Head of Product Line Management

Location
South West England
Salary
Up to £71000 per annum + + car allowance + bens
Posted
24 Jul 2018
Closes
21 Aug 2018
Ref
19084/002
Contact
Salma Sodawala
Function
Product Manager
Sector
Footwear
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Senior
Head of Product Line Management - Footwear £excellent + bens
Global Brand South West England

My client a leading global brand is looking for a Head of Product Line Management to join the team. The role of Head of Product Line Management covers womens collections on a global level.
The responsibilities as the Head of Product Line Management include:
Planning a global strategy for your category seasonally to ensure the collections meet regional and global market needs
Creating concept briefs working closely with product development to ensure all costings and detailing are accurate
Collating reports on competitors and key trends to ensure the range is constantly evolving
Identifies new opportunities in the range along with SMU's for specific customers/regions
Managing the product development schedule and ensures all new product launches are in line with brand objectives
Works closely with design, development, sales and merchandising seasonally to deliver a successful range

As an experienced Head of Product Line Management, the brand is looking for a candidate with proven experience of in a senior product line managment role within an international footwear business with a great understanding of trends who is capable of taking the range to the next level. The successful Head of Product Line Management will be an excellent communicator in order to develop working relationships with designers, developers, buyers and suppliers and be confident in delivering your ideas and products to the team you work with as well as senior management.
You will be required to think innovatively, analytically and influence all areas of the business to ensure the best range is developed.
The role offers travel opportunities seasonally.

Please send your CV as a word document to Salma Sodawala.
We regret that due to volume we are only able to contact suitable candidates.