

About the Skills and Experience:
- Degree (BA or BSC)
- Experience in fashion accessory development desirable
- Excellent command of written and oral English
- Advanced MS Excel
- Knowledge of technical industrial products
- Good negotiating and problem-solving skills
- Commercially focused and delivering to budget and targets
- Ensure requests and deliveries are met through the critical path
- Understanding of product manufacturing in the Far East and EU
- Methodical approach and seeing projects through to completion
- Strong team player who is accustomed to working in a cross-cultural environment

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